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SUPER-MUM: Serena to face Kerber in Wimby final

LONDON (AFP) – Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam final as a mother just 10 months after giving birth as the seven-time champion marched into her 10th Wimbledon title match with a 6-2, 6-4 rout of Julia Goerges on Thursday. On 20-match winning streak at Wimbledon, Williams will face German world number 10 Angelique […]

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Serena gains Wimby semis

LONDON (AFP) – Serena Williams survived a major scare before sealing her 11th Wimbledon semifinal appearance, while Angelique Kerber remains the seven-time champion’s main title rival after the German joined her in the last four on Tuesday. Williams was in danger of a stunning quarterfinal exit after world number 52 Camila Giorgi became the first […]

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Federer, Nadal inch closer to final clash

LONDON (AFP) – Defending champion Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal closed in on a dream Wimbledon final as the sport’s two greatest players swept into the last-eight on Monday. Eight-time champion Federer needed just 16 minutes to win the opening set on his way to a 6-0, 7-5, 6-4 defeat of France’s Adrian Mannarino to […]

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Mom vs mom at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) – When Serena Williams steps out on Centre Court to play Evgeniya Rodina in Wimbledon’s fourth round on Monday, it will be a rare meeting of Mom vs. Mom. Such matchups could happen with greater frequency as parenthood becomes increasingly popular on the women’s tennis tour. There were a half-dozen mothers in the […]

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Zverev, Halep fall; Nadal, Djoko win

German fourth seed Alexander Zverev and women’s world number one Simo­na Halep wilted in 33-degree heat and crashed out of Wimbledon in the third round on Saturday.

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Federer, Serena aim to maintain progress

Roger Feder­er and Serena Williams will be expected to maintain their flaw­less progress at Wimbledon as the title favorites head into the fourth round looking to survive the tournament’s giant-killing carnage on Monday.

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