MANCHESTER, England, June 26 (Reuters) - Johanna Konta heads to Wimbledon as the best hope Britain has had of a women’s champion in years but while a triumph would be treated as a national success, she is in many ways the epitome of the modern cosmopolitan tennis player.
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - This year's men's singles at Wimbledon promises to be the most open for a decade, according to Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez, who is quietly fancying his own chances of a deep run.
LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) - Ivan Lendl once complained that Wimbledon's super-lush lawns were fit only for grazing cows, before manfully learning how to serve and volley and reach two finals.
Now working with Andre Agassi, Djokovic is playing at Eastbourne this week ahead of Wimbledon. McEnroe was asked whether Djokovic would consider his options if he fell short at SW19.
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Murray comes out of his local Pilates gym in Surrey after being forced to change his preparations for Wimbledon following an early exit from Queen’s.
Willis enjoyed a fairy tale run at the All England Club 12 months ago when he won six matches to come through both pre-qualifying and qualifying. He eventually lost to Federer in round two.
KIERAN GILL AT QUEEN'S: After winning the title with Bruno Soares at Queen's Club on Sunday, Jamie says he is more than happy with the Brazilian for the time being.
"I didn't expect this in my second tournament of my comeback," said the former Wimbledon champion. "So yeah, I think it's kind of a fairytale...I was nervous. It wasn't the normal nerves as I had before. It's my first final after such a long time, and it was a bit difficult to handle. I struggled a lot."
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Sunday in the Aegon Classic final at Birmingham, England, to win her first title since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home. Kvitova was playing only her second tournament and seventh match since...
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Sunday in the Aegon Classic final.
June 25 (Reuters) - Petra Kvitova showed she will be a serious contender at Wimbledon after beating Australian Ashleigh Barty 4-6 6-3 6-2 to win the Aegon Classic in Birmingham on Sunday, in just her second tournament since returning from a knife attack injury.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Aegon Classic final to win 1st title since playing hand injured in knife attack at her home
June 25 (Reuters) - Czech Petra Kvitova won the Aegon Classic in Birmingham on Sunday after fighting back to beat Australian Ashleigh Barty 4-6 6-3 6-2.
HALLE, Germany, June 25 (Reuters) - World number five Roger Federer clinched a record ninth Halle Open title on Sunday, crushing last year's finalist Alexander Zverev 6-1 6-3 to lay down a marker in the lead-up to Wimbledon.
World No 5 Roger Federer clinched a record ninth Halle Open title on Sunday, crushing last year's finalist Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to lay down a marker ahead of Wimbledon.
Andy and Jamie Murray will team up to compete for the Wimbledon doubles championship before their careers are over, according to their mother Judy.
Petra Kvitova has played down the prospect of achieving one of sport’s great comeback stories, despite being made joint-favourite for Wimbledon after reaching the final of the Aegon Classic.