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  • Djokovic, Wawrinka roll into second week; Serena survives scare

    LONDON Novak Djokovic followed the example of rival Stan Wawrinka Friday, as last month's French Open finalists won in straight sets to cruise into the second week of Wimbledon. Top seed Djokovic, Roland Garros runner-up to Wawrinka, defeated Bernard...
  • The Latest: Isner, Cilic sent home at 10-all in 5th set

    The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:25 p.m. Well, John Isner knows this routine all too well. Isner and reigning U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic were sent home for the night because it was too dark to continue playing at 10-all in the...
  • Wimbledon Lookahead: 1 win apiece sets up all-Williams match

    In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals. They haven't met in an all-Williams match at the All England Club since. With one victory apiece Friday, they will set up the latest...
  • At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown

    Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping condition. At age 35, 21 years removed from her first professional tournament, Williams still possesses a...
  • Today in History

    Today is Thursday, July 2, the 183rd day of 2015. There are 182 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free...
  • The Latest: Electrical fire at Wimbledon sets off alarm

    The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 10:30 p.m. A Wimbledon spokesman says a small electrical fire broke out inside the Centre Court building on Wednesday, causing an evacuation after play had finished for the day. Johnny Perkins, a...
  • The Latest: Querrey gets a win for US men at Wimbledon

    The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9 p.m. The day was not a total loss for American men. Sam Querrey reached the second round at Wimbledon for the second year in a row by beating 170th-ranked qualifier Igor Sisling of the Netherlands 7-...
  • Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray cruise in Wimbledon openers

    Three-quarters of the men's "Big Four" did what they were supposed to do Tuesday at Wimbledon. They won. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray went through in straight sets and joined the fourth member of their exclusive club, Novak Djokovic,...
  • Wimbledon Lookahead: Zverev tries to join exclusive group

    Since 2006, only five teenagers have managed to reach the men's third round at Wimbledon — and three of them went on to become Grand Slam champions: Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Marin Cilic. So a couple of kids could find themselves in good...
  • Venus Williams serves up an off-market home sale in Bel-Air

    Venus Williams serves up an off-market home sale in Bel-Air
    Former top-ranked women’s tennis player Venus Williams has sold her Bel-Air home in an off-market transaction for $6.85 million. The buyers were real estate investor Jerome Eisenberg and wife Jackie Arthur. Built in 1979, the gated estate has...
  • Wimbledon champs Petra Kvitova, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer all win easily

    It looked all too easy for the champions at the All England Club. Defending women's champion Petra Kvitova and former men's winners Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal all won their first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday in straight sets and in rapid-...