‘Who knows where I will pop up’: Serena in shock Wimbledon exit

Former world number one and holder of 23 Grand Slams was playing at Wimbledon after a year out through injury. Playing her first singles match for a year after injury, Serena Williams’s opening-round Wimbledon loss to Harmony Tan on Tuesday was hardly her most unexpected defeat, but there were plenty of signs it could be … Read more

Serena Williams is out of Wimbledon, but it was an epic, incredible match against Harmony Tan

LONDON, England — Serena Williams lost in her eagerly-anticipated return on Tuesday night at Wimbledon in a hard-fought 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (7) marathon thriller to Harmony Tan, and questions about the 23-time major champion’s future in the sport were immediate. “That’s a question I can’t answer,” the 40-year-old said in her post-match news conference. “Like, … Read more

Serena Williams’ return to Wimbledon ends in the first round

WIMBLEDON—This Grand Slam has lost a chunk of its grandiosity. Serena Williams is gone, one and done. something that had only happened three times before in her 80 majors appearances. But take a bow anyway, lady. The seven-time Wimbledon women’s champion, three months shy of her 41st birthday, gave it a valiant shot in her … Read more

Ajla Tomljanovic saves Australian women’s challenge at Wimbledon

Thriving under the pressure, Ajla Tomljanovic has saved Australia from a women’s wipe-out with an impressive first-round Wimbledon victory.  Key points: Ajla Tomljanovic is the only Australian woman into the second round at Wimbledon She will next face American qualifier Catherine Harrison after defeating Swiss 18th seed Jil Teichmann Australians Daria Saville, Astra Sharma Zoe … Read more

Serena Williams vs Harmony Tan, Wimbledon 2022 live: score and latest updates

Welcome to our live coverage of Serena Williams’ Wimbledon return, with the 23-time grand slam winner taking centre stage on Centre Court against Harmony Tan for a place in the second round. Williams has been awarded a wildcard to compete for a record 24th major title at the All England Club, after nearly a year … Read more

Berrettini tests positive, drops out of Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Matteo Berrettini, last year’s runner-up at Wimbledon, dropped out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament hours before he was scheduled to play his first-round match Tuesday, saying that he tested positive for COVID-19. The All England Club announced Berrettini’s withdrawal, and he posted about it on Instagram, saying that he was “heartbroken” … Read more

Last year’s finalist out of Wimbledon with COVID-19

Matteo Berrettini, last year’s Wimbledon runner-up, has been forced to withdraw from this year’s tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test result. Key points: Matteo Berrettini was beaten in last year’s Wimbledon final by Novak Djokovic The Italian world number 11 is unbeaten on grass in 2022 He joins Marin Čilić in being forced out of … Read more

Kyrgios battles underrated opponent, the crowd, and himself to progress at Wimbledon

If there’s one thing you can say about Nick Kyrgios’s matches, they’re rarely dull, and his five set victory over Britain’s Paul Jubb in the first round of Wimbledon was no exception. Key points: Nick Kyrgios needed five sets to beat Paul Jubb Kyrgios argued with supporters throughout the contest Matteo Berrettini joins Marin Čilić in … Read more

Wimbledon 2022 order of play: Day 2 schedule, seeds and Rafael Nadal start time

Emma Raducanu cherished her Centre Court debut as she put her troubled Wimbledon build-up behind her with a first-round victory over Alison Van Uytvanck. The 10th seed’s participation in the tournament was in doubt until the weekend because of a side strain suffered at the WTA Tour event in Nottingham three weeks ago. Coupled with … Read more