Women's tennis

Venus Williams of the United States returns to Japan's Naomi Osaka during their Women's Singles Match on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 07, 2017 - 7:34 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tennis star Venus Williams legally entered an intersection but was cut off by another car, setting off a chain of events that seconds later resulted in a fatal crash with a third car, police say video released Friday shows. The video, taken by a security camera, shows...
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Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States returns to Romania's Sorana Cirstea during their Women's Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 07, 2017 - 7:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 11:55 p.m. American tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands says she's been through a "painful & emotional" 36 hours after injuring her right knee during a match at Wimbledon. Mattek-Sands sent out a tweet Friday night to thank "the...
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Venus Williams of the United States returns to Japan's Naomi Osaka during their Women's Singles Match on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 07, 2017 - 6:42 pm
LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams beat one 19-year-old opponent at Wimbledon on Friday. She'll face another on Monday. Both of those players were born months after Williams made her debut at the All England Club. Think about that for a minute. Williams' 7-6 (3), 6-4 victory over Naomi Osaka of Japan...
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Britain's Andy Murray celebrates after winning against Italy's Fabio Fognini after their Men's Singles Match on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 07, 2017 - 5:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — To appreciate fully just how outstanding Rafael Nadal is at the moment — 28 consecutive completed sets won in Grand Slam play — consider what Andy Murray went through at Wimbledon on Friday. Murray's title defense appeared to be on shaky ground in the third round, particularly through...
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Britain's Andy Murray returns to Italy's Fabio Fognini during their Men's Singles Match on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 07, 2017 - 3:59 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 8:57 p.m. Defending champion Andy Murray held on through a tough fourth set to beat Fabio Fognini 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 and reach the fourth round at Wimbledon. The top-ranked Murray saved five set points in the final set, winning the last...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal returns to Russia's Karen Khachanov during their Men's Singles Match on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 07, 2017 - 1:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal is on his way to the fourth round at Wimbledon, and he's three matches away from taking over as the No. 1 player in the world. Nadal beat Karen Khachanov of Russia 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (3) Friday on Centre Court. If he reaches the final at the All England Club, the two-time...
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Australia's Bernard Tomic returns to Germany's Mischa Zverev during their Men's Singles Match on day two at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Tuesday, July 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 07, 2017 - 1:55 am
That's $15,000 that won't find its way into Bernard Tomic's retirement account. The Australian is on the lookout for a new racket manufacturer, too, after being fined by Wimbledon officials and then dumped by Head for some incredibly clueless comments following his ouster from the tournament. If...
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Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States returns the ball to Romania's Sorana Cirstea during their Women's Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 06, 2017 - 5:39 pm
LONDON (AP) — The screams were startling. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, a 32-year-old American who came to Wimbledon eyeing a fourth consecutive Grand Slam doubles title, fell to the grass when her right knee buckled as she moved toward the net in a second-round singles match Thursday. She immediately...
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July 06, 2017 - 5:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mandy Minella wanted Wimbledon, because of its prestige, to be her final event before giving birth to a daughter in December. That's despite the doctors she consulted saying she could still keep playing for months to come. "I was surprised," the 31-year-old Minella said. "I thought...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer waves after beating Serbia's Dusan Lajovic at the end of their Men's Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 06, 2017 - 3:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic had to play all three sets at Wimbledon this time. The former champions both advanced to the third round on Thursday, two days after their opening matches ended early when their opponents retired with an injury. Federer was broken early in his match,...
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