Perfect in Paris, Nadal overwhelms Djokovic to tie Federer

PARIS (AP) — All the years of work, all the many wins, led to this moment, with Rafael Nadal preparing to serve against Novak Djokovic, one point from a 13th French Open championship, one point from a 20th Grand Slam trophy to tie Roger Federer’s record for men. Nadal swept his right foot along the […]

Federer comes so close to 9th Wimbledon title before losing

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final. Federer was the first of the pair to come within a point of taking the championship Sunday, too. Had two such chances in the fifth set, even. Indeed, Federer dominated the historic match in nearly every statistical way. More […]

Djokovic wins longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Going by the number of strokes, it was the longest point ever recorded at Wimbledon. And for Novak Djokovic, it went a long way toward putting him into another final at the All England Club. After exchanging dozens of strokes during the third set of his semifinal match against Roberto Bautista […]

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon, 19th Grand Slam trophy

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer’s wait for No. 8 at Wimbledon is over. He is once again the champion of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament, now more often than any other man in the history of an event first held in 1877. Federer won his eighth title at the All England Club and 19th major […]

Federer going for No. 8 at Wimbledon against Marin Cilic

 LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer is going for No. 8 at Wimbledon. The seven-time champion at the All England Club will face Marin Cilic on Centre Court for the Wimbledon title. Federer last won the grass-court major in 2012. But he won the Australian Open this year for his 18th Grand Slam title. Federer is […]

Federer faces Berdych, Querrey against Cilic at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — In search of an eighth Wimbledon title, Roger Federer will play for a place in his 11th final at the All England Club. The 18-time Grand Slam champion will face 2010 finalist Tomas Berdych in the semifinals Friday on Centre Court. Federer is 18-6 against Berdych, but the 11th-seeded Czech beat Federer […]

Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Murray head to Week 2 at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — As usual, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray are playing well at Wimbledon, leading the way into Week 2. “It’s their turf,” said Ernests Gulbis, who stood in Djokovic’s way in the third round but failed to present too much of an obstacle. “It’s their home court.” Indeed, it […]