Wimbledon

London: Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Sunday overpowered South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) in a lopsided Wimbledon final, taking home the trophy for the fourth time in his career. Both players had reached the final round after surviving the two longest semifinal matches in Wimbledon’s history. Djokovic needed just two hours and …

London: Spain tennis great Rafael Nadal defeated Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to to book a place in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon for the first time since 2011 when he went on to the final. The two-time Wimbledon champion was untouchable on serve against Vesely in the first two sets and conceded …

London: Three-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic topped Russia’s Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals of the Grand Slam event for the 10th time. The Serb committed just a dozen unforced errors on Monday and hit 29 winners to dispatch Khachanov as night fell on the All England Club. Also Read: Seven-year drought ends as …

London: Garbine Muguruza of Spain brushed aside American tennis veteran Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 in the women’s singles final of Wimbledon for her second second Grand Slam title here on Saturday. It was 23-year-old Muguruza’s first Wimbledon title. Her first Grand Slam title came in French Open 2016, reports Efe. Muguruza, playing in just her …

London: Swiss Tennis legend Roger Federer is just a win away from his eighth Wimbledon title, as he defeated Tomas Berdich of the Czech Republic 7-6(4), 7-6(4), 6-4 in the second semifinal of the grand slam. After the hard fought victory, Federer has booked the final bout of the tournament with Marin Cilic of Croatia. …

London: Spaniard Garbine Muguruza and American veteran Venus Williams won their women’s singles semifinal encounters against Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova and local favourite Johanna Konta, respectively, to foray into the final of the Wimbledon Tennis championship here on Thursday. Muguruza outplayed Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 in the first semi-final as she advanced into the Wimbledon final for the …

London: Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer forayed into the quarterfinals of the Wimbledon for the 15th time by outclassing Bulgarian opponent Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 here. At the Centre Court on Monday, Federer, seeded no. 3, had no time to lose as he spent just 97 minutes to get rid of Dimitrov, who saw his …