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Remembering Herman David

‘The only way is unconstitutional action!’ That may not sound like the kind of statement to be uttered by a chairman of the All England Club, but in …

Tennis

From the archive: Owen Davidson

Owen Davidson occupies a significant place in the history of tennis. Not only does the 74-year-old Australian share the record for the most Wimbledon …

Tennis

Del Potro poised to scale the heights

After he beat Roger Federer in the 2009 US Open final, Juan Martin del Potro looked like the future of men’s tennis. He was tall - 6ft 6in - yet …

Tennis

Remembering America's Wimbledon dominance

John Isner’s victory in the Miami Open on Sunday was the second American triumph in the last three Masters 1000 tournaments, but the biggest moment …

Tennis

Wimbledon Foundation announces first Ace Fund project

A street opera version of <i>Die Fledermaus</i> will be performed across Merton and Wandsworth thanks to a joint project between the Wimbledon Foundation, …

Wimbledon

WaterAid and Wimbledon Foundation announce partnership

WaterAid today announced a new three-year partnership with the Wimbledon Foundation, which will help transform lives in some of the world’s poorest …

Wimbledon

Wimbledon Foundation champions local charities

Local charities in Merton and Wandsworth were the guests of honour at a reception on Wednesday evening organised by the Wimbledon Foundation, the …

Mental Health

From the archive: Remembering Ken Flach

Ken Flach, who died this week at the age of just 54 after a short illness, was one of the great doubles players of his time. The former world No.1 …

Tennis

Serena begins the comeback trail

For Serena Williams, now a mother, there’s no surprise - and no shame - in losing a third round match in Indian Wells, a top-level tournament in …

Tennis

From the archive: Charlie Pasarell

Charlie Pasarell was a key figure in the rise of the Indian Wells tournament and the formation of the Association of Tennis Professionals, but as a …

Tennis

Road to Wimbledon returns for 17th year

The Road to Wimbledon, The All England Lawn Tennis Club’s junior tournament for 14 & unders, returns for its 17th year with a larger presence in the …

Tennis

From the archive: Remembering Margaret duPont

Margaret Osborne duPont won 37 Grand Slam titles, a total bettered among women only by Margaret Court, Martina Navratilova, Billie Jean King and …

Tennis

From the archive: world No.1s at Wimbledon

It is one of the recurring issues in tennis. How much pressure does it put on a player to go into a tournament as the world No.1? Looking at the …

Wimbledon

Federer returns to the summit

No tennis player is as familiar with the sensation of breaking records as Roger Federer. By recapturing the world No.1 spot at the age of 36, the …

Tennis

Wozniacki's Grand Slam future

In women’s tennis for years now, there’s been a clear hierarchy: Serena Williams, and then everyone else. Unlike Williams, the other Grand Slam …

The importance of 20

At this time last year, Roger Federer’s comeback looked improbable. He hadn’t played in six months before he entered the 2017 Australian Open, where …

Wimbledon Foundation opens fund for local groups and clubs

The Wimbledon Foundation, the charity of The All England Lawn Tennis Club, is offering funding of £65,000 to local groups and clubs to help meet …

Australian Open Day 14: Federer turns 20

At the age of 36, Roger Federer is still winning five-set battles. Still winning the game’s biggest prizes. Still growing his legacy.<p>On Sunday night, …

Tennis

Australian Open Day 13: Wozniacki claims first Grand Slam title

Just 10 days ago, Caroline Wozniacki was two match points away from being knocked out of the Australian Open in the second round.<p>Now, she has claimed …

Australian Open Day 12: Federer reaches final again

Defending champion Roger Federer reached a record seventh Australian Open final after beating Hyeon Chung 6-1, 5-2 (RET).<p>14 years and 284 days …

Australian Open Night 11: Cilic ends Edmund's run

Marin Cilic became the first Croatian man or woman to reach an Australian Open final after beating unseeded Briton Kyle Edmund 6-2, 7-6(4), 6-2.<p>A …

Australian Open Day 11: Halep and Wozniacki reach final

Simona Halep reached her maiden Australian Open final after overcoming Angelique Kerber 6-3, 4-6, 9-7 in an almighty contest that will live long in …

Australian Open Night 10: Federer comes through Berdych test

Had Tomas Berdych managed to win the first set against Roger Federer, this contest may have ended very differently.<p>Opportunity knocked loud and clear …

Australian Open Day 10: Halep and Kerber set up blockbuster semi-final

It’s probably a tactic she’ll want to avoid in future, but falling 0-3 down to Karolina Pliskova turned out to be an inspired move from Simona …

Australian Open Day 9: Edmund and Mertens reach last four

Great Britain has a male semi-finalist at the Australian Open, and his name is Kyle Edmund.<p>In Andy Murray’s absence, Edmund has assumed the mantle of …

Australian Open Night 9: Cilic overcomes ailing Nadal

Marin Cilic reached his second Australian Open semi-final after Rafael Nadal retired injured, with the Croatian ultimately prevailing 3-6, 6-3, …

Australian Open Day 8: Kerber finds a way against Hsieh

It was perhaps Angelique Kerber herself who summed it up best.<p>“I don’t know how I won, I was running everywhere and every time she had an answer,” …

Australian Open Night 8: A star is born

A star was born on Monday night at the Australian Open as South Korea’s Hyeon Chung stunned Novak Djokovic 7-6(4), 7-5, 7-6(3).<p>And how did he do it? …

Australian Open Day 7: Nadal survives Schwartzman test

Rafael Nadal was handed his toughest test of the Australian Open so far, battling past a determined Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-3 in three …

Australian Open Night 7: Dimitrov wins Kyrgios thriller

In perhaps the biggest match of his life so far, Nick Kyrgios played well. Really well, even. He won six games in each set. He hit 36 aces. Hit 76 …