Wimbledon

Djokovic’s Djourney

<i>Wimbledon, England</i><br>Two weeks ago, the men’s tournament at Wimbledon started like everyone expected. Roger Federer kept winning without losing a set. …

Tennis

Roger Federer lost his iconic 'RF' logo when he terminated his contract with Nike — but he wants it back

Roger Federer left Nike for a lesser-known brand in a deal reportedly worth $22 million a year, but the decision has seemingly come at a cost.<p>This is because the tennis star's "RF" branding, personalised for Federer himself, is apparently still attached to Nike — but Federer wants it back.<p>"The 'RF' …

Roger Federer

She's made history at Wimbledon, now South Africa wheelchair tennis star has her eyes on the top spot

<b>Lagos, CNN (CNN) —</b> Kgothatso Montjane has achieved many of her childhood dreams.<p>The South African wheelchair tennis star has played in over 30 major tournaments. She successfully defended her Swiss Open title in July and has now made history as the first black woman from South Africa to compete at …

South Africa

Aww — Serena Williams Has Spent EVERY Single Day With Daughter Alexis Since Her Birth!

<b>Serena Wiliams</b> is living the life every working moms dream of!<p>On Wednesday night, the 36-year-old tennis champ revealed that she has spent <i>every</i> …

Tennis

Make Way for the other Tennis God: Djokovic Rises at Wimbledon - Tennis Now

By Chris Oddo | Thursday July 19, 2018<p>Novak Djokovic returned to the Grand Slam winner's circle at Wimbledon, and his victory could be the beginning …

Tennis

Kevin Anderson on mental strength, net play, and the US Open

South Africa's Kevin Anderson has credited mental conditioning for his ability to focus for nearly seven hours during his epic Wimbledon semifinal …

Tennis

Berdych to miss US Open

Czech tennis ace Tomas Berdych has been forced to skip next month’s US Open and the warm up events that precede it due to persistent back …

Tennis

Eugenie Bouchard advances to Swiss Open quarterfinals

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is through to the Swiss Open quarterfinals.

Tennis

Justin Timberlake Is ‘100 Percent Dad’ While Not Performing on Tour

For <b>Justin Timberlake</b>, being a good husband to <b>Jessica Biel</b> and dad to Silas, 3, comes first and foremost. “Gone is the partying and hanging out until …

Justin Timberlake

Grand Slam title winners shake up WTA rankings race like never before

Heading into the semifinals of Wimbledon this year, the four WTA players left in the draw had 12 titles between them—since the start of 2016.<p>Serena …

Tennis

4K Vision: Inside The BBC's Journey To Making TV In Ultra-HD

Over the summer, you might have spotted that the BBC has been quietly dipping its toe into Ultra-HD (UHD) waters. Following the successful iPlayer …

4K Ultra HD

Love match: Why Wimbledon will remain popular with sponsors even in a soft UK marketplace

While many rights-holders continue to hunt high and low for new commercial partners in this soft UK marketplace, Wimbledon is celebrating its …

Sport (UK)

Watch: World's Greatest Trick Shot Artists Face Off

Major matches aren't the only crowd-pleasers at Wimbledon.<p>Watch what happened when the world's greatest trick shot artists—tennis trick wizard <b>Stefan</b> …

Tennis

Tracy Austin and a Wimbledon Recap

Two-time champion Tracy Austin is the latest legend to help us celebrate 50 years of the US Open. With her first trophy in 1979 she became the …

U.S. Open (Tennis)

Due to a back injury, Tomas Berdych will miss the hard-court season

Tomas Berdych will not be playing the hard-court season because of an ongoing back injury.<p>The 32-year-old Czech withdrew from Toronto, Cincinnati and …

Tennis

Baseline: King inspires in Hall of Fame Tennis Worthy series

Living legend and WTA pioneer Billie Jean King was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1987, but she continues to be honored by …

Tennis

Angelique Kerber Beat Serena Williams In The Wimbledon Final

Angelique Kerber defeated Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, wrapping up a quick match 6–3, 6–3.<p>Toby Melville / Reuters<p>Kerber is the …

Tennis

Flying Ants Invade Moscow

Central Moscow has reportedly been flooded by flying ants drawn to the capital’s warm weather.<p>The irritating insects made an unwelcome return this …

Insects

OakNorth serves up Cornado loan for luxury Wimbledon development

Developer Coronado has secured a £15.3m loan from challenger bank OakNorth to develop a luxury residential development in the centre of Wimbledon …

Commercial Real Estate

Go To A Music Festival... On Top Of The O2

The O2 gets more use out of its roof than Wimbledon's Centre Court. So it's of limited surprise to hear they're now hosting a series of summer music …

Festivals

Top 10 Wimbledon Memories, No. 5: Ashe d. Connors, 1975 final

<i>As Wimbledon comes to a close, we're counting down the 10 most memorable matches at the All England Club over the last 50 years.</i><p>We know that Icarus …

Tennis

Novak Djokovic writes open letter revealing struggles with vulnerability and mental hurdles he overcame for 'magical' Wimbledon success

Novak Djokovic has posted an open letter on his website about the mental hurdles he had to overcome to win this year's Wimbledon - the joy of which he described as "the most wonderful" of his career.<p>In a lengthy post, Djokovic reveals that he had doubts he would be able to return to the same level …

Tennis

Meghan Markle's sister Samantha says 'if our father dies, I'm holding you responsible'

Meghan Markle's estranged half-sister has branded the royal family an "embarrassment" for "ignoring" her father and claims she will hold the Duchess …

UK News

Podcast: Putting a Bow on Wimbledon 2018 and Looking Ahead to the Summer Hardcourt Season

<i>On the Beyond the Baseline Podcast,</i> Sports Illustrated <i>executive editor, Tennis Channel commentator and host Jon Wertheim takes fans between the lines</i> …

Tennis

Angelique Kerber presents Wimbledon trophy in Porsche Museum Stuttgart - Women's Tennis Blog

On Tuesday, Porsche brand ambassador <b>Angelique Kerber</b> proudly displayed her <b>Venus Rosewater Dish</b> in the <b>Porsche Museum in Stuttgart</b>, where she held a …

Tennis

Turkey’s Yankı Erel was ‘sure’ of Wimbledon crown

The Turkish whiz who has won the boys’ doubles title together with his Finnish partner at Wimbledon says he was sure of their success in the …

Tennis

Andy Murray drops to staggering career-worst ranking

Andy Murray’s horror run of injuries has seen the former World No.1 slump to the lowest ranking of his career.<p>The Scot was a late withdrawal from …

Andy Murray

Swedish Open: Tournament No. 1 Diego Schwartzman crashes out

Tournament No. 1 seed Diego Schwartzman crashed out of the Swedish Open on Wednesday after a 6-7 (8), 3-6 defeat to Simone Bolelli.<p>Schwartzman's best …

Tennis

Baseline: Wimbledon's best quotes from Serena, Federer and more

Press time can be the best time for fans of the game. (Getty)<p>Wimbledon 2018 was first a downright inexplicable event and, in the end, entirely …

Tennis

Josh Hartnett Arrives Back in Los Angeles After Attending Wimbledon in London

<b>Josh Hartnett</b> tries to keep a low profile as he makes his way out of LAX Airport on Tuesday afternoon (July 17) in Los Angeles.<p>The 39-year-old actor …

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