Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tennis

Novak Djokovic confirms his participation in the Tokyo Olympics

Novak Djokovic on July 11, 2021 in Wimbledon, UK. ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP Serbian Novak Djokovic announced on Thursday (July 15th) that he would take part in the tennis tournament of the Tokyo Olympics, giving himself...

Djokovic wins Wimbledon and matches record of twenty Grand Slam titles held by Federer and Nadal

Against Berrettini, who was playing his first Grand Slam final at 25, Djokovic spoke about experience and tactical sense on Sunday, July 11, 2021. ALBERTO PEZZALI / AP He had come to get a 20e Grand...

Australian Ashleigh Barty wins Wimbledon tournament

Ashleigh Barty just after her Wimbledon victory over Czech Karolina Pliskova on Saturday July 10, 2021. ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP The Australian Ashleigh Barty, world number 1, won the Wimbledon tournament on Saturday July 10, beating...

with Ashley Barty, Australia on a march to reclaim London’s turf

Australia's Ashleigh Barty during her semi-final against Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon on July 8. AELTC / JED LEICESTER / AFP In 2011, at the age of 15, Ashleigh Barty lifted the Wimbledon junior tournament trophy. ...

Novak Djokovic in the final to aim for a 20th Grand Slam title

Serbian Novak Djokovic after winning a point against Canada's Denis Shapovalov in the Wimbledon semi-final match in London on Friday 9 July 2021. ALBERTO PEZZALI / AP Novak Djokovic qualified on Friday July 9 for the...

Barty at the semi-finals, Sabalenka finally confirms

The Australian Ashleigh Barty, after her victory in the quarter-final at Wimbledon, against her compatriot Ajla Tomljanovic, Tuesday, July 6. ALBERTO PEZZALI / AP When Ashleigh Barty withdrew on June 3 from her second round match...

Still in contention at Wimbledon, Roger Federer has not said his last word

Switzerland's Roger Federer in the round of 16 won against Italy's Lorenzo Sonego on July 5. GLYN KIRK / AFP On the eve of tackling Roland-Garros in May, Roger Federer had his feet on the ground,...

surprises and records on the quarter-final menu

20-year-old Canadian Félix Auger-Aliassime celebrates his round of 16 victory over Germany's Alexander Zverev at Wimbledon on July 5. ALASTAIR GRANT / AP During the last "Manic Monday" - the second Monday of the fortnight, during...

Serena Williams throws in the towel after injury

Serena Williams falls to the ground in the first round of Wimbledon in London on Tuesday June 29. KIRSTY WIGGLESWORTH / AP To everyone's surprise, Serena Williams came out the back door in the first round...

Ugo Humbert wins the Halle tournament by beating Andrey Rublev

Ugo Humbert won the final in Halle against Andrey Rublev on June 20. CARMEN JASPERSEN / AFP It is the best victory of his (young) career. The French Ugo Humbert won Sunday June 20 the...

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the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, forever the first

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