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...
Monday 17th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Sport
Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza said yesterday that while she is winning grand slams she has no interest in her ranking — unless she becomes world No 1.
Muguruza, ranked 15th in the world, became only the fifth player outside the top 10 to win the women’s singles on...
Victory for Williams will make her oldest champ since 1908
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
JOHANNA KONTA says she is living a childhood dream and now she must beat her childhood idol as Venus Williams stands in the way of her reaching a first Wimbledon final.
Konta battled back on Tuesday to win a pulsating encounter with Simona Halep 6-7 (2/7) 7-6 (7/5) 6-4 and become the...
Thursday 13th Jul 2017
ANDY MURRAY’S painful hip finally caught up with him as the defence of his Wimbledon title came to an end with a quarter-final defeat by Sam Querrey.
The result might have been different had Murray capitalised on a lead in the second set but, although he won the third, the...
JOHANNA KONTA beat Caroline Garcia yesterday to become the first British woman to reach the quarter-finals in 33 years.Not since Jo Durie in 1984 has this country boasted a woman in the last eight of the singles.Garcia has all the shots but Konta’s resilience...
Monday 10th Jul 2017
Angelique to lose World No 1 status after loss to Garbine Muguruza
BRITAIN heaved a sigh of relief yesterday as defending champion Andy Murray broke through to the Wimbledon quarter-finals after an awkward encounter with Benoit Paire.He is just the third player in the Open era after Jimmy Connors and Roger Federer to reach 10 consecutive...
KYLE EDMUND finally won a match at Wimbledon at the fifth time of asking, and admitted it had been a long time coming.
The 22-year-old world number 50, a first-round loser four times in both singles and doubles, won the battle of Britain against Alex Ward on Court Three.
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
British former No 1 goes out to Haddad Maia after wild-card entry
Tuesday 4th Jul 2017