Novak Djokovic outplayed Roger Federer in four sets Sunday to win his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam championship.
Serena Williams overcame a slow start, eight double-faults and a nervy finish to beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday for her sixth Wimbledon title, fourth Grand Slam championship in a row and 21st major overall.
Coco Vandeweghe on her favorite team’s star player, “He is a bit soft.”
Novak Djokovic won his 2nd Wimbledon title — and denied Roger Federer his record 8th — by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday.
Unable to get back on track once she no longer had control of the match, five-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams lost to 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday in the third round, the latest in a recent series of surprising Grand Slam defeats.
Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli withdrew from the Bank of the West Classic on Thursday because of a hamstring strain.
“I don’t really watch a lot of tennis, but I was rooting for him the whole time just because of that — I mean that whole Cubs thing, the Red Sox thing, you know all those types of things that make it a true underdog (situation.)”
Andy Murray won his country’s hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club.
hen the 4th of July rolls around, John Madden starts thinking about his favorite sport. “When I hear all that stuff — the Tour de France, Wimbledon — I’m ready for football,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
Defending champion and top seed Serena Williams was knocked out of Wimbledon Monday in a stunning upset by Sabine Lisicki. “Everyone was on (the Serena) bandwagon, including me,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.