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Djokovic last man standing as rivals falter

LONDON: Novak Djokovic was once in danger of becoming tennis’s great unfulfilled talent, the smiling Serb with a racquet in one hand and a sick note in the other. A…

Djokovic shatters Federer’s dream

LONDON: Defending champion Novak Djokovic won a third Wimbledon title and a ninth Grand Slam crown yesterday, ruthlessly shattering Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth All England Club triumph.…

History girl Serena wins sixth Wimbledon

LONDON: Serena Williams won a sixth Wimbledon title yesterday as the world number one became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam crown with a 6-4, 6-4 victory against…

Murray to face Federer in semis

LONDON: Seven-time champion Roger Federer reached his 10th Wimbledon semi-final yesterday with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-2 win over French 12th seed Gilles Simon. The second seed will face either Andy…

Federer defies big-serving Groth

LONDON: Seven-time champion Roger Federer defeated big-serving Australian Sam Groth to reach the Wimbledon last 16 yesterday while Dustin Brown, the conqueror of Rafael Nadal returned to earth with a…

Djokovic, Sharapova book Wimbledon last 16

LONDON: Defending champion Novak Djokovic and 2004 winner Maria Sharapova swept into the Wimbledon fourth round yesterday as controversial Australian Nick Kyrgios bolstered his reputation as the next generation's brightest…

White still not right at Wimbledon

LONDON: Wimbledon’s famously strict dress code, which requires competitors to appear head-to-toe in white playing gear, has come under renewed fire for being “ridiculous” and “excessive”. Even Roger Federer, the…

Djokovic, Sharapova breeze through

LONDON: Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova breezed through at a sweltering Wimbledon yesterday where temperatures soared to a record 35.7 degrees while injury-plagued Japanese star Kei Nishikori was forced to…

Djokovic, Serena off to winning starts

LONDON: Defending champion Novak Djokovic and five-time women’s winner Serena Williams reached the Wimbledon second round yesterday as organisers boosted security and weathermen ramped up warnings of a crushing heatwave.…

Plaudits pour in for Serena

LONDON: Serena Williams arrives at Wimbledon for the latest stage of her bid for an historic calendar Grand Slam with the praise of her peers ringing in her ears. Williams…

Djokovic eyes Wimbledon healing after Paris misery

LONDON: Novak Djokovic insists his heartbreaking French Open final defeat has been consigned to history as he begins his Wimbledon title defence today. The world number one had stayed resolutely…

Murray crowned King of Queen’s

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