Wimbledon

Wimbledon Champion Rybakina Was A Quiet Winner

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 12, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Elena Rybakina presented herself as a stoic figure throughout the Wimbledon Championships fortnight. When she defeated Tunisia’s “Minister of Happiness,” Ons Jabeur, 3-6, 6-2, 6-0, on Centre Court Saturday afternoon to win the […]

Djokovic Reflects On Becoming A Seven-Time Wimbledon Champion

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 11, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) As Novak Djokovic won his fourth straight Wimbledon Championships men’s singles title and seventh crown overall, which leveled him with his boyhood idol Pete Sampras, one quality among many stood out. He remained […]

Unbeatable Djokovic Wins Seventh Wimbledon Title

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Novak Djokovic proved that having a strong mental game is as important in tennis as possessing a good forehand and backhand. On Sunday afternoon, in the men’s singles final of the Wimbledon Championships, […]

Wimbledon: Favored Djokovic Has Plenty Of Respect For Kyrgios

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) As World No. 3 Novak Djokovic readies for his 32nd career Grand Slam singles final, against No. 40 Nick Kyrgios at the Wimbledon Championships Sunday, he hasn’t lost on Centre Court since the […]

Rybakina Wins Historic Wimbledon Title

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 9, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) There is a first time for everything and Saturday’s women’s final at the Wimbledon Championships, played under sunny skies at the All England Club, provided the biggest day in the lives of first-time […]

Djokovic Moves Within One Win Of Fourth Straight Wimbledon Crown

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 8, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Novak Djokovic has reached another men’s singles final at the Wimbledon Championships, a tournament he loves so much. After the top-seeded Serbian moved to within one win of garnering his fourth consecutive Wimbledon […]

Injured Nadal Withdraws From Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 8, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal withdrew from the Wimbledon Championships Thursday evening, a day ahead of his semifinal match at the All England Club. During a news conference, the World No. 4 and second-seeded Nadal said […]

Wimbledon: Jabeur Makes History By Reaching First Major Final

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Win or lose, Ons Jabeur has exuded a sense of happiness throughout the Wimbledon Championships, and with it has come success. Now, she’s made tennis history, too. After the World No. 2 and […]

Wimbledon: The Battle To Win Another Major Continues For Nadal

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Rafael Nadal has already won this year’s Australian Open in January and added the French Open in June. Now, after winning 19 straight Grand Slam matches, including a five-set quarterfinal thriller over No. […]

Wimbledon: Halep Continues Quest To Repeat 2019 Title Success

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 6, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Simona Halep is three years removed from winning her first Wimbledon singles title, which she accomplished in 2019 as the No. 7 seed with a near flawless performance against seven-time champion Serena Williams, […]