Wimbledon

A Quartet of Women Remain In Contention At Wimbledon

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) And then there were four: Ashleigh Barty, Angelique Kerber, Karolina Pliskova and Aryna Sabalenka. The Wimbledon Championships, which began nine days ago at the All England Club with a draw size of 128 […]

Milestone Victory Gives Auger-Aliassime Much To Celebrate

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 6, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Felix Auger-Aliassime had much to celebrate Monday evening at the Wimbledon Championships. After all, the likable 20-year-old Canadian from Montreal had reached his first Wimbledon quarterfinal following his 6-4, 7-6 (6), 3-6, 3-6, […]

Wiser Kerber At Home On Wimbledon Centre Court

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On the final Manic Monday at the Wimbledon Championships, a day filled with plenty of intriguing matchups and results, one that had popcorn potential – between former No. 1 and 2018 Wimbledon champion […]

Final Wimbledon ‘Manic Monday’ Begins Memorably

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The final edition of the “Greatest Day in Tennis” – Manic Monday at the Wimbledon Championships – took place at the All England Club on Monday. It’s a tradition unlike any other at […]

Wimbledon: Centre Court, No. 1 Court Now 100 Percent Capacity

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 5, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) On Middle Sunday, a day of rest at the Wimbledon Championships, the All England Club announced that beginning Monday and continuing through the rest of the fortnight Centre Court and No. 1 Court […]

Emma Who? Wimbledon Crowds Behind Raducanu

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 4, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) One of the feel-good stories to emerge from the first week of the Wimbledon Championships fortnight has been the emergence of Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu. Emma who? Imagine you’re just 18-years-old, only recently […]

Federer: No Place Like Wimbledon Centre Court

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been 20 years since Roger Federer upset World No. 1 Pete Sampras in the third round at the Wimbledon Championships on Centre Court, which has become like a second home for the […]

Korda: Wimbledon Debut A Smashing Success

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 3, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) “A year ago, I was 220 in the world,” Sebastian Korda recalled during his post-match interview moments after he defeated British home favorite Dan Evans in four sets on Centre Court at the […]

Gutsy, Historic Win At Wimbledon By Jabeur

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ons Jabeur was so nervous before her first match point in her Wimbledon Centre Court debut against the 2017 ladies’ champion Garbiñe Muguruza that she just went and kneeled down along the back […]

Cirstea: A Wimbledon Evening To Remember

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sorana Cirstea did not panic when she let two match points slip away from her serving at 5-3 40-15 in the deciding set of her Wimbledon Championships second-round match against No. 12 seed […]