Wimbledon

Brad Gilbert, seen in 2007 when he was the coach of Andy Murray, has settled in as a commentator for ESPN. (Steve Holland/AP)

Brad Gilbert maintains East Bay edge, fandom

LONDON — The tweet had nothing to do with tennis, but everything to…

 

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning the men's singles final against Roger Federer of Switzerland at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon on Sunday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

Here’s how you spell Djokovic: B-E-S-T

WIMBLEDON, England — They know his name now, know that he’s the…

 

Serena Williams of the United States balances the trophy on her head after winning the women's singles final on Saturday at Wimbledon. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES     -    NO ARCHIVES

Slammed: Serena clinches hers, eyes history’s

WIMBLEDON, England — Go ahead and say it: Grand Slam. Magic words…

 

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates as she defeats Maria Sharapova of Russia in their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 9, 2015. Williams won 6-2, 6-4.  (Alastair Grant/AP Photo)

Williams routs Sharapova, faces Muguruza in Wimbledon final

LONDON — Her game in high gear, history in the offing, Serena…

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates as she defeats Maria Sharapova of Russia in their women's singles semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday July 9, 2015. Williams won 6-2, 6-4.  (Alastair Grant/AP Photo)
Roger Federer of Switzerland makes a return to Gilles Simon of France during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)

Federer, Murray in Wimbledon showdown; Djokovic gets Gasquet

LONDON — Roger Federer and Andy Murray ran into each other Wednesday…

Roger Federer of Switzerland makes a return to Gilles Simon of France during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning the singles match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday July 7, 2015. Williams won 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.  (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)

Serena’s next obstacle: Sharapova, who is called poor sport

LONDON — Even as Serena Williams piled up aces and groundstroke winners…

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning the singles match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday July 7, 2015. Williams won 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.  (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)
Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

No Slam talk: Serena shuts it down after beating Venus

WIMBLEDON, England — Time had stopped, more accurately gone backward. The Williams…

Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Rafael Nadal of Spain walks after losing the singles match against Dustin Brown of Germany, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)

Another ‘sad moment’ for fading Nadal

It wasn’t going to happen again to Rafael Nadal. He was healthy.…

Rafael Nadal of Spain walks after losing the singles match against Dustin Brown of Germany, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada was fined for wearing a black bra underneath her blouse. (Pavel Golovkin/AP)

No black bras, green headbands at 21st-century Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — The authorities are making underwear checks at Wimbledon. But…

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada was fined for wearing a black bra underneath her blouse. (Pavel Golovkin/AP)
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point during the women's singles first round match against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)

All Wimbledon eyes on Djokovic, Serena

LONDON — Serena Williams knew she had to do something — fast.…

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point during the women's singles first round match against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (Pavel Golovkin/AP Photo)
Ben Curtis/APNovak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the Wimbledon trophy after defeating Roger Federer in the finals Sunday.

What a final! Novak Djokovic tops Roger Federer at Wimbledon

LONDON — Novak Djokovic’s large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was…

Ben Curtis/APNovak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the Wimbledon trophy after defeating Roger Federer in the finals Sunday.
Pavel Golovkin/APDefending champion Andy Murray of Britain shouts out in his men's singles quarterfinal match against Grigor Dimitrov.

Defending Wimbledon champ Murray ousted

LONDON -- The silence at Centre Court made abundantly clear that Andy Murray's time as…

Pavel Golovkin/APDefending champion Andy Murray of Britain shouts out in his men's singles quarterfinal match against Grigor Dimitrov.
Pavel Golovkin/APDefending champion Andy Murray of Britain shouts out in his men's singles quarterfinal match against Grigor Dimitrov.

Nadal, Sharapova knocked out of Wimbledon

LONDON -- Rafael Nadal ran out of comebacks at Wimbledon, losing to a brash,…

Pavel Golovkin/APDefending champion Andy Murray of Britain shouts out in his men's singles quarterfinal match against Grigor Dimitrov.
AP Photo/Pavel GolovkinNovak Djokovic of Serbia plays a return to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon

Djokovic beats Tsonga to reach quarterfinals

Novak Djokovic's sore left arm prompted a grimace on Monday. It was…

AP Photo/Pavel GolovkinNovak Djokovic of Serbia plays a return to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

Murray wins Wimbledon, beats Djokovic in 3 sets

LONDON — From the lawns of Wimbledon to the lochs of Scotland,…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
AP Photo/Kirsty WigglesworthAndy Murray of Britain reacts after winning against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon

Andy Murray wins Wimbledon, beats Novak Djokovic in 3 sets

From the lawns of Wimbledon to the lochs of Scotland, all of…

AP Photo/Kirsty WigglesworthAndy Murray of Britain reacts after winning against Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the Men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

Pair of unlikely participants set for women's final

LONDON — Whether in a match, a set, a game — or…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

Murray rallies to make Wimbledon semifinal

LONDON — Andy Murray had all of Britain on edge for five…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

No major champions in women's semis at Wimbledon

LONDON — Trailing 5-4 in her first Wimbledon quarterfinal, Sloane Stephens already…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

Five-time champ Serena Williams exits Wimbledon in fourth round

LONDON — For 34 matches over 4½ months, on hard, clay or…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.