A vintage display by Roger Federer took him past Rafael Nadal into the Wimbledon final in an eagerly-anticipated first grass court duel between the great rivals for 11 years on Friday.
The 40th career meeting between the golden duo with 38 Grand Slam titles between them, swung this way and that
First came the tears and then came the gratitude, with Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff plucking up the courage at the net to thank Venus Williams for being an inspiration.
It had been a strange way of showing it, taking 79 minutes to overwhelm one of her role models, someone who
Novak Djokovic completed his rehabilitation among tennis's true elite when he blew away Kevin Anderson to claim his fourth Wimbledon title.
In what was a straight sets men's final for the third year running – featuring a multiple champion against a first time finalist – the 31 year-old Serb defeated an
Angelique Kerber beat seven-time champion Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon title and spoil the American’s dream comeback as a mum.
The German 11th seed, 30, beat the 23-time Grand Slam champion 6-3 6-3 to add this title to her 2016 Australian Open and US Open crowns.
Williams had been the
Novak Djokovic is one match away from a first Grand Slam title since 2016 after an epic five-set win over Rafael Nadal in their delayed Wimbledon semi-final.
Djokovic, who won 6-4 3-6 7-6 (11-9) 3-6 10-8 in five hours and 16 minutes, will face Kevin Anderson on Sunday.
The Serb led by
The anger was back and so too might be Novak Djokovic. For all the tantrums and warnings, he emerged victorious in one of the matches of the Championships so far to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals.
Credit to Kei Nishikori – the world No 28 from Japan played a superb match.
Roger Federer crashed out of Wimbledon after a marathon five-set shoot-out with big-serving Kevin Anderson in the quarter-finals.
The eight-time champion was two sets up and had a match point in the third, but almost three hours later he trudged off on the end of a seismic 2-6 6-7 (5/7) 7-5