Wimbledon

Wimbledon relaxes dress code to allow women to wear dark undershorts

Wimbledon will relax its strict rules on white clothing at the championships and allow women players to wear dark undershorts and relieve a potential source of anxiety when they have their periods, the All England Club said on Thursday.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Rybakina eases past Halep to set up Wimbledon final against Jabeur

Russian-born Elena Rybakina overpowered former champion Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday to set up a Wimbledon final against Ons Jabeur.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Jabeur downs Maria to become first Arab in major final

Tunisia's Ons Jabeur lifted the spirits of an entire continent as she became the first Arab and first African woman to reach the Wimbledon final with a rousing 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 victory over her barbecue buddy Tatjana Maria on Thursday.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Nadal suffers 'seven millimetre' tear to abdomen

Rafael Nadal has suffered a "seven millimetre" tear to his abdomen but still intends to play his Wimbledon semi-final against Nick Kyrgios on Friday, sports daily Marca reported.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

'They told me I need to retire from the match'

A hurting Rafa Nadal exhibited heroic mental strength to edge American 11th seed Taylor Fritz in a final set tiebreaker during a captivating Wimbledon quarter-final on Wednesday to keep alive his quest for a calendar year Grand Slam.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Ailing Nadal finds mental steel to reach last four

A hurting Rafa Nadal exhibited heroic mental strength to edge American 11th seed Taylor Fritz in a final set tiebreaker during a captivating Wimbledon quarter-final contest on Wednesday to keep alive his quest for a calendar year Grand Slam.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Kyrgios into semis after overpowering Garin

Nick Kyrgios reached the first Grand Slam semi-final of his chequered career with a comfortable 6-4 6-3 7-6(5) victory over Chile's Cristian Garin at Wimbledon on Wednesday.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Former champion Halep into Wimbledon semis

Former champion Simona Halep eased past Amanda Anisimova 6-2, 6-4 to reach her third Wimbledon semi-final on Wednesday without dropping a set in the tournament so far.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

‘We used to call her Roger Federer'

Fifteen years ago, Ons Jabeur's young tennis sparring partner could see the Tunisian was destined for glory -- even if he suffered a broken arm in the process.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

‘I'm in the semi-finals but still have nappies to change’

Mother-of-two Tatjana Maria said she would still be changing nappies despite beating German compatriot Jule Niemeier on Tuesday to reach her first Grand Slam semi-final.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

Wimbledon 'will miss Sania Mirza'

Sharing the same, the Wimbledon board in its official handle informed that she will be missed too. “It has been an honour having you here, Sania," Wimbledon board tweeted.