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Roger Federer retires after teaming with Nadal in last match

Saturday, 24 September 2022, 12:34 Last update: about 21 hours ago Associated Press

This day, this match, had to come, of course, for Roger Federer, and for tennis, just as it inevitably must for every athlete in every sport. Federer bid adieu Friday night with one last...

Roger Federer says he is retiring from professional tennis

Thursday, 15 September 2022, 16:13 Last update: about 9 days ago Associated Press

Roger Federer announced Thursday that he is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after winning 20 Grand Slam titles. This decision comes just days after the end of the U.S. Open, which is...

Carlos Alcaraz wins US Open for 1st Slam title, top ranking

Monday, 12 September 2022, 07:43 Last update: about 13 days ago Associated Press

Walking out for his first Grand Slam final at age 19, Carlos Alcaraz bumped fists with fans leaning over a railing along the path leading to the Arthur Ashe Stadium court. Moments later,...

Novak Djokovic beats Nick Kyrgios for 7th Wimbledon title

Sunday, 10 July 2022, 19:28 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Novak Djokovic waited. He waited for Nick Kyrgios to lose focus and lose his way. Waited to find the proper read on his foe’s big serves. Waited until his own level rose to the...

Djokovic moves into 8th Wimbledon final; will face Kyrgios

Saturday, 9 July 2022, 08:36 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

This deficit was less daunting for Novak Djokovic. The tension less palpable. It's not that he wants to fall behind in matches, of course. It's that when he does, he knows how to...

Injured Nadal out of Wimbledon; Kyrgios advances to final

Friday, 8 July 2022, 07:21 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal withdrew from Wimbledon because of a torn abdominal muscle on Thursday, a day before he was supposed to play Nick Kyrgios in the semifinals. It is the first...

At Wimbledon, Jabeur 1st woman from Africa in pro Slam final

Friday, 8 July 2022, 07:19 Last update: about 4 months ago Associated Press

Ons Jabeur's steady progress from year to year — up the tennis rankings, through the draws of various tournaments and, now, at Wimbledon — has carried her to a Grand Slam...

Hampered Nadal gets past Fritz at Wimbledon; Kyrgios next

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 07:16 Last update: about 4 months ago

Wincing from abdominal pain, unable to ply his customary relentless style of tennis, Rafael Nadal thought he might need to stop playing in the Wimbledon quarterfinals against...

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