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Category: Wimbledon

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Rich tennis fans vie for five-year, £100,000 Centre Court tickets

Demand will far exceed supply for Wimbledon debentures going on sale next weekThe super-rich will begin battling it out next week for some of the most expensive and exclusive sports tickets in the world: five-year passes for every match on Wimbledon’s …

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The Dozen: the best FA Cup fifth round pictures

Images from around the grounds as team view for a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals Continue reading…

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Naomi Osaka says Wimbledon’s grass is ‘a little bit frightening’

Australian Open winner admits to seeing players ‘sliding and slipping’ on grass and having a fear of the surface, adding: ‘I think I have to change that’Most tennis players dream of winning a grand slam title, very few get anywhere close. At the age of…

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Andy Murray: surgeon says it will be difficult for player to make Wimbledon

• Surgeon says ‘nowhere else to go to preserve his hip’• Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer pay tribute to MurrayAndy Murray’s hip surgeon has revealed it will be very difficult for the Briton to continue playing until Wimbledon.An emotional Murray admit…

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The Guardian view on Andy Murray: great Scot, great guy, great backhand | Editorial

The former Wimbledon men’s singles champion is a man who reshaped the game, on and off courtAndy Murray, who has signalled his retirement from tennis, is a sports revolutionary. His claim in history was to be Britain’s first Wimbledon men’s singles cha…

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Wimbledon to expand after golf club members vote to sell for £65m

Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly are among those who will receive an £85,000 windfall from the salePiers Morgan, Ant McPartlin and Dec Donnelly, former cabinet secretary Lord Gus O’Donnell, and the 754 other members of Wimbledon Park golf club have voted…

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The amateur golfers taking on the might of Wimbledon: ‘It’s like Brexit. It has split members’

For months, a battle has raged between the legendary tennis club and the golfers who play next door. Will they give up their fairways for £65m?A fortnight before Christmas, when most people are worrying about finding the money for presents, Catherine D…

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Advantage everyone: Wimbledon is right to have tie-breaks in fifth set | Kevin Mitchell

All England Club decision to use tie-breaks when score reaches 12-12 in deciding set will go down well with players and fansIt could never be said that the All England Club was bullied into hasty change; indeed it is rumoured some members still hanker …

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Advantage everyone: Wimbledon is right to have tie-breaks in fifth set | Kevin Mitchell

All England Club decision to use tie-breaks when score reaches 12-12 in deciding set will go down well with players and fansIt could never be said that the All England Club was bullied into hasty change; indeed it is rumoured some members still hanker …

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Wimbledon puts end to marathon matches with final-set tie-breaks

• From 2019 tie-break will be played when score reaches 12-12• Change follows 26-24 set between Anderson and Isner this yearWimbledon has finally bowed to pressure from players, coaches and pundits to introduce a final-set tie-break – but it will only …

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Wimbledon land grab shows money talks as golfers accept £63.75m offer | Kevin Mitchell

The All England Club’s generous offer will be ratified in December as members of Wimbledon Park golf club get ready for windfall of £85,000 eachWimbledon’s ambitions of trebling its space for the high point of the tennis summer came down to old-fashion…

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Tennis tantrums quiz: how well do you remember these meltdowns?

Broken rackets, rants and more Serena Williams has had her fair share of outbursts. How did she threaten a line judge at the US Open in 2009?She told her: “You will never, ever be on a court of mine again”She said: “I will look for you, I will pursue y…

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Rejuvenated Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic looks to New York | Kevin Mitchell

The Serb has been happier with the state of his game – and his mind – since reuniting with his former coach Marian VajdaIf anyone doubted that elite tennis players – like champions in any sport – reside on a different planet, they had only to follow th…

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Wimbledon cleaning staff ‘take food from bins due to low pay’

Housekeepers claim club provides insufficient money for food during their shiftsCleaning staff at Wimbledon claim they were forced to take food from bins because they were given insufficient money by the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) to buy lunc…

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Novak Djokovic’s son inspires revival at Wimbledon after wilderness years | Sean Ingle

Singles champion fulfils boyhood dream, this time in front of his own child, as he wins his first grand slam in three yearsWhen Novak Djokovic was a young boy in Serbia he spent hours smacking tennis balls against a dilapidated wall until they became b…

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Novak Djokovic seals fourth Wimbledon title in final stroll over Kevin Anderson

• Serb wraps up his 13th major title with straight-sets win• Anderson’s battle to reach the final catches up with himIt took Novak Djokovic five minutes to break Kevin Anderson’s serve, but he could not break his admirable resistance over two hours and…

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Novak Djokovic seals fourth Wimbledon title in final stroll over Kevin Anderson

• Serb wraps up his 13th major title with straight-sets win• Anderson’s battle to reach the final catches up with himIt took Novak Djokovic five minutes to break Kevin Anderson’s serve, but he could not break his admirable resistance over two hours and…

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Angelique Kerber ready to be on top of the world again after Wimbledon win | Simon Cambers

The 30-year-old has learned from her past experience of being No 1 and will be better equipped to cope should it happen againThe path to glory is rarely smooth. Angelique Kerber’s victory against Serena Williams on Saturday gave her a third grand …

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Wimbledon 2018 men’s final: Kevin Anderson v Novak Djokovic – live!

Game-by-game updates from Centre Court, starting at 2pm BSTDjokovic outlasts Nadal in epic Wimbledon semi-finalAny thoughts? You can email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 11.40am BST Hello. Usually people talk about the weather when they have nothing in…

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Wimbledon highlights day 12: Kerber and Djokovic overpower Serena Williams and Nadal – video

An epic 12th day at Wimbledon that played host to royal sisters-in-law Kate and Meghan, saw Angelique Kerber beat Serena Williams to win her first Wimbledon title. In the men’s singles, after an epic five-hour battle over two days, Novak Djokovic outla…