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Category: Wimbledon

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Ash Barty has made a lifelong impression without pretence, agendas or grandstanding | Mel Jones

When the new Wimbledon champion acknowledged my Aboriginal flag T-shirt on Centre Court she showed the importance of connectionI first met Ash Barty in the middle of the Gabba. It was 2015 – the year she took a break from tennis to play for the Brisban…

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Ever-improving Novak Djokovic has adapted his game to win everywhere | Tumaini Carayol

An improvement in his serve and mixing up his game at vital times leaves no real weaknesses to be exploitedAs the fourth set of Sunday’s Wimbledon final hung in the balance for whoever had the courage to take it, Matteo Berrettini made his move while l…

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Ever-improving Novak Djokovic has adapted his game to win everywhere | Tumaini Carayol

An improvement in his serve and mixing up his game at vital times leaves no real weaknesses to be exploitedAs the fourth set of Sunday’s Wimbledon final hung in the balance for whoever had the courage to take it, Matteo Berrettini made his move while l…

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Ash Barty sacrifices homecoming with Olympic gold her top priority

New Wimbledon champion is ready to spend eight months away from Australia as she looks to make history in TokyoWhen Ash Barty sat down with her team just after the Australian Open to work out her plans for the coming months, two things sat at the top o…

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First among equals, Novak Djokovic basks in his everlasting summer

The Serb seized all the key moments to claim a 20th grand slam and now looks to be putting his former rivals in the shadeMoments after Novak Djokovic captured his sixth Wimbledon title, with an enthralling and high-class victory over the Italian gunsli…

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Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk storm to Wimbledon mixed doubles title

All-British duo of Joe Salisbury and Harriet Dart beaten 6-2, 7-6Joachim Gérard beats Gordon Reid for wheelchair singles crownWith three Britons in the final of the mixed doubles, a home champion was always guaranteed to come from the last match of thi…

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Ash Barty proves herself the people’s champion with stirring salute to her ancestry | Emma Kemp

Wimbledon winner delivered a moment of inspiration to Australians across the world after Saturday’s historic triumphAsh Barty was almost off Centre Court, the Venus Rosewater Dish balanced on one arm as she strode towards the tunnel, an aisle of ball b…

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Novak Djokovic wins sixth Wimbledon title after battle with Matteo Berrettini

Serb takes his 20th tennis major title 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3Victory leaves Djokovic needing US Open for grand slamNovak Djokovic has never been afraid to speak out his ambitions for the world to hear. That was true when he was a novice on the tour and to …

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Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic v Matteo Berrettini, men’s singles final – live!

Live updates from Centre Court and the men’s singles finalSean Ingle: Barty follows path of Goolagong Cawley (and Cash)And feel free to email Daniel with your SW19 thoughts 2.06pm BST On which point, Berrettini is the first Italian to make a Wimbledon …

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How Emma Raducanu raised the profile of performance anxiety

The 18-year-old’s withdrawal from Wimbledon has focused attention on the pressure stars faceWhen Emma Raducanu quit Wimbledon after suffering breathing difficulties, she said she felt the experience of competing in the championship’s last-16 had “caugh…

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Wimbledon: Barty beats Pliskova to claim women’s singles title – video highlights

World No 1 Ashleigh Barty won her second grand slam title in a desperately tense three-set contest. It was the first Wimbledon final for both Barty and Karolina Pliskova. Barty recovered after failing to serve out the match in the second set to be…

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‘She made me proud’: Goolagong Cawley hails Ash Barty’s Wimbledon win

‘This is her time,’ tennis legend says of ‘little sister’ BartyVideo shows moment family erupted with joy in living roomTennis legend and Wiradjuri woman Evonne Goolagong Cawley has paid a heartfelt tribute to “little sister” Ash Barty, saying she just…

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Ashleigh Barty follows path of Evonne Goolagong Cawley (and Pat Cash)

The new champion, the second Indigenous Australian to win Wimbledon, paid tribute to her mentor – and took the climb to her box that another compatriot did in 1987Moments after Ashleigh Barty secured her first Wimbledon women’s singles title, and with …

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Ashleigh Barty battles past Karolina Pliskova to clinch first Wimbledon title

Barty wins 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 to seal second grand slam titleAustralian was ‘touch and go’ before the tournamentThere was nothing in the world that was going to stop Ashleigh Barty from taking the Wimbledon title she had arrived on these shores to claim. No…

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Brawn of Berretini presents new test in Djokovic’s bid for the impossible

Victory in Wimbledon final would put ‘golden slam’ in sight for a player who has rediscovered his fearsome appetite for successBy the end of Sunday, Novak Djokovic could be a step closer to writing his name in history. Victory against Matteo Berrettini…

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Wimbledon 2021 women’s singles final: Ashleigh Barty v Karolina Pliskova – live!

Live game-by-game updates from the women’s singles final‘Touch and go’: injury had threatened Ash Barty’s dreamGet in touch! Email Luke or tweet him 1.39pm BST Pliskova tells the BBC that her goal at this tournament was second week, and that she was “s…

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Novak Djokovic relentless in straight-sets win over Denis Shapovalov

Serb aiming for sixth Wimbledon title in 30th grand slam finalDjokovic eases to 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-5 victory on Centre CourtAs Novak Djokovic finished his final stretches in the hallway before entering Centre Court on Friday, he took a lengthy glance to h…

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Grounded and meticulous Ash Barty writing tennis history of her own | Richard Evans

The Australian’s clever outlook has taken her to the cusp of emulating Evonne Goolagong Cawley in her inaugural Wimbledon final In October last year, Ash Barty walked up onto a makeshift stage on the MCG turf and presented the AFL premiership cup to th…

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Matteo Berrettini beats Hurkacz and becomes first Italian in Wimbledon final

Berrettini powers to 6-3, 6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-4 victory‘He has a big chance in the final,’ says Hubert HurkaczMatteo Berrettini likes to tell a story about how, as a youngster, he was not considered to be a great athlete, finding himself bottom of the stat…

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Wimbledon semi-finals: Berrettini v Hurkacz and Djokovic v Shapovalov – live!

Live game-by-game updates from the men’s singles semi-finalsBarty outplays Kerber to set up final against PliskovaAnd feel free to get in touch! Email Luke or tweet him 2.36pm BST Berrettini 6-3, 6-0 HurkaczHurkacz fires a huge, wide forehand which bou…