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The Latest: Manic Monday about to get started at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): --- 11:25 a.m. It's Manic Monday at Wimbledon and matches are about to get underway. The craziest day of the two-week tournament at the All England Club has all 16 fourth-round matches on the schedule. Play on the outside courts will start shortly, while matches in the main stadiums won't start until about 1 p.m. One of the...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Monday primer: Williams vs. Williams kicks off exciting day

One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination. That's what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time at the grass-court Grand Slam in southwest London. "They've been unbelievable for the sport. I've said that many times," said Roger Federer, a seven-time Wimbledon champion...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jason Whitlock is a Williams Sisters Truther

It seems as if Jason Whitlock’s vendetta against Serena Williams is rearing its ugly head again. As the sisters meet in the Round of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday, Whitlock decided to raise the issue on Friday’s Pardon the Interruption that their father, Richard will determine the outcome of the match with Serena winning easily. In fact, he used the word “cakewalk.” You can watch...
Via Awful Announcing
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

All-Williams matchup headlines Monday's action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination. That's what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams for the sixth time at the grass-court Grand Slam in southwest London. ''They've been unbelievable for the sport. I've said that many times,'' said Roger Federer, a seven-time...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kvitova Loses: Affirmations And Transformations Coexist At Wimbledon

Twice in a span of 24 hours at Wimbledon, the same basic drama unfolded… and cut in different directions. On Friday, Serena Williams — one of the two players expected to make the women’s final — found herself at 4-4 in the third set on Centre Court. She lost serve at 4-4 and watched Heather Watson serve for the match, but Serena was able to rescue herself and win, 7-5. She...
Via Attacking The Net
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Kvitova Loses: Affirmations And Transformations Coexist At Wimbledon

Twice in a span of 24 hours at Wimbledon, the same basic drama unfolded… and cut in different directions. On Friday, Serena Williams — one of the two players expected to make the women’s final — found herself at 4-4 in the third set on Centre Court. She lost serve at 4-4 and watched Heather Watson serve for the match, but Serena was able to rescue herself and win, 7-5. She...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Serena Williams wags finger at Wimbledon crowd, says, 'Don’t try me'

Serena Williams delivered a strong message to the Wimbledon crowd during her third-round match at the tournament Friday. During the third set of her comeback win over hometown player Heather Watson, Williams was down 5-4 and leading 15-30 as she tried to get a break to get back on serve. There was a long rally...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams, "Don't try me..."

Booed by the Wimbledon crowd today, a finger wagging Serena Williams admonished it, "Don't try me."Not even sure how that'd work.[Twitter]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Serena rallies from 3-0 third-set hole to survive Wimbledon upset bid

The world's best player met nearly her match at Wimbledon, in the form of the United Kingdom's best player. Serena Williams held on by the tightest of margins Friday in the third round against 59th-ranked Heather Watson, winning a three-set thriller 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and keeping alive her bid for a fourth straight Grand Slam title. It started as most Serena matches do, with the 20-time...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO's 7 Days in Hell is clever, crass, and uniquely uproarious

Thanks to Christopher Guest, who, if he didn't invent the genre, certainly perfected the mockumentary structure, we as a society now have the pseudo-factual art form. As a longtime fan of Guest, though one who saw "This is Spinal Tap" long after "Best in Show" and "Waiting for Guffman," there's a charm amidst the nonsense and there's a very professional feel to the satire. In more...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WImbledon: Venus, Serena Williams Win Second Matches, Could Play Each Other

LONDON — Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping condition. At age 35, 21 years removed from her first professional tournament, Williams still possesses a dangerous serve, along with the muscle memory that comes with seven Grand Slam singles titles, five at Wimbledon. And so while...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Serena Williams Hits Chair Umpire at Wimbledon With a Wayward Return

There are certain things I never want to experience in my lifetime. I never want to be eaten by sharks, burned alive, and I hope to never get shot, stabbed or hit by Mike Tyson. All of those things seem like they would be extremely painful and definitely not something I want to experience.Tack on get hit by a tennis ball hit by Serena Williams. That woman is jacked! I imagine she...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant and Odell Beckham Jr. Star in New Nike Commercial

Nike sponsors many of the biggest names in sports from Kobe Bryant to Serena Williams. What's the point of having all that star power if...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Score: Nike Court Air Trainer 1 Mid x Fragment ‘Wimbledon’

IMAGES: If you have the nerve to wear an all-green sneaker, The Nike Court Air Trainer 1 Mid x Fragment 'Wimbledon' is as gorgeous as it gets. The post Score: Nike Court Air Trainer 1 Mid x Fragment ‘Wimbledon’ appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday's Sports In Brief

WIMBLEDON LONDON (AP) Serena Williams dropped three of the first four games of her opening match at Wimbledon before recovering to beat 113th-ranked qualifier Margarita Gasparyan 6-4, 6-1. The top-seeded Williams extended her pursuit of a fourth consecutive major title and her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam, too, by taking 11 of the last 13 games. Williams has also won her past...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams Sisters, Novak Djokovic Win First Round Matches At Wimbledon

LONDON — Serena Williams knew she had to do something — fast. Trailing 3-1 to a qualifier on the first day of Wimbledon, the top-ranked player was not about to drop the opening set as she did four times during her run to the French Open title. “She came out so fast, I was like, `Oh my God, if I don’t start I’m going to be down a set,'” Williams said. “And I was tired...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Straight-set wins for top-ranked Djokovic, Williams on Day 1

LONDON (AP) Serena Williams knew she had to do something - fast. Down 3-1 to a qualifier on the first day of Wimbledon, the top-ranked player was not about to drop the opening set as she did four times during her run to the French Open title. ''She came out so fast, I was like, `Oh my God, if I don't start I'm going to be down a set.' And I was tired of being down a set,'' Williams...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams advances as Wimbledon gets underway

LONDON -- Serena Williams was far from dominant at the start, but more than good enough at the end. The top-seeded American opened her quest for a true Grand Slam with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Margarita Gasparyan of Russia on Monday in the first round of Wimbledon. Gasparyan is a qualifier ranked 113th in the world. Williams has won three straight major titles, including the Australian...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams joins Taylor Swift on stage, parties with Wozniacki

Serena Williams clearly isn't feeling the pressure of the looming fortnight at Wimbledon, taking part in Taylor Swift's show at a festival at Hyde Park in London on Saturday. The world's No. 1 women's player took the stage (well, more like a makeshift catwalk) along with Kendall Jenner, Karlie Kloss, Cara Delevigne and other celebrities as Swift sang her hit song "Style." She was...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon draw: Djokovic has easier road to semis than rivals

LONDON — Defending champion Novak Djokovic avoided his three biggest traditional rivals in the Wimbledon draw Friday, as the other members of tennis’ “Big Four” all were placed on the opposite side. Serena Williams had no such luck in the women’s draw, where she might have to get past three former No. 1s — sister Venus, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova — just...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams not feeling Grand Slam pressure - yet

LONDON (AP) While tennis fans everywhere anxiously wait to see if Serena Williams can take the third step toward a true Grand Slam, the 20-time major winner said she will only start to feel the pressure in about two weeks. That is, after Wimbledon ends. The 33-year-old Williams is overwhelmingly considered to be the best player in the women's game, and she heads into the grass-court...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Photos: Women's champions from Wills Moody to Serena

LONDON (AP) At Wimbledon, Serena Williams is often at her best. And this year she has a chance to win a third major title of 2015, taking her ever closer to becoming the fourth woman to win a calendar Grand Slam. Maureen Connolly, Margaret Court and Steffi Graf are the only three to achieve the feat in the same season. Williams has won the Venus Rosewater Dish five times, but only...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON 2015: Capsules on top women's players

Women to watch at Wimbledon, which begins Monday: SERENA WILLIAMS Seeded: 1 Age: 33 Country: United States 2015 Match Record: 32-1 2015 Singles Titles: 3 Career Singles Titles: 67 Major Titles: 20 - Wimbledon ('02, `03, `09, `10, `12), U.S. Open ('99, `02, `08, `12, `13, `14), Australian Open ('03, `05, `07, `09, `10, `15), French Open ('02, `13, `15) Last 5 Wimbledons: `14-Lost...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON 2015: Serena Williams halfway to true Grand Slam

Serena Williams heads to Wimbledon halfway to a Grand Slam. If it were up to her, no one would notice. Williams prefers to downplay her chances of becoming the first tennis player in more than a quarter-century to win all four major tournaments - Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, U.S. Open - in the same season. ''I haven't done well at Wimbledon recently, so that's the only...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon Odds: Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic Favorites To Win Title

After coming up short in the final at last month’s French Open, Novak Djokovic is set to take the court in London next week as a strong 5-4 betting favorite to earn his second straight Wimbledon title at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Ranked No. 1 on the ATP Tour, Djokovic saw his 28-match winning streak come to a halt at Roland Garros, where...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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