Posts Tagged Women’s tennis

Wimbledon Lookahead: Querrey faces Federer on Centre Court

Sam Querrey of the United States throws a towel to a ball boy during the men's singles first round match against Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — Sam Querrey faces a daunting task at Wimbledon on Thursday, when he plays seven-time champion Roger Federer.

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Djokovic reaches 3rd round of Wimbledon after early scare

Venus Williams of the United States returns a shot to Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan  during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday July 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LONDON (AP) — 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.

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Texas hires women’s tennis coach Howard Joffe

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas hired Howard Joffe to as the new women’s tennis coach, poaching from former rival at Texas A&M.

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The Latest: NHL star Henrik Lundqvist gets Royal Box invite

Sam Querrey of the United States returns a ball to Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands during the men's singles first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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Kvitova opens Wimbledon defense with 6-1, 6-0 win

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada leaves the court after losing to Ying-Ying Duan of China in the singles first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LONDON (AP) — A year ago at Wimbledon, Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep met in a semifinal showcasing two of tennis’ up-and-coming stars.

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