Posts Tagged Women’s tennis

Wimbledon Lookahead: Smallest group of US men since 1947

In this June 26, 2014, file photo, Jack Sock, of the United States, returns a shot to Milos Raonic, of Canada, during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, London, England. Which of the younger set in men's tennis might make a statement this year? There's a trio of talented Australians, all 22 or under, Nick Kyrgios (who beat Rafael Nadal at the All England Club in 2014); Bernard Tomic (a quarterfinalist in 2011); Thanasi Kokkinakis, and others such as Jack Sock of the U.S., Dominic Thiem of Austria, and Borna Coric of Croatia.  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)

LONDON (AP) — The seven U.S. men in the Wimbledon main draw represent the country’s smallest contingent since 1947, when only five played at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament.

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

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point during the women's singles first round match against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

LONDON (AP) — As has become customary for Serena Williams of late, she got off to a rocky start.

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Day 1 of Wimbledon is upon us, with Djokovic up 1st

Maria Sharapova of Russia serves to Johanna Konta of Britain during the women's singles first round match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday June 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

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

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Novak Djokovic back to tennis, and focused on Wimbledon

In this July 5, 2014, file photo, Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic plays a return to Eugenie Bouchard of Canada during the women's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Kvitove has made it to at least the quarterfinals at the All England Club each of the last five years. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

LONDON (AP) — After losing in the French Open final, Novak Djokovic wanted nothing to do with tennis.

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