Grand Slam

Shelton Wins Battle Of Lefties At Wimbledon Over Shapovalov

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 6, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) With seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in attendance, American Ben Shelton survived his third straight five-setter of the Wimbledon Championships fortnight to reach the fourth round for the first time at Wimbledon and […]

Paul Enjoying His British Summer On Grass At Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 5, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) American Tommy Paul is having the time of his life this summer on British grass. Just ask him, just watch him play — and win. Two weeks after the 25-year-old from New Jersey […]

Andy Murray: He Came, He Served, He Conquered

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 5, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Wimbledon bid farewell to Andy Murray with an emotional tribute on Centre Court Thursday night. On a day that had already featured Britain’s top two men’s and women’s players do battle on No. […]

Djokovic Wins At Wimbledon Despite Not Playing His Best Tennis

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 4, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Seven-time Wimbledon men’s champion Novak Djokovic, seeded second at this year’s Championships, didn’t play his best tennis Thursday afternoon – but it was still good enough to win. Before a capacity crowd that […]

Gauff Dominates Again, Marches Into Wimbledon Third Round

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 3, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Five years after her Wimbledon debut at age 15, World No. 2 Coco Gauff of the United States needed just 66 minutes to become the first woman to advance to the third round. […]

Djokovic Stays Focused On His Game Not His Knee, Advances At Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 2, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) Seven-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic looked relaxed and at home on Wimbledon’s famed Centre Court Tuesday afternoon. It didn’t matter that the roof was closed to keep the rain out. The 37-year-old Serbian […]

Alcaraz Begins Wimbledon Title Defense With A Win And A Smile

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 1, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) The 137th Wimbledon Championships began Monday with pristine grass, a mixture of sunshine and non-threatening clouds, and plenty of strawberries and cream. Oh, and there were 64 first round matches (32 men’s and […]

Djokovic’s Outlook Positive As He Chases Another Wimbledon Title

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 30, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) As seven-time Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic sat down to his pre-tournament news conference Saturday afternoon, the No. 1 topic on everyone’s mind and agenda was the condition of the iconic Serbian’s right knee. […]