Tokito Oda: A Wimbledon Dream At Age 17

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 19, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Japan’s 17-year-old Tokito Oda became a Wimbledon champion for the first time Sunday afternoon. The World No. 1 Oda defeated Alfie Hewett of Great Britain, 6-4, 6-2, in one hour 25 minutes to […]

Searle Is First British Wimbledon Boys’ Junior Champion In 61 Years

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 17, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) The last time a British lad won the boys’ junior singles title at the Wimbledon Championships was 1962, the same year that Harold Macmillan was prime minister of England and the Beatles were gaining […]

Alcaraz Wins First Wimbledon Title, Ends Five-Year Djokovic Reign

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 16, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday afternoon’s Gentlemen’s Singles final at Wimbledon, which paired the 23-time major titlist and seven-time Championships winner Novak Djokovic and the current World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, showcased the best player in the […]

Winning A Wimbledon Title Would Be Super Special For Alcaraz

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 16, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Sunday’s Gentlemen’s Singles final at the Wimbledon Championships, between seven-time winner and defending champion Novak Djokovic and World No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, merely matches the two best players in the game today competing […]

Vondrousova Continues Czech-Born Tradition By Winning Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 15, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) The tradition of Czech-born women’s champions at the Wimbledon Championships has just gotten richer. What began in 1978 with the excellence of nine-time champion Martina Navratilova, continued with the emotional 1998 victory of […]

Djokovic, Alcaraz Set Up Winner-Takes-All Wimbledon Final

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 15, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Novak Djokovic doesn’t lose often at the All England Club, home of the Wimbledon Championships. In fact, he has won 34 straight singles matches dating back to the start of the 2018 grass-court […]

Ons Owns The Day, Jabeur Moves Onward To Another Wimbledon Semifinal

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 13, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) Twelve months after she lost to Elena Rybakina in a heartbreaking Wimbledon women’s final, Ons Jabeur got her revenge – and, oh, how sweet it was for the 28-year-old from Tunisia. The sixth-seeded […]

Eubanks Living His Wimbledon Dream One Round At A Time

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, July 12, 2023 (by Michael Dickens) It has been an unforgettable Wimbledon fortnight for likable American Christopher Eubanks. His debut has read like nothing short of a best-selling novel – but it’s all been true. Round by round, the […]