Tennis

12:01 PM ET Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England — Quick reactions are a hallmark of being a professional tennis player, and Jodie Burrage showed the Wimbledon crowd she could respond to adversity quickly. The British player noticed a ball boy who was feeling faint on the sideline during her match Monday, then rushed over to make
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7:07 AM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com This year, Wimbledon will feature some of the sport’s all-time greats. But there will be just one 23-time major champion on the grass at the All England Club. Serena Williams is set to make her eagerly anticipated return to competition on Tuesday when she takes on Harmony Tan in the
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11:27 AM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com After a year-long absence from competition and increased speculation about her potential retirement from the sport, Serena Williams Serena Williams made her highly awaited return last week at Eastbourne. Playing exclusively in the doubles draw and teaming up with Ons Jabeur, the two made it to the semifinals before Jabeur
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Jun 25, 2022 LONDON — Serena Williams said she was motivated to play this year’s Wimbledon to ensure her final memories of the championship were not retiring injured as she was forced to do in last year’s first round. Williams, 40, has not played a competitive singles match since last year’s first-round match against Aliaksandra
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4:07 PM ET Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England — Madison Keys, the 2017 U.S. Open runner-up, and Borna Coric withdrew from Wimbledon on Saturday because of injuries. The tournament begins Monday. Keys, an American who was seeded 19th at the All England Club, pulled out because of a hurt abdominal muscle. 1 Related She was replaced
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6:50 AM ET Associated Press Bianca Andreescu reached her first final in more than a year after Simona Halep withdrew ahead of their semifinal at the Bad Homburg Open on Friday with a neck injury. In her first grass-court final, Andreescu will play Caroline Garcia on Saturday. “I am sorry that I had to withdraw
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6:07 AM ET Serena Williams‘ eagerly awaited return at Wimbledon will begin in the first round against France’s Harmony Tan as the 23-times Grand Slam champion resumes singles action after a year out. The 40-year-old American player avoided the big names in Friday’s draw and will get the chance to ease into the tournament against
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