In the queue at Wimbledon, waiting is a pleasure and the point

WIMBLEDON, England — It was nearly 10 p.m. and Richard Hess, an 81-year-old American, was sitting inside his small tent, merrily preparing for his last night of sleep deprivation in Wimbledon row. “You caught me blowing up my mattress,” he said, poking his graying head out of the tent and offering his visitor a seat … Read more

More than impressive talent, Anisimova exemplifies dedication at Wimbledon

By Chris Oddo | @ElNiñoFan | Monday July 4, 2022 The 20-year-old American is through to her first Wimbledon quarterfinal and is hungry for more. Photo source: Getty By chris oddo | @TheFanChild | Monday, July 4, 2022 20 years old amanda anisimova he’s been a bit under the radar since 2019, after a few … Read more

Wimbledon Day 8 Women’s Predictions Including Badosa vs Halep

With four intriguing fourth-round matches on the schedule and a place in the Wimbledon quarter-finals on the line, it should be an entertaining day eight at the All England Club. As always, here at LWOT we will offer our predictions for each match. But who will reserve their spot in the final eight? Wimbledon day … Read more

Simona Halep reaches the Wimbledon quarterfinals; Amanda Anisimova ends Harmony Tan’s streak

Simona Halep lives up to her status as the only former Grand Slam champion left in this year’s women’s draw. The Romanian beat fourth-seeded Paula Badosa 6-1, 6-2 on Center Court on Monday to return to the Wimbledon quarterfinals and extend her winning streak at the All England Club to 11 matches. Halep will next … Read more

The Nick Kyrgios Show, AKA Wimbledon, Gets Another Encore

WIMBLEDON, England — Going up against the tennis talents of Nick Kyrgios, the mighty Aussie with hands as smooth as a masseur’s, is tough enough in its own right. However, that is only the beginning. Kyrgios, a practitioner of psychological warfare, may be even more formidable. The sport’s charismatic and outspoken bad boy, whose antics … Read more

Tomljanovic beats Cornet to return to Wimbledon quarterfinals

Last year, Ajla Tomljanovic reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at Wimbledon. This year, he backed it up with a return to the last eight. After 2 hours and 34 minutes of dizzying all-court rallies, Australian No.1 Tomljanovic beat French No.1 Alizé Cornet 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to book a place in the quarter-finals at SW19 … Read more

The controversial ATP training trial

In a surprising move last week, the ATP tour announced the Test of Off-Court Training on the ATP tour until the end of the 2022 season. The biggest impact of this rule will be at the US Open Championships. end of August. Some of the established rules say that coaches must stay in their designated … Read more