Wimbledon 2022: Any way he gets cut off with the forehand, he’s back and can frustrate Serena Williams

LONDON — Serena Williams, last week, was preparing to face Harmony Tan in her singles comeback after a year away from Wimbledon — she was ready for just about anything: the pressure of the occasion, the physical battle, the mental test. . I wasn’t ready for the forehand cut. “I think he could have played … Read more

Ons Jabeur reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals; Jelena Ostapenko annoyed by Tatjana Maria

Third-seeded Ons Jabeur saved five set points in the first-set tiebreak on Sunday before beating Elise Mertens 7-6(9), 6-4 to reach her second straight Wimbledon quarterfinal. Jabeur rallied from a 6-3 deficit in the tiebreak and then broke 24th-seeded Mertens in the final game of the second set when his opponent double-faulted on match point … Read more

Serena Williams shows characteristic intensity in first match in nearly a year

The Eastbourne crowd was on its feet as Serena Williams made her entrance from the tunnel onto Center Court with “What a Feeling” from “Flashdance” blasting from the sound system. She flashed a wry smile and waved as all her eyes were fixed on her every move. As her first-round doubles match with Ons Jabeur … Read more