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

Halep reaches Wimbledon round of 16; Badosa beats Kvitova

Two former Wimbledon champions took to the court for third-round action on Saturday, with mixed results. 2019 champion Simona Halep advanced to the Wimbledon round of 16 on Saturday. The No.16 seed from Romania edged Poland’s Magdalena Frech 6-4, 6-1 on Court No.2. But in a fight on center court, No.4 seed Paula Badosa of … Read more

Kvitova and Badosa prepare third-round clash at Wimbledon

No.25 seed Petra Kvitova and No.4 seed Paula Badosa will meet in the third round at Wimbledon after both passed the second-round trials in straight sets. Two-time champion Kvitova held off a late attack from Ana Bogdan to win 6-1, 7-6(5), while Badosa beat Irina Bara 6-3, 6-2. Between 2010 and 2014, Kvitova did not … Read more

Kvitova ends Haddad Maia’s winning streak and faces Ostapenko in Eastbourne final

Petra Kvitova has reached her first final of the year in convincing fashion, ending Beatriz Haddad Maia’s best-ever winning streak of 12 straight 7-6(5), 6-4 at the Rothesay International. No.14 seed Kvitova prevailed in just under 2 hours on Friday, halting No.15 seed Haddad Maia’s breakthrough and reaching the Eastbourne final for the second time. … Read more

Serena looms over Pliskova, Gauff; Swiatek opens against Fett

The 2022 Wimbledon draw is out and pits seven-time champion Serena Williams against Harmony Tan in the first round, with a possible third-round clash against 2021 finalist Karolina Pliskova. Elsewhere, No.1 seed Iga Swiatek will have a chance to make history when she opens against qualifier Jana Fett, while 2017 champion Garbiñe Muguruza landed in … Read more