Nick Kyrgios reaches 1st Grand Slam semifinal at Wimbledon
Britain Wimbledon Tennis Australia's Nick Kyrgios lies on the ground after defeating Chile's Cristian Garin during a men's singles quarterfinal match on day ten of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Wednesday, July 6, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (Alastair Grant)WIMBLEDON, England — (AP) — Give Nick Kyrgios credit for honesty: Even he did not think this day ever would arrive. After his first-round victory at Wimbledon last week, Kyrgios was fined $10,000 for spitting in the direction of a heckling spectator. “I would never put that burden on someone.”In Friday's semifinals, Kyrgios will face either No. ___More AP Wimbledon coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/wimbledon and https://apnews.com/hub/tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2022 The Associated Press.wftv.com
The Latest: No. 8 seed Casper Ruud out of Australian Open
(AP Photo/Mark Baker) (Mark Baker)MELBOURNE, Australia — (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local):___4 p.m.Eighth-seeded Casper Ruud has been forced to withdraw from his first-round match at the Australian Open because of an ankle injury. __3:25 p.m.U.S. Open finalist Leylah Fernandez has lost in the first round of the Australian Open to local wild-card entry Maddison Inglis. She lost in the first round at last year’s Australian Open to then defending champion Sofia Kenin. The 2020 Australian Open finalist and winner of the 2016 French Open and 2017 Wimbledon tournaments has never lost a first-round match in her now 10th year of competition here. This is Muguruza's 10th Australian Open main draw appearance and she's never lost a first-round match.wftv.com
Djokovic joined by parade of newcomers in Wimbledon quarters
Britain Wimbledon Tennis Serbia's Novak Djokovic waves to the crowd as he leaves the court after defeating Chile's Cristian Garin during the men's singles fourth round match on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) (Kirsty Wigglesworth)WIMBLEDON, England — (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached his 12th Wimbledon quarterfinal Monday to pull even with Arthur Gore, who had a 117-year head start, while a parade of newcomers also made the final eight. Women advancing to their first Wimbledon quarterfinal included No. Djokovic made his debut in 2005, and they share third place on the men’s all-time list for most men's quarterfinal berths, behind Roger Federer’s 18 and Jimmy Connors’ 14. The unseeded, 29-year-old Fucsovics became the first Hungarian to reach the Wimbledon men's quarterfinals since 1948 by upsetting No.wftv.com
Djokovic wins at Wimbledon for 50th major quarterfinal berth
Britain Wimbledon Tennis Serbia's Novak Djokovic waves to the crowd as he leaves the court after defeating Chile's Cristian Garin during the men's singles fourth round match on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) (Kirsty Wigglesworth)WIMBLEDON, England — (AP) — Two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic held every service game Monday and reached his 50th Grand Slam quarterfinal by beating No. Top-ranked Ash Barty also became a first-time Wimbledon quarterfinalist when she beat French Open champion Barbora Krejčíková 7-5, 6-3. Barty has yet to play her best in the tournament but is the favorite to claim her second Grand Slam title. 2-seeded Aryna Sabalenka reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal by defeating Elena Rybakina 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.wftv.com
The Latest: Busy schedule on Manic Monday at Wimbledon
The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local):11 a.m.Manic Monday awaits at Wimbledon. All the men's and and women's fourth-round matches are scheduled to be played as Wimbledon enters its second week following a last-ever rest day on Middle Sunday. 1 Novak Djokovic, American teenager Coco Gauff and eight-time champion Roger Federer all set to play on Centre Court. 23 Lorenzo Sonego of Italy, who were a combined 0-5 at the All England Club until this year. Gauff plays former Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber.wftv.com
The Latest: Medvedev advances to face Tsitsipas at French
(AP Photo/Christophe Ena) (Christophe Ena)PARIS — (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):___5:25 p.m.Daniil Medvedev’s remarkable turnaround at the French Open has propelled him to the quarterfinals. ___5:05 p.m.Iga Swiatek and Bethanie Mattek-Sands have staged an improbable comeback to eliminate the top-seeded doubles team at the French Open. ___4:30 p.m.Roger Federer has withdrawn from the French Open to give himself a chance to recover after a long third-round match. The previous best by a Slovenian woman was when Katarina Srebotnik reached the fourth round at the French Open and the U.S. Open. She has never been in the fourth round before at a major and faces three-time French Open winner Williams for the first time.wftv.com
DQ forgotten, Djokovic leaves French Open foe 'suffocated'
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after missing a shot against Sweden's Mikael Ymer in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. “Winning a 6-love first set is the best possible way to start a Grand Slam," he said. With Dominic Thiem, the U.S. Open champion and two-time French Open runner-up, watching from the stands in a black winter coat, Djokovic broke Ymer nine times and ended up with a 32-12 edge in total winners. Others feeling that way on Day 3 at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament included No. Tsitsipas trailed Jaume Munar before advancing 4-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4, while Rublev knelt on court and covered his face with his hands after turning things around to beat Sam Querrey 6-7 (5), 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-4, 6-3.