Wimbledon updates | No rest for Djokovic, Alcaraz on Day 7
Wimbledon Tennis Week One Photo Gallery Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis during their singles tennis match on day three of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (Alastair Grant)WIMBLEDON, England — (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):___11:15 a.m.Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic will be back on Centre Court on Day 7 at Wimbledon as fourth-round play gets started. The traditional day of rest on the middle Sunday at the All England Club is no more. A British player, Heather Watson, will be first on Centre Court to mark the occasion. ___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
Wimbledon updates | Djokovic, Jabeur both on Centre Court
APTOPIX Britain Wimbledon Tennis Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis during their singles tennis match on day three of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (Alastair Grant)WIMBLEDON, England — (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):___10:30 a.m.Novak Djokovic will be back on Centre Court on Day 5 at Wimbledon, heading out onto the grass to face Miomir Kecmanovic after third-seeded Ons Jabeur tries to make her way back into the fourth round at the All England Club. Djokovic is a six-time Wimbledon champion who is going for his fourth title in a row at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament. The last scheduled match on Centre Court will be between ninth-seeded Cam Norrie and Steve Johnson. ___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: Special Ks: Kyrgios, Kokkinakis win doubles
Australian Open Tennis Nick Kyrgios, right, and Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia celebrate after defeating compatriots Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell in the men's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) (Andy Brownbill)MELBOURNE, Australia — (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local):11:50 p.m.Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis — he so-called Special Ks — have won the Australian Open men’s doubles title with a 7-5, 6-4 win over fellow Australians Matt Ebden and Max Purcell. She’s aiming to be the first Australian woman since Chris O’Neil in 1978 to win the Australian singles title. Ash Barty and Danielle Collins were scheduled to play in the women’s singles final in a night match. After the Barty-Collins singles championship match, the men's doubles final features an all-Australian lineup.wftv.com
The Latest: All-Australian men's doubles final in Melbourne
It's going to be an all-Australian men's double final on Saturday at Melbourne Park. Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis, dubbed the “Special K" team, beat the third-seeded pair of Marcel Granollers of Spain and Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 7-6 (4), 6-4. The mixed doubles finalists are set at Melbourne Park with the Australian wild-card entry of Jaimee Fourlis and Jason Kubler set to play in Friday's final after a seriously late finish in their semifinal. After saving a match point, the pair beat Lucie Hradecka and Gonzalo Escobar 2-6, 7-6 (2), 10-6 to advance to the championship match. ___2 p.m.Beatriz Haddad Maia and Anna Danilina have advanced to the women's doubles final with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 win over the Japanese pair of No.wftv.com
The Latest: Nadal beats Mmoh in straight sets in Melbourne
Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating United States' Michael Mmoh during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)MELBOURNE – The Latest from the Australian Open (all times local):11:50 p.m.Rafael Nadal shrugged off some heckling from a spectator before beating American qualifier Michael Mmoh 6-1, 6-4, 6-2 in the second round of the Australian Open. The Australian Open is the first major in a year to allow sizeable crowds with the government allowing up to 50% capacity. Ad___11:20 p.m.Fabio Fognini and Salvatore Caruso clearly still hadn’t had enough of their all-Italian second-round duel at the Australian Open even after four hours and five sets. ___9:30 p.m.Fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina beat 16-year-old Coco Gauff 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of the Australian Open.
Nadal, Barty advance in straight sets at Australia Open
Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts during his first round match against Serbia's Laslo Djere at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. Daniil Medvedev extended his winning streak to 15 matches with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 win over Vasek Pospisil and seventh-seeded Andrey Rublev beat Yannick Hanfmann 6-3, 6-3, 6-4. 9 Matteo Berrettini defeated Kevin Anderson, a two-time finalist at majors, 7-6 (9), 7-5, 6-3. Barty lost to Sofia Kenin in the Australian Open semifinals last year and then skipped the U.S. Open and her title defense at the French Open because she stayed in Australia during the COVID-19 pandemic. AdTwo-time Australian Open quarterfinalist Tennys Sandgren also went through the hard lockdown.