Wimbledon 2018 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Wimbledon 2018


Djokovic captures 4th Wimbledon crown

Jul 16, 2018 - 12:01 AM

Ranked world number 21, Serbia's Novak Djokovic becomes the lowest ranked man to win at the All England Club in two decades

RESURGENT. Ranked world number 21, Serbia's Novak Djokovic becomes  the lowest ranked man to win at the All England Club in two decades. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Djokovic admits he doubted Grand Slam future

Jul 15, 2018 - 3:58 PM

Despite fearing his best days are behind him, Novak Djokovic rediscovers his big-hitting, chest-pumping self

ODDS-ON PICK. Serbia's Novak Djokovic stands as favorite against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in the men’s singles final. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Back on top: Kerber spoils Serena's Wimbledon history bid

Jul 15, 2018 - 7:53 AM

Angelique Kerber becomes the first German woman to rule the All England Club since Steffi Graf in 1996

NEW CHAMPION. Germany's Angelique Kerber poses with the winner's trophy, the Venus Rosewater Dish, after her women's singles final victory over US player Serena Williams. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Epic Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Jul 14, 2018 - 11:25 PM

The thrilling showdown becomes the second longest semifinal ever played at Wimbledon

Djokovic leads Nadal as Wimbledon semis halted by curfew

Jul 14, 2018 - 9:09 AM

The showdown between the two tennis icons gets halted for the night following a record 6-hour semis match between Anderson and Isner

ADVANTAGE. Serbia's Novak Djokovic looks to wrap it up versus Spain's Rafael Nadal when their men's singles semifinal match resumes Saturday. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Anderson reaches Wimbledon final after epic 6-hour thriller

Jul 14, 2018 - 8:43 AM

South African Kevin Anderson outlasts American John Isner in the second longest Grand Slam singles match ever played

MARATHON MEN. South Africa's Kevin Anderson (left) shakes hands with US opponent John Isner after winning the longest semifinal ever played at Wimbledon. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Wimbledon final: Serena shocked, Kerber pumped

Jul 13, 2018 - 10:37 AM

Serena Williams insists she's the underdog against world number 10 Angelique Kerber

INCREDIBLE. Serena Williams says ‘it’s crazy’ to be back in the Wimbledon final against Angelique Kerber. Photos by AFP

Nadal-Djokovic semis duel headlines Wimbledon's over-30 club

Jul 13, 2018 - 7:58 AM

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, John Isner, Kevin Anderson – all over 30 years old – turn the Wimbledon men's semifinals into a battle of veterans

OLD FOES. Rafael Nadal (right) braces for a ‘complex' Novak Djokovic in their 52nd meeting. Photos by AFP

Major upset: Anderson ousts defending champ Federer

Jul 12, 2018 - 1:39 AM

Roger Federer's bid for a 9th Wimbledon crown comes to a shocking end against South Africa's Kevin Anderson

GIANT SLAYER. Eighth seed Kevin Anderson deals Roger Federer one of his earliest Wimbledon exit. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Spot the top seeds: Serena’s path to Wimbledon title wide open

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:00 AM

After the seeding carnage, American superstar Serena Williams sets sights on an 8th All England Club crown

BACK AT IT. Serena Williams stands as favorite again as no top 10 women’s player reached the semifinals. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Serena warns Wimbledon rivals: 'I'm just getting started'

Jul 10, 2018 - 10:33 AM

The 23-time Grand Slam champion is still in contention for the title after the top 10 seeds crashed out before the last 8

SUPERPOWER. Serena Williams is chasing her 8th Wimbledon crown. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Federer, Nadal close in on Wimbledon 2018 final dream

Jul 10, 2018 - 10:06 AM

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are in the last 8 of Wimbledon 2018

DREAM. With Rafael Nadal (right) making it to the Wimbledon quarter-final since 2011, he might just be to set up a finals matchup with Roger Federer. Photos by Glyn Kirk (Federer) and Oli Scarff (Nadal)

Sweet 16 for Roger Federer at Wimbledon

Jul 10, 2018 - 1:12 AM

The 8-time champion has now won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon, just two behind the record he set from the 3rd round in 2015 to this title triumph in 2006

18 in a row! Serena extends Wimbledon winning run to make quarters

Jul 10, 2018 - 12:49 AM

The American tennis superstar is gunning for her 8th Wimbledon title

REDEMPTION. Serena Williams proves she is more than ready to return to action after pulling out midway through the recent French Open. File photo by Christophe Archambault/AFP

Open era first: No top 5 in Wimbledon women’s last 16

Jul 08, 2018 - 11:53 AM

The exodus of top seeds continues as Taiwan's Hsieh stuns world number one Simona Halep

SHOCKER. Romania's Simona Halep says she displayed 'unprofessional attitude' after crashing out against Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Serena: 'There's an aura, that's what makes me great'

Jul 07, 2018 - 1:00 PM

American tennis star Serena Williams stays on course for an 8th crown as top seeds fall in Wimbledon

ON A ROLL. Serena Williams advances against Russian qualifier and fellow mother Evgeniya Rodina. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

Wimbledon giant slayer happy to come out as gay

Jul 06, 2018 - 10:33 AM

Belgian journeywoman Alison van Uytvanck says she wants to 'to be free' after stunning defending champion Garbine Muguruza

SHOCKER. Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck posts her first triumph over a top 10 opponent. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

Wimbledon masterclass: Federer, Serena advance

Jul 05, 2018 - 8:32 AM

As Roger Federer and Serena Williams continue their stroll, world number two Caroline Wozniacki crashes out

WINNING STREAK. Switzerland's Roger Federer stretches his Wimbledon streak of consecutive-set wins to 26. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

Nadal kills curse of 100 club at Wimbledon

Jul 04, 2018 - 12:19 PM

The world number one avoids falling victim to a player ranked outside the top 100 for a 5th time

FOCUSED. Spain's Rafael Nadal says he feels ‘positive’ after breezing through the Wimbledon opener. Photo by Ben Stansall/AFP

New-look Federer breezes in Wimbledon furnace

Jul 03, 2018 - 1:04 AM

The tennis great marks his 20th Wimbledon appearance with a $300 million windfall

WINNING LOOK. Switzerland's Roger Federer flashes his old form wearing a new gear. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP