Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The AP is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament
It might also have provided Rafael Nadal, now 34, a chance to eclipse Roger Federer for most Major singles titles in history. Whenever it is Nadal plays next, he will be trying to add to his credentials as the greatest player of all time.
When one thinks of Wimbledon, one thinks of royalty — the sort that sits in the Royal Box and hands out the trophies, and the sort that earns the right to accept that championship hardware. There will be no tennis royalty or tennis champions at the All England Club in 2020,
"I have not yet made a clear decision but I hope to start with Palermo," last year's Wimbledon champion Halep told reporters in the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca before her return to the court after a four-and-a-half-month absence.
Instead, he’s playing an event with a format and vibe that couldn’t possibly be more different than tennis at SW19—with a best-of-five element of its own. For the third time in the competition, Tsitsipas won a match after losing the first two quarters.