WIMBLEDON, England—Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon's champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday's final, there already was inscribed: “Miss S. Halep.”
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WIMBLEDON, England—Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final.
Federer was the first of the pair to come within a point of taking the championship yesterday, too. Had two such chances in the fifth set, even.
WIMBLEDON, England—After going more than 1 1/2 years without playing each other anywhere, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be meeting at a second consecutive Grand Slam tournament when they face off in Wimbledon's semifinals.
Last month, Nadal got his shot at Federer on red clay, winning their wind-whipped French Open semifinal in straight sets on the way to a 12th title there.
LOS ANGELES—Canada's Brooke Henderson can add an ESPY to her trophy case.
Henderson, from Smiths Falls, Ont., was named best female golfer at the annual celebration of athletes yesterday.
The Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards are presented by the ABC television network and were previously put on by American sports network ESPN.
WIMBLEDON, England—One of the Wimbledon semifinalists has won 23 major titles. The other three women playing today have combined to win one.
If experience and accomplishments count for anything, Serena Williams has the clear advantage.
CLEVELAND — For one night, the pitchers took back the power.
Hours after an awesome Home Run Derby got everyone buzzing even louder about monster shots and juiced balls, only a couple flew out of Progressive Field in the All-Star Game.
WIMBLEDON, England—Three years ago in the fourth round at Wimbledon, Canadian Milos Raonic came back from a two-sets-to-none deficit for the first time in his career to beat Belgium's David Goffin in five sets.
CLEVELAND—Mets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing.
New York's newest slugger outlasted a worn-down Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the final round of the All-Star Home Run Derby last night to win $1 million—nearly double his 2019 salary.
BLAINE, Minn.—Matthew Wolff made a 26-foot putt from the fringe for an eagle on the final hole to win the 3M Open at 21 under par on Sunday, beating Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau by one stroke in a tense finish to the first-time PGA Tour event.
LYON, France—A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in yesterday's final by the undisputed and outspoken star of the tournament: Megan Rapinoe.