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#Wimbledon

# wimbledon - Monday 9 July, 2018

From The42 18-in-a-row! Serena extends Wimbledon winning run to make quarters Staying Power

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

The 36-year-old faces Italian world number 52 Camila Giorgi on Tuesday.

From The42 Federer needs just 16 minutes to win first set en route to Wimbledon quarters Imperious

Federer needs just 16 minutes to win first set en route to Wimbledon quarters

The eight-time champion will face Gael Monfils or Kevin Anderson in the next round.

From The42 Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash Tradition

Wimbledon won't budge on traditional final start time despite World Cup clash

‘We are a tennis tournament but we are aware that there is something special going on elsewhere.’

# wimbledon - Saturday 7 July, 2018

From The42 Novak Djokovic criticises 'coughing and whistling' fans at Wimbledon Quiet Please

Novak Djokovic criticises 'coughing and whistling' fans at Wimbledon

The three-time Wimbledon champion described the crowd’s reaction as ‘unnecessary.’

World number one Simona Halep becomes the latest top-10 seed to crash out of Wimbledon

There is just one top-10 player remaining in the women’s singles draw.

# wimbledon - Friday 6 July, 2018

From The42 Five-time champion Venus Williams crashes out of Wimbledon So Long

Five-time champion Venus Williams crashes out of Wimbledon

Williams becomes the eighth of the top 10 seeds to be knocked out after a third-round defeat.

# wimbledon - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Defending champion Muguruza dumped out of Wimbledon in another big shock

Just one of the top six seeds in the women’s draw remains.

# wimbledon - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

From The42 'I would be very surprised if you saw her go far,' says Wozniacki of Wimbledon opponent after shock defeat Ouch

'I would be very surprised if you saw her go far,' says Wozniacki of Wimbledon opponent after shock defeat

The World number two suffered a shock defeat in the second round of the prestigious tournament.

From The42 Flying ants cause mayhem as world no.2 Wozniacki is dumped out of Wimbledon Ant And Decked

Flying ants cause mayhem as world no.2 Wozniacki is dumped out of Wimbledon

An ant infestation made things more difficult for the Dane as she was beaten by Ekaterina Makarova.

From The42 Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit Trust The Process

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

# wimbledon - Monday 2 July, 2018

From The42 Serena Williams 'trying to find the rhythm' after powering to Wimbledon second round Return Of The Queen

Serena Williams 'trying to find the rhythm' after powering to Wimbledon second round

Chasing a 24th Grand Slam title, Williams defeated Arantxa Rus 7-5, 6-3.

From The42 Roger Federer kicks off Wimbledon with quick win - and shows off new $300m clothes deal RF

Roger Federer kicks off Wimbledon with quick win - and shows off new $300m clothes deal

Defending champion cruises past world number 57 Dusan Lajovic in just 79 minutes.

# wimbledon - Sunday 1 July, 2018

From The42 Serena Williams asks for fair treatment around drug testing Level Playing Field

Serena Williams asks for fair treatment around drug testing

“If that’s testing everyone five times, let’s do it,” said the American great as she addressed her recent ‘missed’ test.

From The42 Andy Murray pulls out of Wimbledon on eve of 2018 championship Sw19

Andy Murray pulls out of Wimbledon on eve of 2018 championship

The two-time winner says the tournament has come too soon in his comeback from a hip injury.

# wimbledon - Friday 29 June, 2018

From The42 Andy Murray hoping to avoid hip flare-up and make grand slam return at Wimbledon Sw19

Andy Murray hoping to avoid hip flare-up and make grand slam return at Wimbledon

‘If I feel like I do today in a couple of days, I’ll be playing.’

# wimbledon - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Murray casts doubt over Wimbledon after 11-month comeback ends in defeat

‘How I feel tomorrow is relevant. If I wake up and don’t feel good then that’s not the best sign for best of five tennis.’

# wimbledon - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The42 'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal On The Up

'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal

A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.

# wimbledon - Monday 19 March, 2018

From The42 BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova Gender Pay Gap

BBC pay McEnroe 'at least 10 times' more than me for Wimbledon work, claims Navratilova

“John’s role is of a different scale, scope and time commitment,” BBC bosses insist.

# wimbledon - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From The42 A year and a half after fearing for her life, former Wimbledon champion announces comeback Revitalised

A year and a half after fearing for her life, former Wimbledon champion announces comeback

France’s Marion Bartoli originally retired immediately after winning the 2013 title.

# wimbledon - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

From The42 Wimbledon will not be the same without her – Duchess pays tribute to Novotna Sw19

Wimbledon will not be the same without her – Duchess pays tribute to Novotna

After sharing an emotional moment on Centre Court in 1993, the Duchess of Kent has paid tribute to Jana Novotna, who died on Sunday.

# wimbledon - Monday 20 November, 2017

From The42 Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49 RIP

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna dies aged 49

The Czech tennis player won the Wimbledon title in 1998.

# wimbledon - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

From The42 Play on, player: Wimbledon will spend £71 million on a second roof Overheads

Play on, player: Wimbledon will spend £71 million on a second roof

Rain delays for the big matches at SW19 will soon be but a distant memory from your childhood.

# wimbledon - Monday 17 July, 2017

Wicklow man who joined Wimbledon game plans to auction Kim Clijsters' skirt for charity

The charity helps with the costs for children who have to receive treatments in other countries for serious ailments.

From The42 Play until I'm 40 - Roger Federer eyes new era of supremacy after Wimbledon record Goat

Play until I'm 40 - Roger Federer eyes new era of supremacy after Wimbledon record

The Swiss legend hopes to be around for a while yet.

# wimbledon - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From The42 Irrepressible Federer outclasses teary Cilic to make Wimbledon history Legend

Irrepressible Federer outclasses teary Cilic to make Wimbledon history

He becomes the oldest winner at SW19 in the modern era.

From The42 Evergreen Federer bids to make Wimbledon history at the age of 35 King Roger

Evergreen Federer bids to make Wimbledon history at the age of 35

The Swiss great goes in search of an eighth Wimbledon title against Marin Cilic later.

# wimbledon - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge A Wicklow man was asked to join a women's doubles match at Wimbledon and it was brilliant Skirting The Issue

# wimbledon - Friday 14 July, 2017

From The42 Federer downs Berdych to reach 11th Wimbledon final Centre Court

Federer downs Berdych to reach 11th Wimbledon final

The 35-year-old will meet Croatian Marin Cilic, who saw off Sam Querrey, on Sunday.

From The42 Serena loves Murray for 'casual sexism' riposte Support

Serena loves Murray for 'casual sexism' riposte

“He has spoken up for women’s rights and issues especially in tennis forever,” the US star added.

# wimbledon - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From The42 Venus becomes oldest Wimbledon finalist in 23 years as the dream ends for Konta Guess Who's Back

Venus becomes oldest Wimbledon finalist in 23 years as the dream ends for Konta

Twenty years after making her Wimbledon debut, the five-time champion is into her ninth final.

From The42 Magnificent Muguruza storms into Wimbledon final in just 64 minutes Game Set And Match

Magnificent Muguruza storms into Wimbledon final in just 64 minutes

The Spaniard produced a masterful display on Centre Court to book her place in Saturday’s decider.

# wimbledon - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From The42 Injury forces Djokovic to retire as he joins Rafa and Murray through the Wimbledon exit Wimbledon

Injury forces Djokovic to retire as he joins Rafa and Murray through the Wimbledon exit

It’s surely Roger’s to lose now? He cruised past Milos Raonic into the semi-finals.

From The42 Ireland's sole Wimbledon representative secures first round doubles win Sw19

Ireland's sole Wimbledon representative secures first round doubles win

Simon Carr and his American partner are into the second round of the boys’ doubles.

From The42 Hobbling Murray sent crashing out of Wimbledon by Querrey Hips Don't Lie

Hobbling Murray sent crashing out of Wimbledon by Querrey

The defending champion lost the fourth and fifth sets 1-6, 1-6 to exit at the quarter-final stage.

# wimbledon - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

From The42 Konta sees off Halep in gripping contest to end British wait for female Wimbledon semi-finalist Sw19

Konta sees off Halep in gripping contest to end British wait for female Wimbledon semi-finalist

Venus Williams awaits the home favourite in the semi-final.

From The42 Djokovic survives injury scare to reach Wimbledon quarters Sw19

Djokovic survives injury scare to reach Wimbledon quarters

The second seed will now face Czech Republic’s Tomas Berdych.

From The42 Andy Murray slams 'unfair' Wimbledon in sexism scheduling spat Sw19

Andy Murray slams 'unfair' Wimbledon in sexism scheduling spat

‘I don’t think anyone’s suggesting it is fair. I’m not suggesting that it is,’ defending champion Murray said.

# wimbledon - Monday 10 July, 2017

From The42 Nadal stunned by magnificent Muller in five set Wimbledon epic Muller Time

Nadal stunned by magnificent Muller in five set Wimbledon epic

It was a marathon on Court One.

From The42 Rafa Nadal gave his head an awful whack before taking the court today That's Gotta Hurt! This post contains videos

Rafa Nadal gave his head an awful whack before taking the court today

Giles Muller had every right to laugh, the head knock may have helped him end Nadal’s run of 28 straight set wins.