Williams sisters primed for second week push

2011-06-27 09:26:46

Serena and Venus Williams loom large over the women's draw as the 125th Wimbledon championships rolls into its second week.

Soderling survives dramatic 5-set Hewitt test

2011-06-24 14:47:03

Robin Soderling denied the Australian former champion Lleyton Hewitt a third-round place with a 6-7 3-6 7-5 6-4 6-4 victory in nearly four hours under the Centre Court roof on Thursday.

Under Wimbledon's roof, Venus overpowers Date-Krumm

2011-06-23 09:44:09

Facing the most, experienced woman in the Wimbledon field - 40-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan - Williams was mired in a three-set struggle that lasted nearly three hours Wednesday, a tight, high-quality contest brimming with the sort of at-the-net, classic grass-court play seen so rarely nowadays.

Top women's seeds get through first round

2011-06-22 10:26:36

Ana Ivanovic of Serbia reacts after deafeating Melanie Oudin of the US at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London June 21, 2011.

Serena shows raw emotion, Federer starts well

2011-06-22 10:07:51

Wimbledon has come to expect fighting instincts and effortless power from Serena Williams but the raw tears she shed after beating Aravane Rezai on Tuesday betrayed just how much torment she has suffered since holding the trophy aloft last year.

Isner v Mahut rematch ends in damp squib

2011-06-22 10:04:44

The John Isner against Nicolas Mahut rematch inevitably failed to live up to last year's historic clash when American Isner needed only just over two hours to book his place in the Wimbledon second round on Tuesday.

Low-key Li Na makes solid start at Wimbledon

2011-06-22 09:21:32

China's French Open champion Li Na reached the second round at Wimbledon on Tuesday with a comfortable 6-3, 6-3 win over Russia's Alla Kudryavtseva.

Li Na breezes into second round at Wimbledon

2011-06-22 08:32:09

French Open champion Li Na of China defeated Alla Kudryavtseva from Russia 6-3, 6-3 to reach the women 's singles second round at the Wimbledon Championships on Tuesday.

Nadal takes bow in style, Murray has it covered

2011-06-21 11:02:20

Rafa Nadal made a dazzling start to his Wimbledon title defence with an easy win over American Michael Russell on Monday before home favourite Andy Murray produced some indoor fireworks to join the Spaniard in the second round.

Strong-willed Li Na heads to Wimbledon

2011-06-21 10:08:21

Li Na will have wiped off her deep purple nail polish by the time she opens her Wimbledon campaign but the weight of expectation on her shoulders after becoming the first Asian player to win a grand slam title will not be so easy to remove.

Rain soaks opening day at Wimbledon

2011-06-21 09:53:08

Relentless rain troubled the first competition day of the Wimbledon Championships on Monday, resulting in 29 matches being cancelled or suspended.

Japan's Date-Krumm still a force at age 40

2011-06-21 09:38:37

The oldest player at this year's Wimbledon, Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm, breezed through her first-round match on Monday by beating a player 15 years her junior in straight sets.