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Wimbledon 2018 qualifying results

BERNARD Tomic’s hellish decline has continued with a final-round Wimbledon qualifying hammering from Belgian Ruben Bemelmans. Labouring in sweltering heat, Tomic required medical attention during a crushing 3-6 1-6 2-6 failure on his favourite surface. Within a win of reaching the main draw, lethargic Tomic barely moved towards serves in …

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Wimbledon 2018 qualifying results

TWO years after quitting tennis to work as a fencer, Alex Bolt has stormed into Wimbledon’s main draw, completing an incredible comeback. The left-hander collapsed with joy after denying close mate – and fellow South Australian – Thanasi Kokkinakis 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (7-4) 4-6 7-5 to earn a slot at …

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Wimbledon draw 2018, Australians, seeds

A DAY after plummeting to ignominious final-round qualifying defeat Bernard Tomic has been gifted an incredible Wimbledon lifeline – a first-round clash with a fellow lucky loser. The Queenslander was given a second chance after signing up as an alternate in case higher-ranked players withdrew. And the decision has paid …

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Roger Federer

WHEN the world’s best-paid walking billboard puts on a new outfit, it’s big news. Reigning Wimbledon champion Roger Federer stepped out at the All England Club this week in new Uniqlo kit after 23 years with Nike, reports The Sun. Worth $41 million a year, Federer’s latest contract is the …

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Wimbledon

SERENA Williams postponed her Wimbledon media duties for a royal appointment on Saturday as the American star joined the Duchess of Sussex at a polo match. Williams is a close friend of Meghan Markle and the seven-time Wimbledon champion was a guest at her wedding to Prince Harry at Windsor …

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Wimbledon 2018 results

ROGER Federer extended his flawless winning streak at Wimbledon to 26 consecutive sets as the defending champion crushed Lukas Lacko, while Serena Williams powered to her 16th successive win in Wednesday’s second round action. While Federer and Serena strolled, Caroline Wozniacki suffered fresh Wimbledon woe as the world number two …

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Wimbledon 2018

BIG-talking Matt Ebden isn’t finished yet after backing up his word with a giant-killing win over Wimbledon 10th seed David Goffin. Ebden stormed into second round with a 6-4 6-3 6-4 triumph over the world No.9, just months after the Belgian almost single-handedly destroyed Australia’s Davis Cup dreams in Brussels. …

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Wimbledon 2018

BOLSTERED by an almost flawless lead-in, Ash Barty believes she is on the cusp of delivering the Wimbledon stampede she has long threatened. A former junior champion at the All England Club, Barty is yet to win a singles match here in open competition – an anomaly she is desperate …

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Wimbledon 2018

MARIA Sharapova suffered her first opening round Wimbledon defeat and earliest Grand Slam exit in eight years on Tuesday when she was shocked by fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko, the world number 132. The shock defeat added to the record number of top seeds to have been sent packing in the …

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