But the world wants to know what’s happening, and the task of capturing and recording every single drop shot, volley and epic five-set comeback falls to IBM, the official technology partner at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
Williams was in danger of a shock quarter-final exit after a slow start on Centre Court on Tuesday, but the five-time Wimbledon champion eventually battered 23rd seed Azarenka into submission in two hours and three minutes with a barrage of 43 winners and 14 aces.
Maria Sharapova will face CoCo Vandeweghe in the quarterfinals on Centre Court, while Novak Djokovic will resume his fourth-round match against Kevin Anderson on Court 1. He only got as far as the fourth round once before, also in 2009.
This time, likely to again be on centre court, it is in the third round. At 37, Tommy Haas proved that his patched-up body still had the ability to fight it out with the best even when he is under heavy bombardment. Running off 13 points in a row, Djokovic seized command and...
The World No. 1 is looking to add a third Wimbledon trophy to his growing list of tennis’ accolades, which would equal his coach Boris Becker’s Wimbledon wins. He stripped down during his warmup game at Wimbledon 2015, sending the crowd wild.