Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation celebrates winning a game against Coco Vandeweghe of the United States during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday July 7, 2015.
Study the images of some of those old days – the aftermath of the 2008 Wimbledon final, for example, which was the last time Venus emerged successful from a Grand Slam meeting with her sister – and you will see the changes time has wrought.
Eugenie Bouchard’s fall from grace continued with a first-round defeat by China’s Duan Yingying at Wimbledon on Tuesday as her hopes of repeating last year’s run to the final evaporated. The first and last point surrendered by Kvitova on serve, and a double...
Williams dropped only one point on serve in her opening two service games and jumped all over Watson’s serve to break in the fourth. Asked if she was taken aback by the reaction, Williams said: “I agree”.