Wimbledon

Djokovic clinches fourth Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic defeated South Africa’s Kevin Anderson to clinch his fourth Wimbledon title. This is Djokovic’s first Grand Slam victory in more than two years. With 13 major titles, Djokovic now stands in fourth place in the all-time Grand Slam singles final list, behind Roger Federer (20), Rafael Nadal (17) and Pete Sampras (14).

Angelique Kerber wins Wimbledon 2018

Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon in 22 years since Steffi Graf after she defeated Serena Williams in the finals. Kerber is just the second player to beat Serena in multiple Major finals after Venus Williams. It was Kerber’s third title at the majors to add to her Australian Open and US Open triumphs in 2016.

Borna Coric wins Halle Open 2018

Crotia’s Borna Coric defeated Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer in the final of the Halle Open 2018. Coric, 21, won 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 6-2 to end the Wimbledon champion – Roger Federer’s run of 20 consecutive victories on grass. With this Spainard, Rafael Nadal took over as World No. 1 Coric became only the sixth player to defeat Federer in a grass court final.

Simona Halep retained top spot in WTA rankings

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep has retained her numero-uno spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Rankings. Halep maintains a lead of 425 points over second-placed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark. After the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, Simona Halep became the active player with the most consecutive weeks within the Top 10. Halep started her 2018 season by winning the Shenzhen Open.

Murray wins Wimbledon title

Andy Murray of Great Britain wins Wimbledon men’s singles title, defeating Milos Raonic of Canada 6–4, 7-7(3), 7-6(2). Serena Williams of the US wins women’s singles crown defeating Angelique Kerber of Germany 7-5, 6-3 score.