Tags: Wimbledon Tennis Tournament

No Storybook Ending for Serena Williams. Instead, a Wimbledon Title for Angelique Kerber.

Against Williams, she won the first set with her signature shot: a forehand winner down the line. And when Kerber served for the match, Williams threw up a high defensive shot at 30-30 that landed deep, a shot that required Kerber to generate the pace. She did not shrink from the responsibility. She coolly nailed…

Tennis Coach Brad Stine Is Back in the Spotlight With Kevin Anderson

WIMBLEDON, England — It has been 25 years since Brad Stine coached a Wimbledon finalist. He was part of Jim Courier’s team when Courier reached his last Grand Slam final, in 1993, losing at the All England Club to Pete Sampras. But Stine, still firm of handshake and thoughtful about the game, will be back…

To Know Mixed Doubles’ Place in Tennis, Look at the Prize Money

WIMBLEDON, England — According to the authoritative new book “The Birth of Lawn Tennis” by Bob Everitt and Richard Hillway, when Maj. Walter Clopton Wingfield published the first set of rules for the sport in 1873, the lone illustration showed a mixed doubles match. Men and women playing together, at both recreational and professional levels,…