T/tennis

  1. Naomi Osaka’s Loss Gives Tokyo Its Latest Olympic Setback Sports, July 27

    The tennis superstar, who lit the cauldron during the opening ceremony as one of Japan’s biggest sports celebrities, was upset in the third round and is out of the Tokyo Games.

  2. Shirley Fry Irvin, Tennis Star of the ’40s and ’50s, Is Dead at 94 Obits, July 18

    The fastest player of her day, she played down her own ability but admitted, “Billie Jean King said I was her idol.”

  3. Winning Junior Wimbledon Is ‘Crazy’, but It’s Still ‘Just the Juniors’ Sports, July 12

    This year’s boys’ final, which featured two American teenagers, represented a surprising success for U.S. tennis as the sport desperately seeks another top men’s player.

  4. At Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic Sends a Message Impossible to Ignore Sports, July 11

    Djokovic, now with 20 career Grand Slam titles, suggested that the three-way tie with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal could be broken at the U.S. Open.

  5. Novak Djokovic Wins Wimbledon, and His 20th Career Grand Slam Title Sports, July 11

    The world’s best player defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3, tying him with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, and putting him one victory closer to a Golden Slam.

  6. In Wimbledon Loss, Karolina Pliskova Sees a Silver Lining Sports, July 10

    The former world No. 1 may have lost to Ashleigh Barty, but she takes the value of learning to cope with falling short as a critical part of learning how to win.

  7. With Wimbledon Win, Ashleigh Barty Continues Mentor’s Work Sports, July 10

    The top women’s player has long felt a deep connection with fellow Indigenous Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley, who won her first Wimbledon singles title in 1971.

  8. Ashleigh Barty Wins Wimbledon Women’s Singles Title Sports, July 10

    The world No. 1 and tournament favorite fended off Karolina Pliskova in three sets to win her first Wimbledon title.

  9. At Wimbledon, Men’s Final Takes a Back Seat to England vs. Italy Sports, July 10

    In London, Novak Djokovic’s attempt at a 20th Grand Slam title on Sunday is but an opening act for the European Championship match starring England and Italy.

  10. It’s Novak Djokovic vs. Matteo Berrettini in Wimbledon Final Sports, July 9

    Djokovic, the world’s top player, has a chance to reach 20 Grand Slam titles to tie Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. His Italian opponent has the opportunity to play spoiler.

  11. For Matteo Berrettini, This Wimbledon Was Years in the Making Sports, July 8

    As a teenager, he and his coach emphasized playing an aggressive style with big serves. Berrettini, in the semifinals with that same coach, is confident he can win the tournament.

  12. It’s Ashleigh Barty vs. Karolina Pliskova in Wimbledon Final Sports, July 8

    Barty, the women’s world No. 1, is aiming for her first Wimbledon singles title and will take on a former No. 1 who is chasing her first Grand Slam title.

  13. Denis Shapovalov Is Having a Wimbledon to Remember Sports, July 8

    The young Canadian, who plays Novak Djokovic in their men’s singles semifinal on Friday, is expected to give the world No. 1 his toughest test yet on the grass.

  14. Roger Federer Loses at Wimbledon, Maybe for the Last Time Sports, July 7

    The tournament’s eight-time champion was overpowered in his quarterfinal match on Centre Court, losing in straight sets to the 14th-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland.

  15. At Wimbledon, Emma Raducanu’s Withdrawal Renews Focus on Well Being Sports, July 7

    The British teenager, a sudden sensation after making the fourth round, struggled with her breathing and retired from the match, a reminder of the intense pressures on elite athletes.

  16. At Wimbledon, the Women’s Final Four Is Set Sports, July 6

    No. 8 seed Karolina Pliskova will face No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka, and No. 1 Ashleigh Barty will play No. 25 Angelique Kerber on Thursday, for a chance to make the women’s singles final at Wimbledon.

  17. At Wimbledon, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov Stir a Nation Sports, July 5

    The young Canadians advanced on Monday to the men’s singles quarterfinals, one in easy straight sets, and the other in a gutty five-set victory. It feels like 2014.

  18. Wimbledon Women’s Quarterfinals Have Only One Past Champion Sports, July 5

    On the tournament’s last Manic Monday, the top-seeded Ashleigh Barty advanced, as did the 2018 winner, Angelique Kerber, who ousted Coco Gauff.

  19. The Real Star of the French Open Interactive, June 10

    Our photographer takes an inside look at where the clay for the world famous Roland Garros tennis courts comes from.

  20. A Brief Australian Open Recap: Osaka Beats Brady Interactive, February 20

    Naomi Osaka won her fourth Grand Slam singles championship on Saturday by defeating Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 at the Australian Open. Here’s how she did it.

  21. The Other Serena at the Australian Open Interactive, February 19

    Ever wished you could be a ball kid at a tennis tournament? Here’s what Serena Aponso’s days are like. (And yes, she’s named after Serena Williams.)

  22. How, and When, to Watch the U.S. Open Interactive, September 6

    Tennis has returned. Here’s what to expect for the rest of the month.