July 1, 2015

Mostly cloudy

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic captures classic semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro; Andy Murray awaits in final

LONDON — For 368 points, for five sets, for a record 4 hours, 43 minutes — most quite marvelous, all with a berth in the Wimbledon final at stake — Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro put on a memorable show. Their baseline exchanges were lengthy and intense, accompanied by loud grunts of exertion Read More…

Wimbledon: Twelve-time Grand Slam champ Rafael Nadal falls in first round to No. 135 Steve Darcis

LONDON — Just like that, in a span of 15 days, Rafael Nadal went from French Open champion for a record eighth time to first-round Grand Slam loser for the only time in his career. Limping occasionally and slower than usual, but unwilling afterward to blame an old left knee injury, the two-time Wimbledon winner Read More…