Latest Tennis headlines

BELGRADE, SERBIA - JULY 26: Novak Djokovic speaks to the media during the press conference at Novak Tennis Center on July 26, 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Djokovic has said he will not play again in 2017 because of an elbow injury. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic to miss US Open, rest of 2017, with elbow injury

Djokovic will end his run of 51 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, and aims to return in January.

Mr. Doohan earned the nickname ‘‘the Becker Wrecker’’ by stunning the defending champion, Boris Becker, in 1987.

Peter Doohan, 56, a giant slayer at Wimbledon 30 years ago

His victory over Boris Becker was considered one of the biggest upsets in the storied tournament’s history.

NEWPORT, RI - JULY 22: Tennis Hall of Fame inductees Kim Clijsters of Belgium and Andy Roddick of the United States pose for a photo following the enshrinement ceremonies at the International Tennis Hall of Fame on July 22, 2017 in Newport, Rhode Island. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images for the International Tennis Hall of Fame)

International Tennis Hall of Fame

Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters answer call to tennis Hall of Fame

Roddick, Clijsters among those inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame Saturday in Newport, R.I.

Bethanie Mattek-Sands positions herself before her rehab session at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, July 19, 2017. Mattek-Sands ruptured and dislocated her kneecap in a singles match at Wimbledon, but her disposition remains sunny through the physical therapy sessions. (Harrison Hill/The New York Times)

A long recovery for Bethanie Mattek-Sands

After dramatic knee injury at Wimbledon, she had surgery for a complete patellar tendon rupture.

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa (1) walks off the field with manager AJ Hinch, second from left, after an injury during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

SPORTS LOG

Astros’ star Carlos Correa sidelined 6-8 weeks

The Houston shortstop has a torn ligament in his left thumb.

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after winning against Croatia's Marin Cilic during their men's singles final match on the last day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 16, 2017. Roger Federer won 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USEADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

Roger Federer drops Marin Cilic to claim record eighth Wimbledon title

Federer won in straight sets to claim his 19th Grand Slam singles title.

TOPSHOT - Switzerland's Roger Federer (R) returns against Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych during their men's singles semi-final match on the eleventh day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Adrian DENNIS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USEADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images

Much has changed as Roger Federer prepares for 11th final

The 35-year-old is the oldest men’s finalist at Wimbledon since 1974.

Spain's Garbine Muguruza, right, celebrates after beating Venus Williams of the United States, who shakes hands with the umpire Eva Asderaki-Moore, to win the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Garbine Muguruza knocks off Venus Williams to win Wimbledon

The win is Muguruza’s second career Grand Slam title.

epa06088019 Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates winning against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their semi final match for the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 14 July 2017. EPA/TIM IRELAND / POOL EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO COMMERCIAL SALES

Roger Federer reaches 11th Wimbledon final

He will face Marin Cilic in pursuit of his eighth title.

US player Venus Williams returns against Britain's Johanna Konta during their women's singles semi-final match on the tenth day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USEGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

Venus Williams, 37, is oldest Wimbledon finalist since 1994

Williams reached her first Wimbledon final since 2009 by beating Johanna Konta, 6-4, 6-2. Garbine Muguruza awaits Saturday.

Britain's Andy Murray reacts after a point against US player Sam Querrey in their men's singles quarter-final match on the ninth day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 12, 2017. Querrey won 3-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-1, 6-1. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USEDANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images

Andy Murray stunned at Wimbledon; injured Novak Djokovic can’t finish match

Murray, the top seed, lost to American Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals. Djokovic retired against Tomas Berdych because of an arm injury.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 11: Venus Williams of The United States celebrates victory after the Ladies Singles quarter final match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 11, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

At 37, Venus Williams into her 10th Wimbledon semifinal

Williams’s 6-3, 7-5 win over Jelena Ostapenko was her 100th Wimbledon match, coming in her 20th appearance.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 10: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates during the Gentlemen's Singles fourth round match against Gilles Muller of Luxembourg on day seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 10, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal loses to Gilles Muller in five-set Wimbledon battle

The two-time Wimbledon champion had won 28 consecutive completed sets at major tournaments, equaling his personal best.

Spain's Rafael Nadal returns to Russia's Karen Khachanov during their Men's Singles Match on day five at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Fab four dominating men’s play at Wimbledon again

Veterans Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Murray look formidable heading into Week 2.

epa06076819 Roger Federer of Switzerland prepares to serve to Mischa Zverev of Germany in their third round match during the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 08 July 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO COMMERCIAL SALES

wimbledon

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer advance to fourth round

There was little drama as the first week of play came to a close.

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates beating Russia's Karen Khachanov during their men's singles third round match on the fifth day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 7, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USEGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

WIMBLEDON

Rafael Nadal in good form as he reaches fourth round

Top-ranked Andy Murray struggled to get through his third-round match.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06: Roger Federer of Switzerland and Dusan Lajovic of Serbia shake hands after the Gentlemen's Singles second round match on day four of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 6, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance in straight sets at Wimbledon

One of the women’s favorites, third-seeded Karolina Pliskova, lost on Centre Court.

US player Madison Brengle reacts after winning against Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova during their women's singles second round match on the third day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 5, 2017. Brengle won the match 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USEGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

WIMBLEDON

American Madison Brengle ousts two-time champion at Wimbledon

The 27-year-old from Delaware scored the biggest victory over her career, beating No. 11 Petra Kvitova in three sets to advance to the third round.

Steve Johnson of the United States gestures to get rid of flying ants during the Men's Singles Match against Moldova's Radu Albot on day three at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Flying ants swarm players at Wimbledon

Hundreds of flying ants swarmed various courts at the All England Club, distracting players during their matches.

Slovakia's Martin Klizan (L) reacts as Serbia's Novak Djokovic (R) collects his things after Klizan retired during their men's singles first round match on the second day of the 2017 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 4, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USEGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

Men’s top seeds enjoy short workdays at Wimbledon

No. 2 Djokovic, No. 3 Federer easily advance as opponents are forced to retire early because of injuries.

LONDON — So much for the idea that Stan Wawrinka might be able to complete a career Grand Slam at Wimbledon this year.

LONDON — Venus Williams wiped tears from her eyes during her Wimbledon news conference Monday.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 03: Stan Wawrinka of Suitzerland puts ice on his knee during the Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 3, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

WIMBLEDON

Fifth seed Stan Wawrinka loses in first round at Wimbledon

The three-time major winner was bothered by a knee injury and was ousted in four sets.

epa06061798 Andy Murray of Britain in action during a training session prior to the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, in London, Britain, 02 July 2017. The 2017 Wimbledon Tennis Championships begin 03 July 2017. EPA/NIC BOTHMA EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO COMMERCIAL SALES

Top-seeded Andy Murray set for Wimbledon

He begins his title defense on Monday with big names gunning for his world No. 1 ranking.

FILE - In this April 2, 2017, file photo, Roger Federer, of Switzerland, hits a return to Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the men's singles final at the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Federer has won the singles championship at Wimbledon 7 times. Play begins Monday, July 3. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

WIMBLEDON PREVIEW

Roger Federer back to being a Wimbledon favorite

Federer, soon to turn 36, is seeking an unprecedented eighth men’s championship at the All England Club.

FILE - In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Venus Williams returns a shot to Lucie Safarova at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, Calif. Venus Williams is making her 20th Wimbledon appearance. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Sports Log

Despite legal woes, Venus Williams set for Wimbledon

Five-time Wimbledon champion will be dogged by lawsuit field Friday by family of 78-year-old crash victim

Venus Williams.

Venus Williams at fault in fatal car crash, police say

Tennis star Venus Williams caused a car crash earlier this month that led to the death of a passenger in another vehicle, according to a police report released Thursday.

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017, file photo, Venus Williams answers questions at a press conference following her loss to sister Serena in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Florida police said Thursday, June 29, 2017, that Williams was in a car crash earlier this month. He said the June 9th crash was under investigation, but declined to give further details. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Sports Log

Police probe Venus Williams in fatal Florida car accident

Witnesses told police Williams’ SUV ran red light, causing June 9 crash and resulting in death of 78-year-old passenger in other vehicle.

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS

In Sharon’s tennis success, boys and girls together

It’s hard to put up a better season than the Sharon High boys’ tennis team — but the girls’ team just did.

8.2.3060722134_Sports_23tennis Martha's Vineyard High School doubles players Elizabeth Williamson, left, and Victoria Scott pose before defeating Barnstable High 2 sets to none in the MIAA South Sectional Girl's Tennis Finals at Old Rochester Regional High School in Mattapoisett, Mass., Saturday, April 23, 2016. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

MIAA INDIVIDUAL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Acton-Boxborough’s Alex Pieri and Leon Fridrikh capture doubles title

Westboro’s Sumukh Pathi and Longmeadow’s Iris Gallo won singles titles.

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 11: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates match point and victory during the men's singles final against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland on day fifteen of the French Open at Roland Garros on June 11, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Rafael Nadal wins a record 10th French Open title

Nadal dispatched Stan Wawrinka in straight sets.

FILE - In this May 8, 2017, file photo, Maria Sharapova hits a return to Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid, Spain. Sharapova has pulled out of Wimbledon qualifying because of an injured left thigh. Sharapova said Saturday, June 10, that the muscle tear she got at the Italian Open last month will not allow her to compete at grass-court tournaments she was scheduled to play. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)

SPORTS LOG

Maria Sharapova to skip Wimbledon

The former World No. 1-ranked women’s tennis player will not try to qualify because she has not recovered from an injured left thigh.

epa06019679 Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts after winning against Dominic Thiem of Austria during their men’s singles semi final match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 09 June 2017. EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH

FRENCH OPEN MEN’S FINAL

Rafael Nadal going for 10th French Open title

Nadal is 78-2 for his career at Roland Garros.

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 10: Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia celebrates victory with the trophy following the ladies singles final match against Simona Halep of Romania on day fourteen of the 2017 French Open at Roland Garros on June 10, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

FRENCH OPEN

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko wins French Open women’s singles

She capped her stunning run with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over No. 3 seed Simona Halep in the final.

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 09: Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland celebrates victory following the mens singles semi-final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on day thirteen of the 2017 French Open at Roland Garros on June 9, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

FRENCH OPEN

Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka reach French final

Nadal will be going for his 10th title in the Grand Slam event, Wawrinka his second.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

A special athletic breed: four years, three sports

Michael Davis treasures the twelve seasons’ worth of sports he played at Hudson High School, even if he never plays competitively again.

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates her win over Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

FRENCH OPEN

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko reaches French Open final

The Latvian, who won her semifinal on her 20th birthday, will face Simona Halep for the championship.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic falls as he plays Austria's Dominic Thiem during their quarterfinal match the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

FRENCH OPEN

Novak Djokovic drummed out of French Open in quarterfinals

The defending champion lost in straight sets to sixth seed Dominic Thiem — including 6-0 in the third.

Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko celebrates winning her quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki in three sets 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Tuesday, June 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

FRENCH OPEN

Ostapenko, Bacsinszky reach French Open women’s semifinals

The men’s quarterfinal matches scheduled for Tuesday were postponed to Wednesday because of rain.

epa06011842 Andy Murray of Britain reacts as he wins against Karen Khachanov of Russia during their men’s singles 4th round match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 05 June 2017 EPA/IAN LANGSDON

FRENCH OPEN

Andy Murray cruises into French Open quarterfinals

Stan Wawrinka, Marin Cilic, Simona Halep, and Elina Svitolina also advanced.

epa06010303 Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland (R) shakes hands with Venus Williams of the USA after winning their women’s singles 4th round match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 04 June 2017. EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH

Venus Williams loses, setting the stage for a first-time Grand Slam champ at French Open

All eight women who play for quarterfinal berths Monday are seeking a first major title.

epa06007973 Andy Murray of Britain reacts as he plays Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina during their men’s singles 3rd round match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, 03 June 2017. EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH

FRENCH OPEN

Andy Murray wins in straight sets at French Open

Murray defeated Juan Martin del Potro, 7-6 (10-8), 7-5, 6-0, to reach the fourth round.

PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 02: Novak Djokovic of Serbia is congratulated on victory by his opponant Diego Shwartzman of Argentina following the mens singles third round match on day six of the 2017 French Open at Roland Garros on June 2, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

FRENCH OPEN

Novak Djokovic advances in French, with great difficulty

Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman gave the defending champion all he could handle in the third round.

Australia's Nick Kyrgios breaks his racket in his second round match against South Africa's Kevin Anderson at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

FRENCH OPEN

Breaking rackets along the way, Nick Kyrgios exits French Open

The 18th seed was ousted in the second round and lost his temper in the process.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20: Spectators walk past Margaret Court Arena as rain delays the start of play on the outside courts on day five of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Martina Navratilova calls for renaming of Margaret Court Arena

Navratilova wrote an open letter criticizing Court’s comments about same-sex marriage and the LGBT community.

Serena Williams of the U.S., center, watches her sister Venus Williams' match against Japan's Kurumi Nara during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Pregnant Serena Williams on hand at French Open as a spectator

Williams, who is about six months into her term, is already thinking about coming back to play in 2018.

Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic reacts after missing a shot against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U.S. during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Wednesday, May 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

FRENCH OPEN

Petra Kvitova’s comeback at French Open ends in second round

The Czech was playing in her first tournament since being injured in a December knife attack.

France's Maxime Hamou serves the ball to Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas during their tennis match at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on May 29, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERGERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images

French Open bans player for trying to kiss reporter

Maxime Hamou was seen trying forcibly kiss a female reporter on live television after a match.

France's Laurent Lokoli looks on as he plays against Slovakia's Martin Klizan during their tennis match at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on May 30, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Eric FEFERBERGERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images

FRENCH OPEN

First-round winner doesn’t get a fair shake

Klizan beat Lokoli in five sets, then was snubbed in postmatch handshake.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Spain's Marcel Granollers during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

FRENCH OPEN

Novak Djokovic off to good start at French Open

He won his first-round match in straight sets as he looks to defend his title in the major.