It’s more obvious than ever that Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have really distanced themselves from the rest of the elite in tennis.
The top-ranked Williams maintained her 11-year dominance over Maria Sharapova, beating the Russian on Thursday to reach her eighth Wimbledon championship match and 25th career Grand Slam final.
Coco Vandeweghe on her favorite team’s star player, “He is a bit soft.”
Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked qualifier who played the match of his life.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic was handed a favorable draw for Wimbledon on Friday as the other three members of tennis’ “Big Four” were all placed on the opposite side.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal has been seeded No. 10 for the grass-court Grand Slam, meaning he could face one of the top contenders as early as the fourth round.
World Team Tennis is bouncing its way back to North Texas.
After 18 years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and six more at the Dallas Observer, sportswriter Richie Whitt has found a new home here at CBSDFW.COM. Come in. Have a seat. Prop up your feet. Take a load off. And enjoy the almost daily blog ramblings of a true sports fanatic.