Britain awoke to a new era on Monday, into a world in which the tennis-loving public finally has its own Wimbledon champion once again. “After 77 years, the wait is over,” headlined the Daily Telegraph, a day after Andy Murray beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the men’s title at the All England Club.
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By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – When ESPN announced its new “Monday Night Football” deal with the NFL Thursday, it locked up one of the marquee franchises in not… More
By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap) – ESPN has acquired the exclusive U.S. television rights for Wimbledon for the next 12 years, ending 43 years of NBC airing the Grand… More
MIAMI – Former world number one tennis player Jennifer Capriati was recovering in a Florida hospital Monday following a drug overdose, a family spokeswoman said. Capriati’s family declined to identify… More
BY: Robin Millard AP Tennis Writer UPDATE: John Isner has won the longest tennis match on record by beating Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the final set at Wimbledon. Picking up… More