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Wimbledon at a glance

At a glance

LONDON – A look at Wimbledon yesterday:

Weather: Partly cloudy, morning rain, which delayed the start of play by 30 minutes. High of 70 degrees.

Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 14 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 15 Jerzy Janowicz, No. 19 Feliciano Lopez, No. 20 Kevin Anderson, No. 26 Marin Cilic.

Men’s Seeded Losers: No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 16 Fabio Fognini, No. 30 Marcel Granollers.

Women’s Seeded Winners: No. 3 Simona Halep, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 6 Petra Kvitova, No. 16 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 22 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 23 Lucie Safarova.

Women’s Seeded Losers: No. 2 Li Na, No. 10 Dominika Cibulkova, No. 30 Venus Williams.

Stat of the Day: 42 – the Open era record of five-set matches played by Lleyton Hewitt at Grand Slam tournaments, breaking the mark of 41 he had shared with Andre Agassi.

Quote of the Day: “I talked with (Coach) Boris (Becker). We obviously need to work on my diving volleys ... I’m not very skillful in that” – Novak Djokovic, seeing a lighter side to his nasty fall.

On Court today: No. 2 Rafael Nadal vs. Mikhail Kukushkin, No. 4 Roger Federer vs. Santiago Giraldo, No. 5 Stan Wawrinka vs. Denis Istomin, No. 8 Milos Raonic vs. Lukasz Kubot; No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 25 Alize Cornet, No. 5 Maria Sharapova vs. Alison Riske, No. 20 Andrea Petkovic vs. No. 13 Eugenie Bouchard.

Today’s Forecast: Cloudy with chance of rain, high of 68 F


Djokovic overcomes fall, injury scare at Wimbledon

Friday, June 27, 2014

LONDON – Novak Djokovic lay crumpled on Centre Court, clutching his upper left arm and grimacing. He felt something pop and feared the worst. Djokovic had lunged for a shot behind the baseline, tumbled on the grass and rolled over twice, his racket flying from his hand. His new coach, Boris Becker, stood in the player’s box and looked on …

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