Category: Tennis

For Wimbledon’s Grass, It’s Not Easy Being Green

The grass courts at Wimbledon are known as the best in the world. But that didn’t stop players from complaining last year when they were less than perfect. Roger Federer said the courts were slippery and lacking, well, grass. Andy Murray said that the Centre Court specifically had visible divots and was in poor shape…

Serena Williams Will Skip Madrid Open Next Week

Photo Serena Williams during the Miami Open in March. She has not played a tour match since the tournament. Credit Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Serena Williams withdrew from the Madrid Open on Thursday, telling tournament organizers that she needed more time to train to be fit for the rest of the European clay-court season. Williams, a…