AP PHOTOS: The 1st week at the Wimbledon tennis tournament
Jul 1, 2022, 3:07 PM | Updated: Jul 2, 2022, 4:12 am
(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — There were players who weren’t allowed to enter Wimbledon this year because of the ban on Russians and Belarusians, a trio of top men who tested positive for COVID-19, and one of the biggest stars of tennis, Serena Williams, made a quick exit with a first-round loss.
Britain’s two most recent Grand Slam champions, Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu, also were defeated early.
Novak Djokovic’s bid for a fourth consecutive trophy at the All England Club is still alive and well, as is Rafael Nadal’s pursuit of a calendar-year Grand Slam and Iga Swiatek’s 37-match winning streak.
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