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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record eighth title

Media playback is not supported on this device Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia’s Marin Cilic. The Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with blisters on his left foot and broke down in tears during the second set. Federer, 35, finished the contest in one hour and 41 minutes to claim his first Wimbledon title since 2012. He becomes the oldest man in the Open Era…

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Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams to win first title

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Spain’s Garbine Muguruza won her first Wimbledon title with a straight-set win over five-time champion Venus Williams. The 23-year-old saved two set points and won the last nine games in a 7-5 6-0 victory under the Centre Court roof. Muguruza denied the 37-year-old a first…

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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer beats Tomas Berdych, faces Marin Cilic in final

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Roger Federer is one win from a historic eighth Wimbledon title after beating Czech 11th seed Tomas Berdych in straight sets in the semi-final. The Swiss, 35, won 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-4) 6-4 to reach his 11th Wimbledon final, having last won the title back…

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Bottas beats Hamilton in British GP first practice

Valtteri Bottas set the pace as Mercedes dominated first practice at the British Grand Prix. The Finn, who won in Austria on Sunday, was 0.078 seconds quicker than team-mate Lewis Hamilton, as the two swapped fastest times through the session. Hamilton’s title rival Sebastian Vettel was sixth quickest, 1.411secs off the pace after a big spin at Becketts and a trip over the kerbs at Village. Hamilton is 20 points behind Vettel with Bottas a further 15 points behind. Red Bull were Mercedes’ closest rivals out on the track on…

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Wimbledon 2017: Garbine Muguruza beats Magdalena Rybarikova to reach final

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Spain’s Garbine Muguruza thrashed unseeded Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova to set up a Wimbledon final against either Britain’s Johanna Konta or five-time champion Venus Williams of the US. Muguruza, 23, won 6-1 6-1 in just 64 minutes on Centre Court to advance to her second Wimbledon…

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Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta beats Simona Halep to reach semi-final

Johanna Konta beat Romanian second seed Simona Halep in a thrilling match to become Britain’s first female Wimbledon semi-finalist since 1978. Sixth seed Konta, 26, fought back to win 6-7 (2-7) 7-6 (7-5) 6-4 and match Virginia Wade’s feat of 39 years ago. With Wade watching from the royal box, Konta served superbly to win in two hours and 38 minutes and set up a semi-final against Venus Williams. “It’s surreal because of how quickly things change in tennis,” said Konta. “I’m definitely still digesting things. I definitely felt clear…

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Edmund beats world number 869 Ward in all-British contest – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Kyle Edmund fought back to claim his first Wimbledon win and end the hopes of fellow Briton and world number 869 Alex Ward. Edmund, ranked 50th, won 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-1 on court three to reach the second round for the first…

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