Tennis

LONDON — Garbine Muguruza has earned the first spot in the Wimbledon women’s final, beating unseeded Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 on Thursday. The 14th-seeded Muguruza, who reached the final at the All England Club in 2015 and won the French Open in 2016, had little trouble with Rybarikova, the 87th ranked player in the world
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LONDON — Playing at Wimbledon for the 20th time, Venus Williams is in the semifinals for the 10th time. The five-time champion at the All England Club advanced to the last four for the second year in a row by beating Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 7-5 Tuesday under a closed roof on Centre Court. Johanna Konta
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3:30 PM ET ESPN Staff Veterans Gilles Muller and Ivo Karlovic will meet in the Ricoh Open final after beating Alexander Zverev and Marin Cilic respectively. The 34-year-old Muller rolled back the years to upset second seed Zverev in Den Bosch — eventually prevailing 7-6(5), 6-2. France’s Muller, seeded fourth, said afterwards: “It was definitely
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World No. 1 Angelique Kerber will step up her Wimbledon preparations at the Aegon International in Eastbourne after accepting a wild card into the main draw. A runner-up in Eastbourne in 2012 and 2014, German left-hander Kerber joins a line-up that includes Great Britain’s Johanna Konta and defending champion Dominika Cibulkova, with seven of the
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