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Wimbledon Plans to Add a Final-Set Tiebreaker

WIMBLEDON, England — The All England Club says it will introduce final-set tiebreakers for all events at Wimbledon next year when a match reaches 12-12. The grass-court Grand Slam tournament is the second of the four majors to use a tiebreaker in the fifth set for men and third set …

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Who Has the Best Shots in Women’s Tennis?

Much has changed in four years in women’s tennis. In August 2014, when The New York Times last tried to determine the best strokes in the game, Li Na, Maria Sharapova, Petra Kvitova and Serena Williams were all reigning Grand Slam champions. Angelique Kerber had yet to win any major …

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Carlos Ramos Returns to Work at Davis Cup

ZADAR, Croatia — The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the United States Open final was back at work Friday. Carlos Ramos was assigned to the best-of-five Davis Cup semifinal series between Croatia and the United States. “I’m just focusing on this tie and working again. That’s all I …

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