Williams misses out on equalling the record for the most Grand Slam titles
“This is why men run for president when they have no business doing so …”
She was beaten by former world number one Simona Halep.
With 26 Grand Slam titles between them, the pair have shown respect for the sport, each other and all genders.
Tennis fans and anyone with tastebuds – avoid! Never was a double fault served up more brutally.
Thousands of jolly good sports wait patiently to see the likes of Roger Federer and Johanna Konta play up close.
It's game, set and match as the titles are resigned to history 🎾
Gauff served up the perfect excuse for playing hooky from school as she caused one of the biggest shocks in Wimbledon history by beating Venus Williams. The 15-year-old American is the youngest woman to qualify for the tournament in the Open era but she played like a veteran, delivering a superb 6-4 6-4 victory. Williams won two of her five Wimbledon singles titles before Gauff was born and this is only the second time she has been beaten in the first round since her debut in 1997.
The American teenager, nicknamed Coco, shocked the world on day one of the tournament.