Britain's Prince William (r.) and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (l.) applaud after the match between Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria and Venus Williams of the US at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London on June 27.
Maria Sharapova beat Dominika Cibulkova at Wimbledon, Tuesday, to continue on to the semifinals. Sharapova will face Sabine Lisicki. Thursday.
Marion Bartoli is moving on to the quarterfinals at the All England Lawn Tennis Club outside London. Marion Bartoli upset Wimbledon ladies defending champion Serena Williams on Monday.
Officer Harvey M. Andrekovic's hat lays on the floor during the 128th Police Academy graduation ceremony in Cleveland. Amid tears and cheers, 42 Cleveland police academy cadets joined the force and now face immediate layoffs in a budget cut. The layoffs are among 321 in Cleveland, including 81 police officers. Cleveland blames the layoffs on cuts in state aid.
Venus Williams was challenged in the second round at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Kimiko Date-Krumm pushed Venus Williams to a third set before falling.
Venus Williams is getting a lot of flak for the self-designed jumper she wore during her decisive victory over Akgul Amanmuradova of Ukraine, but she deserves credit for being creative.
It's big and it's bloated but – like the sports empire that it covers – this is a book that you don't want to miss.
Luke Tinsman, of San Clemente, Calif., eyes a perch while in a fisheye bubble at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point Harbor in Dana Point, Calif.
Caroline Wozniacki and the Williams sisters, along with a host of other contenders, are competing for Wimbledon championships this year. The top seed on the ladies side of the draw is Caroline Wozniacki.
Tennis, always of interest for the on-court sartorial choices of its players, kicked it up a notch at the Women's Tennis Association's Pre-Wimbledon Party in London on June 16. American Bethanie Mattek-Sands turned heads in a tennis-ball confection whipped up by Lady Gaga's designer, Alex Noble.