Wimbledon roof closes for first time
WIMBLEDON, England -- Rhythmic clapping rang out on Centre Court, accompanied by not-so-staid chants of "Roof! Roof! Roof!"
Yes, indoor tennis has arrived at Wimbledon, more than a century after the tournament's debut.
The new retractable roof over Centre Court was closed for the first time Monday after a light sprinkle halted play during the second set of a match between No. 1-ranked Dinara Safina and 2006 Wimbledon champion Amelie Mauresmo.
As luck would have it, by ...
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Women's singles: Serena Williams, United States
Roger Federer, Switzerland
Men's doubles: Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia
Women's doubles: Venus and Serena Williams, United States
Mixed doubles: Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany and Mark Knowles, Bahamas
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