The Latest: Duke of Kent to present trophies at Wimbledon

7:54 a.m. EDT July 9, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):


12:50 p.m.

The Duke of Kent will present the trophies after the women’s final at Wimbledon.

The duke, who is also the president of the All England Club, will be accompanied by club chairman Philip Brook and Lawn Tennis Association president Cathie Sabin.

Serena Williams will play Angelique Kerber in the women’s final on Centre Court.


12:30 p.m.

Serena Williams will once again attempt to win her 22nd major title on Saturday.

Williams will face Angelique Kerber of Germany in the Wimbledon final on Centre Court, looking to match Steffi Graf’s Open era record.

Kerber beat Williams in the Australian Open final for her first Grand Slam title. Williams also reached the final at the French Open, but lost to Garbine Muguruza.

Serena and Venus Williams will also play in the women’s doubles final on Saturday. The American sisters will face fifth-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan.

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