Ava Wallace

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering the Washington Wizards and tennis

Education: Northwestern University, BS in journalism and history of the Americas

Ava Wallace is the Wizards beat reporter for The Washington Post. Since joining the Post in 2015, she has covered college athletics, tennis and the WNBA.
Latest from Ava Wallace

Chris Eubanks’s Wimbledon run ends. His next chapter is just starting.

The 27-year-old American became an All England Club favorite on his way to the quarterfinals. Now his underdog days are over.

July 12, 2023

Ukrainian wild card and new mom Elina Svitolina reaches Wimbledon semifinals

Elina Svitolina has used her platform to fundraise and speak out tirelessly on behalf of Ukraine. She's also playing the best tennis of her life.

July 11, 2023

With belief and big serve, Georgia’s Chris Eubanks makes Wimbledon quarters

The lone American left in the men's draw, the former Georgia Tech standout upsets No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas and will meet No. 3 seed Daniil Medvedev next.

July 10, 2023

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus is booed at Wimbledon after loss to Ukrainian rival

In the round of 16, the Belarusian player dropped a third-set tiebreaker, then heard loud boos after Elina Svitolina denied her a handshake at the net.

July 9, 2023

At Wimbledon, Frances Tiafoe exits as Jessica Pegula hits a milestone

Last year's U.S. Open men's semifinalist lost for the third straight major in the third round, while the No. 4 seed on the women's side advanced to her first Wimbledon quarterfinal.

July 9, 2023

Chris Eubanks hated playing on grass. He’s starring at Wimbledon, of course.

The big-hitting and loquacious Atlanta native is into the round of 16 at the All England Club, where he'll face fifth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas.

July 8, 2023

Tennis players grapple with possibility of taking Saudi money

Even as Saudi involvement in the sport feels inevitable, there are distinct conversations happening at Wimbledon.

July 7, 2023

For Elina Svitolina, Victoria Azarenka will be a test on many levels

Svitolina, not shy about strong feelings for her native Ukraine, gets a fourth-round matchup at Wimbledon against a Belarusian she is winless against in five meetings.

July 7, 2023

Wimbledon’s Murray-Tsitsipas match of the day is now match of the days

After the tournament's first round wrapped up nearly two days late, the schedule at the All England Club is, to be kind, a bit of a mess.

July 6, 2023

Wimbledon delivers a Dominic Thiem-Stefanos Tsitsipas first-round classic

The Greek star prevails in a riveting five-setter that belied seeding and gave the Austrian renewed belief in his ability despite losing the decisive tiebreaker.

July 5, 2023