Liz Clarke
Reporter

During her 13 years as a sportswriter for The Washington Post, Liz Clarke has covered the Washington Redskins, five Olympic Games, two World Cups and written extensively about college sports, tennis and auto racing. She currently covers Maryland basketball and tennis, as well as writes occasional sports features.

Before joining the Post in 1998, she worked as a sportswriter at USA Today, The Dallas Morning News and the Charlotte Observer. She has twice been honored as Motorsports Writer of the Year. And she is the author of the book, “One Helluva Ride: How NASCAR Swept the Nation.”

Latest by Liz Clarke

Djokovic wins Wimbledon title

Djokovic wins Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic blows a 5-2 lead and a match point in the fourth set before ending Roger Federer’s run.

Kvitova wastes no time

Kvitova wastes no time

Petra Kvitova ends Canada’s dream of first Grand Slam victory, ousting Eugenie Bouchard in 55 minutes.

Familiar face in final

Familiar face in final

Seven-time Wimbledon champ Roger Federer will face top seed Novak Djokovic Sunday in men’s final.

Bouchard ready for her close-up

Bouchard ready for her close-up

The newest rising star in women’s tennis is poised and prepared to capture her first major at Wimbledon.