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  • Breakers suffer first loss

    The Newport Beach Breakers suffered its first loss, falling, 21-20, on the road to the St. Louis Aces Thursday night. Travis Rettenmaier and Lester Cook won in men's doubles, 5-4, and Anne Keothavong won in women's singles, 5-2, for the Breakers (2-1)....
  • Breakers bounce back

    Tennis legend Pete Sampras will be joining a winning team Saturday at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. The Newport Beach Breakers responded to their first loss of the season with a 23-14 road win against the Kansas City Explorers Friday, improving to 3-1...
  • Star-studded night

    Star-studded night
    NEWPORT BEACH — Twenty-four years had passed since tennis legend Pete Sampras won a big tournament at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. The club was called the Balboa Bay Club Racquet Club in 1987, when Sampras, a 15-year-old kid, captured the CIF...
  • Virgen: Sampras still boring? No

    Virgen: Sampras still boring? No
    Back in 1999, Pete Sampras appeared on "60 Minutes." Charlie Rose posed a somewhat leading question that could've made Sampras uncomfortable. Instead, the tennis great just smiled. "So when you read, 'he's boring,' you say," Rose prompted. "I'm not,"...
  • Virgen: Football for a good cause

    Virgen: Football for a good cause
    Char McNabb doesn't mind talking about her son, Donovan. If you mention there's a chance Donovan could be headed to the Hall of Fame, she'll tell you, "Of course. I feel that he is, from a mother's perspective. And, he's such a nice guy." If you ask her...
  • No Longer "Old" At 30, Roger And Serena Favorites At U.S. Open

    No Longer "Old" At 30, Roger And Serena Favorites At U.S. Open
    Several Januarys ago, Roger Federer --one of the greatest tennis players of all time -- cried after losing the Australian Open to his rival, Rafael Nadal, of Spain. The two men had battled five sets, for more than four hours, but the five-years-younger...
  • Cancer, heart surgery can't keep her from her true love

    Cancer, heart surgery can't keep her from her true love
    This is for all those people who are seriously ill and thinking they may never do what they love again. I was like that in 2010, recovering from back-to-back breast cancer and heart surgeries and the aftermath. I thought tennis, which is my athletic...
  • Federer Wins Seventh Wimbledon Title

    Federer Wins Seventh Wimbledon Title
    LONDON -- Roger Federer secured a record-equaling seventh Wimbledon title to dash the hopes of Andy Murray and a partisan Centre Court crowd. Federer made it 17 grand slam titles to his name after a two-and-a-half-year drought and matched the haul of...
  • Is Federer best tennis player of all time?

    Sustained greatness a plus Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times Roger Federer became the No. 1 tennis player in the world Monday, one of the consequences of his 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Wimbledon victory over Andy Murray on Sunday. He's also the best ever. That's...
  • From Sun Magazine: Brady Anderson returns -- as trainer

    From Sun Magazine: Brady Anderson returns -- as trainer
    Brady Anderson is carving a small block of time out of his packed training schedule to demonstrate the true purpose of the athletic life, which is not about money or women or fame or even fun. It's about beating you. The field of play — in this...
  • Some of Pete Sampras' stolen items have been recovered

     
    Three scrapbooks and a trophy stolen from Pete Sampras at a West Los Angeles public storage facility over a month ago have been recovered. Lt. Robert Edgar, of the LAPD commercial theft division, said that a citizen contacted the police......