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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Open' by Andre Agassi

    'Open' by Andre Agassi
    The photograph of Andre Agassi on the cover of "Open," his just-published autobiography, was taken by Martin Schoeller, an Annie Leibovitz disciple. The book begins with a quote from Vincent van Gogh; Barbra Streisand is thanked in the acknowledgments....
  • Time for another smash

    Time for another smash
    Tennis great Pete Sampras and his wife, actress Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, have listed their newly built compound in Lake Sherwood for $25 million. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Hot Property: The March 6 Hot Property column, which reported that...
  • Pete Sampras lists Lake Sherwood home

    Pete Sampras lists Lake Sherwood home
    Tennis great Pete Sampras and his wife, actress Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, have listed their newly built compound in Lake Sherwood for $25 million. The gated contemporary sits on 20 hilltop acres with 360-degree views, a north-south tennis court,...
  • Jack Kramer dies at 88; champion ushered in era of pro tennis

    Jack Kramer dies at 88; champion ushered in era of pro tennis
    Tennis legend Jack Kramer, considered by many the most influential person in the game in the last 60 years, died late Saturday night at his home in Los Angeles. He was 88. He had been diagnosed in mid-July with soft tissue sarcoma, a cancer of the...
  • Indianapolis will lose professional tennis tournament

    Indianapolis will lose professional tennis tournament
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (WXIN) - Organizers of the Indianapolis Tennis Championships have announced they plan to sell the sanctioning rights for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) event. The move, we're told, will likely cost the city the tournament...
  • Federer Finally Wins French Open Title

    Federer Finally Wins French Open Title
    PARIS -- Oh, how Roger Federer savored every moment with his first French Open trophy. He raised it overhead. He cradled it in the crook of his elbow. He closed his eyes and kissed it. He examined the names of other champions etched on its base. Even...