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  • Downers Grove resident balances tennis, acting

    Downers Grove resident balances tennis, acting
    Delivering a soliloquy to an audience of 300 night after night is as about as nerve-wracking as it gets for Downers Grove's Cody Freischlag. But it's nothing like facing a 100-plus mile per hour serve or returning an overhead smash down the line for a...
  • Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court

    Tennis | Lyons' Chatt has good run on court
    The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June. Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
  • Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors

    Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors
    Reese Stalder earns respect on the tennis court, not only for his big serve and great hands but also for the way that he plays the game. Stalder is not one of those players who calls every close ball "out." But if his opponent is doing so, he also is...
  • Review: 'Black and White' by Richard Williams with Bart Davis

    Review: 'Black and White' by Richard Williams with Bart Davis
    Richard Williams opens his autobiography, "Black and White: The Way I See It," on a stormy Saturday in 2012, with his daughter Serena spending time with her family in the locker room during a rain delay interrupting Wimbledon's women's final. The tennis...
  • Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title

    Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title
    Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once. She was two...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic for ninth French Open title

    History both repeated itself and was made Sunday on the rust-red clay of Roland Garros. After 3 1/2 grueling hours, Novak Djokovic served trying to save championship point in the fourth set against Rafael Nadal, the undisputed king of the French Open....
  • Nadal tops Djokovic for another French Open crown

    PARIS -- Rafael Nadal captured his fifth straight French Open title with a four-set victory over Novak Djokovic on Sunday. Nadal dropped the first set in the final, but bounced back and claimed a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 triumph for his ninth title in the...
  • Petra Kvitova schools Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon women's final

    School was in session Saturday afternoon on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and Petra Kvitova was doing the teaching. That wasn't how it was supposed to be. This was to be a coming-out party for young Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard. At 20, her lessons...
  • Youngsters look to spoil a marquee men's Wimbledon final

    — The new kids on the block are not a boy band here, but a threat to the usual order of things at Wimbledon. The men's semifinals are Friday, and two of the four players left are marquee upon which tennis thrives. They are Novak Djokovic of...
  • At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic

    At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic
    If familiarity breeds contempt, then Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic should despise each other. That certainly is not the case, even though, when they take Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday for the men's singles final, it will mark the 35th time they...
  • Djokovic outlasts Federer in Wimbledon final classic

    WIMBLEDON, England — In the end Sunday, the right player probably won, the guy named Novak Djokovic, who can bend like Gumby, run like Usain Bolt and hit tennis shots at the other guy like Roger Federer. What made his victory in the Wimbledon men'...