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  • Alize Cornet stuns Serena Williams at Wimbledon

    Alize Cornet stuns Serena Williams at Wimbledon
    The inescapable conclusion, after watching a young French woman jerk Serena Williams around the tennis court at Wimbledon here Saturday like she had her on a string, is that Father Time has arrived for a talk. Maybe, in Williams’ case, it is...
  • Ailing Serena retires from Wimbledon doubles match

    Ailing Serena retires from Wimbledon doubles match
    LONDON - Serena Williams was forced to pull out of her doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon on Tuesday after feeling unwell. Up against German/Swiss duo Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, the 32-year-old American looked in distress when...
  • Martina Navratilova doesn't believe Serena Williams had viral illness

    Martina Navratilova doesn't believe Serena Williams had viral illness
    Something was clearly wrong with Serena Williams at Wimbledon on Tuesday. But Martina Navratilova doesn't believe that the world's top-ranked player simply had a viral illness, as the tournament referee's office and the WTA later said. "I think virus,...
  • Donald Young advances at French Open

    Donald Young advances at French Open
    PARIS -- Another tennis player with Chicago ties advanced Thursday at the French Open when Donald Young beat 26th-seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 7-6(1), 6-3. Young is not related to fellow Chicago native Taylor Townsend, the 18-year-old who has...
  • Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon

    Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon
    World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay. Playing in the third round for the first...
  • At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads

    When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon. Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill. Rain in most places comes down hard...
  • Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams

    Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams
    The inescapable conclusion, after watching a young French woman jerk Serena Williams around the tennis court at Wimbledon here Saturday as if she had her on a string, is that Father Time has arrived for a talk. Maybe, in Williams' case, it is Mother...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK¬†— Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Venus Williams wins first tennis title since 2012

    Venus Williams wins first tennis title since 2012
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final at the United Arab Emirates. The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card,...
  • Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results

    Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results
    No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Murray ...
  • Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset

    Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset
    NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....