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  • Lindsay Davenport earns honors — just another normal turn of events

     Lindsay Davenport earns honors — just another normal turn of events
    Lindsay Davenport has been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Knowing her, when word got out, she probably asked for a recount, just to make sure she hadn't bumped out somebody else more deserving. She is 37 now, lives in Orange County,...
  • The No. 1 Swiss tennis player? It's not who you think

    The No. 1 Swiss tennis player? It's not who you think
    The Swiss are represented in men's tennis at this year's BNP Paribas Open by Stanislas Wawrinka and that other guy. Wawrinka won the recent Australian Open and is now No. 3 in the world rankings. The other guy becomes Mr. Avis in Switzerland now, and as...
  • Andrea Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup tennis title

    Andrea Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup tennis title
    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday. Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
  • Serena Williams wins Italian Open, taking fourth title in a row

    Serena Williams wins Italian Open, taking fourth title in a row
    Serena Williams extended the best run of her career on Sunday by winning the Italian Open title in a rout of third-seeded Victoria Azarenka on the clay in Rome. The top-ranked American has now won 24 matches in a row and four consecutive tournament...
  • Britain's Andy Murray gets another shot at Wimbledon history

    WIMBLEDON -- Andy Murray will get his date with history in the Wimbledon final for the second consecutive year. Murray, the runner-up to Roger Federer last year and the No. 2-seeded player in this year’s tournament, outlasted No. 24 Jerzy Janowicz...
  • Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco

    Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Second-seeded Andy Murray came back from down two sets in the quarterfinals and kept alive his quest to become the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936. With the crowd at Center Court roaring in support,...
  • Sabine Lisicki outlasts Agnieszka Radwanska in a Wimbledon semifinal

    Sabine Lisicki outlasts Agnieszka Radwanska in a Wimbledon semifinal
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany was previously best known during this year’s Wimbledon tournament for upsetting favored Serena Williams in the round of 16. Lisicki will now be even better known as a first-time Wimbledon finalist....
  • Maria Sharapova parts ways with coach, hires Jimmy Connors

    Maria Sharapova didn't take long in hiring a new coach, announcing on Saturday that Jimmy Connors will replace Thomas Hogstedt, who oversaw her training for the last three years and helped her return to the No. 1 ranking in women's tennis. Connors, an...
  • Three different horses win the Triple Crown races

    Three different horses win the Triple Crown races
    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens really thought this was going to be the year. "The way Orb won the Kentucky Derby, I thought we'd have another Triple Crown winner," he told me in a lengthy interview for a story that ran in Saturday's L.A. Times. Of...
  • Quadruple bogey doesn't sink Shawn Stefani at St. Jude Classic

    Quadruple bogey doesn't sink Shawn Stefani at St. Jude Classic
    Not too many times do you see a PGA Tour player make quadruple bogey ... and move into the lead. But that's what happened at the St. Jude Classic on Saturday in Memphis, where Shawn Stefani sits atop the leaderboard at 12 under par after the third...
  • Watch man with flare interrupt French Open to protest gay marriage

    Watch man with flare interrupt French Open to protest gay marriage
      So Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer are busy playing in the men's final of the French Open when something unexpected happens: A shirtless man with a flare and wearing a mask jumps onto the court and starts running around. Was it Roger Federer, mad he...