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  • Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic

    Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic
    Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a six-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Six of Blixt's eight birdies came on putts of 10 feet or less on the Old White...
  • Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard reach Wimbledon semifinal

    Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan. Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception. Two barely twenty-...
  • Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon
    Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries. Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly: • An ailing Serena Williams...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • What you missed while watching the Hawks playoffs run

    One of the side effects of Blackhawks Fever is that sports fans may have missed just about everything else grabbing headlines for the past month and a half. That's where RedEye comes in. Will Thibs stay or will he go? Is he leaving the Bulls? Will...
  • 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, Ferrer, Murray cruise into third round at French Open

    Nadal, Ferrer, Murray cruise into third round at French Open
    PARIS - Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal, last year's runner-up David Ferrer and British star Andy Murray were easy second-round winners Thursday at the French Open. The world No. 1 Nadal whipped young rising Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 on...
  • Chicagoan Taylor Townsend out of French Open

    American Taylor Townsend's "amazing week" in Paris ended in defeat on Friday when she was knocked out of the French Open by Carla Suarez Navarro. Townsend, 18, was the youngest player since 2009 to reach the last 32 in Paris and, after a slow start,...
  • Sharapova wins French Open title

    Sharapova wins French Open title
    PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final. Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...