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  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly
    Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...
  • Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals

    Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
    NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday. Williams defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, 6-3, 6-3, to keep her...
  • Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open

    Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
  • Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

    Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury
    Spain's Rafael Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem, the world number two said on Monday. The 28-year-old Spaniard sustained the injury in practice last month and has been training with a cast on...
  • Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend

    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years. This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open. Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
  • French Open facts

    French Open facts
    What: The 113th French Open, second leg of the tennis Grand Slam, starts Sunday. Where: On the red clay courts at Roland Garros in Paris. Men's tournament: Defending champion is Rafael Nadal, the No. 1-seeded player and an eight-time French Open...
  • Monica Puig becomes first Puerto Rican to win a WTA title

    Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican player to win a WTA title by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday in the Strasbourg International final in France. “It's amazing to do this coming from such a small island, where...
  • Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Rafael Nadal for Italian Open title

    Novak Djokovic rallies to beat Rafael Nadal for Italian Open title
    Novak Djokovic extended his recent dominance over Rafael Nadal by rallying for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory Sunday to win the Italian Open for the third time — then dedicated the title to his flood-hit native Serbia. Having also been beaten in Monte...
  • Serena, Sharapova advance to China Open third round

    Serena, Sharapova advance to China Open third round
    BEIJING -- WTA Finals qualifiers Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep confirmed their class with straight-sets victories at the China Open on Tuesday as two contenders to join them in the season-ending tournament suffered surprise defeats....
  • China Open stunners: Nadal knocked out, Serena drops out

    China Open stunners: Nadal knocked out, Serena drops out
    BEIJING -- Rafa Nadal's return to action came to a shuddering halt on Friday when the Spaniard was beaten by Slovakia's Martin Klizan in a late-night quarter-final duel at the China Open. After world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had continued his march through...
  • 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...