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  • After all these years, Novak Djokovic is still refreshing

    — Like a great novel, or a perfectly cooked filet mignon, Novak Djokovic is fast becoming one of the joys of my life. He came on the tennis scene about a decade ago as yet another Eastern European player whose name was impossible to spell. I could...
  • Day in Sports: Brad Keselowski wins Chase for the Sprint Cup opener

    Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round...
  • Israel hopes to topple favored Argentines in Davis Cup playoff this weekend

    At a rail-thin 5-foot-9, Dudi Sela, Israel's top-ranked player has assumed the David and Goliath role before, so he knows what his overmatched Davis Cup squad is up against in this weekend's World Group playoff against mighty Argentina at the Sunrise...
  • Panthers prospect Rocco Grimaldi interview

      I spoke to Vincent Trocheck yesterday and again  today about his chances of making the Panthers out of training camp, and today we met with two other top prospects in Aaron Ekblad, the overall No. 1 draft pick last June, and pint-sized dynamo Rocco...
  • Former U.Va., W&M stars set to play World Team Tennis in July

    Former U.Va., W&M stars set to play World Team Tennis in July
    The World Team Tennis regular season runs from July 6-23, with the semifinals July 24 and the championship match July 27. The Mid-Atlantic Section's own Washington Kastles have been the league's dominant team, and there are three pros who played...
  • Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals
    More than ever, Andy Murray is feeling right at home in a place, and at a tennis tournament, where he is embraced like nowhere else. And why shouldn't Wimbledon embrace him? He won last year, after 77 years between male British singles titles at...
  • The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?

    The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?
    Sunday was a day of rest and reflection at Wimbledon. So we reflected. Eyes squinting, brow furrowed, chin resting in palm of hand, we pondered the issue: How good are our tennis players from the United States? Lousy. It was a short reflection....
  • Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals

    LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon. The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...
  • Wimbledon winners include Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal

    WIMBLEDON — It rained late in the day Thursday at Wimbledon, leaving only Roger Federer's match under the closed roof to carry on. And that one didn't last long. Federer, racing against Father Time to win an eighth title here, sent Gilles Muller...
  • Nicolas Mahut still grinding on Wimbledon's outer courts

    Nicolas Mahut still grinding on Wimbledon's outer courts
    The day dawned bright and sunny at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and the trains were packed with tennis fans wanting to see Roger and Rafa, or Serena and Maria. Or all four. Nobody was coming to see Nicolas Mahut, the French grinder. Which is too bad, because...
  • 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...