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  • Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams sisters in third round of Australian Open

    Azarenka beats Wozniacki, joins Williams sisters in third round of Australian Open
    Unseeded and floating dangerously in the draw, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka took out No. 8-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the third round at the first major of 2015. Azarenka's ranking slipped into...
  • Maria Sharapova defeats Ana Ivanovic in Brisbane International final

    Maria Sharapova defeats Ana Ivanovic in Brisbane International final
    Maria Sharapova claimed her 34th career title and closed the gap on the No. 1 ranking with a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Ana Ivanovic on Saturday at the Brisbane International final in Australia. The top-seeded Sharapova raced to 4-1 lead and had set...
  • Pete Sampras rules out immediate American resurgence in tennis

    Pete Sampras rules out immediate American resurgence in tennis
    NEW DELHI -- The sorry state of American men's tennis will continue for some time with no real talent on the horizon, said Pete Sampras who dominated the game in the 1990s with fellow American Andre Agassi. No American has won a men's grand slam singles...
  • Isner, del Potro among the latest to commit to play the Delray Beach Open

    Isner, del Potro among the latest to commit to play the Delray Beach Open
    Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, John Isner, Kevin Anderson and Alexandr Dolgopolov are the latest players to commit to the Delray Beach Open. Along with 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic, who commited previously, the tournament now...
  • Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws

    Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws
    BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues. The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
  • 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...