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  • Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win

    Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win
    Andy Murray hit error after error Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Masters in the third round. The Wimbledon champion was overwhelmed by the 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo, 6-3, 6-2. Murray's play was erratic throughout the match against the...
  • Rafael Nadal advances to Madrid Open semifinals; Serena Williams withdraws

    MADRID -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych. In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams...
  • Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova reach finals of Madrid Open

    Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova reach finals of Madrid Open
    Top-ranked Rafael Nadal persevered past countryman Roberto Bautista Agut for a 6-4, 6-4 win that returned him to the Madrid Open final on Saturday. Nadal, who reached his first clay final since winning in Rio de Janeiro in February, broke Bautista Agut'...
  • FOTOS/VIDEOS: Las tenistas más sexys del mundo

    FOTOS/VIDEOS: Las tenistas más sexys del mundo
          Aunque figura quinta en la clasificación mundial del tenis de acuerdo a los recientes rankings de la WTA, la rusa Maria Sharapova continúa, el menos en mi lista, como la tenista más sexy del mundo. Alta (mide 6-20, esbelta (pesa 130 libras)...
  • Serena Williams' Wimbledon loss is latest, biggest tennis shocker

    WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams insisted her round-of-16 loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki wasn't a shock, because Lisicki is a good grass-court player with a "massive, massive serve" and was vastly underrated as the 23rd seed. In many ways,...
  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England — While Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Laura Robson offered tantalizing glimpses into tennis' future, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reinforced their current dominance. Top-ranked Djokovic and Williams glided into the...
  • Stephens, Kvitova advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

    WIMBLEDON, England -- Rising American star Sloane Stephens and 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova learned Saturday that patience can pay off. Stephens, seeded No. 17, had to wait overnight because her third-round match against Petra Cetkovska was...
  • Marion Bartoli overpowers Sabine Lisicki for 2013 Wimbledon title

    WIMBLEDON, England — There's nothing conventional about Marion Bartoli on a tennis court. Her serve is anything but smooth. She pounds the ball with two hands from both sides, styled after Monica Seles. She can't stand still between points,...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Las tenistas más atractivas/FOTOS

    Las tenistas más atractivas/FOTOS
    La tenista estadounidense Serena Williams se mantenía como líder de la clasificación mundial de la WTA con una cómoda ventaja sobre su más cercana escolta, la bielorrusa Victoria Azarenka. Al margen del ránking en la cancha, Williams figura también...
  • Prep sports profile: Blaire Porter

    Prep sports profile: Blaire Porter
    A hardworking tennis player for York High School, Blaire Porter has consistently improved throughout her high school career. Head coach Tres Heimann said that as of Oct. 9, the senior was eight wins shy of collecting 100 victories during her four years....