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  • Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset

    NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but 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 Saturday....
  • U.S. Open: Rafael Nadal easily advances to U.S. Open final

    NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last summer because of a knee injury, will play in Monday's final against top-seeded Novak Djokovic. Nadal, seeded second, won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2, over eighth-seeded Richard Gasquet,...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic for his second U.S. Open title

    NEW YORK -- Second-seeded Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last year with a knee injury, beat top-seeded Novak Djokovic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, on Monday night for this 13th Grand Slam title and his second U.S. Open title on the Arthur Ashe Stadium...
  • “American Masters” profiles its first sports figure with Billie Jean King documentary

     
    When tennis star Serena Williams won her fifth U.S. Open title on Sunday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, she received $3.6 million — the same amount that Rafael Nadal would receive the next night for winning the men's singles...
  • Nadal, el número uno del mundo, regresa a Miami

    Nadal, el número uno del mundo, regresa a Miami
    MIAMI — Tras un año de ausencia debido a problemas con una rodilla, el tenista español Rafael Nadal retorna al Abierto de Miami. Nadal, número uno del mundo y quien durante 2013 protagonizó una de las recuperaciones más espectaculares en la...
  • Prep sports profile: Tess Trinka

    Prep sports profile: Tess Trinka
    Even though she and her partner, Taylor Arends, came in sixth place at the state tournament last season, Oak Park and River Forest tennis player Tess Trinka plans to aim higher in her senior year. Half of the Huskies’ No. 1 doubles team, Trinka...
  • Novak Djokovic engaged to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic

    Novak Djokovic engaged to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic
    Novak Djokovic announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic on Wednesday. Of course, the top-ranked tennis player in the world did it in the most modern way, taking to Twitter. A photo was included of Ristic giving Djokovic a kiss...
  • Greg Schwem: Mark your calendar; a sports scandal is coming soon

    I am a fervent March Madness viewer but am dreading this year's NCAA basketball tournament for I fear the spectacle will be stained with controversy. I'm making my prediction based on the fact that the first two months of this year saw major scandals...
  • Novak Djokovic defeats new No. 1 Rafael Nadal for Beijing title

    Novak Djokovic defeats new No. 1 Rafael Nadal for Beijing title
    Novak Djokovic gained a measure of revenge by defeating Rafael Nadal, the world's newly minted No. 1 tennis player, in the China Open championship match  Sunday in Beijing. Djokovic almost made it look easy with a 6-3, 6-4 victory, although he...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, On the beaches of Spain

    'The Amazing Race' recap, On the beaches of Spain
    Time once again for "The Amazing Race," or as I called it last week, The Dream Crushing, Boyfriend Eliminating Hour of Depression. I've got something that will perk you up this week: Spain! Barcelona! Beaches! It's a magical place where even the demons...
  • Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon

    Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon
    In the most stunning of upsets on a day filled with surprises, third-seeded and seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was eliminated in the second round by Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine, derailing Federer’s chance to win an 18th Grand Slam...