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  • Roger Federer seeded No. 7 at U.S. Open

    Roger Federer has more Grand Slam tennis championships than anyone in history with his 17. He's won the U.S. Open five times. The 2013 Open begins Monday and Federer comes in seeded only seventh, his lowest since 2002, and has the unenviable...
  • Rafael Nadal a hard-court master heading into U.S. Open

    Rafael Nadal a hard-court master heading into U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, an enviable record. But eight of those have come on the soft red clay at the French Open. So after Nadal lost in the first round at Wimbledon to unheralded Steve Darcis two months ago, few...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
  • 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...
  • Rafael Nadal upset by Juan Martin del Potro in Shanghai semifinals

    Rafael Nadal upset by Juan Martin del Potro in Shanghai semifinals
    Juan Martin del Potro served notice on Saturday that he's a force again in men's tennis by upsetting No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal, 6-2, 6-4, in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters. Del Potro, who has climbed back to No. 5 in the world after a...