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  • Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals

    Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany proved on Tuesday that she’s more than a one-upset wonder. Lisicki, who eliminated defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams in the round of 16 on Monday, became the first woman to...
  • Maria Sharapova upset on day of big falls at Wimbledon

    A wave of injuries and upsets hit the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, taking No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova of Russia out of the women’s competition. Sharapova, hobbled by a hip injury, slipped...
  • Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming

    Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming
    The injuries just kept coming Wednesday at Wimbledon, increasing to seven the number of withdrawals or retirements by players during matches. In addition to injury-related withdrawals by No. 2 women’s seed Victoria Azarenka and No. 10 men’...
  • Rafael Nadal is upset in first round at Wimbledon

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1. Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic win opening matches at Wimbledon

    Order was generally restored among the top seeds Tuesday at Wimbledon, where the No. 1 men’s and women’s players easily won their opening matches one day after No. 5 Rafael Nadal had been eliminated in a shocking straight-set defeat....
  • Watch man with flare interrupt French Open to protest gay marriage

    Watch man with flare interrupt French Open to protest gay marriage
      So Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer are busy playing in the men's final of the French Open when something unexpected happens: A shirtless man with a flare and wearing a mask jumps onto the court and starts running around. Was it Roger Federer, mad he...
  • 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...
  • Top-ranked tennis pros to play match for local charity

    Top-ranked tennis pros to play match for local charity
    EntouRAJ for Kids is bringing professional tennis back to Indianapolis for the third year in a row! Former Carmel High School tennis star Rajeev Ram will take on his friend and fellow top-100 pro Brian Baker on Saturday night. Both Rajeev and Brian...
  • Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs

    Down the Line: Local tennis notes: Kingsmill seniors repeat as sectional champs
    The Kingsmill men’s age 65-and-over, 8.0-combination-rated team recently repeated as the Mid-Atlantic Section champs. Team captain Rich Nelson, John Wendell, Fax McCandlish and Gary Burger went unbeaten for the year, and Bruce Stewart, Fred Wells,...
  • No Longer "Old" At 30, Roger And Serena Favorites At U.S. Open

    No Longer "Old" At 30, Roger And Serena Favorites At U.S. Open
    Several Januarys ago, Roger Federer --one of the greatest tennis players of all time -- cried after losing the Australian Open to his rival, Rafael Nadal, of Spain. The two men had battled five sets, for more than four hours, but the five-years-younger...
  • Book review: 'The Real Romney' adds fuller picture of candidate

    Book review: 'The Real Romney' adds fuller picture of candidate
    Let's face it, Mitt Romney seems more than a little opaque. On the one hand he's über-rich, incredibly smart and nakedly ambitious; on the other he seems somehow robotic, shut-down and so happy to embrace the pragmatic option that the core of his...