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  • As tennis career comes into focus, Towson's Xander Centenari eyes U.S. Open qualifying berth

    As tennis career comes into focus, Towson's Xander Centenari eyes U.S. Open qualifying berth
    The tennis courts at The Suburban Club in Pikesville are typically empty during weekday afternoons, with many of the usual patrons busy at work until they can head to the country club for some exercise. It was in this solitude, on a partly cloudy Monday...
  • Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon

    Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and reigning champion Andy Murray were a pair of easy opening-round winners on Centre Court at The Championships, Wimbledon. The former world No. 1 Djokovic won the first 11 games in steamrolling...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    WIMBLEDON, England — 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....
  • Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon

    WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
  • Nadal battles back to advance at Wimbledon

    Nadal battles back to advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- World No. 1 Rafael Nadal pulled back from the abyss to reach the Wimbledon third round Thursday just when it looked as though Lukas Rosol had returned to haunt him. Two years after being knocked out at the same stage by the hard-hitting...
  • Pippa Middleton, Michelle Dockery hang out at Wimbledon

    Pippa Middleton, Michelle Dockery hang out at Wimbledon
    Ever wonder what celebs talk about when the sit near each other at public events? Us too! So leave it to Pippa Middleton and "Downton Abbey" star Michelle Dockery to put those gears in motion.  The British ladies were seated near each at the Wimbledon...
  • At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads

    When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon. Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill. Rain in most places comes down hard...
  • 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...
  • Lukas Rosol channels Sampras, Laver and Federer versus Rafael Nadal

    The player who walked onto Centre Court at Wimbledon Thursday afternoon to face Rafael Nadal looked a lot like Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic. He was 6-feet-5, around 180 pounds and most of the back of his left calf was covered with a tattoo....
  • Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon

    Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon
    World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay. Playing in the third round for the first...
  • Teenager topples Nadal at Wimbledon

    Teenager topples Nadal at Wimbledon
    LONDON - Rafael Nadal's charge toward a third Wimbledon title came to a juddering halt in the fourth round on Tuesday when he was beaten by 19-year-old Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios 7-6(5), 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-3. Ranked 144th in the world, Kyrgios...