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  • Is Federer best tennis player of all time?

    Sustained greatness a plus Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times Roger Federer became the No. 1 tennis player in the world Monday, one of the consequences of his 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Wimbledon victory over Andy Murray on Sunday. He's also the best ever. That's...
  • Pau Gasol hasn't committed to exhibition games in Australia

     
    Pau Gasol hasn't committed to playing in exhibition games in Australia...
  • 2012 Australian Open TV schedule on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel

     
    The first Grand Slam of the tennis calendar takes place at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, as the world’s best tennis players head Down Under. On the men’s side, Novak Djokovic won last year’s Australian Open, then went on to win...
  • Australian Open gives a stunning boost to tennis

     
    Even so, it was clear both both players were hurting after that marathon of running, hitting and grunting. The Australian hosts supplied chairs during the awards ceremony because both men were having trouble standing....
  • Tennis Channel counts down “100 Greatest of All Time”

     
    On Monday, March 19, Tennis Channel begins its weeklong countdown of the best tennis players in history with 100 Greatest of All Time. The countdown begins Monday at 7pm ET and continues nightly through Friday, March 23, when the No. 1 greatest tennis...
  • A lens on the Olympics: Shooting the Federer/Del Potro tennis match

     
    Robert Gauthier, Los Angeles Times Wimbledon: We're deep into the third set and Roger Federer is on the ropes. Down a break and facing defeat, he rushes the net as his opponent, Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina, powerful and tenacious, lines up a...
  • Tennis stars in Australia to hold fundraiser for Haiti earthquake victims

     
    Roger Federer and other tennis stars will hold a special exhibition event Sunday in Melbourne, Australia, to benefit Haiti earthquake victims...
  • Rafael Nadal aiming for fourth straight Slam; Serena Williams is not

     
    The Australian Open is about to begin, showing up at all hours of the day and night on our televisions (ESPN's family of networks) beginning Sunday. There are obvious story lines, the most compelling being the chance for Rafael Nadal......
  • Venus Williams pulls out of Australian Open with injury

     
    Venus Williams lasted just seven points in her third-round match Friday at the Australian Open and was forced to withdraw due to injury from a Grand Slam singles match for the first time in her career. After losing the first......
  • Pancho Gonzalez, One of Tennis' Greatest Stars, Dies

    Pancho Gonzalez, One of Tennis' Greatest Stars, Dies
    Pancho Gonzalez, who began playing tennis as a 12-year-old in Los Angeles with a racket his mother bought for 50 cents and who eventually served his way into prominence as one of the sport's greatest players, has died of cancer in Las Vegas. Gonzalez...