| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:18 AM
Menchville seeks next step, but TJ guys loom now
Though they've hit a huge roadblock in an academically elite school named after our nation's third president, this will go down as a huge year for Menchville High's Monarchs, and especially sophomore...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:21 PM
The York High girls tennis team saved eight match points Saturday in the state Group 3A championship match, but Western Albemarle finally closed out a 5-1 victory on Liberty University's courts in Lynchburg.
Kristin Dantzler, playing No. 3, put the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Less than a week after winning his second Wimbledon championship, Novak Djokovic married his high school sweetheart, Jelena Ristic, in a private ceremony Thursday in the coastal resort of Sveti Stefan, Montenegro.
The wedding and celebration were...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Roger Federer won the Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time by defeating Alejandro Falla, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3), in the final on Sunday in Halle, Germany, while Ana Ivanovic captured her first grass-court title in almost a decade with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:42 PM
History both repeated itself and was made Sunday on the rust-red clay of Roland Garros.
After 3 1/2 grueling hours, Novak Djokovic served trying to save championship point in the fourth set against Rafael Nadal, the undisputed king of the French Open....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:04 AM
LONDON - Top seed Novak Djokovic halted the grass-court charge of talented Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Friday, beating the 11th seed 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(2), 7-6(7) in an exhilarating see-saw contest to reach the Wimbledon final.
The six-time Grand Slam...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
It's hard to feel sorry for Novak Djokovic, but we need to. For the second straight Wimbledon tennis tournament, he is positioned as the spoiler, Mr. Buzz Kill.
Life is not fair. Certainly, not life in pro tennis.
Djokovic has it all. When he held off...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-0, in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.
The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian --...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:31 AM
LONDON - Roger Federer reached a ninth Wimbledon final after suppressing bullet-serving giant Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 with a masterful display of the grass-court arts on Friday.
Chasing a record eighth title at the All England Club, Federer set up...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Much had already happened Friday by the time the main focus at Wimbledon shifted to a hill, a place where personal real estate is like an acre in Malibu.
It was late afternoon. The rain that was supposed to come never did. Big fluffy clouds moved...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Sunday was a day of rest and reflection at Wimbledon. So we reflected.
Eyes squinting, brow furrowed, chin resting in palm of hand, we pondered the issue: How good are our tennis players from the United States?
It was a short reflection....