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  • U.S. Open prize money upped 11.7 pct for 2014

    (Reuters) - The prize money pool for this year's U.S. Open has been increased by 11.7 percent to a record $38.3 million (22.36 million pounds), the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Wednesday. The men's and women's singles champions...
  • Tennis-Serena Williams heads women's field for U.S. Open

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams, coming off a surprise third round loss at Wimbledon, heads the women's field for the U.S. Open, which starts in New York in late August. Players from 36 countries are represented, the U.S. Tennis...
  • Serena Williams heads women's field for U.S. Open

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams, coming off a surprise third round loss at Wimbledon, heads the women's field for the U.S. Open, which starts in New York in late August. Players from 36 countries are represented, the U.S. Tennis...
  • 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,...
  • Will Federer and Williams be calling it a fortnight after Wimbledon?

    In the category of possible last hurrahs, the 128th edition of the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club's annual party on the grass may be hosting something exceptional this year. Will this be the last time they'll be serving strawberries and cream with...
  • 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...
  • Wizards announce Summer League roster and schedule

    The Washington Wizards announced their roster and schedule for the Las Vegas Summer League. They will play in three preliminary-round games this week before competing in a tournament concluding with the July 21 championship game. Washington will play...
  • Ex-Navy star Billy Hurley III denied first PGA win at Greenbrier Classic

    Former Navy star Billy Hurley III, who had a two-shot lead after three rounds in the Greenbrier Classic, shot a 3-over-par 73 in the final round Sunday and fell to a seven-way tie for fourth at 9-under 271. Hurley took the lead in the second round and...
  • Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?

    Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?
    A grand and glorious tennis career that began on the public courts of Compton and was nurtured by a proud and ambitious father edged closer to the end at Wimbledon on Friday. Or maybe not. Venus Williams went out in the third round. She is 34, is...
  • John Isner out, as is U.S. in Wimbledon 3rd round, a first since 1911

    The clock had ticked to one minute past 4 p.m. here Monday, and the last American standing at Wimbledon wasn’t standing anymore. John Isner, head hung low with body language that made him look closer to 6 feet than 6 feet 10, walked off Court 3,...
  • Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon
    Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries. Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly: • An ailing Serena Williams...