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U.S. Open (tennis)

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  • 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...
  • 'Brand Kyrgios' on the rise, but Australian must tread carefully

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Teenager Nick Kyrgios's ranking is not the only thing that will soar after his electrifying run at Wimbledon. The Australian's brand has also shot into the stratosphere, according to marketing experts. An exhausted Kyrgios bowed out...
  • Murray's Wimbledon exit not so surprising, according to IBM analysis

    LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray's defeat at Wimbledon on Wednesday should have come as no surprise, according to a new IBM system that claims the Briton was a less aggressive player than opponent Grigor Dimitrov. Computer giant IBM credited Dimitrov...
  • Champion Murray ready for real battles to commence

    LONDON (Reuters) - Defending champion Andy Murray's tranquil progress through Wimbledon's opening week has been eerily calm. No pesky upstarts trying to knock him off his perch, no tumbles on the lush lawns, no niggles from the back that needed surgery...
  • Rafael Nadal Stunned By Aussie Teen; Federer Advances, Sharapova Out

    WIMBLEDON — Rafael Nadal's charge toward a third Wimbledon title came to a stunning halt in the fourth round on Tuesday when he was sensationally beaten by 19-year-old Australian wildcard Nick Kyrgios, 7-6 (5), 5-7, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Ranked 144th in...
  • Kyrgios reminiscent of Sampras, says Woodbridge

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former Wimbledon semi-finalist Todd Woodbridge described fellow Australian Nick Kyrgios's stunning victory over world No.1 Rafael Nadal on Tuesday as one of the best performances he has ever seen from a teenager. The 19-year-old...
  • Maria Sharapova ousted at Wimbledon by Angelique Kerber

    A decade ago, 17-year-old Maria Sharapova won the first of her five major tennis titles here at Wimbledon. On Tuesday, her hopes for the ultimate 10-year-anniversary present went awry. Sharapova, seeded fifth, ran into a determined German named...
  • United States hit 103-year Wimbledon low as Isner goes out

    LONDON (Reuters) - John Isner's defeat against Spain's Feliciano Lopez at Wimbledon on Monday left the United States with no survivors in the fourth round of the men's or women's singles for the first time since 1911. Despite blasting down 52 aces, the...
  • U.S. hits 103-year Wimbledon low

    LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - John Isner's defeat against Spain's Feliciano Lopez at Wimbledon on Monday left the United States with no survivors in the fourth round of the men's or women's singles for the first time since 1911. Despite blasting down 52...
  • 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...
  • Twitter Acquires SnappyTV to Bring More TV Content to Social Network

    Twitter is snapping up SnappyTV, a startup whose platform lets TV broadcasters clip segments from telecasts to share them on the web. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. SnappyTV's platform is already widely used by Twitter's advertisers and media...