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  • Novak Djokovic wins with feathery touch; Lleyton Hewitt grinds to end

    Novak Djokovic wins with feathery touch; Lleyton Hewitt grinds to end
    They were scheduled to play 65 matches on opening day at Wimbledon on Monday. When the smoke cleared, a little bird and an aging Aussie had stolen the show. The bird was a nameless sparrow. The Aussie had a name, Lleyton Hewitt, and a big reputation,...
  • Djokovic, Wawrinka, Serena start Wimbledon with solid wins

    LONDON This year's two Grand Slam champions, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, showed off winning grass form on Monday to lead men's seeds into the second round of Wimbledon. Top seed Djokovic, the Australian Open holder chasing a third Wimbledon trophy,...
  • Serena Williams' bid for tennis Grand Slam is top Wimbledon story line

    Serena Williams' bid for tennis Grand Slam is top Wimbledon story line
    — The Wimbledon story lines came into clearer focus here Saturday, as many of the leading players met with the media. Will Serena Williams win a third straight major title and put herself in position to win a rare calendar-year Grand Slam at the...
  • Serena Williams gives the U.S. a reason to remain excited about tennis

    Serena Williams gives the U.S. a reason to remain excited about tennis
    The United States Tennis Assn. should be thanking its lucky stars for Serena Williams. It should be eternally grateful that Richard Williams dragged his two little girls out to the tennis courts of Compton some 25 years ago, that he got them...
  • Serena out to mow down foes on grass at Wimbledon

    This year, there was an extra week between the French Open and Wimbledon, which begins Monday and runs through July 12. The schedule change gave players more time to adjust from clay to grass. It also meant fans had to wait another week pondering the...
  • Serena Williams not feeling Grand Slam pressure _ yet

    While tennis fans everywhere anxiously wait to see if Serena Williams can take the third step toward a true Grand Slam, the 20-time major winner said she will only start to feel the pressure in about two weeks. That is, after Wimbledon ends. The 33-...
  • Coach building tennis culture on Aurora's East Side

    Coach building tennis culture on Aurora's East Side
    I don't play tennis. But after watching Jon Stott's program one recent morning at Phillips Park in Aurora, I was ready to pick up a racket and start learning the game. The enthusiasm in Stott's rapid-fire conversations spills over onto the East Side...
  • Curry and James up for best male athlete at ESPY Awards

    Stephen Curry and LeBron James are going head-to-head again not long after battling for the NBA title. The Golden State Warriors champ and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar are among the nominees for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. Serena Williams...
  • On The Fly: Good Move By NASCAR, But Can It Do More?

    On The Fly: Good Move By NASCAR, But Can It Do More?
    It's commendable that NASCAR backs South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds in the wake of the massacre that took place at one of the most recognized and respected black churches in the country,...
  • Jordan Spieth halfway to Grand Slam after thrilling U.S. Open finish

     
    Jordan Spieth brought it up. No one had to ask....
  • James Blake Thrilled To Be Affiliated With Connecticut Open

    James Blake Thrilled To Be Affiliated With Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — For a few months after the 2013 U.S. Open, James Blake purposely avoided tennis. He didn't pick up a racket, he didn't step on a court or hang around the game. Instead, he spent the early weeks of his retirement with his wife and...