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  • Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final

    Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON -- It’s something of a cliché to discuss the obstacles that athletes have overcome to reach the pinnacle of their respective sports. Yet, if not for encountering difficulty along the way they might not have developed the determination that...
  • Marion Bartoli overpowers Sabine Lisicki for 2013 Wimbledon title

    WIMBLEDON, England — There's nothing conventional about Marion Bartoli on a tennis court. Her serve is anything but smooth. She pounds the ball with two hands from both sides, styled after Monica Seles. She can't stand still between points,...
  • Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97

    Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97
    Gene Mako, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his wife, Laura. He was 97 and had...
  • Novak Djokovic defeats new No. 1 Rafael Nadal for Beijing title

    Novak Djokovic defeats new No. 1 Rafael Nadal for Beijing title
    Novak Djokovic gained a measure of revenge by defeating Rafael Nadal, the world's newly minted No. 1 tennis player, in the China Open championship match  Sunday in Beijing. Djokovic almost made it look easy with a 6-3, 6-4 victory, although he...
  • Rafael Nadal upset by Juan Martin del Potro in Shanghai semifinals

    Rafael Nadal upset by Juan Martin del Potro in Shanghai semifinals
    Juan Martin del Potro served notice on Saturday that he's a force again in men's tennis by upsetting No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal, 6-2, 6-4, in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters. Del Potro, who has climbed back to No. 5 in the world after a...
  • Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone

    Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone
    After almost 3½ years together, Roger Federer has split with coach Paul Annacone according to Federer's website. Federer, 32, failed to win a major tournament this year and saw his ranking drop from No. 1 to No. 7. Annacone had also been the...
  • Kaley Cuoco engaged to Ryan Sweeting — after dating only 3 months

    Kaley Cuoco engaged to Ryan Sweeting — after dating only 3 months
    Kaley Cuoco knows how to seize an opportunity: "The Big Bang Theory" actress and tennis-player beau Ryan Sweeting are engaged! Seems like only yesterday she was debuting him on the red carpet. Oh, wait, it was only this past weekend, wasn't it? Cuoco'...
  • Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.

    Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.
    Former Hopman Cup champion John Isner will partner with up-and-coming American Sloane Stephens next January in the Hopman Cup, a warm-up event for the Australian Open. The 20-year-old Stephens upset No. 1-ranked Serena Williams this year at the...
  • No.1 Serena Williams serves a 'double-bagel' in U.S. Open quarterfinal

    No.1 Serena Williams serves a 'double-bagel' in U.S. Open quarterfinal
    NEW YORK — It took Serena Williams 19 minutes to win the first set of her U.S. Open quarterfinal match against 18th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro on the Spaniard's 25th birthday. The second set wasn't much better for Suarez Navarro, who received...
  • Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka

    Defending U.S. Open champion Andy Murray upset by Stan Wawrinka
    NEW YORK -- On match point, Stan Wawrinka held three tennis balls in his hand. He finally picked one to serve and it wasn't a winner. He did the same thing on his second match point. Correct choice. Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland, where he has...
  • Serena Williams reaches U.S. Open final again

    NEW YORK — From her first massive forehand to her final well-placed service winner, top-seeded and defending champion Serena Williams left no doubt Friday against Li Na. Williams beat the fifth-seeded Li, 6-0, 6-3, to advance to the U.S. Open...