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  • Lisicki fires fastest ever serve in Stanford defeat

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - German Sabine Lisicki fired the fastest serve ever recorded at a WTA event on Tuesday, unleashing a 210.8 kph (131 mph) bomb in her first round loss to Ana Ivanovic at the Stanford Classic. Lisicki, who lost 7-6(2) 6-1,...
  • ESPN The Magazine previews The Body Issue | Video

    ESPN The Magazine has released some images and videos to preview their The Body issue, featuring various athletes in the nude, with key areas concealed. Among the athletes photographed are tennis star Venus Williams, Olympic swimming luminary Michael...
  • Aja Evans reveals the naked truth

    Aja Evans reveals the naked truth
    On a day when nearly all her body was exposed to the world, 2014 Olympic bobsled medalist Aja Evans was honing it for an attempt to reach elite status in another sport. The 26-year-old Chicagoan is among 22 athletes, along with swimming legend Michael...
  • Tennis stars Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych pose nude for ESPN Magazine Body Issue

    Tennis stars Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych pose nude for ESPN Magazine Body Issue
    Tennis stars Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych are posing nude for ESPN Magazine's 2014 Body Issue. Williams, who is photographed naked while posing next to a sand dune, talks about her battle with autoimmune disorder Sjorgren's syndrome in an...
  • Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'

    Michael Phelps to appear nude in ESPN The Magazine's 'Body Issue'
    If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon. Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPN ...
  • Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon

    Murray, Djokovic breeze at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and reigning champion Andy Murray were a pair of easy opening-round winners on Centre Court at The Championships, Wimbledon. The former world No. 1 Djokovic won the first 11 games in steamrolling...
  • Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1,...
  • Venus Williams loses to Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon

    Venus Williams loses to Petra Kvitova at Wimbledon
    The comeback attempt of a five-time Wimbledon champion fell short here Friday, when Venus Williams was ousted by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic. Williams turned 34 on June 17, has a syndrome that brings symptoms of fatigue, and appeared to tire...
  • Murray, Djokovic Win at Wimbledon; Li Na, Venus Williams Lose

    Murray, Djokovic Win at Wimbledon; Li Na, Venus Williams Lose
    Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed another dominant display in overpowering Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to move to the fourth round. “It’s been a good first week, now I can rest up and be ready for Monday,” the third-...
  • Venus Williams is giving it her all in the twilight of her career

    Venus Williams won a first-round match on a side court on the opening day of Wimbledon on Monday, and it was a big deal. OK, maybe not for anybody other than die-hard Venus Williams fans and Venus herself. It isn't as if anybody is expecting her to...
  • Radek Stepanek gives Novak Djokovic a scare at Wimbledon

    Wimbledon fans got an entertaining show from a tennis senior citizen and a big sigh of relief from their top-seeded men's player here Wednesday. Novak Djokovic, who won here in 2011 and lost in the final to Andy Murray last year, was cruising on...