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  • Nadal will surprise us again, says Kuerten

    Three-times French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten knows what it is like to have a career plagued by injury but believes Rafael Nadal will come back strong from his latest ailments. Spaniard Nadal has not played since a shock defeat by Nick Kyrgios at...
  • Returning Rafa ready to roll once again

    LONDON (Reuters) - As years go 2014 has not been a good one for Rafa Nadal but with his injury troubles seemingly behind him, the Spaniard is confident he will be back to his best next season. Nadal, blighted by back and wrist injuries this year,...
  • Saturday's multi-sport college and local roundup: CNU takes Capital crowns in men's soccer, women's volleyball

    COLLEGES: Men’s soccer: Fifth-seeded Christopher Newport removed any doubt that it will qualify for the NCAA Division III tournament, taking the Capital Athletic Conference tournament title and automatic bid by winning 3-1 Saturday at No. 2...
  • Brooke Shields: Jealous Andre Agassi destroyed grand-slam trophies

    Andre Agassi apparently has some jealousy issues. At least the now-retired tennis star did back when he was dating Brooke Shields, the actress writes in her coming memoir "There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me." So much so,...
  • China Open stunners: Nadal knocked out, Serena drops out

    China Open stunners: Nadal knocked out, Serena drops out
    BEIJING -- Rafa Nadal's return to action came to a shuddering halt on Friday when the Spaniard was beaten by Slovakia's Martin Klizan in a late-night quarter-final duel at the China Open. After world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had continued his march through...
  • Billie Jean King returns to Cal State L.A. to give life, tennis advice

    Billie Jean King returns to Cal State L.A. to give life, tennis advice
    Before she arrived, many of the kids didn't know who she was — "A neat lady who helps people and stuff," was one of the best guesses — but Billie Jean King was hardly deterred. The tennis great and equal rights icon walked carefully across...
  • Federer beats world No. 1 Djokovic

    Federer beats world No. 1 Djokovic
    SHANGHAI -- Roger Federer brought world No. 1 Novak Djokovic's winning streak to a halt when a 6-4, 6-4 victory in the Shanghai Masters on Saturday set up a final against unseeded Frenchman Gilles Simon. The 33-year-old Swiss was in aggressive mood...
  • Serena Williams stunned in WTA Finals

    Serena Williams stunned in WTA Finals
    SINGAPORE - French Open runner-up Simona Halep drilled world No. 1 and reigning two-time champion Serena Williams in Wednesday's round-robin action at the season-ending $6.5 million WTA Finals. The fourth-seeded Halep stunned the U.S. Open champion...
  • Sidney Anne Willson, 87, amateur athlete and horse trader

    Sidney Anne Willson, 87, amateur athlete and horse trader
    Sidney Anne Willson, a stellar multisport athlete who went on to help her son run a horse-breeding farm in Howard County, died in her sleep Tuesday of natural causes at Shady Grove Center in Rockville. She was 87. In addition to tennis, a sport in which...
  • Trailblazing athletes seek to ease path for next generation

    Trailblazing athletes seek to ease path for next generation
    Three trailblazers came together Saturday night at a swanky fundraiser for the athletic program at Cal State L.A.: Billie Jean King, Tommie Smith and John Carlos. The university's young students might not know their stories, but they are reaping the...
  • Federer tops Simon for Shanghai title

    Federer tops Simon for Shanghai title
    SHANGHAI, China - Roger Federer outlasted Gilles Simon to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday for his fourth title of the season. The Swiss star will move to No. 2 in the world following a 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-2) victory. Federer, 33, was broken on his...