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  • PASSINGS: Gene Mako, Thomas Penfield Jackson

    Gene Mako Champion tennis player in 1930s Gene Mako, 97, 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...
  • 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...
  • India turns to a Californian to regain Davis Cup prestige

    India turns to a Californian to regain Davis Cup prestige
    Here's a twist for tennis fans: The road to Davis Cup glory for India now goes through Calabasas. On Sept. 21, in a country where tennis plays second fiddle only to cricket, India's tennis federation announced a surprising departure from its traditional...
  • Martina Hingis' husband steals spotlight by calling her an adulterer

    Martina Hingis' husband steals spotlight by calling her an adulterer
    Martina Hingis, known as the "Swiss Miss" during her tennis playing days when she won five Grand Slam events, should be enjoying a stellar week as she prepares to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday in Newport, R.I. But...
  • Maria Sharapova parts ways with coach, hires Jimmy Connors

    Maria Sharapova didn't take long in hiring a new coach, announcing on Saturday that Jimmy Connors will replace Thomas Hogstedt, who oversaw her training for the last three years and helped her return to the No. 1 ranking in women's tennis. Connors, an...
  • Britain's Andy Murray gets another shot at Wimbledon history

    WIMBLEDON -- Andy Murray will get his date with history in the Wimbledon final for the second consecutive year. Murray, the runner-up to Roger Federer last year and the No. 2-seeded player in this year’s tournament, outlasted No. 24 Jerzy Janowicz...
  • Novak Djokovic wins five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final

    Novak Djokovic wins five-set thriller to reach Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON -- In a semifinal match that will be remembered for the valor of both players and the astonishingly high quality of tennis over a record 4 hours 43 minutes, top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia held off an injured but persistent Juan Martin del...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 61-minute victory over Kimiko Date-Krumm on Saturday. The top-seeded Williams overwhelmed her 42-year-old opponent, 6-1, 6-0, on Center Court for her 600th career win. Williams and...
  • Maria Sharapova takes first shot at Wimbledon--at Serena Williams

    Maria Sharapova takes first shot at Wimbledon--at Serena Williams
    Play at Wimbledon doesn’t start until Monday but Maria Sharapova delivered the first stinging forehand Saturday when she pointedly criticized the off-court conduct of one of her chief rivals, top-seeded Serena Williams. Speaking at a pre-...
  • Serena Williams apologizes for Rolling Stone magazine comments

    Serena Williams apologizes for Rolling Stone magazine comments
    Top-seeded Serena Williams, who will begin pursuit of her 17th Grand Slam title on Tuesday when she faces Mandy Minella of Luxembourg on Wimbledon’s famed Center Court, on Sunday apologized for comments about a teenage rape victim in Steubenville,...
  • Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results

    No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Murray ...