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  • Li Na's tennis game is on track, her personality pleasingly off-kilter

    In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na. She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft. She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....
  • Nicolas Mahut still grinding on Wimbledon's outer courts

    Nicolas Mahut still grinding on Wimbledon's outer courts
    The day dawned bright and sunny at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and the trains were packed with tennis fans wanting to see Roger and Rafa, or Serena and Maria. Or all four. Nobody was coming to see Nicolas Mahut, the French grinder. Which is too bad, because...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly
    Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...
  • 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...
  • Teenager topples Nadal at Wimbledon

    Teenager topples Nadal at Wimbledon
    LONDON - Rafael Nadal's charge toward a third Wimbledon title came to a juddering halt in the fourth round on Tuesday when he was beaten by 19-year-old Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios 7-6(5), 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-3. Ranked 144th in the world, Kyrgios...
  • Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals

    LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon. The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...
  • Murray's Wimbledon reign ended; Djokovic, Federer survive

    Murray's Wimbledon reign ended; Djokovic, Federer survive
    LONDON - Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts, ending Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion with a surprisingly easy 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 victory in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without...
  • Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open

    Murray survives cramps and Venus ducks bees at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday. Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
  • Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

    Rafael Nadal out of U.S. Open with wrist injury
    Spain's Rafael Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem, the world number two said on Monday. The 28-year-old Spaniard sustained the injury in practice last month and has been training with a cast on...
  • Djokovic top seed at U.S. Open

    Djokovic top seed at U.S. Open
    Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has been seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open with five times winner Roger Federer seeded second, the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday. Should both players reach the final of the year's last grand...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...