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  • 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...
  • Especialista recomienda a Nadal que pase por el quirófano

    Especialista recomienda a Nadal que pase por el quirófano
    Madrid, 7 oct (EFE).- Gonzalo Guerra Flecha, fundador y cirujano de aparato digestivo del Centro Médico-Quirúrgico de Enfermedades Digestivas, señaló a EFE sobre "el principio de apendicitis" del tenista español Rafael Nadal, que los "antibióticos son...
  • Nishikori stuns top-seeded Djokovic in U.S. Open semifinals

    Nishikori stuns top-seeded Djokovic in U.S. Open semifinals
    Kei Nishikori of Japan became the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam final in the 137-year history of tennis’s biggest tournaments, beating top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Saturday. Nishikori broke...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nishikori, Cilic seek glory in unlikely U.S. Open final

    Nishikori, Cilic seek glory in unlikely U.S. Open final
    NEW YORK -- History, redemption and glory will be on the line when Japan's Kei Nishikori and Croatia's Marin Cilic battle for the U.S. Open men's title on Monday. It will be the first time since the Australian Open final in 2005 that a men's grand slam...
  • 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...
  • Federer advances to fourth round at U.S. Open

    Federer advances to fourth round at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday. The 42nd-ranked Granollers surprisingly led...