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  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • Petra Kvitova schools Eugenie Bouchard in Wimbledon women's final

    School was in session Saturday afternoon on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and Petra Kvitova was doing the teaching. That wasn't how it was supposed to be. This was to be a coming-out party for young Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard. At 20, her lessons...
  • Youngsters look to spoil a marquee men's Wimbledon final

    — The new kids on the block are not a boy band here, but a threat to the usual order of things at Wimbledon. The men's semifinals are Friday, and two of the four players left are marquee upon which tennis thrives. They are Novak Djokovic of...
  • Djokovic outlasts Federer in Wimbledon final classic

    WIMBLEDON, England — In the end Sunday, the right player probably won, the guy named Novak Djokovic, who can bend like Gumby, run like Usain Bolt and hit tennis shots at the other guy like Roger Federer. What made his victory in the Wimbledon men'...
  • Novak Djokovic shows relentless drive in Wimbledon victory

    Novak Djokovic shows relentless drive in Wimbledon victory
    In the end here Sunday, the right player probably won, the man named Novak Djokovic, who can bend like Gumby, run like Usain Bolt and hit tennis shots at the other guy like Roger Federer. What made his victory in the Wimbledon men's final the ultimate...
  • At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic

    At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic
    If familiarity breeds contempt, then Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic should despise each other. That certainly is not the case, even though, when they take Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday for the men's singles final, it will mark the 35th time they...
  • 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...
  • Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors

    Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors
    Reese Stalder earns respect on the tennis court, not only for his big serve and great hands but also for the way that he plays the game. Stalder is not one of those players who calls every close ball "out." But if his opponent is doing so, he also is...
  • Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships

    Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships
    What you need to know about the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. When: Play begins Monday. The women’s singles final is scheduled for July 5; the men’s singles final is July 6. There are no matches scheduled for the two-week tournament’...
  • Friday's multi-sport college and local roundup: U.Va.'s rise in men's basketball attendance ranks second in Division I

    Colleges: Men’s basketball: ACC regular-season and tournament champion Virginia’s average home attendance increase of 2,281 (9,403 to 11,684) from 2012-13 to 2013-14 ranked third in Division I, behind Nebraska and Syracuse. Baseball:...
  • Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis

    Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis
    LONDON - Rising stars Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the semifinals at Wimbledon after winning quarterfinal matches in straight sets Wednesday. The third-seeded French Open runner-up Halep won the last 11 games to beat last year's...