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  • Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams

    Alize Cornet drops hammer on top-seeded Serena Williams
    The inescapable conclusion, after watching a young French woman jerk Serena Williams around the tennis court at Wimbledon here Saturday as if she had her on a string, is that Father Time has arrived for a talk. Maybe, in Williams' case, it is Mother...
  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
  • Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final

    Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament. Stalder won the boys' 18...
  • 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...
  • Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals
    WIMBLEDON, England — More than ever, Andy Murray is feeling right at home in a place, and at a tennis tournament, where he is embraced like nowhere else. And why shouldn't Wimbledon embrace him? He won last year, after 77 years between male...
  • Maria Sharapova ousted at Wimbledon by Angelique Kerber

    A decade ago, 17-year-old Maria Sharapova won the first of her five major tennis titles here at Wimbledon. On Tuesday, her hopes for the ultimate 10-year-anniversary present went awry. Sharapova, seeded fifth, ran into a determined German named...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Andy Murray is ousted at Wimbledon by Grigor Dimitrov

    Andy Murray is ousted at Wimbledon by Grigor Dimitrov
    Andy Murray, the king of tennis in the United Kingdom, got sent home early at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Murray, the Scot who was the defending champion and pride of the tennis world here that considers Wimbledon the sacred cathedral of the sport, said...
  • 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...
  • Watch Nick Kyrgios' amazing trick shot vs. Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon

    Watch Nick Kyrgios' amazing trick shot vs. Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon
    So exactly when did you think a virtually unknown teenager ranked No. 144 in the world actually had a shot at beating the top men's tennis player on the planet at Wimbledon on Tuesday? Perhaps it was when 19-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios made this...