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  • Helped by 11 1-putt greens, Greg Chalmers shoots 5-under 66

    Helped by 11 1-putt greens, Greg Chalmers shoots 5-under 66
    Birdie runs seemed to be the biggest difference between an average score and a good score in the opening round of the Quicken Loans National on Thursday at Congressional Country Club. First-round leader Greg Chalmers of Australia put together three...
  • Who will win singles titles at Wimbledon?

    Federer a major threat Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times A year ago I didn't think Roger Federer had another major tournament win in him. But with the way he played at the French Open, making the finals, Federer stamped himself as the man most likely to...
  • Top two face off

    For the first time since the 2009 Australian Open, the top two seeded players will meet in the final of a Grand Slam tournament today when No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal, aiming for his 11th major title, plays No. 2 Novak Djokovic for the Wimbledon men's title....
  • An upper hand Down Under?

    Greg Norman's final Presidents Cup picks did more than bolster the host nation's representation. He went for a true "home" advantage with his selection of Robert Allenby and Aaron Baddeley. Allenby grew up playing Royal Melbourne, nearly winning the 1991...
  • Trailblazer Li hangs up racquet

    (Reuters) - A typical "neighbourhood kid" toting a badminton racquet in the Yangtze river port of Wuhan, eight-year-old Li Na could have had little idea the path the Chinese state set for her might lead to tennis glory, riches and Asia's first grand...
  • China's Li Na announces her retirement from tennis

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Li Na, Asia's only grand slam singles champion, announced her retirement from tennis on Friday, succumbing to the effect of long-term knee injuries. A former French Open winner and the reigning Australian Open champion, Li...
  • Factbox - Early reaction to retirement of China's Li Na

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Early reaction to the decision of Asian tennis trailblazer Li Na to retire on Friday due to knee injuries: - - WTA Tour chief executive Stacey Allaster "It's hard to be a household name in a nation with 1.4 billion people, but that'...
  • Factbox - Asian trailblazer Li Na

    (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on twice grand slam champion Li Na, who announced her retirement from tennis on Friday MAKING HER NAME * Born Feb 26, 1982 in Wuhan, China * Like many elite Chinese athletes, Li was hand-picked to train with the...
  • Factbox - The rise of China's women

    (Reuters) - Milestones in the progress of Chinese women's tennis after Li Na, the first Asian to win grand slam singles titles, announced her retirement from the sport on Friday. - - - - 2004 August - Sun Tiantian and Li Ting win China's first...
  • Letter from Li Na announcing her retirement from tennis

    (Reuters) - Full transcript of letter from China's two-time grand slam winner Li Na, announcing her retirement from tennis on Friday. My dear friends, For close to fifteen years, we've been a part of each other's lives. As a tennis player...
  • Final 2013-14 golf rankings, capsules - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange Final 2013-14 golf rankings, capsules The Sports Xchange's FINAL PGA Tour rankings, selected by TSX Golf Staff, based on performance in 2013-14. 1. Rory McIlroy, Northern Ireland -- For the second consecutive week, the No. 1 player...
  • Dynamic duo Ram and Erlich give Israel 2-1 lead in Davis Cup playoff series

    Dynamic duo Ram and Erlich give Israel 2-1 lead in Davis Cup playoff series
    When a gimpy Andy Ram stepped to the line to serve for the pivotal match of Israel's Davis Cup confrontation with the heavily favored Argentines, he tried to block out that it would be for the final time of his storied doubles career playing alongside his...