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  • 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...
  • Tuesday's local and college roundup: Steamers rally past Pilots 7-5 in clash of Coastal Plain League's top teams

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Flagler's Nick Kranick hit a three-run double with two outs in the eighth as Edenton (19-4), which has the CPL’s best record, won 7-5 Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium over the Peninsula Pilots (15-7), who have...
  • Murray wins French Open marathon

    Murray wins French Open marathon
    PARIS -- Andy Murray needed five sets and two days, but finally advanced to the fourth round at the French Open with a thrilling win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber. Murray was locked in a 7-7 fifth set Saturday when darkness halted play. The...
  • Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco

    Andy Murray rallies for five-set win over Fernando Verdasco
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Second-seeded Andy Murray came back from down two sets in the quarterfinals and kept alive his quest to become the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936. With the crowd at Center Court roaring in support,...
  • Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro advance to Wimbledon semifinals

    Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro advance to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic advanced to his 13th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal and maintained his perfect record of not losing a set at this year’s Wimbledon tournament, when he powered his way past No. 7-seeded Tomas...
  • Jerzy Janowicz wins all-Polish Wimbledon quarterfinal match

    WIMBLEDON, England — No. 24 seed Jerzy Janowicz became the first Polish man to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament when he defeated Lukasz Kubot, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4, on Wednesday in an all-Polish quarterfinal match. Janowicz, who is 22...
  • Serena Williams' Wimbledon loss is latest, biggest tennis shocker

    WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams insisted her round-of-16 loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki wasn't a shock, because Lisicki is a good grass-court player with a "massive, massive serve" and was vastly underrated as the 23rd seed. In many ways,...
  • Wimbledon: Flipkens upsets No. 8 Kvitova; Stephens loses to Bartoli

    Wimbledon: Flipkens upsets No. 8 Kvitova; Stephens loses to Bartoli
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sloane Stephens’ Wimbledon journey ended Tuesday in the quarterfinals, taking the last American singles entrant out of the competition. Stephens, who has trained in Carson at the U.S. Tennis Assn.'s Training Center-West...
  • Second-seeded Kim Clijsters withdraws from Wimbledon

     
    Not long after the Wimbledon seedings were announced Wednesday, the women's field was shaken up as No. 2 seed Kim Clijsters of Belgium withdrew a day after injuring her right foot at the UNICEF Open in the Netherlands. "At this......
  • Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish to play for U.S. in Davis Cup against Spain sans Nadal

     
    After the No. 1 player in the world, Rafael Nadal, said Monday night that he would not be playing in the Davis Cup for Spain against the United States on July 8-10 in Austin, Texas, U.S. Davis Cup captain Jim......
  • Bob and Mike Bryan take the cake with win No. 700

     
    Detachment has a way of tumbling by the wayside, bidding adieu, on certain unforgettable nights at the hands of special athletes. Twins Bob and Mike Bryan used their clever, gifted hands to finish their rewrite job of milestones on their......
  • Down the line: Tennis: Sonny Dearth's French Open picks

    Down the line: Tennis: Sonny Dearth's French Open picks
    My picks for the French Open, which starts at 5 a.m. Sunday, Eastern time, on ESPN2. The Tennis Channel and NBC also are providing coverage. MEN Round of 16: (1) Novak Djokovic over (14) Fernando Verdasco; (5) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga over (18) Stanislas...