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  • Maria Sharapova Joins NBC Winter Olympics Coverage

    She plays a warm-weather sport, but Maria Sharapova will be part of NBC's Winter Olympics coverage in Sochi, Russia in February. Sharapova, who carried the flag for her Russia at the 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony in London, will be a...
  • PASSINGS: Gene Mako, Thomas Penfield Jackson

    Gene Mako Champion tennis player in 1930s Gene Mako, 97, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97

    Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97
    Gene Mako, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said his wife, Laura. He was 97 and had...
  • Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon

    Seven-time champion Roger Federer upset at Wimbledon
    In the most stunning of upsets on a day filled with surprises, third-seeded and seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was eliminated in the second round by Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine, derailing Federer’s chance to win an 18th Grand Slam...
  • Maria Sharapova parts ways with coach, hires Jimmy Connors

    Maria Sharapova didn't take long in hiring a new coach, announcing on Saturday that Jimmy Connors will replace Thomas Hogstedt, who oversaw her training for the last three years and helped her return to the No. 1 ranking in women's tennis. Connors, an...
  • First-week shock waves reverberate as Wimbledon begins Week 2

    First-week shock waves reverberate as Wimbledon begins Week 2
    WIMBLEDON, England — Surely, someone made a mistake. The intended order of play for the round of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday omitted seven-time champion Roger Federer and two-time champion Rafael Nadal. World No. 3 Maria Sharapova and two-time...
  • 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,...
  • Sabine Lisicki outlasts Agnieszka Radwanska in a Wimbledon semifinal

    Sabine Lisicki outlasts Agnieszka Radwanska in a Wimbledon semifinal
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany was previously best known during this year’s Wimbledon tournament for upsettingĀ favored Serena Williams in the round of 16. Lisicki will now be even better known as a first-time Wimbledon finalist....
  • Serena Williams wins Italian Open, taking fourth title in a row

    Serena Williams wins Italian Open, taking fourth title in a row
    Serena Williams extended the best run of her career on Sunday by winning the Italian Open title in a rout of third-seeded Victoria Azarenka on the clay in Rome. The top-ranked American has now won 24 matches in a row and four consecutive tournament...
  • BNP Paribas Showdown 2013 Monday on ESPN2

     
    BNP Paribas Showdown 2013 March 4 on ESPN2 is a tennis exhibition featuring Rafael Nadal vs. Juan Martin Del Potro and Serena Williams vs. Victoria Azarenka at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The BNP Paribas Showdown celebrates World Tennis Day...
  • Memorial Day 2013 TV programming and marathons

     
    Memorial Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, May 27. Leading up to and including that day, over Memorial Day 2013 weekend, there will TV programs remembering veterans; special programming of other sorts; and also several programming marathons of...
  • Britain's Andy Murray gets another shot at Wimbledon history

    Britain's Andy Murray gets another shot at Wimbledon history
    WIMBLEDON -- Andy Murray will get his date with history in the Wimbledon final for the second consecutive year. Murray, the runner-up to Roger Federer last year and the No. 2-seeded player in this year’s tournament, outlasted No. 24 Jerzy Janowicz...