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  • U.S. Open prize money upped 11.7 pct for 2014

    (Reuters) - The prize money pool for this year's U.S. Open has been increased by 11.7 percent to a record $38.3 million (22.36 million pounds), the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Wednesday. The men's and women's singles champions...
  • Connecticut Open Field Includes Three Top 10 Players

    Connecticut Open Field Includes Three Top 10 Players
    For Connecticut tennis fans, the Wimbledon women's final served as a preview of what's coming to New Haven next month. The newly named Connecticut Open — formerly the New Haven Open — announced its field of 20 Tuesday, a list headlined by...
  • Greatest sporting humiliations

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Hosts Brazil suffered their worst World Cup defeat ever when they were crushed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. It was Brazil's first home defeat in a competitive match since 1975 and one of the most...
  • Tennis-Serena Williams heads women's field for U.S. Open

    (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams, coming off a surprise third round loss at Wimbledon, heads the women's field for the U.S. Open, which starts in New York in late August. Players from 36 countries are represented, the U.S. Tennis...
  • Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon

    Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
  • Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard reach Wimbledon semifinal

    Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan. Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception. Two barely twenty-...
  • Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon
    Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries. Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly: • An ailing Serena Williams...
  • 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...
  • Givenchy taps Alicia Keys; Maria Sharapova parties pre-Wimbledon

    Givenchy taps Alicia Keys; Maria Sharapova parties pre-Wimbledon
    Musician Alicia Keys has signed on to her first beauty campaign, as the celebrity face of Givenchy's new Dahlia Divin fragrance, set to debut in September. [WWD] Maria Sharapova, winner of the women's singles in the French Open, attended the Wimbledon...
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  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 7/5 log (updated Friday PM with Orioles-Red Sox makeup game at 1 p.m.)

    6 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 1 (in Leeds to Harrogate, England).--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One British Grand Prix qualifying(at Silverstone).--CNBC 8 a.m.    Golf: French Open third round (in Paris).--Golf 9 a.m.    Tennis:...
  • Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Andy Murray presses home-court edge, reaches Wimbledon quarterfinals
    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 British singles titles at...