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  • Factbox: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova

    LONDON (Reuters) - Factbox on Wimbledon women's singles champion Petra Kvitova after the Czech's 6-3 6-0 win over Eugenie Bouchard Of Canada. Born March 8, 1990 in Bilovec, Czech Republic. GROWING UP Introduced to tennis by her father, Jiri. Admired...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/6 log (updated Saturday PM with NASCAR update)

    6 a.m.    Fishing: Bassfest at Chickamauga Lake (d.).--ESPN2 6 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 2 (York to Sheffield, England).--NBCSN 7:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open final round (in Paris).--Golf 9 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily men’s...
  • Karlsson, Hoey, Rui qualify for British Open

    PARIS (Reuters) - Swede Robert Karlsson, Michael Hoey of Britain and Frenchman Victor Riu booked their tickets for this month's British Open on Sunday. The trio secured their places in the third major of the season at Hoylake that starts on July 17...
  • At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic

    At 32, Roger Federer still has quite the rivalry with Novak Djokovic
    If familiarity breeds contempt, then Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic should despise each other. That certainly is not the case, even though, when they take Centre Court at Wimbledon on Sunday for the men's singles final, it will mark the 35th time they...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bouchard controls her nerves to reach Wimbledon final

    LONDON (Reuters) - Powerful Canadian Eugenie Bouchard overcame match-point jitters to claim an eventful 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Romania's Simona Halep 7-6(5) 6-2 at Wimbledon on Thursday and reach a grand slam final for the first time. The 20-year-old...
  • 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:...
  • 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-...
  • Bouchard ready to become Wimbledon royalty

    LONDON (Reuters) - Marriage proposals, broken records, pop idols and the small matter of reaching a Wimbledon final, it has been a busy two weeks in southwest London for young Canadian Eugenie Bouchard. The 20-year-old Bouchard is the first Canadian -...
  • Raonic rockets propel him to first semi-final

    LONDON (Reuters) - Big-serving Milos Raonic powered past Nick Kyrgios 6-7(4) 6-2 6-4 7-6(4) to end the Australian teenager's Wimbledon adventure on Wednesday and book his first grand slam semi-final. The Canadian eighth seed called upon his huge serve to...
  • Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic

    Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic
    Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a six-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Six of Blixt's eight birdies came on putts of 10 feet or less on the Old White...