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  • Lisicki's Wimbledon love-affair keeps blossoming

    LONDON (Reuters) - A sore shoulder could not prevent Sabine Lisicki's love-affair with grass from blossoming further as she reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a 6-3 3-6 6-4 win over Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova on Tuesday. For 50 weeks of the...
  • 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...
  • Nishikori says Chang influence is paying off

    LONDON (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori reached the last 16 at Wimbledon for the first time on Monday and said working with former world number two Michael Chang was paying dividends. Nishikori needed only four games to complete a 3-6 6-3 4-6 7-6(4) 6-4...
  • U.S. ousted in singles during rainy Monday at Wimbledon

    LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) — Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard succeeded where Serena Williams failed as she beat Alize Cornet to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals on Monday. Frenchwoman Cornet caused a sensation on Saturday when she sent five-...
  • Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final

    Tennis: Stalder falls in singles final
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament. Stalder won the boys' 18...
  • Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon

    Nadal, Sharapova win but rain delays much of Wimbledon
    World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay. Playing in the third round for the first...
  • Latest Slam loss for Williams comes at Wimbledon

    Latest Slam loss for Williams comes at Wimbledon
    LONDON (AP) — As Serena Williams began to fall behind in what would become her earliest Wimbledon exit in nearly a decade, her coach could tell something was awry. Not the so-so serving. Or the bad backhands. This was a larger problem. "Right...
  • Nadal eyes easier passage to Wimbledon fourth round

    LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal, into the third round for the first time since 2011, will be hoping for an easier ride on the Wimbledon grass after two tough rounds when he meets Mikhail Kukushkin on Saturday. He joins three other former...
  • Djokovic says 'nothing damaged' after hard fall

    Djokovic says 'nothing damaged' after hard fall
    ONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic lay crumpled on Centre Court, clutching his upper left arm and grimacing. He felt something pop and feared the worst. Djokovic had lunged for a shot behind the baseline, tumbled on the grass and rolled over twice, his...
  • At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads

    At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads
    When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon. Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill. Rain in most places comes down hard...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly
    Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...