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  • Gulbis bows out but makes his mark with parting shots

    LONDON (Reuters) - From vampires to gambling and fine art, Ernests Gulbis offered a bizarre insight into the life of a millionaire Latvian tennis star during his brief Wimbledon challenge, which ended with a second-round defeat by Sergiy Stakhovsky on...
  • Wimbledon: Andy Murray, Venus Williams Moving On

    LONDON - The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion has already thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1 6-1...
  • Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1,...
  • Rafael Nadal digs deep for 700th career match win

    LONDON (AP) — For a set and a half, Rafael Nadal looked in danger of tumbling out in the first round of Wimbledon for the second year in a row. The left-hander dominating play on Centre Court was not the 14-time Grand Slam champion, it was 51st-...
  • Lepchenko ousted in second-round match at Wimbledon

    Lepchenko ousted in second-round match at Wimbledon
    It appeared as if Varvara Lepchenko caught a break in her side of the singles' draw at Wimbledon when Caroline Garcia knocked off 14th-seeded Sara Errani in a first-round match. That's not the way it turned out, though. The 20-year-old Garcia defeated...
  • 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,...
  • Sharapova wins French Open title

    Sharapova wins French Open title
    PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final. Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...
  • Tennis Channel to sell subscription package directly to consumers

    Tennis Channel to sell subscription package directly to consumers
    The Tennis Channel is launching a digital subscription service that puts a new spin on the established business model for TV sports programming. Beginning Sunday, the sports network will begin selling a programming package directly to consumers. The new...
  • Boys Tennis Player of the Year: Brad Schug

    Most high school athletes don't have any interaction with a coach between practices. Brad Schug has plenty. Schug's dad, Steven Schug, is an assistant coach for the Francis Scott Key tennis team so when Brad leaves the court, he still gets round-the-...
  • Tennis star Maria Sharapova is new face of Avon Luck fragrances

    Tennis star Maria Sharapova is new face of Avon Luck fragrances
    Avon announced via news release on Wednesday that tennis star Maria Sharapova — fresh off her win in this year's French Open — is the celebrity face of the company's new Luck fragrances for men and women, launching in October. It's...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic for ninth French Open title

    History both repeated itself and was made Sunday on the rust-red clay of Roland Garros. After 3 1/2 grueling hours, Novak Djokovic served trying to save championship point in the fourth set against Rafael Nadal, the undisputed king of the French Open....
  • Nadal tops Djokovic for another French Open crown

    Nadal tops Djokovic for another French Open crown
    PARIS -- Rafael Nadal captured his fifth straight French Open title with a four-set victory over Novak Djokovic on Sunday. Nadal dropped the first set in the final, but bounced back and claimed a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 triumph for his ninth title in the...