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  • Del Potro, Rybarikova win titles at Citi Open in D.C.

    Having not played John Isner in two years, it took Juan Martin del Potro a while to adjust to the hair-raising speed and peculiar trajectory of the 6-foot-10 American's serve. But once del Potro figured it out, abandoning his initial strategy of fielding...
  • Fish heads field for Legg Mason Tennis Classic

    American Mardy Fish shouldn't find Washington's Legg Mason Tennis Classic quite as lonesome as Wimbledon's second week is apt to be. The sole American man to advance to Wimbledon's round of 16, Fish will lead a strong contingent of countrymen into...
  • Stepanek defeats Young, heads to final

    In 16 years as a touring pro, Radek Stepanek had never faced Donald Young, a young American whose promise has been heralded since 2004. But when the two met Saturday for a place in the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, the 32-year-old Stepanek knew...
  • Paul downs Boca Raton roommate to win National Clay Courts title

    Imagine Andy Murray going against John Isner as teenagers, and then you could visualize what the finals of the USTA Boys' 18s National Clay Court Championships resembled and played like Saturday morning at a sun-baked Delray Beach Tennis Center. There's...
  • The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?

    The plight of U.S. tennis: too much money and mollycoddling?
    Sunday was a day of rest and reflection at Wimbledon. So we reflected. Eyes squinting, brow furrowed, chin resting in palm of hand, we pondered the issue: How good are our tennis players from the United States? Lousy. It was a short reflection....
  • 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...
  • Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Murray rolls into Wimbledon quarterfinals
    LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon. The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...
  • Murray y Djokovic avanzan a cuartos en Wimbledon, cae argentino Mayer

    LONDRES (Reuters) - El campeón defensor Andy Murray y el serbio Novak Djokovic, máximo preclasificado, avanzaron el lunes sin problemas a los cuartos de final de Wimbledon, en una jornada en la que se despidió del torneo el argentino Leonardo Mayer....
  • United States hit 103-year Wimbledon low as Isner goes out

    LONDON (Reuters) - John Isner's defeat against Spain's Feliciano Lopez at Wimbledon on Monday left the United States with no survivors in the fourth round of the men's or women's singles for the first time since 1911. Despite blasting down 52 aces, the...
  • 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-...
  • U.S. hits 103-year Wimbledon low

    LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - John Isner's defeat against Spain's Feliciano Lopez at Wimbledon on Monday left the United States with no survivors in the fourth round of the men's or women's singles for the first time since 1911. Despite blasting down 52...
  • Aces high as Lopez outguns Isner in big-serving duel

    LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - It wasn't much fun for Spain's Feliciano Lopez but he could finally raise a smile after finding his rhythm just when he needed it to outgun ninth seed John Isner in a brutal battle of big servers at Wimbledon on Monday. The...