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  • Maria Sharapova plans to regain top spot in tennis rankings

     
    "Obviously, the goal is always to shoot for top spot and that's always where you want to be and stay. It's one thing to reach the No. 1 ranking, another to keep it," Maria Sharapova says....
  • L.A. Film Festival: 'Venus Vs.' filmmaker on tennis star-activist

    L.A. Film Festival: 'Venus Vs.' filmmaker on tennis star-activist
    This post has been updated. See bottom for details. Most people know Venus Williams for her ferocious backhand and overall power on the tennis court, but the 33-year-old athlete has also been an effective activist, specifically when it comes to the...
  • Marion Bartoli takes high road after sexist remark about her looks

    Marion Bartoli takes high road after sexist remark about her looks
    Marion Bartoli, a French tennis veteran with the IQ of a genius and recently crowned Wimbledon women's champion, had little to say in the wake of a sexist remark about her looks by way of comparison to Maria Sharapova, a lanky blond from Russia. BBC...
  • Parris a big piece for Breakers

    Parris a big piece for Breakers
    When Parris Todd was not quite 6 years old, she asked her parents for a tennis racquet. Charles and Angela Todd were surprised. The request seemed odd. Neither of them played tennis. Yet there they were less than two years later, taking Parris to the...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/4 log (updated Saturday AM)

    9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Sprint Cup: Pennsylvania 400 qualifying (at Pocono).--ESPN2 10:30 a.m.    Softball: May 1993: Bethel vs. Great...
  • Cecil Mamiit delivers more than products at Burbank demo day

    Cecil Mamiit delivers more than products at Burbank demo day
    BURBANK — What was supposed to be a showcase of tennis products and services mixed in with a little instruction proved to be much more at Saturday's Cecil Mamiit demonstration day at the Burbank Tennis Center. The formerly-ranked tennis pro and...
  • Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals

    Sabine Lisicki advances to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany proved on Tuesday that she’s more than a one-upset wonder. Lisicki, who eliminated defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams in the round of 16 on Monday, became the first woman to...
  • Maria Sharapova upset on day of big falls at Wimbledon

    A wave of injuries and upsets hit the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, taking No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova of Russia out of the women’s competition. Sharapova, hobbled by a hip injury, slipped...
  • Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming

    Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming
    The injuries just kept coming Wednesday at Wimbledon, increasing to seven the number of withdrawals or retirements by players during matches. In addition to injury-related withdrawals by No. 2 women’s seed Victoria Azarenka and No. 10 men’...
  • Serena Williams advances on relatively quiet day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams advances on relatively quiet day at Wimbledon
    A semblance of order was restored at Wimbledon on Thursday, a contrast to Wednesday’s wild upsets and withdrawals. No. 1 seed Serena Williams eased past Caroline Garcia of France, 6-3, 6-2, in 67 minutes in her second-round match  Williams’...
  • Rafael Nadal is upset in first round at Wimbledon

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1. Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
  • Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals
    The controversial decision to seed two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal at No. 5 in this year’s tournament means that he could face seven-time winner Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, a possibility that arose Friday when the tournament draw...