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  • Mardy Fish says Rafael Nadal looks pretty healthy

     
    Mardy Fish was like most everybody else when Rafael Nadal hurt his left foot in a fourth-round match. The top-seeded and top-ranked Nadal needed an injury timeout and had spoken about feeling, for a moment, as if he had broken......
  • Jack Nicklaus is a fan of the Bryan brothers

     
    Jack Nicklaus was back at Wimbledon on Thursday, and it wasn’t to sit in the Royal Box, as he did Wednesday, watching Roger Federer lose to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. At 11 a.m. when Bob and Mike Bryan, the twins from Camarillo......
  • Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic slips past 18-year-old and into semifinals

     
    Second-seeded Novak Djokovic trailed several times and took a hard tumble that seemed to leave him hurting, but he gathered his powerful baseline game and beat 18-year-old qualifier Bernard Tomic of Australia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, on Wednesday to become......
  • Maria Sharapova advances to Wimbledon final

     
    Maria Sharapova survived some shaky serving (13 double faults) by being overpowering from the baseline, and she beat unseeded German Sabine Lisicki 6-4, 6-3 in 1 hour, 27 minutes in a Wimbledon semifinal. Sharapova, seeded fifth, won this tournament in......
  • Petra Kvitova defeats a noisy Victoria Azarenka to enter her first Wimbledon final

     
    Petra Kvitova, a 21-year-old from the Czech Republic, became the first left-hander since her hero Martina Navratilova to advance to the women's Wimbledon final Thursday, with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 win over fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. Kvitova,...
  • Petra Kvitova returns to Wimbledon semifinals

     
    Petra Kvitova cracked an ace on match point and the 21-year-old left-hander from the Czech Republic reached her second straight Wimbledon semifinal Tuesday with a 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 win over 23-year-old Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria. Kvitova, seeded...
  • NBC out, ESPN in, no more Wimbledon tape delay

     
    Beginning next year, ESPN will televise all of the Wimbledon tennis tournament and will broadcast the entire event live, according to two people familiar with the negotiations who could not speak publicly about those contract talks. NBC released a...
  • Novak Djokovic dominates Rafael Nadal, wins first Wimbledon

     
    Novak Djokovic earned the match point with a serve and volley, a sign that he wasn't worried about nerves or playing it safe. And without worrying about anything but winning, Djokovic reeled off a giant serve and feasted off of......
  • Bryan brothers win second Wimbledon title, 11th major

     
    Bob and Mike Bryan, the 33-year-old identical twins from Camarillo, won their second Wimbledon doubles title Saturday and their 11th major championship with a 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (2) win over eighth-seeded Robert Lindstedt (who played at Pepperdine) of Sweden...
  • Tennis Grunts Spoiling The Game

    Tennis Grunts Spoiling The Game
    Wimbledon is once again upon us celebrating the best women and men of the tennis world, so get ready to hear some 'orgasmic' noises. Yep, who could forget those infamous grunts that a lot of women tennis players make. Well, Wimbledon`s Chief Executive...
  • Online Dish: Put a Muzzle On It! Should Women Players Be Forbidden to Grunt at Wimbledon?

    Online Dish: Put a Muzzle On It! Should Women Players Be Forbidden to Grunt at Wimbledon?
    Wimbledon is known for being the most elite tennis tournament of the year but the ladies on the court are being far from proper with all of their grunts and moans. And they're loud! Belarusian tennis champ, Victoria Azarenka, hit 95 decibels recently....
  • Kvitova Defeats Sharapova In Wimbledon Final

    Kvitova Defeats Sharapova In Wimbledon Final
    WIMBLEDON, England (CNN) -- Petra Kvitova stunned Maria Sharapova in straight sets 6-3 6-4 to claim the Wimbledon women's singles title Saturday. The 21-year-old Czech had gone into the final as the underdog against three-time grand slam champion...