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  • As tennis career comes into focus, Towson's Xander Centenari eyes U.S. Open qualifying berth

    As tennis career comes into focus, Towson's Xander Centenari eyes U.S. Open qualifying berth
    The tennis courts at The Suburban Club in Pikesville are typically empty during weekday afternoons, with many of the usual patrons busy at work until they can head to the country club for some exercise. It was in this solitude, on a partly cloudy Monday...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, On the beaches of Spain

    'The Amazing Race' recap, On the beaches of Spain
    Time once again for "The Amazing Race," or as I called it last week, The Dream Crushing, Boyfriend Eliminating Hour of Depression. I've got something that will perk you up this week: Spain! Barcelona! Beaches! It's a magical place where even the demons...
  • Can Rory McIlroy be the new Tiger Woods?

    He's winner off course Teddy Greenstein Chicago Tribune Rory McIlroy aspires to be more than Tiger Woods, and here's hoping he gets there. As a golfer, he's just as talented. "Such a fluid motion," Luke Donald marveled. Not that that means he'll get to...
  • Coffee Companion -- 6/6: O's drop series and Nadal reigns

    Coffee Companion -- 6/6: O's drop series and Nadal reigns
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.    Running it back:...
  • Who will win singles titles at Wimbledon?

    Federer a major threat Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times A year ago I didn't think Roger Federer had another major tournament win in him. But with the way he played at the French Open, making the finals, Federer stamped himself as the man most likely to...
  • Nadal thinks today's generation might be strongest in tennis history

    Nadal thinks today's generation might be strongest in tennis history
    After he had moved into Wimbledon's fourth round Saturday, top-seeded and defending champion Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard, suggested that the top four players in the men's rankings now — himself, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray —...
  • Has Federer won his last Grand Slam title?

    Invincible no more Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times Roger Federer won't win another major title. There is always going to be a Jo-Wilfried Tsonga now, someone younger, who is a bigger hitter and fearless. Federer will have to be content with his 16...
  • Top two face off

    For the first time since the 2009 Australian Open, the top two seeded players will meet in the final of a Grand Slam tournament today when No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal, aiming for his 11th major title, plays No. 2 Novak Djokovic for the Wimbledon men's title....
  • Is Federer best tennis player of all time?

    Sustained greatness a plus Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times Roger Federer became the No. 1 tennis player in the world Monday, one of the consequences of his 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Wimbledon victory over Andy Murray on Sunday. He's also the best ever. That's...
  • Djokovic outlasts Federer in Wimbledon final classic

    Djokovic outlasts Federer in Wimbledon final classic
    WIMBLEDON, England — In the end Sunday, the right player probably won, the guy named Novak Djokovic, who can bend like Gumby, run like Usain Bolt and hit tennis shots at the other guy like Roger Federer. What made his victory in the Wimbledon men'...
  • Novak Djokovic shows relentless drive in Wimbledon victory

    WIMBLEDON, England — In the end here Sunday, the right player probably won, the man named Novak Djokovic, who can bend like Gumby, run like Usain Bolt and hit tennis shots at the other guy like Roger Federer. What made his victory in 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...