| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:16 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray feels the heavy burden of expectations now that he's safely into the fourth round and has avoided the stumbles that sent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal home shockingly early.
"I think there's a lot more pressure on...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 1:13 PM
LONDON--For Britain, Andy Murray’s victory at Wimbleon on Sunday was a collective dream come true, a triumph they’ve longed for for decades.
Murray, a Scotsman whose sometimes dour, always expressive demeanor on the court did not always...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Perhaps the most distinctive thing about our new Wimbledon champion, Andy Murray, is that there is little distinctive about him.
Sure, he is a great tennis player. You don't roll out of bed and win Wimbledon.
But there is no Andre Agassi swagger, no...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Fresh-faced Josh Berry has done his homework.
His tennis homework, that is.
The youtube.com sensation has extensively studied tennis stars, from the likes of Andy Murray, the now-retired Andy Roddick, Novak Djokovic and, of course, Rafael Nadal....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:39 PM
6:30 a.m. Cycling: Tour de France stage 3.--NBC Sports Net.
7 a.m. Tennis: Wimbledon round of 16.--ESPN2
8 a.m. Tennis: Wimbledon round of 16 (Centre Court).--ESPN
9:30 a.m. Basketball: Feb. 1997: Hampton vs. Bethel (girls, then boys at 11:30)...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:30 PM
LONDON -- As the sun set on the opening week of Wimbledon, just about the only seeding that truly signified something was No. 1.
That’s the number beside the names of Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, who turned in nearly perfect...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 10:29 PM
LONDON -- Get ready for some unfamiliar names at Wimbledon.
With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal long gone, and Maria Sharapova out, too, after a wild Week 1 at the All England Club, Week 2 begins today with a schedule that includes participants such as...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:46 PM
LONDON -- For 34 matches over 4-1/2 months, on hard, clay or grass courts, Serena Williams was unbeaten -- and, in the minds of many, unbeatable.
So it was apt, somehow, that the longest winning streak in women’s tennis since 2000 would end at...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:05 AM
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...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:42 PM
LONDON (AP) — Back in her comfort zone on Centre Court, Serena Williams delivered an overpowering statement: When her serve is steaming, she's the woman to beat at Wimbledon.
Putting aside her recent comments that led to a couple of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:40 AM
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’...