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  • Navratilova hails Mauresmo's coaching breakthrough

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Men's tennis will see a flurry of women coaches after Andy Murray broke down a gender barrier by hiring Amelie Mauresmo, says 18-times grand slam singles champion Martina Navratilova who is open to tutoring men. Briton Murray raised...
  • It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament

    It Was Almost Game, Set, Match For Connecticut Open Tennis Tournament
    NEW HAVEN -- Each year, chaos ensues in the final days before Connecticut's professional tennis tournament is unveiled. There are signage and advertising details to complete, site preparation and landscaping issues that require attention, ticket...
  • Tomic awarded U.S. Open wild card

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been awarded a wild card for the U.S. Open by Tennis Australia after his drop down the world rankings had threatened to send him back to qualifying for the last grand slam tournament of the year. The 21-year-old,...
  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
  • Go Away With ... Chris Fowler

    Go Away With ... Chris Fowler
    For ESPN sportscaster Chris Fowler and his wife, Jennifer Dempster, travel is a way of life. "We never get sick of it," says Fowler, 51. "Travel really is our vice, moreso than any possessions. We will spend money to enjoy a nice trip and see a place we...
  • Simona Halep Anxious To Defend Connecticut Open Title

    Simona Halep Anxious To Defend Connecticut Open Title
    When Simona Halep came to New Haven last year for the New Haven Open tennis tournament, she was unseeded and ranked 23rd in the world. But she was also on a roll, having won 24 of her past 29 matches. She went 5-for-5 at New Haven, winning her fourth WTA...
  • Andy Murray keeps British hopes, and Henman Hill, alive at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray keeps British hopes, and Henman Hill, alive at Wimbledon
    Much had already happened Friday by the time the main focus at Wimbledon shifted to a hill, a place where personal real estate is like an acre in Malibu. It was late afternoon. The rain that was supposed to come never did. Big fluffy clouds moved...
  • 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....
  • Serena Williams wins, Novak Djokovic upset

    Serena Williams wins, Novak Djokovic upset
    Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4. On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
  • Raonic keeps Canadian party alive with nervy win

    TORONTO (Reuters) - It was last call at Canada's biggest tennis party on Wednesday until Milos Raonic delivered a nail-biting 4-6 7-6 (2) 7-6 (4) second round win over American Jack Sock to keep home hopes alive at the Rogers Cup. After two party-pooping...
  • 'Biggest Loser' Season 16 news: New cast, a new role for Bob Harper

    'Biggest Loser' Season 16 news: New cast, a new role for Bob Harper
    "The Biggest Loser" aims to put a controversial season in the rear-view mirror as it announced its Season 16 cast Wednesday featuring 20 former athletes who've let their fitness levels slide -- and a new gig for trainer Bob Harper. The theme for the new...
  • Murray pain free and ready to rumble

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Andy Murray got his North American hard court season off to a solid start with 6-2 6-2 second-round win over Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios at the Rogers Cup on Wednesday as the Briton targeted his first final in more than a year....