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  • Raonic impresses, but says no one plays well on grass

    LONDON (Reuters) - A few of the past Wimbledon champions watching this year's championships would disagree but big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic reckons grass courts do not allow for great tennis. The 23-year-old boasts a game that looks tailor-made...
  • Second seed Li dreams of being a housewife

    LONDON (Reuters) - China's Li Na looked at home on the grass of Wimbledon as she powered into the third round on Wednesday, but the second seed revealed that she dreams of becoming a housewife. Though the Australian Open champion eased to a routine 6-2...
  • Gulbis bows out but makes his mark with parting shots

    LONDON (Reuters) - From vampires to gambling and fine art, Ernests Gulbis offered a bizarre insight into the life of a millionaire Latvian tennis star during his brief Wimbledon challenge, which ended with a second-round defeat by Sergiy Stakhovsky on...
  • Wimbledon: Andy Murray, Venus Williams Moving On

    LONDON - The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion has already thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1 6-1...
  • Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1,...
  • Rafael Nadal digs deep for 700th career match win

    LONDON (AP) — For a set and a half, Rafael Nadal looked in danger of tumbling out in the first round of Wimbledon for the second year in a row. The left-hander dominating play on Centre Court was not the 14-time Grand Slam champion, it was 51st-...
  • Tuesday's local and college roundup: Steamers rally past Pilots 7-5 in clash of Coastal Plain League's top teams

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: Flagler's Nick Kranick hit a three-run double with two outs in the eighth as Edenton (19-4), which has the CPL’s best record, won 7-5 Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium over the Peninsula Pilots (15-7), who have...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 6/26 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    4:30 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open first round(in Cologne, Germany).--Golf 7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon second round.--ESPN 8:30 a.m.    Golf: BMW International Open first round(in Cologne, Germany).--Golf 11 a.m.    Football: Oct. 2002:...
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 6/25 log (updated Wednesday AM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon second round.--ESPN 11 a.m.    Football: Nov. 1994: Hampton vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48 11:30 a.m.    Soccer: World Cup: Nigeria vs. Argentina(in Porto Alegre, Brazil).--ESPN, Univision 11:30 a.m.    Soccer: World Cup: Bosnia-...
  • Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon

    Nadal, Serena advance; Townsend out at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon. The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
  • Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships

    Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships
    What you need to know about the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. When: Play begins Monday. The women’s singles final is scheduled for July 5; the men’s singles final is July 6. There are no matches scheduled for the two-week tournament’...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 6/23 log (updated Sunday AM)

    7 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon first round.--ESPN 10 a.m.    Basketball: Feb. 2010: Hampton girls vs. Bethel.--LSC 48 11:30 a.m.    Soccer: World Cup: Netherlands vs. Chile(in Sao Paulo).--ESPN, Univision 11:30 a.m.    Soccer: World Cup: Australia vs. Spain(...