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  • No.1 Novak Djokovic, No.2 Andy Murray to face off in Wimbledon final

    No.1 Novak Djokovic, No.2 Andy Murray to face off in Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON, England — After a series of upsets had scrambled both halves of the draw, after an epically riveting and sportsmanlike men's semifinal Friday was followed by a semifinal soured by whining, it all came out right, anyway. No. 1 Novak...
  • Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro advance to Wimbledon semifinals

    Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del Potro advance to Wimbledon semifinals
    WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic advanced to his 13th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal and maintained his perfect record of not losing a set at this year’s Wimbledon tournament, when he powered his way past No. 7-seeded Tomas...
  • Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final

    Marion Bartoli, Sabine 'Boom Boom' Lisicki set for Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON -- It’s something of a cliché to discuss the obstacles that athletes have overcome to reach the pinnacle of their respective sports. Yet, if not for encountering difficulty along the way they might not have developed the determination that...
  • Jerzy Janowicz wins all-Polish Wimbledon quarterfinal match

    WIMBLEDON, England — No. 24 seed Jerzy Janowicz became the first Polish man to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam tournament when he defeated Lukasz Kubot, 7-5, 6-4, 6-4, on Wednesday in an all-Polish quarterfinal match. Janowicz, who is 22...
  • Marion Bartoli overpowers Sabine Lisicki for 2013 Wimbledon title

    WIMBLEDON, England — There's nothing conventional about Marion Bartoli on a tennis court. Her serve is anything but smooth. She pounds the ball with two hands from both sides, styled after Monica Seles. She can't stand still between points,...
  • Breakers ready for action

    For the second straight year, the Orange County Breakers have a totally new roster of players. But the 2013 Breakers scream "Orange County," perhaps more than any other team in the Mylan World Team Tennis franchise's 11-year history. Steve Johnson...
  • ESPN's Wimbledon tennis coverage nets strong ratings

    ESPN's Wimbledon tennis coverage nets strong ratings
    ESPN's gamble to serve more tennis appears to be paying off as the sports network said last weekend's Wimbledon championship matches produced some of the highest ratings for tennis in ESPN's 33-year history. Last year, ESPN began providing TV coverage...
  • BNP Paribas Showdown 2013 Monday on ESPN2

     
    BNP Paribas Showdown 2013 March 4 on ESPN2 is a tennis exhibition featuring Rafael Nadal vs. Juan Martin Del Potro and Serena Williams vs. Victoria Azarenka at New York City's Madison Square Garden. The BNP Paribas Showdown celebrates World Tennis Day...
  • Wimbledon TV schedule 2013

     
    Wimbledon TV schedule 2013 on ESPN and ESPN2 includes 140 hours of coverage from all rounds at the All England Club, plus additional online coverage. The third and most prestigious Grand Slam tennis tournament of the year returns to the All England Club...
  • ESPN’s “Nine for IX” showcases stories of women in sports

     
    The producers of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentaries introduce a summer spinoff exploring captivating stories of women in sports as told by female filmmakers. Nine for IX — named after Title IX, the 1972 legislation best known for providing equal...
  • Fourth of July 2013 TV programming

     
    As America celebrates its 237th birthday over Fourth of July 2013, television networks will again have several programs of all types airing during the holiday, which falls on a Thursday this year but will perhaps carry over through the weekend for...
  • Diamond: Forget something, Wimbledon?

    Much has been made of Andy Murray's win at Wimbledon, widely and incorrectly headlined as the first Brit to win a singles tennis final there since Fred Perry pulled it off in 1936. Virginia Wade did it in 1977. And four other women had done it before...