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  • Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard reach Wimbledon semifinal

    Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan. Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception. Two barely twenty-...
  • 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...
  • For Andy Murray, a Wimbledon prize — and reprise — proves elusive

    For Andy Murray, a Wimbledon prize — and reprise — proves elusive
    On the warmest, sunniest day you can imagine, in a place where those are few and far between, gloom prevailed Wednesday. Great Britain was Mudville, and mighty Casey had struck out. When Andy Murray's final ground stroke settled into the bottom of the...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness

    Eugenie Bouchard, headed to Wimbledon final, is poised for greatness
    It is still a little too soon to canonize young Eugenie Bouchard as the next big thing in women's tennis. We will wait until Saturday. That's when the current pride of Canadian sports, now that the Kings have taken hockey away from them, will play in...
  • Sharapova wins French Open title

    Sharapova wins French Open title
    PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final. Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...
  • Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open

    Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open
    Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling. She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win. It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
  • Roger Federer, Ana Ivanovic claim grass-court tournament wins

    Roger Federer, Ana Ivanovic claim grass-court tournament wins
    Roger Federer won the Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time by defeating Alejandro Falla, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3), in the final on Sunday in Halle, Germany, while Ana Ivanovic captured her first grass-court title in almost a decade with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over...
  • Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win

    Andy Murray upset in Madrid Open; Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams win
    Andy Murray hit error after error Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Masters in the third round. The Wimbledon champion was overwhelmed by the 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo, 6-3, 6-2. Murray's play was erratic throughout the match against the...
  • Serena, Venus Williams ousted in second round of French Open

    Serena, Venus Williams ousted in second round of French Open
    Venus and Serena Williams won't be playing each other in the third round of the French Open after all. In fact, the sisters won't be playing at all, after both of them were upset by little-known opponents in the second round Wednesday. Serena...
  • Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors

    Boys' Tennis: Stalder making moves for Sailors
    Reese Stalder earns respect on the tennis court, not only for his big serve and great hands but also for the way that he plays the game. Stalder is not one of those players who calls every close ball "out." But if his opponent is doing so, he also is...
  • Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic for ninth French Open title

    History both repeated itself and was made Sunday on the rust-red clay of Roland Garros. After 3 1/2 grueling hours, Novak Djokovic served trying to save championship point in the fourth set against Rafael Nadal, the undisputed king of the French Open....
  • Sports Line: Navy names new tennis coach

    Chris Garner, who led Amherst to the 2014 NCAA Division III National Championship, was named Friday as the new men's tennis coach at Navy. This year's NCAA title was the second captured by Amherst during Garner's seven seasons at the school. The Lord...