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  • WTA event moved from Troy Park to College Park

    The Troy Park Tennis and Sports Center, a multi-use athletic park in Elkridge, was supposed to be developed enough to host a $220,000 WTA International-level event next month, but because funding did not come through as expected in December, the...
  • Fish heads field for Legg Mason Tennis Classic

    American Mardy Fish shouldn't find Washington's Legg Mason Tennis Classic quite as lonesome as Wimbledon's second week is apt to be. The sole American man to advance to Wimbledon's round of 16, Fish will lead a strong contingent of countrymen into...
  • Has Federer won his last Grand Slam title?

    Invincible no more Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times Roger Federer won't win another major title. There is always going to be a Jo-Wilfried Tsonga now, someone younger, who is a bigger hitter and fearless. Federer will have to be content with his 16...
  • Top two face off

    For the first time since the 2009 Australian Open, the top two seeded players will meet in the final of a Grand Slam tournament today when No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal, aiming for his 11th major title, plays No. 2 Novak Djokovic for the Wimbledon men's title....
  • Is Federer best tennis player of all time?

    Sustained greatness a plus Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times Roger Federer became the No. 1 tennis player in the world Monday, one of the consequences of his 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Wimbledon victory over Andy Murray on Sunday. He's also the best ever. That's...
  • Petrova defeats Peer, wins first title in 3 years

    A familiar figure popped into the media tent Sunday afternoon at the Tennis Center at College Park, about 10 minutes after Nadia Petrova had discussed winning her first WTA championship in three years. The visitor? Petrova. Seems the Russian forgot to...
  • Hewitt beats Karlovic to win 30th career title

    (Reuters) - Ageing warrior Lleyton Hewitt claimed the 30th title of his career when he downed towering Croat Ivo Karlovic in the final of the Hall of Fame Championships in Newport on Sunday. Australian Hewitt, who famously lost to Karlovic in the first...
  • Lindsay Davenport inducted into Hall of Fame

    (Reuters) - Three-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one Lindsay Davenport was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday, saying she fell in love with the sport the first time she picked up a racquet. "I was five...
  • Novak Djokovic marries high school sweetheart Jelena Ristic

    Less than a week after winning his second Wimbledon championship, Novak Djokovic married his high school sweetheart, Jelena Ristic, in a private ceremony Thursday in the coastal resort of Sveti Stefan, Montenegro. The wedding and celebration were...
  • U.S. Open prize money upped 11.7 pct for 2014

    (Reuters) - The prize money pool for this year's U.S. Open has been increased by 11.7 percent to a record $38.3 million (22.36 million pounds), the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Wednesday. The men's and women's singles champions...
  • Factbox - Greatest sporting humiliations

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Hosts Brazil suffered their worst World Cup defeat ever when they were crushed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. It was Brazil's first home defeat in a competitive match since 1975 and one of the most...
  • U.S. Open prize money upped 11.7 percent for 2014

    (Reuters) - The prize money pool for this year's U.S. Open has been increased by 11.7 percent to a record $38.3 million, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Wednesday. The men's and women's singles champions will earn $3 million, a...