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  • Roger Federer to work with Stefan Edberg at Australian Open

    Roger Federer to work with Stefan Edberg at Australian Open
    First Andy Murray hired former multiple major tournament winner Ivan Lendl to his coaching team and won the Olympics, U.S. Open and Wimbledon. Then Novak Djokovic announced that he would work with Boris Becker. Now Roger Federer, fading at the age of...
  • Maria Sharapova Joins NBC Winter Olympics Coverage

    She plays a warm-weather sport, but Maria Sharapova will be part of NBC's Winter Olympics coverage in Sochi, Russia in February. Sharapova, who carried the flag for her Russia at the 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony in London, will be a...
  • Novak Djokovic engaged to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic

    Novak Djokovic engaged to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic
    Novak Djokovic announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic on Wednesday. Of course, the top-ranked tennis player in the world did it in the most modern way, taking to Twitter. A photo was included of Ristic giving Djokovic a kiss...
  • Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone

    Roger Federer splits with coach Paul Annacone
    After almost 3½ years together, Roger Federer has split with coach Paul Annacone according to Federer's website. Federer, 32, failed to win a major tournament this year and saw his ranking drop from No. 1 to No. 7. Annacone had also been the...
  • Margaret Osborne duPont dies at 94; Grand Slam tennis champion

    Tennis champion Margaret Osborne duPont, the winner of 37 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles from the 1940s into the 1960s, has died in Texas. She was 94. DuPont died Wednesday in El Paso while in hospice care, Mary Skinner of VNA Hospice said. The...
  • PASSINGS: Gene Mako, Thomas Penfield Jackson

    Gene Mako Champion tennis player in 1930s Gene Mako, 97, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • Gussy Moran dies at 89; tennis player caused Wimbledon uproar with short skirt

    Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
  • Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals

    Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer could meet in Wimbledon quarterfinals
    The controversial decision to seed two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal at No. 5 in this year’s tournament means that he could face seven-time winner Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, a possibility that arose Friday when the tournament draw...
  • Martina Hingis' husband steals spotlight by calling her an adulterer

    Martina Hingis' husband steals spotlight by calling her an adulterer
    Martina Hingis, known as the "Swiss Miss" during her tennis playing days when she won five Grand Slam events, should be enjoying a stellar week as she prepares to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday in Newport, R.I. But...
  • Prep sports profile: Jenny Mizikar

    Prep sports profile: Jenny Mizikar
    In her fourth and final year on Batavia’s varsity tennis team, Jenny Mizikar is keen on making history. Aside from wanting to help her team win its fourth conference title in as many years, head coach Brad Nelson says that Mizikar needs 21 wins this...
  • Bryan brothers complete Grand Slam sweep with Wimbledon doubles title

    Bryan brothers complete Grand Slam sweep with Wimbledon doubles title
    Twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan became the first men's doubles team to hold all four Grand Slam tournament titles on the professional level after winning the Wimbledon championship on Saturday. The Camarillo natives defeated Ivan Dodig of Croatia and...
  • Marion Bartoli defeats Sabine Lisicki to win Wimbledon title

    Marion Bartoli defeats Sabine Lisicki to win Wimbledon title
    WIMBLEDON -- Marion Bartoli of France overpowered a nervous Sabine Lisicki in the first set and rode out a challenge from her ponytailed German opponent in the second set to win her first Wimbledon title in her second appearance in the final. Bartoli,...