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  • Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97

    Gene Mako, doubles champion in tennis with Don Budge, dies at 97
    Gene Mako, 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 Angeles, said his wife, Laura. He was 97 and had...
  • First-week shock waves reverberate as Wimbledon begins Week 2

    First-week shock waves reverberate as Wimbledon begins Week 2
    WIMBLEDON, England — Surely, someone made a mistake. The intended order of play for the round of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday omitted seven-time champion Roger Federer and two-time champion Rafael Nadal. World No. 3 Maria Sharapova and two-time...
  • 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...
  • India turns to a Californian to regain Davis Cup prestige

    India turns to a Californian to regain Davis Cup prestige
    Here's a twist for tennis fans: The road to Davis Cup glory for India now goes through Calabasas. On Sept. 21, in a country where tennis plays second fiddle only to cricket, India's tennis federation announced a surprising departure from its traditional...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Wimbledon
    Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 61-minute victory over Kimiko Date-Krumm on Saturday. The top-seeded Williams overwhelmed her 42-year-old opponent, 6-1, 6-0, on Center Court for her 600th career win. Williams and...
  • Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results

    No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Murray ...
  • Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure

    Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure
    WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray feels the heavy burden of expectations now that he's safely into the fourth round and has avoided the stumbles that sent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal home shockingly early. "I think there's a lot more pressure on...
  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England — While Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Laura Robson offered tantalizing glimpses into tennis' future, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reinforced their current dominance. Top-ranked Djokovic and Williams glided into the...
  • Andy Murray keeps British hopes alive at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray keeps British hopes alive at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray didn't lose a set in the first four rounds here, playing up to his No. 2 seeding and the legacy of Fred Perry, the last British man to win the Wimbledon men's singles title. But as the light faded on Centre Court...
  • Serena Williams' Wimbledon loss is latest, biggest tennis shocker

    WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams insisted her round-of-16 loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki wasn't a shock, because Lisicki is a good grass-court player with a "massive, massive serve" and was vastly underrated as the 23rd seed. In many ways,...
  • Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli advance to Wimbledon final

    Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli advance to Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON, England —- Whether it's Sabine Lisicki or Marion Bartoli who receives the Venus Rosewater Dish on Saturday, the Wimbledon women's champion will be a deserving first-time Grand Slam victor. Lisicki, the German-born 23rd-seeded player who...
  • Mike and Bob Bryan complete Grand Slam doubles sweep

    Mike and Bob Bryan complete Grand Slam doubles sweep
    WIMBLEDON, England — Mike and Bob Bryan of Camarillo felt relaxed before they faced Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Marcelo Melo of Brazil for the Wimbledon men's doubles title Saturday. Then the top-seeded twins reached Centre Court and realized they...