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  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/4 log (updated Thursday AM)

    8 a.m.    Tennis: Wimbledon (primarily semifinals: Novak Djokovic vs. Grigor Dimitrov; Milos Raonic vs. Roger Federer).--ESPN 9 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Silverstone, England).--NBCSN 9:30 a.m.    Golf: French Open second round (in...
  • 'Brand Kyrgios' on the rise, but Australian must tread carefully

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Teenager Nick Kyrgios's ranking is not the only thing that will soar after his electrifying run at Wimbledon. The Australian's brand has also shot into the stratosphere, according to marketing experts. An exhausted Kyrgios bowed out...
  • Kvitova, Bouchard to meet in Wimbledon final

    Kvitova, Bouchard to meet in Wimbledon final
    LONDON -- Petra Kvitova is one win away from securing a second Wimbledon title in four years, while rising Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard secured a berth in her first-ever Grand Slam final with a big victory Thursday at The Championships. In the first-...
  • Bouchard controls nerves to reach Wimbledon final against Kvitova

    LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) — Powerful Canadian Eugenie Bouchard overcame match-point jitters to claim an eventful 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Romania's Simona Halep at Wimbledon on Thursday and reach a grand slam final for the first time. The 20-year-old...
  • Cool and canny Bouchard takes success in her stride

    LONDON (Reuters) - For a 20-year-old who has been playing on the main tour for barely two years, Canada's Eugenie Bouchard is scarily confident and composed. After pummelling third seed Simona Halep into submission 7-6(5) 6-2 in the Wimbledon semi-finals...
  • Defending Champ Andy Murray Falls; Federer, Djokovic Onto Semis

    WIMBLEDON — The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray. With the dust still settling on...
  • Murray's Wimbledon reign ended; Djokovic, Federer survive

    Murray's Wimbledon reign ended; Djokovic, Federer survive
    LONDON - Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts, ending Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion with a surprisingly easy 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 victory in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without...
  • Bouchard two wins away from major title

    With top-ranked Serena Williams and five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova out of Wimbledon, Canadian Genie Bouchard is two wins away from bringing home the prestigious Venus Rosewater Dish to Plantation's Veltri Tennis Center. Bouchard, 20, who...
  • Raonic sees Federer is merely an obstacle to overcome

    LONDON (Reuters) - Milos Raonic will not be overawed by seven-times Wimbledon champion Roger Federer when the men take to Centre Court for Friday's semi-final, the eighth seed said after seeing off Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios. The 23-year-old Raonic...
  • Kyrgios out but not down

    LONDON (Reuters) - The adrenaline rush of slaying Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon was replaced by dejection and despondency only 24 hours later but Australian tyro Nick Kyrgios should take plenty of heart from what he described as the "best couple of weeks of...
  • Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?

    Venus Williams exits Wimbledon; is it for the last time?
    A grand and glorious tennis career that began on the public courts of Compton and was nurtured by a proud and ambitious father edged closer to the end at Wimbledon on Friday. Or maybe not. Venus Williams went out in the third round. She is 34, is...
  • Andy Murray keeps British hopes, and Henman Hill, alive at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray keeps British hopes, and Henman Hill, alive at Wimbledon
    Much had already happened Friday by the time the main focus at Wimbledon shifted to a hill, a place where personal real estate is like an acre in Malibu. It was late afternoon. The rain that was supposed to come never did. Big fluffy clouds moved...