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Nadal tops Djokovic: 9th French Open, 14th major

PARIS | Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.

June 08, 2014 8:30 pm
Djokovic, Murray head Wimbledon cast for quarters

Djokovic, Murray head Wimbledon cast for quarters

LONDON | No. 1-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Andy Murray have yet to lose a set, let alone a match, so far at Wimbledon.

July 02, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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New names alongside Djokovic, Murray at Wimbledon

New names alongside Djokovic, Murray at Wimbledon

LONDON | Get ready for some unfamiliar names at Wimbledon.

June 30, 2013 7:30 pm
Federer stunned in 2nd round by Stakhovsky

Federer stunned in 2nd round by Stakhovsky

LONDON | Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years.

June 26, 2013 6:00 pm
Wimbledon spat: Williams, Sharapova trade volleys

Wimbledon spat: Williams, Sharapova trade volleys

LONDON | As her agent nodded along approvingly from a front-row seat, Serena Williams sounded contrite and composed. Well-rehearsed, too.

June 23, 2013 9:00 pm
Federer begins quest for 8th Wimbledon title

Federer begins quest for 8th Wimbledon title

LONDON | As he has six previous times, Roger Federer will open Wimbledon today as the defending champion, stepping onto Centre Court for the first match of what he hopes will be another two-week stay at the All England Club.

June 23, 2013 9:00 pm
Vying for his 8th French Open title, Nadal gets underdog Ferrer

Vying for his 8th French Open title, Nadal gets underdog Ferrer

PARIS | His words catching in his throat, Toni Nadal called it "really a miracle" that his nephew is back in the French Open final.

June 08, 2013 4:15 pm
Rafael Nadal, French Open singles

Rafael Nadal, French Open singles

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their Friday semifinal singles match of the French Open.

June 08, 2013 4:08 pm
Djokovic, Nadal on course for semifinal in Paris

Djokovic, Nadal on course for semifinal in Paris

PARIS | Less than 48 hours after learning of the death of his childhood coach, Novak Djokovic was on court at the French Open, determined to complete a career Grand Slam in honor of the woman he likened to a "second mother."

June 03, 2013 9:00 pm
Djokovic completes Australian Open hat trick

Djokovic completes Australian Open hat trick

MELBOURNE, Australia | No shirt ripping or bare-chested flexing this time.

January 27, 2013 9:30 pm
Olazabal won't return as 2014 Ryder Cup captain

Olazabal won't return as 2014 Ryder Cup captain

LONDON | Describing the role as "torture" at times, victorious Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal ruled out the possibility of staying on for the 2014 competition at Gleneagles.

October 02, 2012 10:00 pm
Federer strolls into Australian Open quarterfinals

Federer strolls into Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia | The crowd was still buzzing about the comeback victory by "Aussie Kim" Clijsters, and the fans dressed in canary yellow were now in full voice for another one of their own.

January 22, 2012 10:00 pm
Nadal has new injury; Federer has no hard feelings

Nadal has new injury; Federer has no hard feelings

MELBOURNE, Australia | Rafael Nadal sat in his hotel room in "unbelievable pain," his right knee cracking and his leg cramping. He wondered if he'd be able to play his first-round match at the Australian Open.

January 16, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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U.S.'s Fish loses to Nadal in 1st Wimbledon quarterfinal

U.S.'s Fish loses to Nadal in 1st Wimbledon quarterfinal

WIMBLEDON, England | Heading into his Wimbledon quarterfinal against Rafael Nadal, Mardy Fish -- just like everyone else -- was well aware of the defending champion's much-discussed left foot pain.

June 29, 2011 10:00 pm
Federer loses at Wimbledon despite 2-set lead

Federer loses at Wimbledon despite 2-set lead

WIMBLEDON, England | For two superb sets Wednesday, everything looked so routine for Roger Federer, precisely the way it did for so many years at Wimbledon -- and nearly everywhere else, too.

June 29, 2011 10:00 pm
Murray in Australian Open final against Djokovic

Murray in Australian Open final against Djokovic

MELBOURNE, Australia | Andy Murray doesn't have to worry about Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal this time. He is hardly in the clear, however, as he goes for his first major title.

January 28, 2011 8:00 pm
Djokovic beats Federer to reach Australian final

Djokovic beats Federer to reach Australian final

MELBOURNE, Australia | Roger Federer saved a parting shot for anyone who thinks his time is up and a changing of the guard in tennis awaits.

January 27, 2011 7:45 pm Photos

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Nadal eliminates last local hope in Melbourne

Nadal eliminates last local hope in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia | Rafael Nadal was in the locker room, keeping inexperienced wild card Bernard Tomic waiting.

January 22, 2011 10:00 pm
Rafa Slam on track, Clijsters quashes baby rumor

Rafa Slam on track, Clijsters quashes baby rumor

MELBOURNE, Australia | Rafael Nadal pounded another up-and-comer into submission. Andy Murray made quick work of his second-round opponent as well.

January 20, 2011 10:00 pm

Federer, Djokovic off to fast starts in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia | Roger Federer was sublime at times in his opening win. Novak Djokovic was businesslike and to the point.

January 17, 2011 5:20 pm
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