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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
Balancing family with tennis makes Federer shine

Balancing family with tennis makes Federer shine

Since Roger Federer and his wife, Mirka, had their twin daughters four years ago, the girls have become fixtures on the tennis circuit, traveling with Federer from tournament to tournament.

August 26, 2013 12:00 am
Slumping Federer loses to Brands at Swiss Open

Slumping Federer loses to Brands at Swiss Open

GSTAAD, Switzerland | His game inconsistent and his new racket not offering much help, Roger Federer lost yet again to a player way down in the rankings.

July 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'The wait is over': Brits awake to new tennis era

'The wait is over': Brits awake to new tennis era

LONDON | Britain awoke to a new era on Monday, into a world in which the tennis-loving public finally has its own Wimbledon champion once again.

July 08, 2013 5:00 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
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
Roddick's career ends with Open loss to del Potro

Roddick's career ends with Open loss to del Potro

NEW YORK | Chants of "Let's go, Andy!" rang out between points during the last service game of his career, and again before the start of what would wind up as the last return game.

September 05, 2012 10:00 pm

OLYMPIC ROUNDUP: Agnel wins 2nd gold in 2 nights at London Olympics

LONDON | Yannick Agnel bested Ryan Lochte for the second night in a row at the London Olympics, upstaging the American as the biggest star in the pool so far in these games.

July 30, 2012 10:00 pm
Federer beats Murray for 7th Wimbledon, 17th major

Federer beats Murray for 7th Wimbledon, 17th major

WIMBLEDON, England | A Grand Slam title drought did indeed end in Sunday's historic and riveting Wimbledon final, only it was Roger Federer's lengthy-for-him gap between trophies that came to a close, rather than Britain's 76-year wait for a homegrown men's champion.

July 06, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Nothing random about this year's intriguing Wimbledon draw

Nothing random about this year's intriguing Wimbledon draw

WIMBLEDON, England | Random as Grand Slam tournament draws are meant to be, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer keep bumping into each other in major semifinals, and it could happen again at Wimbledon.

June 22, 2012 9:15 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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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
Djokovic, Federer close to French Open showdown

Djokovic, Federer close to French Open showdown

PARIS | His 43rd consecutive victory complete, Novak Djokovic ripped off his white baseball cap, pivoted to look up at his parents, coach and other supporters in the stands, then let out a yell.

May 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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