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Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

NEW YORK | Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open.

August 21, 2014 1:23 pm

Djokovic tops Federer in classic final at Wimbledon

LONDON | Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and resurgent play.

July 06, 2014 8:30 pm

Special K: 2nd Wimbledon title for Petra Kvitova

Special K: 2nd Wimbledon title for Petra Kvitova

LONDON | Petra Kvitova plays so much better at the All England Club than anywhere else, and now she owns two championships to prove it.

July 05, 2014 3:28 pm

Kvitova overpowers Bouchard to win 2nd Wimbledon

LONDON | Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.

July 05, 2014 10:46 am

Bouchard gives Canada a slam finalist at Wimbledon

Bouchard gives Canada a slam finalist at Wimbledon

LONDON | Eugenie Bouchard could have lost her focus after the fourth game of her Wimbledon semifinal Thursday, when play was delayed for five minutes during Simona Halep's medical timeout for a left ankle injury.

July 03, 2014 2:39 pm

No repeat for Murray, beaten by Dimitrov

No repeat for Murray, beaten by Dimitrov

LONDON | The silence at Centre Court made abundantly clear that Andy Murray's time as Wimbledon champion was coming to a close.

July 02, 2014 3:53 pm Photos

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Nadal, Sharapova lose; Serena leaves with illness

Nadal, Sharapova lose; Serena leaves with illness

LONDON | Rafael Nadal ran out of comebacks at Wimbledon, losing to a brash, big-serving, between-the-legs-hitting 19-year-old kid who might just be a future star.

July 01, 2014 4:36 pm

Big 4 around Wimbledon's Week 2, not so for women

LONDON | The so-called "Big 4" who have won 35 of 37 of the past Grand Slam singles titles — Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer — are all around for the second week at Wimbledon, joined by the new major winner on the …

June 29, 2014 8:30 pm

Latest Slam loss for Williams comes on grass

Latest Slam loss for Williams comes on grass

LONDON | As Serena Williams began to fall behind in what would become her earliest Wimbledon exit in nearly a decade, her coach could tell something was awry.

June 28, 2014 4:51 pm

Nadal tries to avoid another upset loss to Rosol

LONDON | A lot about Rafael Nadal's match today will be similar to the last time he played in the second round at Wimbledon, back in 2012.

June 25, 2014 6:09 pm

Nadal's grass-court winning streak now stands at 1

Nadal's grass-court winning streak now stands at 1

LONDON | Chasing a shot to his right, Rafael Nadal slipped and tumbled to the Centre Court turf. He popped up, raced across the baseline to get back into the point, and later capped the 14-stroke exchange with a backhand passing winner.

June 24, 2014 3:49 pm

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

Nadal and Djokovic to meet in French Open final

Nadal and Djokovic to meet in French Open final

PARIS | Rafael Nadal is going for No. 9 at the French Open, and the only man that can stop him is Novak Djokovic.

June 06, 2014 2:03 pm

Sharapova-Bouchard, Djokovic-Gulbis advance to French Open semis

Sharapova-Bouchard, Djokovic-Gulbis advance to French Open semis

PARIS | This is what Maria Sharapova does. She digs herself a big hole in a match, then figures a way out, no matter what it takes.

June 03, 2014 6:46 pm

Sharapova-Bouchard, Djokovic-Gulbis advance to French Open semis

Sharapova-Bouchard, Djokovic-Gulbis advance to French Open semis

PARIS | This is what Maria Sharapova does. She digs herself a big hole in a match, then figures a way out, no matter what it takes.

June 03, 2014 6:46 pm

Serena Williams as fluent in French as on red clay

Serena Williams as fluent in French as on red clay

PARIS | Serena Williams was wrapping up her pre-French Open news conference when someone seated in the front row wanted to know whether she would take one question in the local language.

May 24, 2014 6:02 pm

Serena Williams as fluent in French as on red clay

Serena Williams as fluent in French as on red clay

PARIS | Serena Williams was wrapping up her pre-French Open news conference when someone seated in the front row wanted to know whether she would take one question in the local language.

May 24, 2014 6:02 pm
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