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An in-depth look at the US Open

An interactive about the U.S. Open featuring profiles of the players and a video that explains the different court surfaces. You’ll also see a history of Grand Slam tennis and a look at players with […]

08/26/2013

Tennis player Roger Federer of Switzerland  after winning the final against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament  in Halle  Westphalia, Germany, June 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Balancing family with tennis makes Federer shine

NEW YORK (AP) — 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. But […]

08/22/2013

Lois Goodman (AP photo)

Tennis referee murder case dismissed

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Citing insufficient evidence, Los Angeles prosecutors have suddenly dropped a murder case against professional tennis referee Lois Goodman in the death of her husband. A judge dismissed the case Friday without […]

11/30/2012

Paralympian becomes Internet hit with diving shot (video)

LONDON (AP) -   With one diving cross-court winner at the London Paralympics, a crutch-holding British table tennis player has become an Internet sensation. A clip of David Wetherill’s outrageous shot in his match against Thomasz […]

09/06/2012

Venus Williams advances at Olympics

(AP) – Venus Williams began her bid for a record fourth gold medal in Olympic tennis Monday by beating Sara Errani of Italy, 6-3, 6-1. Williams was in fine form on the Wimbledon grass, where […]

07/30/2012

Federer beats Murray for record-tying 7th Wimbledon, 17th Slam

(AP) — 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 […]

07/08/2012

Serena Williams reaches 7th Wimbledon final

(AP) – Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon final. The 13-time Grand Slam champion advanced to her seventh Wimbledon final by beating second-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 6-3, 7-6 (6) Thursday. Williams finished with […]

07/05/2012