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Five-time champions Federer, Serena take center stage

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Five-time US Open champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams take center stage under the Arthur Ashe Stadium lights on Tuesday, starting their bids to capture an 18th career major apiece.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Early exit for Huey, pal in pre-Wimbledon tilt

Filipino Davis Cupper Treat Huey and his British partner Dominic Inglot absorbed a 6-7 (7-5), 6-4, (10-4) defeat to Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Jonathan Erlich of Israel in the men’s doubles second round of the Aegon Championship in England early Thursday.

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Golf,Headlines | Read More »

Wawrinka, Murray toppled at Indian Wells

Milos Raonic, of Canada, returns a volley against Andy Murray, of Great Britain, during a fourth round match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Indian Wells, Calif. AP

Kevin Anderson handed Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka his first defeat of 2014 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Indian Wells ATP Masters.

Posted: March 13th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Nadal proves his form with masterful Rio win

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates his victory over Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine at the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. Nadal returned from a troublesome back injury to win the Rio Open on Sunday. AP

World number one Rafael Nadal shrugged off the injury concerns that wrecked his Australian Open bid as he dismantled Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-6 to win the Rio Open on Sunday.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Tennis | Read More »

Nadal’s back with win in first round of Rio Open

Spain's Rafael Nadal leans against the wall during his training session for the Rio Open in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Top-ranked Nadal injured his back warming up for the final of the Australian Open almost three weeks ago, eventually losing against Stanislas Wawrinka, a match he was an overwhelming favorite to win. Nadal has practiced little since then, getting treatment at home in Mallorca. His first test comes in next week's Rio Open, a new stop on the ATP Tour.  AP

Rafael Nadal showed no signs of a tender back Tuesday, defeating fellow Spaniard Daniel Gimeno-Traver 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the Rio Open.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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