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  • Serena Williams advances to final of Italian Open

    Serena Williams advances to final of Italian Open
    Serena Williams continued her career-best winning streak, now at 23 matches, on Saturday to advance to the Italian Open championship match in Rome. The top-ranked American stopped Simona Halep of Romania, 6-3, 6-0, in the semifinals and will try to...
  • Serena Williams wins Italian Open, taking fourth title in a row

    Serena Williams wins Italian Open, taking fourth title in a row
    Serena Williams extended the best run of her career on Sunday by winning the Italian Open title in a rout of third-seeded Victoria Azarenka on the clay in Rome. The top-ranked American has now won 24 matches in a row and four consecutive tournament...
  • Margaret Osborne duPont dies at 94; Grand Slam tennis champion

     Margaret Osborne duPont dies at 94; Grand Slam tennis champion
    Tennis champion Margaret Osborne duPont, the winner of 37 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles from the 1940s into the 1960s, has died in Texas. She was 94. DuPont died Wednesday in El Paso while in hospice care, Mary Skinner of VNA Hospice said. The...
  • Robert J. Kelleher dies at 99; pivotal tennis official became federal judge

    Robert J. Kelleher dies at 99; pivotal tennis official became federal judge
    Robert J. Kelleher, who helped lead tennis into the modern open era while serving as president of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Assn. and who later became a U.S. District Court judge based in Los Angeles, has died. He was 99. Kelleher, who was also captain of the...
  • The Week in Pictures | January 14 – 20, 2013

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | January 18, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Tennis great Rod Laver loses his partner in life

    Tennis great Rod Laver loses his partner in life
    The biggest grand slam of Rod Laver's life had nothing to do with major tennis tournaments. He met Mary Shelby Peterson at the Jack Kramer Tennis Club. Then, in 1966, at a church in San Rafael, he changed that to Mary Shelby Laver. Game, set, match....
  • Novak Djokovic struggles at first, but beats Grigor Dimitrov at BNP Paribas Open

    Novak Djokovic struggles at first, but beats Grigor Dimitrov at BNP Paribas Open
    For a while Tuesday, the No. 1 men's tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, didn't play up to his rating and the No. 31 player, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, played well above his. But, as so often happens in big tournaments such as the BNP...
  • Caroline Wozniacki is headed to final

    Caroline Wozniacki is headed to final
    Caroline Wozniacki made it back to the BNP Paribas Open women's final at Indian Wells on Friday night, fighting her way through a 2-hour 28-minute marathon that was mostly distinguishable by moonballs and service breaks. Eighth-seeded Wozniacki of...
  • PASSINGS: Julia Sampson Hayward, James Rizzi, Bob O'Rourke

    PASSINGS: Julia Sampson Hayward, James Rizzi, Bob O'Rourke
    Julia Sampson Hayward Champion tennis player in 1950s Julia Sampson Hayward, 77, a champion tennis player who won the women's doubles and mixed doubles titles at the 1953 Australian Open, died Tuesday at her home in Newport Beach of complications from a...
  • Tiger Woods falters in Australian Open, loses lead

     
    Tiger Woods, leading a tournament for only the second time this year, surrendered the lead by starting with three consecutive bogeys and stumbling his way through the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday in Sydney. Woods began the......