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  • Marion Bartoli overpowers Sabine Lisicki for 2013 Wimbledon title

    Marion Bartoli overpowers Sabine Lisicki for 2013 Wimbledon title
    WIMBLEDON, England — There's nothing conventional about Marion Bartoli on a tennis court. Her serve is anything but smooth. She pounds the ball with two hands from both sides, styled after Monica Seles. She can't stand still between points,...
  • Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit

     Review: ESPN's 'Venus Vs.' highlights Venus Williams' fighting spirit
    "Venus Vs.," which premieres Tuesday on ESPN, is a new documentary film that follows the career of tennis star Venus Williams and her part in the fight to make the prize money in women's tennis equal to that of men's. There is a special focus on...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska on naked photo shoot: 'It was great, really fun'

     Agnieszka Radwanska on naked photo shoot: 'It was great, really fun'
    Agnieszka Radwanska, ranked fourth in the world and seeded second at this week's Southern California Open in Carlsbad, was recently featured in ESPN The Magazine body issue, which shows athletes tastefully unclothed. Radwanska's photo shoot had her...
  • Time Warner Cable offers Tennis Channel free in CBS-deprived areas

    Time Warner Cable offers Tennis Channel free in CBS-deprived areas
    With the U.S. Open tennis tournament set to begin next week, some ardent tennis fans who subscribe to Time Warner Cable are getting a little twitchy. The reason: The nearly three-week blackout of local CBS stations on Time Warner Cable systems in Los...
  • Time Warner Cable and CBS reach distribution deal

    Time Warner Cable and CBS reach distribution deal
    After a monthlong blackout, Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. struck a distribution deal that returned the broadcast network's programming to millions of frustrated subscribers in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas. The agreement came after weeks of...
  • John Isner knocked out of U.S. Open

    John Isner knocked out of U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — John Isner had played long and late Thursday to pull out a physically taxing four-set win over flashy Frenchman Gael Monfils, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4) at the U.S. Open. The New York crowd had firmly planted itself on the side of the...
  • Serena Williams in No. 1 form in dispatching Sloane Stephens at U.S. Open

    Serena Williams in No. 1 form in dispatching Sloane Stephens at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday. Just not Sunday. Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
  • Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open

    Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part. She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment. Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Roger Federer acts his age in earliest U.S. Open exit since 2003

    Roger Federer acts his age in earliest U.S. Open exit since 2003
    NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
  • Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought

    Andy Murray ends British men's 77-year Wimbledon drought
    WIMBLEDON, England -- As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship...