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Tennis

Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title, beating Cilic in final

Sunday, 16 July 2017, 17:27 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

Roger Federer's wait for No. 8 at Wimbledon is over. He is once again the champion of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament, now more often than any other man in the history of an event first...

Muguruza beats 'role model' Williams for first Wimbledon title

Sunday, 16 July 2017, 06:58 Last update: about 2 months ago Associated Press

As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in...

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Sunday, 11 June 2017, 18:51 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

His clay-court prowess as unassailable as ever, Rafael Nadal won his record 10th French Open title by dominating 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the final Sunday. No other man or...

Unseeded, just 20, Ostapenko wins French Open for 1st title

Saturday, 10 June 2017, 20:47 Last update: about 3 months ago Associated Press

Right from the start of the French Open final, Jelena Ostapenko made quite clear to anyone unfamiliar with her name, or her game, what she is all about. Yes, she was just two days past her 20th...

Out for the rest of season: Serena Williams announces pregnancy

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 08:59 Last update: about 5 months ago Associated Press

It's another love game for Serena Williams: She is pregnant - and, based on the timeline she offered, she already was when she won the Australian Open. A spokeswoman for Williams, Kelly...

Federer beats Nadal in epic Aussie final to win 18th major

Sunday, 29 January 2017, 16:46 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and put some extra distance on the all-time list between himself and Rafael Nadal, the man he beat in a vintage five-set final at the Australian...

Serena Williams wins record 23rd major with win over Venus

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 11:21 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Serena Williams has won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over her older sister Venus in Saturday's Australian Open final. With her record seventh Australian title,...

Nadal holds off Dimitrov, sets up classic final vs. Federer

Saturday, 28 January 2017, 05:58 Last update: about 8 months ago Associated Press

Rafael Nadal took five sets and almost five hours to fend off "Baby Fed" and revive a classic Grand Slam final against the one-and-only Roger Federer. Nadal's 6-3, 5-7, 7-6 (5),...

Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finals

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 15:00 Last update: about 8 months ago

It was one, two and three for the ages as Venus and Serena Williams set up another all-sisters Australian Open final and Roger Federer ensured he'll contend for another Grand Slam title. They're...

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