Stories tagged: Grand Slam
Fri., July 15, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Tennis star Victoria Azarenka pregnant, plans to resume career
Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka says she is pregnant and plans to resume her career after the baby is born.
Sat., June 4, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Garbine Muguruza’s first Grand Slam title denies Serena Williams her 22nd at French Open
The day before the French Open final, Serena Williams’ coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, was discussing whether his player would need to lift her level to beat Garbine Muguruza and collect a …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Serena Williams pulls out tough French Open quarterfinal win
Serena Williams’ chest was heaving between points. Her footwork wasn’t quite right. Miscue followed miscue, until she was a set and a break down in the French Open quarterfinals.
Fri., May 27, 2016, 5 p.m.
Nine-time French Open champ Rafael Nadal out with injury
For a decade, Rafael Nadal ruled Roland Garros the way no other man has dominated any Grand Slam site.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Roger Federer’s Grand Slam streak ends with French Open withdrawal
Roger Federer’s record of 65 consecutive Grand Slam appearances was ended on Thursday as the injured Swiss champion withdrew prior to Sunday’s start of the French Open.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 9:33 p.m.
True or not, match-fixing reports overshadow Australian Open
The “Happy Slam” got off to a somber start when allegations of match-fixing in tennis overshadowed the opening day of play at the Australian Open.
Wed., July 22, 2015
Franklin Gutierrez’ pinch-hit grand slam helps Seattle Mariners beat Detroit Tigers 11-9
DETROIT – Franklin Gutierrez knows he is no longer the same player from the 2009 season, his first with the Mariners. Injuries, illness, multiple trips to the disabled list and …
Thu., July 9, 2015
Maria Sharapova tries to end Serena Williams’ streak in Wimbledon semifinals
LONDON – Now it’s Maria Sharapova’s turn at Wimbledon to try to put an end to Serena Williams’ bid for the third leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam – and …
Thu., July 9, 2015
Roger Federer, Andy Murray in Wimbledon showdown; Novak Djokovic gets Richard Gasquet
LONDON – Roger Federer and Andy Murray ran into each other Wednesday morning in the champions’ locker room at the All England Club, then walked together over to the practice …
Wed., July 8, 2015
Serena Williams gets past Victoria Azarenka at Wimbledon; Sharapova next
LONDON – Even as Serena Williams piled up aces and groundstroke winners from all angles, even as she stormed through seven games in a row and 10 of the last …
Mon., June 11, 2012, 10:26 a.m.
Nadal tops Djokovic for 7th French Open title
Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros. The man they call “Rafa” won his record seventh French Open title Monday, returning a day …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2012
Djokovic’s Open final win over Nadal longest in Slam history
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic admitted that he needed all of his physical and mental resources to rally from 4-2 down in the final set to sting Rafael Nadal for …
Sun., Aug. 15, 2010
Bard’s first grand slam helps M’s top Indians
CLEVELAND – Josh Bard celebrated his daughter’s fourth birthday in grand style. Bard hit his first career grand slam and finished with four hits, powering the Seattle Mariners to a …