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In brief: Serena Williams works hard to win tuneup for U.S. Open

Tennis: Serena Williams pumped her fist after each important point and screamed as she smacked another emphatic shot. The defending Cincinnati champion wasn’t going to ease into the tournament. Williams …


Top-ranked Novak Djokovic to face No. 2 seed Andy Murray in Montreal final

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advanced to the Rogers Cup men’s final, beating France’s Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday in Montreal. Djokovic will face second-seeded Andy Murray, a 6-3, 6-0 winner …


Djokovic solves Federer again

LONDON – A game away from a third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic sized up a 108 mph serve from none other than Roger Federer and …


Djokovic repeats as Wimbledon champion

No. 1-seeded Novak Djokovic grabbed ahold of it the momentum in the third set and wouldn’t let go, beating No. 2 Federer 7-6 (1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3 to win …


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 …


Wimbledon notes: No. 1 Novak Djokovic leads top 4 into quarters

LONDON – Novak Djokovic is developing a nasty habit of playing Grand Slam matches over two days. Wimbledon’s defending champion and No. 1 seed at the All England Club will …


Serena Williams easily handles her little sister to reach Wimbledon quarterfinals

LONDON – Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, …


Newsmakers: Two-time champion Rafael Nadal seeded 10th at Wimbledon

Seeded Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal has been seeded No. 10 for the grass-court Grand Slam, meaning he could face one of the top contenders as early as the fourth …


Rain suspends second French Open semifinal; Wawrinka awaits winner

PARIS – Novak Djokovic has waited and waited to win his first French Open title and complete a career Grand Slam, worrying about when – or perhaps even whether – …


Novak Djokovic beats 9-time French Open champ Rafael Nadal in quarters

PARIS – There was no trophy, and no title, on offer for Novak Djokovic at Court Philippe Chatrier. Perhaps there should have been, considering what he accomplished.


Djokovic wins 5th Key Biscayne title by beating Murray

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. – Hot but happy, Novak Djokovic had just begun celebrating his latest championship when he tossed his towel and sweatbands into the crowd. They were soggy souvenirs …


Djokovic defeats Federer for title

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 to win his fourth BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, tying him with Federer for the most titles …


Boston Bruins blank Sidney-Crosby-less Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL: Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots and the Boston Bruins won their fifth game in a row, 2-0 over a Pittsburgh Penguins team missing Sidney Crosby and minus Evgeni Malkin …


Djokovic beats Murray for fifth Australian Open title

MELBOURNE, Australia – This was one occasion where Novak Djokovic couldn’t really empathize with Andy Murray, his long-time friend. As he prepared to receive the trophy for the Australian Open …


Serena stays on track at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi at the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her …


Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic gets married

Four days after winning Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic has married his pregnant fiancee in a private ceremony in Montenegro. Djokovic and longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic were wed Thursday in an upscale …


Djokovic takes over No. 1 ranking

Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic replaced Rafael Nadal at No. 1 in the ATP rankings Monday, while runner-up Roger Federer rose one spot to No. 3. “It means a lot at …


Djokovic outlasts Federer in finale

LONDON – Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by outlasting the Swiss player in five sets Sunday. Djokovic wasted a 5-2 lead, …


Djokovic outlasts Federer in five sets at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic won his second Wimbledon title and denied Roger Federer his record eighth by outlasting the Swiss player in five sets Sunday.


Rafael Nadal wins fifth consecutive French Open

PARIS – Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, it must be among the greatest challenges in all …


Nadal wins, sets French Open records

No. 1-seeded Rafael Nadal wore down No. 2 Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 in a muggy final Sunday to win his ninth French Open championship and fifth in a …


Nadal, Djokovic set to meet in French Open men’s final

PARIS – This is what Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic wanted. It’s what they expected. And now they’ll meet in a French Open final with so much at stake for …


French Open notes: Top-seeded Serena Williams, sister Venus upset in second round

Wind was whipping, rain was falling, and thick gray clouds overhead were foreboding as Serena Williams double-faulted, then raised her hands in despair and wailed, “I can’t serve!” As if …


Rain doesn’t deter Djokovic, Sharapova

PARIS – Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova successfully dealt with the wet weather and their opponents Monday at the French Open. Both former No. 1 players advanced to the second …


Djokovic routs Nadal for Sony title

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. – Novak Djokovic won his fourth Key Biscayne title, while Rafael Nadal failed again trying for his first. Djokovic dominated from the start and closed out the …


Djokovic, Pennetta win titles at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) to win the BNP Paribas Open for the third time on Sunday. Federer rallied from a break …


It’s a fun night for tennis

NEW YORK – Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 6-3, 7-6 (2) in an exhibition tennis match at Madison Square Garden on Monday night. The friends and rivals mixed the usual …


Triumphant return

NEW YORK – Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the U.S. Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee. Hard to believe …


Murray ends Britain’s 77-year wait at Wimbledon

Andy Murray needed one more point, one solitary point, to win Wimbledon — a title he yearned to earn for himself, of course, and also for his country.


Berdych upsets Djokovic at Italian Open

Tennis: Less than 10 days away from the French Open, top-ranked Novak Djokovic wasted a chance to serve out the match and was beaten 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 by sixth-seeded Tomas …