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UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic wins his fifth title in epic defeat of Roger Federer

It was more a canvas than a court. For nearly five hours Sunday, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, relentless rivals atop the tennis world, were pure artists, placing the ball …


American teen Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff upsets idol Venus Williams during first day of Wimbledon

Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little girl because of them. And on Monday at Wimbledon, still just 15, Gauff beat …


What a difference year makes for Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon

A year ago, Novak Djokovic arrived at Wimbledon in a rut. Still working his way back from elbow surgery, still fine-tuning a new service motion, he was more than 24 …


Rafael Nadal captures record 12th French Open title

For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second …


Rafael Nadal breezes by Roger Federer in French Open semifinal

King of clay Rafael Nadal blew away Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 on a windswept center court on Friday to reach the French Open final for a 12th time, seeking …


American Amanda Anisimova youngest to reach French Open quarterfinals since 2006

To Amanda Anisimova, it seems “like, forever ago” that she was playing in the French Open main draw for the first time. For the record: It’s been all of two …


Roger Federer stunned by 55th-ranked John Millman at U.S. Open

Roger Federer served poorly. Closed poorly, too. And now he’s gone, beaten at the U.S. Open by an opponent ranked outside the top 50 for the first time in his …


Rafael Nadal ends Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Toronto run

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal beat unseeded Greek upstart Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 7-6 (4) for his fourth Rogers Cup crown and fifth victory this year.


UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 6:29 p.m.

No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

Novak Djokovic won his fourth Wimbledon championship by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) in the final. Djokovic also claimed his 13th Grand Slam trophy, putting him alone in …


UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 8:08 p.m.

Area roundup: Washington State women’s tennis edges California at Pac-12 championships

Tiffany Myloans won the final two sets in tiebreakers to lead fifth-seeded Washington State to a 4-3 victory over No. 4 California in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 women’s tennis …


Roger Federer tells AP he ‘can’t think too far ahead’ nowadays

Roger Federer has learned not to take anything for granted.


Rafael Nadal to miss Wimbledon because of wrist injury

Rafael Nadal pulled out of Wimbledon on Thursday, citing the left wrist injury that forced him out of the French Open.


College tennis: Idaho’s Marianna Petrei named Big Sky women’s MVP

Idaho freshman Marianna Petrei was named Big Sky Conference women’s tennis Most Valuable Player, the conference announced Friday.


College sports: Four area athletes receive weekly honors

Eastern Washington senior Kaytlyn Coleman received her third consecutive athlete of the week honor Tuesday when the Big Sky Conference saluted her performance at the Mt. Sac Relays.


Area roundup: WSU’s Donika Bashota loses in round of 16 at Pac-12s

California’s Klara Fabikova defeated Washington State’s Donika Bashota 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in the round of 16 at the Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Singles Championship at Ojai, California. Bashota advanced to …


Area roundup: Gonzaga men win match at WCC tennis championships

The ninth-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs men rolled to a 4-0 victory over the eighth-seeded Santa Clara Broncos on Wednesday for their first win in the West Coast Conference Championships tennis tournament …


In brief: TCU defeats Pepperdine to advance to College World Series

BASEBALL: Kyle Bacak executed a suicide squeeze bunt to send home the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning and TCU rallied to beat Pepperdine 6-5 Monday in …


Sasquatch earn split with CBC

Blake Andres pitched six strong innings and Daniel Rowton hit his sixth home run Wednesday as Community Colleges of Spokane (16-14, 8-10 NWAACC) defeated Columbia Basin 6-3 to achieve a …


Sopko’s shutout caps Gonzaga’s sweep

Sophomore Andrew Sopko registered the first complete game and shutout of his career Saturday while leading Gonzaga to a 3-0 win over Portland in West Coast Conference baseball at Patterson …


Pacers rally from 25 down to win in OT

NBA: Paul George scored 30 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 25-point second-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-104 in overtime on Saturday night in Auburn Hills, …


GU women’s soccer ties record for WCC wins

Karley Baggerly assisted on Heather Johnson’s sixth goal of the season as Gonzaga posted a 1-0 win over visiting San Francisco (6-9-4, 1-5-2) on Thursday, tying the school record for …


Women’s home fighting insurance giant to stay put

CINCINNATI (AP) — As Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic battled for the title at the Western & Southern Open north of Cincinnati, a small plane buzzed overhead, trailing a banner …


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WSU rallies past Gonzaga for baseball win

Richie Ochoa (3-0) pitched 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief Tuesday as Washington State (10-10) rallied for a 17-11 nonconference baseball win over visiting Gonzaga (13-8-1) at Bailey-Brayton Field. Ochoa …