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Serena, Sharapova, Federer among top storylines on road to Wimbledon

Jun 18, 2019 10:17 AM EDT

Will Serena Williams play a tuneup? Can Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova make successful returns? Those are a few of the burning questions in a short but busy grass-court circuit.


With French Open title in hand, can Rafael Nadal win Wimbledon?

Jun 18, 2019 10:18 AM EDT

No man has accomplished the Roland Garros-Wimbledon double since Nadal himself in 2010, but that's what Rafa is aiming for as he chases Grand Slam title No. 19.


Federer wins to start bid for 10th Halle title

Jun 18, 2019 04:41 PM EDT

Roger Federer began his bid for a record-extending 10th Halle Open title with a 7-6 (1), 6-3 win over Australia's John Millman on Tuesday, with defending champion Borna Coric also advancing.


Zverev, Khachanov bounce back at Halle Open

Jun 17, 2019 04:08 PM EDT

Alexander Zverev and Karen Khachanov disappointed in the Stuttgart Open last week, but both players bounced back to win their first-round matchups in the Halle Open on Monday.


Defending champ Cilic through at Queen's Club

Jun 17, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

Defending champion Marin Cilic booked his place in the second round of the Fever Tree Championships at the Queen's Club in London with victory over Chile's Cristian Garin.


Two Bulgarian brothers banned for corruption

Jun 17, 2019 09:21 AM EDT

Two Bulgarian brothers, 24-year-old Karen Khachatryan and 19-year-old Yuri Khachatryan, have been provisionally suspended for corruption.


Murray: Wimbledon doubles title a possibility

Jun 16, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

Andy Murray returns this week following a hip operation earlier in the year, and will test himself in doubles at Queen's before a potential singles comeback later this season.


Berrettini triumphant in Stuttgart final

Jun 16, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

Matteo Berrettini overcame No. 7 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime in two closely fought sets in Stuttgart, winning his third career singles title in the process.


Bertens shocked by Riske in Rosmalen final

Jun 16, 2019 08:23 AM EDT

No. 1 seed Kiki Bertens led 6-0, 4-1 and failed to convert five championship points as she lost to America's Alison Riske on home soil.


Ranking Rafael Nadal's 12 French Open titles

Jun 09, 2019 02:11 PM EDT

From his first Roland Garros championship at age 19 to his mind-boggling 12th title this year, we count down each of Rafael Nadal's dozen French Open wins.


French Open shows present and future of tennis are just fine

Jun 10, 2019 02:44 PM EDT

Historic victories from Nadal and Barty should comfort anyone worried about what will happen when tennis' most celebrated athletes finally yield to age and gravity.


Federer-Nadal, Serena's struggles among French Open takeaways

Jun 11, 2019 10:12 AM EDT

What did we learn over the past two weeks at Roland Garros? The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry remains the gold standard, Serena Williams needs a shake-up and more.


'He is a genius': Why Nadal pulled away to win his 12th French Open

Jun 09, 2019 03:50 PM EDT

As has been the case throughout his incredible Roland Garros run, intensity and mental toughness set Rafael Nadal apart once again in Sunday's final.


Chill out, Rafa: Why Nadal, stars are turning to cryotherapy

Jun 10, 2019 02:21 PM EDT

Introducing cryotherapy, the hot trend for Rafa Nadal and other top tennis players.


On her terms and timeline, Ashleigh Barty climbs to top at French Open

Jun 08, 2019 03:59 PM EDT

Hailed as a phenom when she first hit the tennis stage at age 15, Ashleigh Barty soon landed on the same predictable path toward teenage tennis burnout. Instead, her instincts helped her make a detour, one that paid off with her first Grand Slam title.


'Freaking beast!' Tennis stars, politicians, celebs congratulate Ash Barty

Jun 08, 2019 02:43 PM EDT

After becoming the first Australian woman to win the French Open since 1973, Ashleigh Barty received high-fives from the Twitterverse.


Murray draws top seeds at Queen's

Jun 15, 2019 10:13 AM EDT

Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray faces a tough task in his first match in five months, as the Scot pairs with Feliciano Lopez to play doubles after undergoing hip surgery earlier in the year.


Kvitova to miss Birmingham with injured arm

Jun 12, 2019 06:36 PM EDT

Petra Kvitova, still hopeful of playing Wimbledon after missing the French Open, has withdrawn from next week's Birmingham Classic, a tournament she won last year.


Murray eyes return to singles action in 2019

Jun 12, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

Andy Murray is confident that he can return to singles action later this year but he refused to put a time frame on it.


Becker: Youngsters lack mindset to test Big 3

Jun 12, 2019 05:49 AM EDT

Boris Becker has urged the younger players on the men's tour to change their mentality in order to compete with tennis' 'big three.'


Sharapova accepts invite to return at Mallorca

Jun 11, 2019 03:02 PM EDT

Maria Sharapova, who hasn't competed since having shoulder surgery in February, has accepted an invitation to play at the Mallorca Open.


A bit like Barty - cricketers who excelled elsewhere

Jun 10, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

Which test cricketer played for Manchester United? Which ICC World Cup winner also played in the first round of FIFA World Cup qualifiers? Take our quiz to find out.


 


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