Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images US Open champions Marin Cilic and Serena Williams kicked off their China Open campaigns with straight sets victories against battling underdogs on Monday, but Rafael Nadal suffered defeat in a rare doubles outing on his return from injury. Nadal, who had been sidelined for over three months with a wrist injury, teamed up with compatriot Pablo Andujar in the men's doubles but they lost 5-7, 6-4, 10-4 to Czech Tomas ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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Jeremy Abbott's dramatic title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships earned him a second Olympic selection.
Photo: Matthew Stockman// BOSTON - The up and down career of Jeremy Abbott is back up again, as the inconsistent figure skating talent won his fourth U.S. title and was later selected to his second Olympic team. Abbott, 28, skated a solid routine ...SI.com, 5 days ago
Bob and Mike Bryan surpassed Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde for most Grand Slam doubles titles in the Open era.
Photo: Matthew Stockman/ NEW YORK -- The post-match celebration might rank among the most casual in history. There was no dropping to the blue turf, no climbing into the players box, no quavering speech when Bob and Mike Bryan defeated the ...SI.com, 6 days ago Bryan brothers win fifth US Open for historic 100th doubles title Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Serbia's Novak Djokovic. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images The ATP issued the latest men's tennis rankings on Monday and the top 10 list remains unchanged with Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic still leading the rankings. Djokovic tops the list with 12,150 points and has a huge advantage over long-time rivals Rafael Nadal on 8,665 and Roger Federer on 8, 170 points, respectively. The latest of ATP's top 10 are: 1. Novak Djokovic 2. Rafael Nadal 3. Roger Federer 4. Stanislas Wawrinka ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
/AFP/File Matthew Stockman "Huge day for Scotland today! 'No' campaign negativity last few days totally swayed my view on it. Excited to see the outcome. Let's do this!" read the tweet on his account @andy_murray London (AFP) - Scottish tennis ...Business Insider, 1 week ago Andy Murray delivers a rare double defended and reviled over Scotland | Kevin Mitchell Big News Network, 1 week ago Andy Murray appears to back Scottish independence in tweet MSN Philippines, 1 week ago
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Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Tennis players are always looking for that extra 1 per cent, the unseen edge that could take them to the very top. For some it's going gluten free or travelling with a fitness trainer but increasingly, it is that voice in the background; the sports psychologist. A common sight for years in golf and now used extensively in sports like cycling and athletics, for a long time it seemed as though tennis players were ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova would soon be an outlaw if she does not fly to Moscow and comply with President Vladimir Putin's new law that requires all 10 million Russians with dual citizenship to register with the Kremlin. Sharapova, who played her third round match in the US Open on Friday, won't have to meet the law's October 4 deadline because she is out of the country, but she will have to register on the ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago Sports Shorts: Sharapova shocked by Swiss qualifier in Wuhan Rediff.com, 6 days ago US Open PHOTOS: Sharapova, Halep share spotlight; Wawrinka bristles Rediff.com, 1 month ago Maria Sharapova wants to charge for medical timeouts SI.com, 1 month ago
Matthew Stockman/ Teen sensation CiCi Bellis lost to 48th-ranked Zarina Diyas in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday night, ending one of the tournament's most unexpected and intriguing stories. Bellis, a 15-year-old from the Bay ...Business Insider, 1 month ago Open: Bellis, 15, ousted in 3 sets ESPN.com, 1 month ago
Taylor Townsend defeated Alize Cornet to reach the third round of the French Open. (Matthew Stockman/) PARIS --Playing in her first Grand Slam tournament, 18-year-oldTaylor Townsend stunned No. 20 Alizé Cornet 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to become ...SI.com, 1 month ago US Open: Slow start cost Caroline Wozniacki a chance at glory Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago U.S. Open: Peng Shuai collapses in heat, Wozniacki advances MSN Canada, 3 weeks ago Caroline Wozniacki was sharp, getting past Maria Sharapova and into the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open. SI.com, 4 weeks ago
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