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Sloane Stephens (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

American Sloane Stephens Falls To Maria Kirilenko In 1st Round Of Wimbledon

Former U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur and 18th-seeded American Sloane Stephens were among the early losers Monday on the opening day of Wimbledon.

06/23/2014

Arthur Ashe Stadium (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

US Open Holding Tryouts For Ball Persons

Only the best in tennis stand on the court every summer at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens, and that includes the ball people.

06/19/2014

Rafael Nadal celebrates during his French Open final victory on June 8, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Nadal Wins 9th French Open, Tops Djokovic In Final

The “King of Clay” proved that again on Sunday, winning the title at Roland Garros for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 in the final.

06/08/2014

Tennis player Fred Kovaleski, 89, once worked undercover for the CIA using his sport as a decoy. (Credit: CBS 2)

89-Year-Old Tennis Pro Looks Back On Career, Undercover Work With CIA

Fred Kovaleski is a tennis pro who spent a decade using the sport as a decoy for the CIA – and now, as one of the world’s oldest tennis players, he has begun talking about his past.

06/03/2014

Serena Williams of the United States reacts during her women's singles match against Garbine Muguruza of Spain on day four of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2014 in Paris, France. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Down Goes Serena! Williams Stunned By Garbine Muguruza At French Open

Instead of looking forward to playing each other this week at the French Open, Serena and Venus Williams will both be heading home early.

05/28/2014

Rafael Nadal (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Agassi Says Nadal — Not Federer — Is Greatest Tennis Player Ever

Agassi made the comments in an interview with Singapore newspaper Straits Times, saying Nadal’s achievements are more impressive because he has had to deal with tougher opponents.

05/08/2014

James Blake walks off court following his defeat to Ivo Karlovic of Croatia in their men's singles first-round match on Day 3 of the 2013 US Open. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Fire Destroys Ex-Tennis Star James Blake’s Home; 4 Dead

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday that they spoke with Blake and he said he was leasing the home. He was not in Florida at the time of the fire.

05/07/2014

Stan Wawrinka celebrates after his victory against Rafael Nadal during the men's singles final of the Australian Open on Jan. 26, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Grand Stan! Wawrinka Upsets Rafael Nadal In Australian Open Final

Stan Wawrinka added a win over Rafael Nadal to his list of firsts in a stunning run to his maiden Grand Slam title, extending his rival’s injury-cursed run at the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 upset in Sunday’s final.

01/26/2014

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory against Switzerland's Roger Federer. (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nadal Eases Past Federer In Aussie Semis, Sets Up Final Against Wawrinka

He completed his 23rd win in 33 head-to-heads, and ninth in 11 Grand Slam matches, 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-3 in 2 hours and 24 minutes against the 17-time major winner.

01/24/2014

Stanislas Wawrinka (R) of Switzerland celebrates winning in his quarterfinal match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

3-Time Defending Champ Djokovic Stunned By Wawrinka In Aussie Quarters

Novak Djokovic’s bid for a fourth consecutive Australian Open title ended in a dramatic five-set quarterfinal loss to Stanislas Wawrinka, potentially leaving the door ajar for a new major champion.

01/21/2014

A ballboy faints in the heat, as Melbourne heads towards 43 degrees Celsius during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Tennis In A Sauna? ‘Dangerous’ Heat Wave Leads To Scares At Aussie Open

One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles.

01/14/2014

Chris Christie (credit: Michael Loccisano
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Federal Court Nixes New Jersey Appeal In Sports Betting Case

A federal appeals court dealt another blow to New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports gambling Tuesday, upholding a ruling that the state’s betting law conflicts with federal law and shouldn’t be implemented.

09/17/2013

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning the 2013 US Open. (Photo by Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Rafael Nadal Simply Unstoppable On Hard Court

The 27-year-old Spaniard, out last year with a knee injury, came back with a vengeance, winning his eighth French Open title in June and his second US Open title, taking home $3.6 million in prize money Monday night in Flushing.

09/10/2013

Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates a point during his US Open men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia on Sept. 9, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Nadal Puts On Clinic In Final 2 Sets, Demolishes Djokovic For US Open Crown

Looking fit as can be, and tough as — maybe even better than — ever, No. 2-ranked Rafael Nadal pulled away from No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Monday in a taut, tense U.S. Open final.

09/09/2013

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles semifinal match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland on Day Thirteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for the USTA)

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Meet Again For US Open Title

The stakes are always high, the encounters always memorable. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have built the best rivalry in tennis on a mountain of big-time matches, the likes of which they’ll play Monday in the US Open final.

09/09/2013

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