Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Murray, Nadal Win In Montreal

Andy Murray made a successful return in his first match since winning at Wimbledon, beating Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Wednesday in the second round of the Rogers Cup.

08/08/2013

Roger Federer (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Falls To No. 5 In ATP Rankings For 1st Time In A Decade

Federer’s second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings on June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships.

07/08/2013

Roger Federer (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Bounced By 116th-Ranked Stakhovsky At Wimbledon

Seven-time champion Roger Federer was stunned by 116th-ranked Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam tournament in 10 years.

06/26/2013

Rafael Nadal (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Nadal Bounced In 1st Round Of Wimbledon; 1st Career Loss In 1st Round Of Major

In one of Wimbledon’s greatest upsets, an ailing Rafael Nadal was knocked out in straight sets on Monday by a player ranked 135th — the Spaniard’s first loss in the opening round of a Grand Slam event.

06/24/2013

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Protesters With Flares Jump Onto Court, Interrupt French Open Final

A man who jumped onto the court with a fiery flare spurting white smoke briefly interrupted the French Open final Sunday between Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer.

06/09/2013

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Nadal Wins 8th French Open Title, Beating Ferrer In Straight Sets

Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in Sunday’s final, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.

06/09/2013

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Andy Murray Into US Open Final

Andy Murray persevered through the wind and the rain to advance to his US Open Final since 2008.

09/08/2012

Andy Murray (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images), Tomas Berdych (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) and David Ferrer (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Kallet: Will The Grand Slam Torch Finally Be Passed To A New Man At The US Open?

Yes, the ingredients are in place for the torch to finally be passed — at least for the moment — to a new men’s Grand Slam champion. And if it does play out that way, what will it feel like? It’s tough to say, as there has only been one blip on the Big Three’s radar since 2005.

09/07/2012

Kim Clijsters

Clijsters’ Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US Open

The four-time Grand Slam champion lost to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows.

08/29/2012

Arthur Ashe Stadium (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

All Eyes On Flushing: Tennis’ Best Ready For Two-Week Grind At US Open

In an Olympic year, the US Open — considered the toughest test in tennis even under normal circumstances — is essentially the season’s fifth major. That makes for quite a grueling season for the players.

08/27/2012

Roger Federer (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Federer – Wise Ol’ Man Still Hungry, Still Winning, Still The Guy To Beat

The wise, old Roger Federer is the man to beat ahead of the 2012 US Open.

08/26/2012

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U.S. Open Draw: Federer, Murray On Collision Course For Marquee Rematch

Federer beat Murray in July for his record-tying seventh championship at Wimbledon; Murray beat Federer this month on the same Centre Court grass for the gold medal.

08/23/2012

Roger Federer (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

No. 1 Roger Federer To Be Top-Seeded Men’s Player At U.S. Open

The 17-time Grand Slam champion was ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Defending champ Novak Djokovic is seeded second and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray is seeded third.

08/21/2012

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Rafael Nadal Withdraws From 2012 US Open

The U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows will be played this summer without one of tennis’ biggest stars.

08/15/2012

144th Belmont Stakes

Liguori: What A Weekend!

Let’s give some love to LeBron James, Union Rags, Maria Sharapova, Rafael Nadal, the Seawolves and to a Chinese woman named Shanshan Feng.

06/12/2012

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