Tennis

  • Tennis star Djokovic weds in romantic ceremony

    Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and his longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic wed Thursday in a gazebo civil ceremony on a lawn at a posh Adriatic resort. The event, held in a park above a beach close to the luxury Montenegro islet Sveti Stefan, was attended by "the families, close friends and some…

    AFP
  • Still felled by the mystery virus, Serena Williams pulls out of next week's tournament in Bastad

    Nobody is even sure what, exactly, was wrong with Serena Williams during her doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon. But whatever it was, she's still not over it.

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  • Ana Ivanovic splits with coach Nemanja Kontic

    Ana Ivanovic has parted ways with yet another coach, this time countryman Nemanja Kontic, with whom she seemed to work quite well

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  • Tennis great Djokovic to wed Thursday in civil ceremony

    "The civil wedding will take place at Kraljicina (Queen's) beach," the source, who requested anonymity, told AFP. Kraljicina is located close to Sveti Stefan islet, a luxury property in Montenegro bordered by tree-lined hills where Djokovic and his guests are staying. AFP reporters at the scene…

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  • Defending champ Mahut ousted by Groth at Newport

    Second-seeded Ivo Karlovic of Croatia and Samuel Groth of Australia advanced to the semifinals of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Thursday. The 153rd-ranked Groth defeated defending champion Nicolas Mahut of France 6-3, 6-4, and Karlovic edged Dudi Sela of Israel 7-6 (3), 7-5. The pair…

    The Associated Press
  • Defending champ Fognini advances at Stuttgart

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Fabio Fognini opened the defense of his Mercedes Cup title by defeating Andrey Golubev 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals on Thursday.

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  • Errani, Scheepers reach quarters at Gastein Ladies

    BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) -- Sara Errani reached her eighth quarterfinal of the season and first since the French Open by defeating Paula Ormaechea of Argentina 6-3, 6-0 in the second round of the Gastein Ladies on Thursday.

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  • U.S. Open prize money upped 11.7 percent for 2014

    (Reuters) - The prize money pool for this year's U.S. Open has been increased by 11.7 percent to a record $38.3 million, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Wednesday. "Last year to recognize the importance of the players and the key role they have in building our sport, the…

    Reuters
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  • Petkovic, Voegele reach quarters at Gastein Ladies

    BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) — Fourth-seeded Andrea Petkovic routed fellow German Dinah Pfizenmaier 6-1, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals at the Gastein Ladies on Wednesday.

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    Maria Sharapova Vacations From Tennis in a Bikini

    Maria Sharapova has traded the tennis court for Mexico, and opted for a bikini instead of a tennis skirt.

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  • Ferrer leads 3 Spaniards into Swedish quarters

    BASTAD, Sweden (AP) -- Top seed David Ferrer led a trio of Spaniards into the Swedish Open quarterfinals by defeating Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-4, 6-0 on Thursday.

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  • US Open in record prize money boost

    The men's and women's champions at this year's US Open will each receive $3 million of a record $38.3 million total purse, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday. The payout for the singles champions is the largest in US Open history as tournament organizers also increased the…

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  • Spain's Garcia-Lopez beats Cecchinato in Stuttgart

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Italian qualifier Marco Cecchinato 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 for a second-round meeting with Swiss qualifier Yann Marti at the Mercedes Cup on Wednesday.

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  • Big-serving Isner wins on Newport's grass courts

    John Isner rode his fierce serve to another victory on Newport's grass courts, defeating Wayne Odesnik 6-3, 7-6 (6) Tuesday to reach the second round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The 6-foot-10 Isner had 19 aces - with one serve topping 137 mph - and only two double-faults in raising…

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  • Rogers beats 3rd-seeded Suarez Navarro in Austria

    BAD GASTEIN, Austria (AP) — Shelby Rogers of the Unites States routed the 16th-ranked Carla Suarez Navarro 6-4, 6-0 at the Gastein Ladies event on Thursday to reach her first career WTA quarterfinal.

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  • US Open singles champs to get record $3 million

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — The 2014 U.S. Open men's and women's singles champions will earn a record $3 million apiece this year.

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  • Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic gets married

    PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) -- Four days after winning Wimbledon, Novak Djokovic has married his pregnant fiancee in a private ceremony in Montenegro.

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  • Olivo stuns Robredo to reach Bastad quarters

    BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — Argentine qualifier Renzo Olivo, ranked 282, ousted second seed Tommy Robredo of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-3 to reach the Swedish Open quarterfinals on Wednesday.

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  • Top-seeded Isner powers to quarters at Newport

    Top-seeded John Isner heard the crowd's reaction and had to take a quick peek to see what the radar gun recorded on his serve late in the match. Isner overpowered fellow American Austin Krajicek for a 6-3, 6-3 victory Wednesday, advancing to the quarterfinals at the Hall of Fame Tennis…

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