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Murray eases into Queen's Club quarterfinals

Jun 17, 2016

Murray eases into Queen's Club quarterfinals

Andy Murray kept on track to claim a record fifth title at Queen’s Club by beating fellow Briton Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals on Thursday. American John Isner fired 43 aces and held 10 match points but failed to overcome Gilles ...

Federer advances in Germany

Jun 16, 2016

Federer advances in Germany

Roger Federer got his bid for a ninth Halle grass-court title off to a winning start on Wednesday with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) victory over Germany’s world No. 88 Jan-Lennard Struff. The top seed and world No. 3 will face Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri, ranked ...

Nishikori suffers pre-Wimbledon injury blow

Jun 15, 2016

Nishikori suffers pre-Wimbledon injury blow

World No. 6 Kei Nishikori withdrew from the Gerry Weber Open for the second straight season on Wednesday. Nishikori forfeited his second-round match against Germany’s Florian Mayer due to an injury to his oblique muscles. During his first-round match against France’s Lucas Pouille on ...

Sharapova appeals two-year ban for doping

Jun 15, 2016

Sharapova appeals two-year ban for doping

Maria Sharapova appealed her two-year doping ban to the highest court in sports on Tuesday, and an expedited ruling will be issued next month ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Sharapova filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport seeking to ...

Jun 13, 2016

Murray, Lendl team up again as Wimbledon approaches

With Wimbledon coming up, Andy Murray is reuniting with former coach Ivan Lendl. Lendl was Murray’s coach for two years until 2014. In that time, Murray won the U.S. Open in 2012 and Wimbledon the following year, becoming the first British man to win ...

Jun 13, 2016

Thiem tops Kohlschreiber in Mercedes Cup final

Dominic Thiem won his fourth ATP title of the year when he came from behind to beat Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 6-4 in the rain-delayed final of the Mercedes Cup on Monday. The final was halted on Sunday with Kohlschreiber up 3-2 on ...

Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

Jun 12, 2016

Murray reunited with Lendl for Wimbledon tilt

British tennis great Andy Murray boosted his bid for a second Wimbledon title on Sunday by recalling to his team Ivan Lendl, who coached him to his success on ‘home turf’ in 2013. The 29-year-old Scot — who also won the 2012 U.S. Open ...

Nadal to miss Wimbledon with wrist injury

Jun 10, 2016

Nadal to miss Wimbledon with wrist injury

Rafael Nadal will miss Wimbledon after failing to recover from the wrist injury which also forced his early withdrawal from the French Open, the Spanish star announced on his Facebook page. “Hi everybody. I’m sad to announce that after talking to my doctors, and ...

Federer triumphs in first match after monthlong absence

Jun 9, 2016

Federer triumphs in first match after monthlong absence

Roger Federer made a winning return to tennis on Thursday after a month away with back pain as he finished off an ATP Mercedes Cup grass-court match 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 over teenager Taylor Fritz. The pair were called off court in the second round ...

Sharapova suspended for two years for failed drug test

Jun 9, 2016

Sharapova suspended for two years for failed drug test

Maria Sharapova was suspended Wednesday for two years for failing a drug test, labeled “the sole author of her own misfortune” because she hid regular pre-match use of a newly banned substance from anti-doping authorities and members of her own entourage. The tennis star ...

Jun 7, 2016

Serena overtakes Sharpaova as world's highest-paid female athlete

Two days after her stunning loss to Garbine Muguruza in the French Open final, Serena Williams scored a different win on Monday, when Forbes Magazine reported she has overtaken Maria Sharapova as the world’s highest-paid sportswoman. Williams earned $28.9 million over the past 12 ...