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Serena gives birth to first child, a girl

More Sports / Tennis Sep 2, 2017

Serena gives birth to first child, a girl

Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday, according to media reports, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon. Williams, who will turn 36 later this month, was admitted to the St. Mary's Medical Center ...

Muguruza claims Wimbledon title

More Sports / Tennis Jul 16, 2017

Muguruza claims Wimbledon title

As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in her own right — and, as of Saturday, ...

Daniel wins in first round; Kerber upset

More Sports / Tennis May 29, 2017

Daniel wins in first round; Kerber upset

Taro Daniel reached the second round of the French Open for the second straight year with a straight sets win over Jerzy Janowicz on Sunday. Top-ranked Angelique Kerber was not as fortunate on the women's side, losing 6-2, 6-2 to 40th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova of Russia. ...

Veterans roll into semifinals

More Sports / Tennis Jan 25, 2017

Veterans roll into semifinals

The last time Serena Williams and Mirjana Lucic-Baroni played each other, nearly two decades ago at Wimbledon, they were both precocious teenagers just starting their tennis careers. Now, the two 30-something women will meet again in the semifinals of the Australian Open, a tournament that's ...

Nadal rallies past Zverev to reach fourth round

More Sports / Tennis Jan 21, 2017

Nadal rallies past Zverev to reach fourth round

Rafael Nadal held back time, for one tournament at least, when he rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (7-5), 6-3, 6-2 win over German teenager Alexander Zverev to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open. The 14-time major winner is on a comeback after ...

Gymnast Biles voted Female Athlete of Year

More Sports / Gymnastics Dec 27, 2016

Gymnast Biles voted Female Athlete of Year

Simone Biles tried to treat the 2016 Summer Olympics like just your average ordinary gymnastics meet. So what if the stage and the stakes were different? The floor was still the floor. The vault still the vault. The uneven bars still uneven. The balance beam ...