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Tennis grand slam lessons we've learned in 2014 updated 2 days ago

New champions, multiple first-time finalists, big names battling to regain glories -- this has been arguably the most unpredictable tennis season in over 15 years.

Williams delight at U.S. Open win: 'Chrissie, Martina, Serena ... oh my goodness!' updated 6 days ago

Serena Williams is without peer in the modern women's game and now she is on a par with two American tennis legends from the past.

Davis Cup: France beat Czechs to advance to final updated 7 days ago

France has booked a place in the Davis Cup final after taking an unassailable 3-0 lead over the Czech Republic in their semifinal tie at Roland Garros on Saturday.

Rene Lacoste: The lasting legacy of 'Le Crocodile' updated 9 days ago

It's December 1991 and France is on the verge of making tennis history.

Martina Navratilova Fast Facts updated 10 days ago

Here is a look at the life of tennis great Martina Navratilova.

U.S. Open: Kei Nishikori on the brink of beating Japanese greats updated 12 days ago

With his heroics at the U.S. Open in New York, Kei Nishikori has blazed a trail through history.

U.S. Open: Serena Williams overpowers Caroline Wozniacki to claim 18th grand slam title updated 12 days ago

After a year of doubt, Serena Williams proved that she is back and as strong as ever as the American secured her sixth U.S. Open title.

Djokovic, Federer humbled at US Open updated 14 days ago

World number one Novak Djokovic has sensationally been knocked out of the US Open.

U.S. Open: Caroline Wozniacki reaches final after stricken Peng retires updated 15 days ago

After Roger Federer's escape in the men's quarterfinals, there was yet more drama at the U.S. Open in Friday's women's semifinals.

U.S. Open: Roger Federer saves match points to beat Monfils updated 15 days ago

Roger Federer has reached the U.S. Open semifinals for the first time since 2011, but he sure had to do it the hard way.

Long wait over as Japan's Kei Nishikori makes first U.S. Open semi updated 16 days ago

It had almost been a century since the last Japanese man made the semis of a the U.S. Open.

U.S. Open: Marin Cilic beats Tomas Berdych to make semifinals updated 16 days ago

Marin Cilic booked his place in the semifinals of the U.S. Open for the first time in his career with a straight sets win over Tomas Berdych.

U.S. Open: Peng Shuai powers into semis; Roger Federer in last eight updated 17 days ago

China's population may be in excess of 1.3 billion inhabitants but only two of its players had ever reached a grand slam semifinal -- until Tuesday.

Althea Gibson: The 'she-ro' who inspired tennis to change updated 18 days ago

Over the course of her remarkable life, Althea Gibson was many things to many people -- an accomplished jazz singer, a saxophone player, an actress and the first black woman to play on the professional golf circuit.

U.S. Open: Caroline Wozniacki thriving after McIlroy split updated 18 days ago

Caroline Wozniacki has had her critics in the past. A defensive game and not landing a grand slam title while she was ranked No. 1 provided fodder for her detractors.

Ferrer, Sharapova stunned in U.S. Open updated 19 days ago

Fourth seed David Ferrer was sent crashing out of the U.S. Open by Frenchman Gilles Simon on Sunday, becoming the biggest men's scalp to be taken so far during the final grand slam of the tennis season, while former women's champion Maria Sharapova also exited.

U.S. Open third round: Petra Kvitova crashes out against qualifier updated 21 days ago

Day six of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows and the shocks just keep on coming in the women's draw.

U.S Open: Venus Williams loses epic encounter with Sara Errani updated 22 days ago

Former champion Venus Williams loses epic at U.S. Open but there's a fairytale for qualifier Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

Serena Williams in a hurry at U.S. Open updated 23 days ago

For the serious contenders at grand slams, it's all about trying to advance with minimal fuss in the first week. That way they have plenty of energy left for when the competition picks up in the second week.

Cici Bellis: Teen sensation shines at U.S. Open updated 24 days ago

After shocking the tennis world at the U.S. Open, teen sensation Catherine "Cici" Bellis has set her sights on Ellen DeGeneres' couch.

Canada and tennis, eh? Yes, really updated 24 days ago

Canada and tennis? Really?

Petra Kvitova up and running in back-to-back grand slam bid updated 25 days ago

Petra Kvitova made a fine start to her bid for back-to-back grand slams with the loss of just one game in seeing off Kristina Mladenovic at the U.S. Open.

Andy Murray, Simona Halep toil but advance at U.S. Open updated 26 days ago

Andy Murray started the 2014 season off slowly, which might have been predicted given he had back surgery last fall. He picked up his game at the French Open only to suffer a bewildering loss to Grigor Dimitrov at Wimbledon as the defending champion.

A Roger Federer-Novak Djokovic rematch at U.S. Open? updated 30 days ago

Some tennis players say they look deep into draws. Others claim they simply look at their next opponent.

Boris Becker: Why I had to work with Novak Djokovic updated 30 days ago

At a time where former tennis greats are returning to the tour, there is one man whose presence looms large.

Novak Djokovic backlash 'all part of being Boris Becker' updated 31 days ago

It wasn't often Boris Becker was caught out by a barrage of volleys on the court -- but the tennis great says he was stunned by the level of criticism he received after being appointed as Novak Djokovic's coach.

Rafael Nadal misses U.S. Open with wrist injury updated 33 days ago

Rafael Nadal will miss the U.S. Open after the reigning champion couldn't recover in time from a right wrist injury.

Serena Williams wins Cincinnati Open updated 34 days ago

World number one Serena Williams won her first ever Cincinnati Open, and her 62nd career WTA title, by brushing aside Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1.

Serena Williams battles back to deny Caroline Wozniacki in Cincinnati updated 35 days ago

Serena Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki for the second time in just over a week to move into the final of the Cincinnati Masters Saturday.

Williams moves serenely into Cincinnati semis updated 36 days ago

Serena Williams is through to the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters after a convincing straight sets win over Jelena Jankovic.

Novak Djokovic suffers new setback with defeat in Cincinnati updated 37 days ago

Novak Djokovic will go into the U.S. Open without the match practice he was seeking after suffering his second straight third round defeat in a Masters 1000 tournament.

Cincinnati Masters: Can Novak break his duck? updated 40 days ago

Time waits for no man nor the players of the ATP and WTA tours as tennis' top men and women cross the border from Canada and head to Cincinnati, Ohio to compete in their second Masters tournament in consecutive weeks.

Agnieszka Radwanska and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga win Rogers Cup titles updated 41 days ago

Venus Williams could not find the energy and inspiration which had seen her defeat sister Serena in the last four as she slipped to a straight sets defeat to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal Sunday.

Venus Williams overcomes sister Serena in Rogers Cup semifinal updated 41 days ago

Venus Williams rolled back the clock at the Rogers Cup in Montreal Saturday to claim victory over her younger sister and World No 1. Serena Williams for the first time in five years.

Serena and Venus Williams to meet in Montreal semifinals updated 43 days ago

Serena Williams maintained her dominance of Denmark's former world number one Caroline Wozniacki with a typical fightback in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.

Djokovic shocked in Toronto updated 43 days ago

World number one Novak Djokovic came back down to earth with a bump Thursday after being demolished 6-2, 6-2 by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the third round of the Toronto Masters.

Rogers Cup: Novak Djokovic takes positives from scare updated 44 days ago

Some players might not have wanted too much court time in their first match back after a layoff, but Novak Djokovic didn't appear to mind being pushed to the limits by Gael Monfils at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

Eugenie Bouchard suffers shock defeat in front of home crowd updated 45 days ago

It was supposed to be something of a homecoming for Eugenie Bouchard, but the 20-year-old's return to Montreal for the WTA Rogers Cup only ended in disappointment.

Aussie teen sensation Nick Kyrgios on the march in Toronto updated 46 days ago

Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios won his first appearance at a Masters 1000 tournament in Montreal Tuesday.

Tennis: Serena Williams joins 200 club updated 47 days ago

After the highs of 2013, it hasn't been a great year for Serena Williams.

Knee injury forces Li Na out of U.S. Open updated 51 days ago

World No. 2 Li Na has pulled out of next month's U.S. Open with a knee injury.

Wrist injury puts Rafael Nadal's U.S. Open title defense in doubt updated 52 days ago

Rafael Nadal's hopes of successfully defending his U.S. Open title have been dealt a serious blow after the Spaniard revealed he has sustained a wrist injury during a practice session.

Serena Williams fighting fit after Wimbledon illness scare updated 53 days ago

It was one of the most disturbing sights Wimbledon has witnessed.

Courting couple seal perfect love match updated 57 days ago

On a small tennis court in the Netherlands, love took center-stage.

IMG and Bernard Tomic end partnership updated 65 days ago

IMG, the behemoth sports management agency that represents three of tennis' biggest stars in Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic and Li Na, is no longer working with controversial Australian Bernard Tomic.

Viktor Troicki returns after doping purgatory updated 65 days ago

Languishing in the tennis equivalent of purgatory, the road to redemption for Viktor Troicki is likely to be a long one.

U.S. Open prize money triples in a decade updated 72 days ago

Traveling the world playing professional tennis isn't as lucrative as it appears. If you're outside the top 100, the consensus is that making a profit is difficult.

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in classic Wimbledon final updated 75 days ago

Roger Federer and Eugenie Bouchard, one experienced and the other almost a rookie, started as clear crowd favorites in the men's and women's finals at Wimbledon this weekend.

Wimbledon: Petra Kvitova thrashes Eugenie Bouchard to take 2014 crown updated 77 days ago

Petra Kvitova defeated Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to claim her second Wimbledon title Saturday.

Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer reach men's final updated 78 days ago

If Novak Djokovic wants to win a second Wimbledon title, he'll have to perform better in the final against Roger Federer than in his semifinal Friday.

Eugenie Bouchard reaches first grand slam final; Petra Kvitova awaits updated 79 days ago

Petra Kvitova reaches the Wimbledon final with a straight sets victory over fellow Czech Lucie Safarova.

Teen who took down Rafael Nadal brought back to earth updated 80 days ago

The teen who stunned the world of tennis Tuesday from Wimbledon's Centre Court, beating Rafael Nadal in an audacious, four-set victory laced with fun and brazen moves, has had his fairytale first Wimbledon brought to an close.

Wimbledon: Andy Murray dumped out by Grigor Dimitrov updated 80 days ago

This was not how it was supposed to end.

Wimbledon: Eugenie Bouchard makes semifinals updated 80 days ago

Eugenie Bouchard has already established herself as the new face of women's tennis -- and now she's just two wins away from claiming her maiden grand slam title.

'Dazed, disorientated' Serena Williams drops out at Wimbledon updated 80 days ago

Serena Williams withdraws from her doubles match with sister Venus Williams at Wimbledon on Tuesday due to a viral illness.

Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal succumbs to Australian teenager Krygios updated 80 days ago

To the list of names that contains Lukas Rosol and Steve Darcis, Nick Kyrgios can be added.

Wimbledon: Andy Murray through to quarterfinals updated 82 days ago

Andy Murray's impressive defense of his Wimbledon title continued Monday as he dispatched 20th seed Kevin Anderson in straight sets in their fourth round match on Centre Court.

What's in a handshake? In tennis, a lot updated 82 days ago

It was a classic match on tennis' grandest stage -- Sabine Lisicki upended Agnieszka Radwanska 9-7 in the third set at Wimbledon last year to reach her first grand slam final.

Wimbledon: Serena Williams suffers another early exit updated 84 days ago

Serena Williams continued her miserable run at grand slam tournaments in 2014 crashing to defeat against France's Alize Cornet in the third round at Wimbledon on Saturday.

Wimbledon 2014: Li Na exits to Czech; Novak Djokovic brushes off injury scare updated 85 days ago

Australian Open champion Li Na bowed meekly out of Wimbledon 2014 Friday to extend her miserable record at the grass court grand slam.

Wimbledon 2014: Williams - 'I'm favorite' ; Nadal survives scare updated 86 days ago

World No.1 Serena Williams declares herself favorite for the Wimbledon title as Rafael Nadal survives a scare.

Wimbledon: Andy Murray avoids 'Wacky Wednesday' repeat updated 87 days ago

Defending champion Andy Murray races into the third round as tennis top dogs are out to avoid another "Wacky Wednesday" at Wimbledon.

Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer off to winning starts updated 88 days ago

He may have fallen at the first hurdle at the All England Club last year, but Rafael Nadal managed to avoid another shock first-round defeat 12 months on.

Andy Murray off and running at Wimbledon, Sloane Stephens crashes out updated 89 days ago

For the first time in 78 years, a British man took to the grass courts of the All England Club as reigning Wimbledon champion.

Wimbledon: Andy Murray defends new coach Amelie Mauresmo updated 89 days ago

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has dismissed criticism of his decision to hire Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach from British tennis legend Virginia Wade.

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams get tough Wimbledon draws updated 89 days ago

Rafael Nadal has been upset early at Wimbledon the past two seasons. His opponents in the opening rounds this year aren't easy, either.

In numbers: Wimbledon, the oldest, most prestigious tennis grand slam updated 89 days ago

The Wimbledon Championships begin Monday and with the games will come crowds of players, spectators and staff.

Maria Sharapova: Baby-faced teen who conquered Wimbledon updated 90 days ago

It is 10 years since Maria Sharapova became the darling of Wimbledon's hallowed Center Court.

Fancy sampling Andy Murray's silver service? updated 94 days ago

Tennis star Andy Murray is used to serving on a daily basis -- but he's taken it in a whole new direction with his latest venture.

Federer claims seventh Halle title; Dimitrov reigns at Queens updated 97 days ago

Roger Federer tuned up in perfect style ahead of Wimbledon with a straight sets victory over Alejandro Falla to claim his seventh title at Halle.

Ninth Halle final for Roger Federer; Grigor Dimitrov stuns Stanislas Wawrinka updated 98 days ago

Roger Federer warmed up for another tilt at Wimbledon by reaching the final of the grass court warmup tournament at Halle for the ninth time with a straight sets victory over Japan's Kei Nishikori Saturday.

Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray falter on bad day for big stars updated 100 days ago

Rafael Nadal, the man who stood on top of the tennis world after winning his ninth French Open title last weekend, was brought back to earth with a bump Thursday.

Amelie Mauresmo hired as Andy Murray's new coach updated 103 days ago

Women coaches in men's sport are suddenly all the rage.

Rafael Nadal clinches record ninth French Open title updated 104 days ago

No matter whatever else happens in tennis' clay-court season, Rafael Nadal is almost an automatic at the French Open.

French Open: Maria Sharapova wins 2014 crown with victory over Simona Halep updated 105 days ago

Maria Sharapova unleashes some of her best tennis to defeat Simona Halep and win a second French Open crown.

French Open: Novak Djokovic to face Rafael Nadal in final updated 106 days ago

The top ranking is at stake in the men's game when Rafael Nadal meets Novak Djokovic in Sunday's French Open final after both win semifinals.

Maria Sharapova to face Simona Halep in French Open final of contrasts updated 106 days ago

Maria Sharapova continued her run of tough three-set victories Thursday while Simona Halep maintained her flawless record of not dropping a set as the contrasting pair made it through to the title match at the French Open.

French Open: Rafael Nadal to face Andy Murray in semifinals updated 107 days ago

If there is one man who knows how to spoil a Parisian party then it's Andy Murray.

The French Open's painter to the stars updated 108 days ago

They were a Parisian group of artists that gave birth to the Impressionism art movement, so it is perhaps fitting that one of their devotees records the French Open with those broad brushstrokes.

French Open: Maria Sharapova survives scare to make semifinal updated 109 days ago

Maria Sharapova was forced to call on all her resilience to ensure her place in the semifinals of the French Open Tuesday.

French Open: Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray through to quarterfinals updated 110 days ago

King Carlos might be ready to give up his throne but Spain's "King of Clay" shows no signs of abdicating any time soon.

Rafael Nadal untroubled but Andy Murray on the brink of third round exit in Paris updated 112 days ago

Rafael Nadal took another big step towards a ninth French Open title Saturday while one of his chief rivals in his half of the draw Andy Murray is in trouble.

Gulbis: Female tennis stars "need to think about kids" updated 113 days ago

Ernests Gulbis says female tennis players need to think about kids when considering a professional career in the sport.

Rafa's still the man says beaten young hopeful Dominic Thiem updated 114 days ago

Rafael Nadal's beaten second round opponent, Austria's Dominic Thiem -- believes the eight-time champion is still the man to beat at this year's French Open.

Serena Williams crashes out of French Open, Venus defeated updated 115 days ago

It was deja vu for the Williams sisters at the French Open -- but not in a good way.

French Open: Li Na stunned by unseeded Kristina Mladenovic updated 116 days ago

Australian Open champion Li Na fell at the first hurdle of the French Open Tuesday as she was defeated by the unseeded Kristina Mladenovic of France.

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka falls at the first hurdle in Paris updated 117 days ago

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka slumped to a tame defeat in the fading gloom of a rain-hit opening Monday at Roland Garros to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

Nadal in 'bizarre' French Open snub updated 118 days ago

There were no shocks in the first round of the French Open Sunday, except for one: eight time champion Rafael Nadal will begin the defense of his title in the secondary Suzanne Lenglen court, a move dubbed as "bizarre" by one player.

French Open: Yannick Noah - Tennis icon, rock star, celebrity dad updated 120 days ago

He's regularly voted France's favorite famous person, but many of the nation's youth have "no idea" about his glorious sporting past.

Djokovic stuns Nadal in Rome updated 125 days ago

An emotional Novak Djokovic came back from a set down to beat Rafael Nadal 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the Rome Masters.

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic reach Rome Masters final updated 126 days ago

Defending champion Rafael Nadal is through to the final of the Rome Masters after comfortably seeing off Grigor Dimitrov in the semifinals.

Rafael Nadal survives scare against Andy Murray in Rome updated 127 days ago

Rafael Nadal's "King of Clay" crown may have slipped a little this year, but the world No. 1 is not giving up his reign without a fight.

Sharapova out of Rome as Murray sets up Nadal meeting updated 128 days ago

It was a bad day on the clay for Maria Sharapova as she loses in Rome Masters to Ana Ivanovic while Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal set up quarterfinal date.

New dad Roger Federer loses first match back in Rome after birth of boys updated 129 days ago

It's back to nappy changing for Roger Federer as crashes out of the Rome Masters eight days after birth of twins.

Djokovic makes winning return as Federer leaves home for Rome updated 130 days ago

Novak Djokovic made a winning return from a wrist injury when beating Radek Stepanek at the Rome Masters but the Serb described the conditions as some of the most testing he's faced.

Rafael Nadal wins in Madrid as injury forces Kei Nishikori to retire updated 132 days ago

Rafael Nadal won his first European clay title of the season and 27th Masters tournament victory of his career at the Madrid Open after his opponent Kei Nishikori was forced to retire through injury.

Novak Djokovic back for Rome as arch-rival Rafael Nadal dominates in Madrid updated 133 days ago

Injury doubt Novak Djokovic has confirmed his participation in the Rome Masters next week.

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