Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win

...Halep met in a semifinal showcasing two of tennis' up-and-coming stars.Bouchard was...learning about the ups and downs of life and tennis, how things won't always go perfectly...It's so hard to be forced not to play tennis, especially at Wimbledon."Duan lost...
Novak Djokovic back to tennis, and focused on Wimbledon

...Novak Djokovic wanted nothing to do with tennis.For about a week, anyway.Now, with...Paris. I didn't want to think about tennis too much," said Djokovic, who lost...happy to be back on the court to play tennis, to really do what I love," Kvitova...
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Venus nears Serena showdown

...Cuevas by getting past 18-year-old Alexander Zverev."A few years ago, I was being asked, 'What happened to U.S.A. tennis?' And I said, 'Well, it comes and goes.' I think there were a lot of younger players coming that showed promise," the...
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Retired Anchorage builder, 83, dreams of building tennis complex

...83-year-old man is set on plans to build a tennis complex in Anchorage even as nearby community...retired builder and longtime Anchorage tennis player, is envisioning the 14 acres of...Alaska Anchorage as perfect grounds for the tennis complex, reported The Alaska Dispatch...
Photo: Tennis anyone?

Paige Bridges and Jim Bowman take advantage of the continued good weather to play tennis at Cope Park on Tuesday.
Serena starts slow, Venus wins

...Williams were to win Wimbledon for a sixth time, she would be the oldest women's major champion in the Open era of professional tennis, which began in 1968. She also would complete a self-styled "Serena Slam" of four major titles in a row, something she...
Sports On TV for Sunday, June 28

GOLF 11:30 a.m., TGC - PGA of America, Professional National Championship, second round, at Flourtown, Pa. MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 3 p.m., ESPN - Texas at Baltimore TENNIS 3 a.m.
Today In Sports History for June 26-27

...For the second consecutive year, Hazel Hotchkiss wins the singles, doubles and mixed doubles titles at the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships.1959 - Ingemar Johansson knocks out Floyd Patterson in the third round at Yankee Stadium to win...
Today In Sports History for June 24

...and Mickey Wright as winners of the LPGA's four majors.2010 - John Isner outlasts Nicolas Mahut in the longest match in tennis history. Isner hits a backhand winner to win the last of the match's 980 points, and takes the fifth set against Mahut...
Today In Sports History for June 22

1919 - Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman wins the women's U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championship with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Marion Zinderstein.1932 - Jack Sharkey scores a 15-round split decision...


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