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2014-06-27 16:22:53

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, Wimbledon got underway with the first round of the men and women's singles commencing on Monday and, throughout

2014-05-20 08:26:18

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the French Open begins Sunday, eight-time champion Rafael Nadal will find himself in an unfamiliar position: he won't be the prohibitive

2009-09-21 11:53:26

Rafael Nadal, citing a continuing abdominal injury, has withdrawn from next week's Thailand Open. Nadal, ranked No. 2 in the world, has been hampered by injuries since the French Open. He sat out several weeks after that event because of issues with his knees but during the U.S.

2009-09-13 20:16:17

Swiss star Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina scored straight-set victories Sunday, advancing to the championship match of the U.S. Open. World No.

2009-07-05 15:53:15

Roger Federer won his record 15th Grand Slam title Sunday with a five-set victory over Andy Roddick in the finals of the Wimbledon Championships in London. The Swiss star defeated the American 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 16-14 for his sixth Wimbledon title in seven years. Add in his five U.S.

2009-07-04 08:11:43

Roger Federer plays Andy Roddick Sunday with the Wimbledon Championships title and one of the biggest records in tennis within reach. Federer, seeded No. 2, and Roddick, ranked sixth in the world, square off for the third time in the Wimbledon finals.

2009-06-19 15:11:02

Rafael Nadal, the top-ranked men's tennis player, has withdrawn from the Wimbledon Championship because of tendinitis in his gimpy knees. The same problem forced the 2008 Wimbledon winner to pull out of a tournament last week at London's Queen's Club. I'm just not 100 percent, he said at London news conference Friday, calling it the hardest (decision) of his career. I'm better than I was a couple of weeks ago, but I just don't feel ready. Nadal was the four-time French Open champion two weeks...

2009-06-19 15:06:52

Rafael Nadal's decision to withdraw from the Wimbledon Championships could open the way for either Roger Federer or Andy Murray to make tennis history. Nadal was the No. 1 seed for Wimbledon, which begins Monday, and the draw he was given Friday was going to be tough even for a healthy player.

2009-06-19 07:27:25

Andy Roddick could meet world No.

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