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2009-05-17 15:51:02

Wimbledon officials unveiled the facility's retractable roof Sunday with former tennis stars playing exhibition matches. The roof was built to limit the frequent rain delays that occur at the second of the sport's Grand Slam tournaments. With rain falling outside, a crowd of 15,000 spectators saw Andre Agassi, his wife Steffi Graf, Tim Henman and Kim Clijsters play mixed doubles and singles matches, the BBC reported. So often do we just wait around (during rain delays), said five-time...

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2009-03-26 08:43:01

Kim Clijsters, who was the top-ranked women's player in 2003, ended her two-year retirement from competitive tennis Thursday at a news conference in Belgium. The hunger is back. I look forward to the challenge, she said. The decision was hardly a surprise.

2009-03-25 13:37:25

Former World No. 1 women's tennis player Kim Clijsters is on the verge of returning to the circuit following her unexpected retirement in May 2007. Clijsters, 25, has scheduled a Thursday news conference in Belgium. She earlier said she would play this summer for the St.

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2009-02-24 10:42:54

A series of exhibition matches featuring Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf has been scheduled for the new roof-covered center court at Wimbledon. Agassi and Graf will be joined by Kim Clijsters and Tim Henman for matches May 17, about five weeks before the 2009 Wimbledon tournament kicks off.

2008-07-04 09:00:02

By PAUL NEWMAN For a while it was the talk of tennis.

2006-08-30 21:07:23

By Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Third seed Maria Sharapova used a dominant serve and laser-like groundstrokes to crush Dutch teenager Michaella Krajicek 6-3 6-0 and advance to the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday.

2006-08-23 10:56:39

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World number two Kim Clijsters may return earlier than expected as a scan on her wrist suggested the injury could heal more quickly, a source close to the player said on Wednesday.

2006-08-22 22:38:56

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending men's champion Roger Federer and women's world number one Amelie Mauresmo have been named as the top seeds for the U.S. Open, which begins at Flushing Meadows on Monday.

2006-08-22 22:36:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending men's champion Roger Federer and women's world number one Amelie Mauresmo have been named as the top seeds for the U.S. Open, which begins at Flushing Meadows on Monday.

2006-08-22 13:00:34

By Darren Ennis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World number two Kim Clijsters has rejected rumors that she will retire from tennis following her latest injury setback and hopes to return to action on home soil in October, sources close to the player said on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.