Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles

Tennis 05/16/19, 14:34

Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray received his knighthood from Prince Charles on Thursday, more than two years after he was awarded the honor by Queen Elizabeth II.Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, ...

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term

Sports 03/26/19, 08:52

A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison.The regional court in the city of Brno ruled on Tuesday that Radim Zondra ...

Andy Murray upbeat after hip surgery, hopes to play again

Tennis 03/06/19, 11:07

Andy Murray says he is pain-free after hip surgery but likely won't play at Wimbledon.Murray tells the BBC in an interview he wants to continue playing but the surgeons "couldn't give me any guarantees."The three-time Grand Slam champion says "I ...

Kvitova testifies at trial of suspect in knife attack

Tennis 02/05/19, 10:14

Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova has testified in the Czech Republic at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her home.After the December 2016 attack in her home in Prostejov, Kvitova had surgery on injuries to her ...

Andy Murray ensconced as British sporting icon

Tennis 01/11/19, 07:44

The outpouring of sadness and respect in Britain over the news of Andy Murray's imminent retirement makes it easy to forget the emotional barrier that existed for so long between the tennis great and sports fans in his own country.Grumpy, ...

Serena voted Female Athlete of the Year for 5th time

Sports 12/26/18, 12:12

She showed up in Paris wearing a black catsuit, a reminder that nobody can command the Grand Slam stage quite like Serena Williams.She reached the finals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, proving again how well she can play no ...

Former Wimbledon finalist Radwanska retires from tennis

Tennis 11/14/18, 11:33

Former Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska says she is retiring from tennis after a 13-year career.The 29-year-old Pole, who reached a career-high ranking of No. 2, says she is "no longer able to train and play the way I used to."Radwanska ...

Kerber beats Osaka in 3 sets at WTA Finals

Tennis 10/24/18, 11:07

Angelique Kerber held her nerve and held her serve, a combination that helped the Wimbledon champion beat Naomi Osaka 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 on Wednesday at the WTA Finals.Kerber saved 13 of the 18 break points she faced, including five in ...

Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreakers in 2019

Tennis 10/19/18, 07:21

That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged.The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the decider.The grass-court Grand Slam ...

Coric upsets Federer, facing Djokovic in Shanghai final

Sports 10/13/18, 10:37

Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday.Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday."It was one of the ...

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