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The Little Ballgirl Who Could

Charlie Carillo | Posted 11.02.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

Mac rudely jerked his chin in her direction, a gesture that translated to: "Get that friggin' ball." And in front of 20,000 spectators at Madison Square Garden, my sister did an amazing thing. Nothing.

PHOTO: The Perfect Rafael Nadal Statue

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

It might be impossible to make a more perfect statue of Rafael Nadal than the one Nike had made. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Nike had a statue ...

What Nadal's Ninth French Open Win Means

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

The tennis world at this time is certainly one to enjoy. The Djokovic-Nadal rivalry and the Federer-Nadal one (both of which are sadly on the back stretches) have just been magnificent to watch and admire.

Nadal Wins Historic 9th French Open Title

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 08.08.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) -- At the French Open, there's just no one better than Rafael Nadal. The "King of Clay" proved that again on Sunday, winning the title a...

Championne! Maria Sharapova Wins French Open Title

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Even though her serve failed her repeatedly, Maria Sharapova is a French Open champion once again. Sharapova won her sec...

Nadal And Djokovic To Meet Again In French Open Final

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal is going for No. 9 at the French Open, and the only man that can stop him is Novak Djokovic. Nadal is alrea...

Djokovic Makes It Back Into French Open Final

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic worked his way back into the French Open final, taking care of Ernests Gulbis and his big serve 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 Frida...

Sharapova Is Back In French Open Final

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.05.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Might be easier said than done. Still, Maria Sharapova offered a tidy aphorism to sum up the formula that's carried her to a third cons...

Rough Day For American Tennis Players At French Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.02.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Hardly a good day to be an American in Paris. The last of the 22 U.S. men and women who were in the French Open singles draws, 15th-se...

Federer Falls At French Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) -- So unbeatable for so long until the closing days of Grand Slam tournaments, Roger Federer is suddenly accumulating early exits. Feder...

Nadal Advances At French Open

AP | JEROME PUGMIRE | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) -- Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the third round of the French Open on Thursday with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win against Dominic Thi...

HIGHLIGHTS: Federer Coasts To At French Open

AP | Posted 05.28.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer moved into the third round of the French Open by beating Argentine qualifier Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 We...

American Teen Pulls Off French Open Upset

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — For all the problems facing Taylor Townsend on Wednesday at the French Open, the 18-year-old American's first Grand Slam tournament, sh...

Serena Stunned At French Open

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 05.28.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams lost in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday, her earliest exit at a major tournament since falling in the ...

Tennis Star's Awful Week Just Got Worse

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.27.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — About a week after her engagement to two-time major golf champion Rory McIlroy was called off, Caroline Wozniacki exited the French Ope...

Li Na Upset In French Open Stunner

AP | Posted 05.27.2014 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Li Na lost her opening match at the French Open on Tuesday, the second reigning Australian Open champion to fall in the first round at ...

Nadal Drops in Rankings

AP | Posted 08.10.2013 | Sports

PARIS -- Eight-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal drops from No. 4 to No. 5 in the ATP rankings this week, swapping places with David Ferrer, the ...

WATCH: Protester With Flare Interrupts French Open Final

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 08.09.2013 | Sports

PARIS -- A man who jumped onto the court with a fiery flare spurting white smoke briefly interrupted the French Open final Sunday between Rafael Nadal...

PRANK! Federer Is Not Retiring But This Is How Players Might React

Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

You might think that Roger Federer's contemporaries would welcome the news that the 17-time Grand Slam champion was retiring. After all, his exit from...

Ferrer Takes Out Tsonga In Semis

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.07.2013 | Sports

PARIS — His dramatic and delightful French Open semifinal was 4 1/2 hours old – and 14 games into the fifth set – when Rafael Nadal ...

WATCH: Nadal Wins Point On Ridiculous 'Tweener'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports

Tennis slows down for everyone playing on clay. For Rafael Nadal, however, the game seems to take place at a pace like the "bullet time" of The Matrix...

HIGHLIGHTS: Nadal Edges Djokovic In Thriller

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 08.07.2013 | Sports

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal won an epic semifinal against Novak Djokovic at the French Open to remain the King of Clay - for another couple of days, at leas...

Sharapova vs. Serena

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — His dramatic and delightful French Open semifinal was 4½ hours old — and 14 games into the fifth set — when Rafael Nadal raced fro...

Sharapova Returns To French Open Final

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS -- Defending champion Maria Sharapova overcame 11 double-faults and earned a return trip to the French Open final Thursday, beating Victoria Aza...

Marquee Matchup

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal groused last week that he was playing so badly he might soon be home fishing in Mallorca. Then came a trans...