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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As I watched Derek Jeter set the Yankees all time hit record Friday night I thought about how remarkable it was how Jeter has lived for 14 years under the biggest media spotlight and has never ever had a blip.

Federer Falls To 20-Year-Old Argentine In U.S. Open Final (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Roger Federer hadn't lost a match at Flushing Meadows in six years. Until Monday evening, when 20-year-old Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro defeated t...

Challenges Have Their Faults: What Tennis Can Learn From The NFL

Adam Dub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Adam Dub

Umpires have been taken off the hook and in turn been made less accountable for their judgment

U.S. Open Tennis: The American Tennis Boom Was a Fluke

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

We were supposed to see tennis broken out of its country-club, upper-crusty enclaves and delivered to the masses. For a while, it worked. But then the nation lost interest.

Beware of Federer Fatigue

New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Last year, when Roger Federer came to Queens without a Slam, New Yorkers did everything they could to pick him up. He became a sentimental favorite. H...

Andy Roddick: The New King Of Queens

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

At some point in the not-so-distant past, Andy Roddick was our great American hope. It was early in the decade, and Pete Sampras was calling it quits....

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Roger Federer and Dinara Safina are the #1 seeds for next week's U.S. Open. So I guess everybody doesn't know who the real # 1 is, Serena.

Can American Tennis Be Saved?

Adam Dub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adam Dub

We don't have an American we can get behind that we believe can win a major or at the very least contend for titles regularly.

Roger Federer Twins Picture: Champ Debuts Babies On Facebook (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Roger Federer has debuted his baby daughters on Facebook. The tennis champ's wife Mirka gave birth to girls Charlene Riva and Myla Rose on July 23. ...

Roger Federer Twins! Tennis Champ Welcomes Baby Girls | Sarah Michaud | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There's a new doubles team in town: Roger Federer and wife Mirka are the proud parents of twin girls, the tennis star announced early Friday on his We...

You Think You're Hurting, Andy R. What About Me?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

I'm still smarting at the second-set tie-break point that Roddick missed at 6-5 by misdirecting that #!x@c#% overhead shot.

Runner-Up Roddick is no Loser

Noah Deutsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Noah Deutsch

I liked to think Pete Sampras' reluctance to pronounce Federer the greatest was to some degree a function of having witnessed his countryman, Andy Roddick, push Federer to the limit.

The Williams Sisters' Finals Match Left Me Cold

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

Isn't it time for us to say that if the Williams sisters aren't going to go all out and feel comfortable to win in their typical fashion that we'd rather see one of them against another opponent?

Wimbledon Tennis: In Final, Roger Federer Has No Chance

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

Fed is playing very, very well on the vaunted grass courts of England. Roddick doesn't have the game to break Fed's serve even once of twice. So he should push for the breakers and roll the dice.

Wimbledon Tennis: Sports Illustrated's Jon Wertheim Updates the Greatest Sports Book Ever Written

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

You wouldn't think it could be done, taking John McPhee's 1969 book Levels of the Game and using it to make something equally compelling. But Wertheim has, and that's his personal triumph.

Tennis, Anyone? The Game's Fashion Winners And Losers (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Wimbledon is well underway and with it the crowd has seen a new set of on-the-court style. Roger Federer showed up to his match in a three-piece white...

Obama: The Roger Federer of Politics

Scott Malcomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Malcomson

Each man raises the level of play with a cool focus and economy of gesture that make most other players look crude.

FRENCH OPEN INTRUDER: 10 Seconds Of Mayhem On The Court | CHRISTOPHER CLAREY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The on-court intrusion Sunday in the French Open men's final might have been scary for Roger Federer, but it was not without precedent during a Grand ...

Federer Accosted At French Open (VIDEO)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Midway through Roger Federer's championship match at the French Open on Sunday, a most bizarre event occurred: a spectator waving a flag climbed throu...

Barack Obama is the Roger Federer of the Press Conference

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

The media may find Obama dryer than Clinton, but if he is anything, the President-Elect is the consummate craftsman of his message.

Learning From Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon Win

Ariane de Bonvoisin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ariane de Bonvoisin

Remember, just like this Wimbledon final shows us, something can change at any moment ... don't be so convinced that you know how something in your life is going to work out!!

Nadal Wins Wimbledon, Dethrones Federer

New York Times | Christopher Clarey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

No man had beaten Roger Federer at Wimbledon since 2002. But in near darkness, one of the greatest tennis matches ever played concluded Sunday with Ro...

Wimbledon 2008: Poll, Players, Info

Brigitte Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

check back for updates As Wimbledon approaches tennis fans may be asking themselves what surprises the 2008 tournament has in stall and this year's c...

Sean Avery, New York Rangers Star, To Intern At Vogue

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anna Wintour's obsession with athletes continues. The Vogue editor who has taken a liking to Roger Federer and featured LeBron James on her cover has...