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Roger Federer Hits A Tweener While Running Sideways At Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.02.2015 | Sports

Not sure why he did it, but we're glad that he did.

Is Roger Federer the Most Interesting Man in the World?

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.26.2015 | Sports
Sajeel Qureshi

I've been watching tennis for a long time and I've never seen the tennis crowd unanimously submit unyielding adulation to a player in quite the way we do for Roger Federer. I actually feel like he can divide by 0 sometimes when he hits shots that don't seem to exist.

She Can Serve - and Lob!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Serena Williams just won her 20th Grand Slam tennis tournament. This amazing performance has her following in the footsteps of some tennis women greats who came before her. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

The Amazing Stan Wawrinka

Richard Finger | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Richard Finger

What is distinctive about Wawrinka that has allowed him to become such a late bloomer? In tennis, a minute fraction of players win their first major championship at age 28. Most journeymen have long established their place in the tennis ranking hierarchy.

Andy Murray Credits Hiring Female Coach For Becoming A Feminist

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 06.05.2015 | Sports

Go on, Andy!

The Day the French Open Loses Rafael Nadal

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Sports
Sajeel Qureshi

Nadal is in a spot where people use the words 'won't' and 'still when describing his form. 'He won't win another French' or 'he's still a threat' is what they say now and what they'll continue to say until he retires.

197,000 Fans View 'Bad Boy' Nick Kyrgios's #VolleyingChallenge - He Nominates Andy Murray & Serena Williams to "Go to the Wall Against Cancer"

Paul Sanderson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

New 20-year-old Aussie tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has come perilously close to being defaulted for language and/or racquet and ball abuse at the US Open, the Australian Open, where John McEnroe was famously defaulted in 1990, and the Estoril Open in Portugal.

She Can Run, Swim And Play

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

The race organizer tried to physically throw her out of the race, but she successfully completed the marathon.

The Greatest Slam Wins of All Time

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Funnily enough, this is a ranking list which I have never read about, and so because of that reason, it is exactly what I will be analyzing in this article. It is after all a very important issue, and one that should be analyzed.

The Way the Ball Bounces

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Now is the first time that a woman has been named a coach in the National Basketball Association. This column addresses some significant women's accomplishments in sports that involve a ball: tennis, soccer, football, basketball and golf.

Choose Which U.S. Open Player or Celebrity to Take the Volleying-Video Challenge

Paul Sanderson | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Paul Sanderson

To get the number of signatures on it to build to the point that we can begin truly changing the face of cancer, I want to start a volleying-video challenge here in this post while the U.S. Open is still in full swing.

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.

Wimbledon Discovered Its Annual Yearbook Was Full Of Plagiarism, Kept Selling It Anyway

Slate | Posted 07.24.2014 | Sports

The gift shop at Wimbledon, which rests above the subterranean Wimbledon museum, sells towels, polo shirts, and even strawberry-shaped earrings. The s...

World Cup Over, Now What?

Rutendo Nyamuda | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
Rutendo Nyamuda

The top player wins a Golden Ball, the top goalie gets the Golden Glove and the top commentator should get a Golden Mic because, WOW, they can talk for days. And the thing is they sound so excited.

Djokovic Takes Down Federer In Wimbledon Final

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.05.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presenc...

Petra Kvitova Wins 2nd Wimbledon Title

AP | Posted 07.05.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard 6-3, 6-0 in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time. The Czech l...

Federer On Verge Of Wimbledon History

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.03.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was on the decline — or so the thinking went. He was past 30. Had back problems. Tried experimenting wi...

America's Historic Struggle At Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.30.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — For the first time in more than a century, no American singles players reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon. The last t...

5 Wimbledon Tips: How to Score Cheap Seats or Splurge in Style

Carrie Seim | Posted 08.30.2014 | Travel
Carrie Seim

Whether you're trying to snag a cheap seat to this week's matches or planning a decadent Wimbledon escape for next summer, here are five insider tips for surviving The Championships -- in both bargain and luxe style.

Serena Falls Short At Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Five-time champion Serena Williams lost to 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of Wimbledon on Saturda...

Venus Ousted At Wimbledon

AP | Posted 08.27.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Former champion Petra Kvitova outlasted five-time winner Venus Williams 5-7, 7- 6 (2), 7-5 to move into the fourth round of Wimbledon ...

Venus Reaches Third Round At Wimbledon

AP | Stephen Wilson | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Five-time champion Venus Williams overcame a slow start to beat Japan's Kurumi Nara 7-6 (4), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the third round...

Creative Entertaining: Game, Set, Match! (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 08.24.2014 | HuffPost Home
Rana Florida

Whether you're cheering for last year's reigning British champ or this year's French Open winner, what better time to don your tennis whites and host a viewing party for friends and family?

Tennis Player Thought Reporter Asked Him About WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

Latvian tennis player Ernests Gulbis has given a lot of thought to the role of vampires in his sport, apparently. Speaking to reporters after his firs...

This Hawk Has Been 'Protecting' Wimbledon From Pigeons

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports

Wimbledon is the perfect place for crowds of people to gather for a sporting event, but some of our feathered friends (pigeons, ahem ahem) have other ...