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Wedding Bells for Pakistan and India

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

India's biggest female tennis star, Wimbledon contender Sania Mirza, is in love, and she's set to marry a Pakistani -- Shoaib Malik, a well-known member of Pakistan's national cricket team.

Wimbledon Appoints Its First Official Poet

The Guardian | Caroline Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Harvey will produce a poem a day throughout the fortnight as the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club follows Heathrow airport and Marks & Spencer...

Thank You, Sandy for Helping Me Win Wimbledon!

Billie Jean King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billie Jean King

We reached our goal because we were on a team and we worked together like teammates day in and day out. Those days were so different than professional tennis is today.

Roger Federer: Match Point

Luke Crampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Luke Crampton

As the clay court season on the ATP tennis tour rolls around Europe towards its annual climax at Roland Garros in Paris, it's worth pausing for thought to consider the game's greatest player.

Most Memorable Games Of The Decade (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

As the decade comes to a close, we've looked back at some of the most memorable games and sporting events since 2000. Below is our list of the most un...

Andre Agassi's Open: Meth, Bitterness, And Bad Hair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Andre Agassi's new memoir, Open, out today, has been causing a stir because of major revelations in the book -- that Agassi used crystal meth regular...

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.

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.

Celebrities At Wimbledon: Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Ewan McGregor & More (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Celebrities are turning out in droves to watch their favorite players at the All England club during Wimbledon. Justin Timberlake, Jude Law, Ewan M...

World In Photos, July 2, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

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...

Wimbledon Quarter Finals Information And Results

Belfast Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The men's quarter-finals are due to take place at Wimbledon today, with British eyes all trained on the home favourite Andy Murray....

Three Players At Wimbledon Believed To Have Swine Flu

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Three Wimbledon players are believed to have caught swine flu, it has emerged. The revelation comes after four ballboys and girls were told earlier...

Len Berman's Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Happy Monday everyone, here's my Top 5 for June 29, 2009.

World In Photos, June 25, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Wimbledon Ball Girl Crash: Michael Llodra Runs Into Ball Girl During Point (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sometimes tennis can be a contact sport. Today at Wimbledon Michael Llodra went all out to retrieve a short ball during his match against Tommy Haas,...

World In Photos, June 24, 2009

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Ace Summer Style With Wimbledon-Inspired Wear

Refinery 29 | Daniela Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Well, champs, Wimbledon starts today, so there's no better time to consider how summer-perfect a few classic tennis-inspired essentials can be. As on-...

The Sound and the Fury

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

Tennis phenom Michelle Larcher De Brito's sounds, variously termed as "shrieks," "wails" and "grunts," have caused a kafuffle in professional tennis of John McEnroe proportions.

HSBC Builds Midtown Tennis Court To Promote Wimbledon

nytimes.com | JAMES BARRON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rick Capecelatro, who installs and maintains athletic fields, built a tennis court over the weekend on a closed-off street between 45 and 50 Rockefell...

Wimbledon Finals Ratings: Williams Sisters Draw Biggest Audience In Three Years

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Saturday faceoff between Serena and Venus Williams drew the best overnight rating for a Wimbledon women's final in three years. The match, won by...

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!!

'Faceless People' Attend Events In Britain

Huffington Post | Sean Morrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

England is abuzz about the 'faceless aliens' who are being spotted all over Britain. Due to the penchant of the 'creatures' for high profile events li...

Tennis TV On The Brink: Network Execs Hoping For Huge Wimbledon Weekend

Hollywood Reporter | Steven Zeitchik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tennis Channel president Ken Solomon was sitting in his office on the grounds of the French Open in Paris six weeks ago when, rifling through some pre...