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Why I'm Bringing My Tennis Racquet With Me To Heaven

Richard Abrons | Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

Tennis has been very important in my life. And I'm not even particularly good at it. When I was eight, away at camp, a racquet was put into my hands. It felt so right. I won the tennis medal there every year until my last.

Swiss Star Reaches Australian Open Final

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The usually diplomatic Roger Federer didn't bother concealing his preference for semifinal winners at the Australian Ope...

Tennis Star Shoves Australian Open Line Judge

AP | JOCELYN GECKER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was a tense moment, according to David Ferrer. That's why he shoved the line judge. "It was nothing," the No. 3-rank...

Djokovic Cruises Into 3rd Round At Australian Open

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic stayed on track for a fourth consecutive Australian Open singles title with a 6-0, 6-4, 6-4 win Wednesday...

Federer Says Another Child On The Way

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.24.2013 | Sports

Already in the swing of parenting, Roger Federer is getting ready for a larger family. The tennis star says on Twitter that he and his wife, Mirka, a...

How Rafael Nadal Pranked Andy Murray

Posted 11.15.2013 | Sports

Rafael Nadal may not be as serious as appears on the court. During his appearance on The Jonathan Ross Show in London last week, Andy Murray recounted...

No. 1 Nadal Upset

AP | JUSTIN BERGMAN | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

SHANGHAI -- SHANGHAI (AP) — Rafael Nadal lost his first match since reclaiming the No. 1 ranking this week, falling to a resurgent Juan Martin del P...

Former Top-10 Tennis Player Suspended

AP | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Former top-10 player Marin Cilic has been suspended nine months for a doping violation. The ban was back-dated to May 1, so Cilic can retur...

Nadal Returns To US Open Final

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.07.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The game that will be talked about for years and years required 198 strokes, 30 points, and 21 minutes to decide. Entire sets have ta...

WATCH: Djokovic Opponent Destroys Racquet

Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports

After Novak Djokovic broke him to take a two-game lead in the fourth set of their U.S. Open semifinal match, Stanislas Wawrinka decided to break his r...

Tennis Player's Father Guilty Of Assault

AP | Posted 09.06.2013 | Sports

MADRID -- John Tomic, the father and coach of Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic, was found guilty by a Spanish court on Friday of head-butting Th...

Quest For Calendar Grand Slam Ends

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 11.05.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — With history on the line, the Bryan brothers finally met their match. Trying to become only the second men's doubles team to win all...

Nadal Dominates

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.04.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — It's as though Rafael Nadal never left. If anything, he's playing better than ever....

Can Federer Win Again?

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

It might be time to start getting used to not seeing Roger Federer late in Grand Slam tournaments. At 32 years old, the record holder for career G...

Another Upset At US Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Richard Gasquet is getting the hang of this five-set thing. The eighth-seeded Gasquet reached his second Grand Slam semifinal, and first ...

Swiss Pulls Off Upset To Reach Quarters

AP | Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Turns out, there is a Swiss man in the U.S. Open quarterfinals. Just not Roger Federer. The day after Federer came up short, Stanislas Wa...

Hewitt's US Open Run Ends

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.03.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Rejuvenated at age 32, Lleyton Hewitt was two points away from reaching the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time since 2006. A...

Nadal Comes Back To Reach Quarterfinals

AP | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal improved to 19-0 on hard courts in 2013 by returning to the U.S. Open quarterfinals. He will not, however, play Roger F...

Federer Handed Historic Loss

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 11.02.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Right from the start, Roger Federer looked very little like, well, the Roger Federer who routinely reached the final weekend at Grand Slam...

Andy Murray Powers Way To 3rd Round

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Quickly putting aside one poor set, defending champion Andy Murray finished strongly and beat 81st-ranked Leonardo Mayer of Argentina 7-5,...

Djokovic Overcomes Slow Start

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Novak Djokovic faced two set points early in his second-round match at the U.S. Open. He saved them, won the set, then needed less than...

Nadal Rolls Through 2nd Round

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal laughed when asked if his serve was reaching the level it was at in 2010, when he got broken a grand total of twice over his ...

Federer Easily Reaches 3rd Round

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Roger Federer had no trouble in the second round of a Grand Slam tournament this time. The 17-time major champion beat Carlos Berloc...

Murray Opens Title Defense With Quick Win

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — After waiting his entire career to get the chance to defend a Grand Slam title, Andy Murray had to wait a little more. Once the 2012...

Del Potro Survives Long Thriller

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Juan Martin del Potro overcame delays from the rain and his opponent to pull out a grueling four-set win in the first round of the U....