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

Paul Sanderson | Posted 09.03.2014 | 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 09.02.2014 | 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 ...

Former U.S. Open Champ Bounced Early At Wimbledon

AP | Posted 08.23.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur lost her first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday, beaten 6-3, 6-4 by former U.S. Open semifinali...

Wimbledon Champ Shocks Tennis World

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

MASON, Ohio — With her body aching after another loss, Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli decided to retire Wednesday night, saying she could no ...

How Much Will U.S. Open Tickets Cost If America Has to Wait 67 Years for Their Next Champ

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 09.17.2013 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

Barring a miracle, this year's U.S. Open will mark the 10th consecutive year that a U.S. man fails to win. The U.S. Open was first played in 1881, and it wasn't until 1926 that a non-American won the tournament.

WATCH: Murray's Historic Win In Lego Animation

Posted 07.13.2013 | Sports

Andy Murray's victory at this year's Wimbledon men's single tournament got the Legos treatment. Not long after Murray defeated Novak Djokovic in ...

Love Match: The Haggis-Topped Murray Burger

BurgerBusiness | Posted 07.11.2013 | Taste
BurgerBusiness

The Solita Bar & Grill in Manchester, England, is celebrating Andy Murray's triumph at Wimbledon with a Scottish-themed burger called The Murray. It wouldn't be Scottish without a bit of deep-fried haggis, but there's more of course.

PHOTOS: Goldie Hawn Looks Better Than Ever At 67

Posted 07.09.2013 | Celebrity

Proving she's still a golden girl at age 67, Goldie Hawn looked better than ever Monday night while attending the London Gala Diner for the Novak Djok...

LOOK: Someone's Making Gerard Butler VERY Happy

Posted 07.08.2013 | Celebrity

It's not uncommon for celebrities to find their way into the stands to watch some tennis at Wimbledon, but this year we spotted more than just stars h...

Novak Has No Answers For Murray At Wimbledon

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 07.07.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Novak Djokovic tried drop shots. He tried volleys. He tried just about everything he could think of. None of it worked....

WATCH: Murray Wins Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

The wait at Wimbledon is over. Andy Murray gave the fans on Henman Hill (or is it now, officially, Murray Mound?) at the All England Club the vict...

BBC Audiences Outraged Over 'Sexist' Wimbledon Comment

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2013 | Media

(adds BBC statement paragraph 8) By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) - The BBC faced mounting pressure on Sun...