Andy Roddick

Djokovic, Serena keep it quick to beat the heat


MELBOURNE - Tournament favorites Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams raced into the third round of the Australian Open and out of the heat on Wednesday as controversy over play continuing in scorching temperatures rumbled on for a second day.

No more meltdowns for 'more efficient' Djokovic

MELBOURNE - The Novak Djokovic that bowed out of his first Australian Open title defense with heat sickness in 2009 has now been replaced by a mentally and physically tougher upgrade not prone to meltdowns, the world number two said.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Jan 2014

Russian gay-rights groups seek more pressure on Olympic Committee

NEW YORK - Russian gay rights advocates called for increased pressure on the International Olympic Committee ahead of the 2014 winter games in Sochi in light of Russia's anti-gay laws, telling a gathering on Wednesday that anti-gay violence is increasing.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Dec 2013

Johansson and Bjorkman mask fall of Swedish tennis

- Once a conveyor belt of tennis greats like Bjorn Borg, Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg, Swedish tennis now finds itself in the doldrums but two old warriors have helped lift the mood at the Stockholm Open this week.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 17 Oct 2013

Spain expected to name Moya Davis Cup captain on Thursday

MADRID - Spain's tennis federation (RFET) will announce Alex Corretja's replacement as Davis Cup captain on Thursday, with local media reporting former world number one Carlos Moya had already agreed a one-year contract to the end of 2014.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Oct 2013

Spain won't renew Corretja's Davis Cup contract

MADRID - The Spanish tennis federation (RFET) said on Thursday it had decided not to extend the contract of Davis Cup captain Alex Corretja when it expires at the end of this year but has yet to name a successor.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 03 Oct 2013

Tomic digs deep to win tough U.S. Open clash

NEW YORK - Bernard Tomic fought where previously he had surrendered.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 Aug 2013

Towering Isner emerges as America's hope for Flushing Meadows

CINCINNATI - Long before Andy Roddick retired at the U.S. Open last year American tennis had been searching for someone to wave the Stars and Stripes at Flushing Meadows.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 19 Aug 2013

Queen leads Murray plaudits after historic triumph

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth joined politicians, sports stars and celebrities in congratulating Andy Murray on Sunday after he made tennis history by becoming the first Briton in 77 years to win the Wimbledon men's title.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 07 Jul 2013

American men suffer worst Wimbledon in over 100 years

LONDON - For the first time in 101 years no American will be playing in the third round of the men's singles at Wimbledon.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 27 Jun 2013
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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