03:53 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 09/06/2014 06:40PM
In what is being considered a stunning upset, a relatively unknown Japanese tennis player, Kei Nishikori, defeated the No.1 ranked Novak Djokovic in the 2014 U.S. Open tennis championship on Saturday – becoming the first Japanese man to reach a Grand Slam final in tennis history.
Originally posted 07/06/2014 08:00PM
Celebs spent their time well over 4th of July weekend, getting hitched, partying in Vegas, catching a tennis match and relaxing on the beach. Here's the news you may have missed while watching fireworks and chilling on the sand:
Originally posted 07/06/2014 02:30PM
He plays a princely superhero in Thor, so it makes sense that Chris Hemsworth got the royal treatment at Wimbledon.
Originally posted 05/25/2014 05:10PM
Well, thanks to Google Glass, you can get a small glimpse of what it's like to be a world-class tennis player.
Originally posted 05/08/2014 12:30PM
It's a celebrity baby boom!
Originally posted 05/07/2014 12:35PM
Sons Leo and Lenny were born Tuesday, the tennis star announced via Twitter
Originally posted 12/26/2013 02:30PM
"Mirka and I are very happy to share the news that Myla and Charlene will be big sisters in 2014," the tennis champ writes
Originally posted 08/06/2012 07:30AM
As the London 2012 Olympic Games press on, Saturday and Sunday's exciting events propelled British athletes to the forefront.
Although China leads with the most medals – 61, including 30 gold, 17 silver and 14 bronze – Team GB's victories helped boost the host country's morale with an outpouring of spirit and success during days 9 and 10 of the Games.
Team USA experienced highs and lows as well, as the medal count grew to 57 – 27 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze – with Serena Williams taking home two gold medals and fan favorite McKayla Maroney's surprising finish in the women's vault final.
Originally posted 08/05/2012 12:30PM
Tennis player Andy Murray won Olympic gold (and revenge!) Sunday when he unseated world champion, Roger Federer, who beat him at Wimbledon last month.
After four losses (three to Federer) in the Grand Slam finals, Murray surprised spectators when he defeated Federer 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 to win the men's single finals at the Summer Games.
"The atmosphere was unbelievable," Murray, who is Scottish, said of the crown in London. "They helped me get a few extra miles an hour on the last couple of serves, that's for sure. The adrenaline was pumping. I went for some big serves and got them. To be fair the whole week they've been amazing."
Federer won the silver medal for Switzerland while Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina was awarded bronze.
Originally posted 07/08/2012 10:45AM
It was something of a sister act for the Duchess of Cambridge on Sunday at Wimbledon: She had Pippa by her side when she cheered on Brit Andy Murray at the men's final.
Big tennis fans (and players), Kate, 30, and Pippa, 28, clapped enthusiastically as Murray took the early lead against Roger Federer, and they were seen sharing a giggle in the royal box above Centre Court.
In the end, though, Federer bested Murray and took home his seventh Wimbledon title, and the sisters stood as Murray gave an emotional speech after his defeat.
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