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Wimbledon: Seeds fall on 'very black day' for tennis

Wimbledon: Seeds fall on 'very black day' for tennis

Third-seeded Roger Federer wasn't the only seeded player to lose Wednesday; he wasn't even the only third seed to lose.

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Wimbledon: Seeds fall on 'very black day' for tennis

Wimbledon: Seeds fall on 'very black day' for tennis

LONDON - As tumultuous a day as professional tennis has produced in its nearly half-century history ended in the most unforeseeable, unexplainable way of all: a second-round loss by Roger Federer at the All England Club.

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Photos: Forbes' most powerful celebrities, what they earned this year

Photos: Forbes' most powerful celebrities, what they earned this year

Forbes magazine came out with its list of the most powerful celebrities this year and what they earned. Top earners weren't always the most powerful. Six of the top 10 were women.

June 26, 2013 8:22 am Photos

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Wimbledon: Serena aims for repeat as Sharapova takes jab

LONDON - Nothing drives Serena Williams the way disappointment does.

June 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
French Open: Federer always ready for major

French Open: Federer always ready for major

Roger Federer's road to what would be his 18th major title starts with matches against a pair of qualifiers.

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French Open: Federer always ready for major

French Open: Federer always ready for major

PARIS - Perhaps not surprisingly, the first three questions posed to Roger Federer at his pre-French Open news conference Friday concerned rival and nemesis Rafael Nadal.

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French Open: Nadal, Serena hit Paris on major roll

French Open: Nadal, Serena hit Paris on major roll

Since returning from a layoff due to injury, Rafael Nadal is 36-2 and has won six of eight tournaments. He's seeking his eighth French Open title.

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French Open: Nadal, Serena hit Paris on major roll

French Open: Nadal, Serena hit Paris on major roll

PARIS - Used to be the French Open was the scene for clay-court specialists and surprise champions.

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History's on the line in Federer vs. Murray

History's on the line in Federer vs. Murray

Andy Murray, who gave Britain its first men's semifinal win at Wimbledon since 1938, said: "I've just got to try to keep it together for the final."

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History's on the line in Federer vs. Murray

History's on the line in Federer vs. Murray

Roger Federer, hitting a return against Novak Djokovic, can tie Pete Sampras' record seven Wimbledon titles.

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History's on the line in Federer vs. Murray

History's on the line in Federer vs. Murray

WIMBLEDON, England - Roger Federer is back in the Wimbledon final for the first time since 2009. If that seems like a long gap for the six-time champion, imagine how all of Britain feels: Andy Murray is the first man from the host country to play for the title at the All England Club in 74 years.

July 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Wimbledon: Slam record for Federer

Wimbledon: Slam record for Federer

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Wimbledon: Slam record for Federer

Wimbledon: Slam record for Federer

WIMBLEDON, England - After curling in a 102 mph ace to grab a two-set lead a mere 56 minutes into his Wimbledon quarterfinal Wednesday, Roger Federer casually pulled an extra tennis ball from his pocket and strolled to sit in his changeover chair for a sip to drink.

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This time, Serena lasts 1st round

This time, Serena lasts 1st round

Serena Williams advanced to the second round of Wimbledon, saying she learned to "keep going" after her first-round exit at the French Open.

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This time, Serena lasts 1st round

This time, Serena lasts 1st round

WIMBLEDON, England - On one point Tuesday at Wimbledon, Serena Williams dumped a forehand into the net and dropped to a knee, her jaw clenched as she let out a shriek.

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Wimbledon: Top trio aim for dominance; won 28 of 29 past majors

Wimbledon: Top trio aim for dominance; won 28 of 29 past majors

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal each has reason to believe he can hoist the trophy overhead in two weeks' time. Play at the All England Club begins Monday.

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Wimbledon: Top trio aim for dominance; won 28 of 29 past majors

Wimbledon: Top trio aim for dominance; won 28 of 29 past majors

WIMBLEDON, England - As Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer step back on the grass at Wimbledon, each has reason to believe he'll be hoisting the trophy in two weeks.

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'Ready' Sharapova showing no mercy

PARIS - If love means never having to say you're sorry, what about 6-love? Depends which side of the French Open scoreboard you're on, apparently.

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2nd Williams sister falters on Paris clay

PARIS - Used to be that Venus Williams was the one who was highly ranked, the one considered a title contender, the one who would dominate foes so thoroughly that matches would be tidily wrapped up in an hour.

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Djokovic bids for 4th consecutive grand slam title

PARIS — As daylight disappeared and wind whipped loose dirt around the court, Novak Djokovic watched one last ace fly off Roger Federer’s racket and end their thrill-a-minute semifinal at the 2011 French Open.

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