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Novak Djokovic says report that he purposely lost match 'absurd'
MELBOURNE, Australia -- No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic was put on the spot Wednesday during an Australian Open postmatch news conference, where a reporter told him an Italian newspaper had just reported that he "wanted to lose" a match in Paris in 2007. "You can pick any match that you like that the
Kei Nishikori beats American teen Taylor Fritz for Memphis Open title
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once. Until Sunday, when it mattered. Nishikori won his fourth straight Memphis Open title Sunday, beating Fritz 6-4, 6-4. The Japanese player joined
Novak Djokovic vs. Serena Williams: And the winner is ...
A 33-year-old who grew up in California and a 28-year-old from Serbia -- both at the prodigious peak of their powers -- dominated tennis in 2015. Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic each won three of the four Grand Slam singles titles, a once-in-a-generation phenomenon that had only occurred twice
Ahead of first NYC Marathon, James Blake fighting back on his own terms
NEW YORK -- How jarring it was -- for James Blake , for anyone who followed his tennis career, for any thinking citizen -- to see the surveillance footage that showed him being slammed face-down in front of a midtown Manhattan hotel entrance at high noon on a September weekday, stripped of the
Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick Welcome a Son
Brooklyn Decker and Andy Roddick are parents! The couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy, on Sept. 30, a source confirmed to ABC News. No other details, including the baby's name, were made available. Decker, 28, and Roddick, 33, have been married since 2009. Earlier this year, the model
USTA hopes Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier can mentor U.S. players
The United States Tennis Association has a plan to help end a record 12-year-long drought of an American man winning a Grand Slam title: bring back those who did it. Martin Blackman, who began his full-time job in June as the USTA's manager of player development, told ESPN.com that his goal is to
Tennis Player Coco Vandeweghe Loses Temper, Destroys Racket at US Open
Temperatures are running hot at this year’s U.S. Open, causing players like Thanasi Kokkinakis to forfeit their match. But tempers are running high, as well. There was no love between 23-year-old CoCo Vandeweghe and her tennis racket Wednesday night when she not only lost her cool, but also her
Tennis Player Smashes Racket in Latest Flare-Up at US Open
Coco Vandeweghe lost her cool after losing her match and demolished her racket on the court.
Single-Sport Athletes Don't Always Win
Outside of a Ronda Rousey fight, there are few outcomes in sports today as sure as a Serena Williams push deep into the fortnight of a Grand Slam tournament. She has won the past three US Opens, and given her resolve to become the first player since 1988 to take all four majors in a calendar year,