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Bolt, Serena honoured by International Sports Press Association

Jamaican sprinting champion Usain Bolt was named the Best Male Athlete of 2015 by the International Sports Press Association. This is the fifth time Bolt received the award, and he came up in front of other contenders, like Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic and soccer maestro Lionel Messi of Argentina. The women’s award went to Read More

Djokovic, Pennetta take US Open titles

World number one Novak Djokovic has won his tenth career Grand Slam title at the US Open, defeating 17-time major champ Roger Federer in four sets at Arthur Ashe Stadium. In the women’s final, Flavia Pennetta beat fellow Italian Roberta Vinci; shortly after, the 33-year-old Pennetta surprised many by announcing her retirement after winning her Read More

Grand Slam hopes for Serena cut short by Vinci at US Open

Serena Williams’ hopes of a calendar Grand Slam have been dashed at the US Open in New York. The top seed was stunned by Roberta Vinci of Italy 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in a tense semifinal. Serena’s shocking exit means it’s an all-Italian final between Vinci and Flavia Pennetta, who beat Simona Halep 6-1, 6-3. (Image Read More

Rain postpones US Open women’s semis

Today’s action at the US Open has been postponed to Friday due to rain at Flushing Meadows. Aside from the men’s semifinals, top-seed Serena Williams has her match with Roberta Vinci, and Simona Halep will challenge Flavia Pennetta. (Image source: Bleacher Report)

Tennis greats prepare for Rogers Cup

The Rogers Cup has begun, and three-time winner Serena Williams is looking for another trophy at the women’s competition in Toronto. The men are playing in Montreal, where France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will try to defend his title. (Image source: Toronto Star)

Wimbledon: Serena earns sixth title, Djokovic grabs second straight

Serena Williams won her 6th Wimbledon title this weekend, beating Spain’s Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4. This is also Serena’s 21st career Grand Slam, as she retains her number one spot in the WTA rankings. On the men’s side, top seed Novak Djokovic took his second straight title from London, defeating Roger Federer in four sets. Read More

Wimbledon: Serena to face Muguruza in final

Serena Williams booked her spot in the Wimbledon final; the top seed took two straight sets to beat Number 4 Maria Sharapova (6-2, 6-4). Serena’s challenger for the title is Garbiñe Muguruza, who reached her first ever Grand Slam final; the Spanish player defeated the Polish former finalist Agnieszka Radwanska (6-2, 3-6, 6-3). (Image source: Read More

Wimbledon: Pospisil ousted by Murray, while Wawrinka also exits

Vasek Pospisil’s Wimbledon hopes are over. The BC player was defeated in straight sets by Number 3 Andy Murray. Elsewhere, defending champion Novak Djokovic eliminated Marin Cilic, Roger Federer sent off Gilles Simon, and Frenchman Richard Gasquet stunned Number 4 seed Stan Wawrinka in a 5-set contest. (Image source: BBC)

Wimbledon: Serena sets up Sharapova semifinal contest

Top-seeded Serena Williams is off to the Wimbledon semifinals with a win over Victoria Azarenka. Serena will face Maria Sharapova, who downed unseeded American Coco Vandeweghe. In other action, Agnieszka Radwańska dismissed Madison Keys of the USA. The Polish 13th seed will now challenge Garbine Muguruza of Spain, who got past Swiss player Timea Bacsinszky. Read More

Wimbledon: Serena downs sister Venus to reach quarterfinals

It was a classic case of sibling rivalry in day 7 at Wimbledon, as Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus 6-4, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals. In other matches, Maria Sharapova overwhelmed Zarina Diyas from Kazakhstan, and Caroline Wozniacki suffered an upset to Spain’s Garbine Muguruza. As for the gentlemen, Andy Murray got past Read More


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