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Karlovic ousted, Aussie qualifier into Newport semis

Defending champion Ivo Karlovic squandered a match point and 30 aces in losing to Germany's 131st-ranked Peter Gojowczyk in three tie-breaker sets Thursday at the ATP Hall of Fame Open. The 28-year-old from Munich booked a Saturday semi-final date against 249th-ranked Australian qualifier Matthew

LI Tennis Court Too Short

The public is being kept off the tennis courts at a new park in Huntington after a player was injured. The town admits the courts are the wrong size due to a design flaw. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff demands answers.

Monfils upset by Dutra Silva in 2nd round of Croatia Open

UMAG, Croatia (AP) -- Rogerio Dutra Silva upset second-seeded Gael Monfils 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Croatia Open on Thursday.

British Open 2017: Spieth, Kuchar, Koepka tied for first-round lead at The Open Championship

British Open 2017: Spieth, Kuchar, Koepka tied for first-round lead at The Open Championship

British Open 2017: Think Austin Connelly is out of place on this Open leader board? Think again

Think Austin Connelly is out of place on this Open leader board? Think again

Round 1 of the 146th Open Championship in under 30 seconds

A recap of the first round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

Roddick, Clijsters to be inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame

Former world number ones and Grand Slam singles champions Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick are among five people who will be inducted Saturday into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Joining the former pro tour legends will be Dutch four-time Paralympic wheelchair tennis medalist Monique Kalkman-van

2017 British Open: The winners & losers from Day 1 at Royal Birkdale

2017 British Open: The winners and losers from Day 1 of the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

World Cup of Tennis put on hold for at least a year

The International Tennis Federation is putting off its proposal for a World Cup of Tennis Finals for another year. The ITF said last month it wanted to combine next year's Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals into one event to raise the profile of the two national team competitions. ''We promised

Patty Schnyder paused mid-tennis match to make sure her daughter didn’t get sunburned

Being a mom is a 24/7, 365-day job — even when you’re in the middle of a tennis match. On Thursday, Patty Schnyder was playing in the Round of 16 at the WTA Swiss Open when she noticed her daughter’s arms might get sunburned while watching from the stands.Patty Schnyder asked for her daughter's arms

Top-seeded Garcia loses to 140th-ranked Martincova at Gstaad

GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) -- Top-seeded Caroline Garcia of France was beaten by 140th-ranked Tereza Martincova 7-5, 7-6 (1) in the second round of the Gstaad Ladies Championship on Thursday.

Konta v Halep set BBC record for women's Wimbledon match

LONDON (Reuters) - The epic quarter-final between Britain's Johanna Konta and Romanian Simona Halep drew a record peak audience for a Wimbledon women's match on BBC television, figures released on Thursday showed. Some 7.4 million, a million more than the peak audience for the men's final

Beyond the Baseline Podcast: Bethanie Mattek-Sands on Wimbledon Injury, Recovery

On the Beyond the Baseline Podcast, Sports Illustrated executive editor, Tennis Channel commentator and host Jon Wertheim takes fans between the lines with tennis commentary and exclusive interviews with the top players and newsmakers on the ATP and WTA tours. On this week's episode, Wertheim visits

The Open 2017 leaderboard

The 2017 Open Championship is under way - and you can keep up with all the latest scores here throughout the four rounds.    

9 Curious Facts About the British Open

We break down nine of the most interesting Open Championship facts.

British Open: Justin Thomas is wearing a tie and a cardigan and social media has opinions

British Open: Justin Thomas is wearing a tie and a cardigan and social media is responding

Three Wimbledon ties face match-fixing probe

Wimbledon came under the microscope on Thursday with three matches at this year's tournament set to be investigated for possible match-fixing, according to the Tennis Integrity Unit. Two qualifying matches at Roehampton and one from the main Wimbledon draw triggered some bizarre betting patterns

Podcast: Monty on the Open, Darth, mushy peas

Colin Montgomerie evaluates Royal Birkdale as an Open venue and discusses in own Open career, the Darth Monty Twitter account, and mushy peas.

Pliskova, Murray lead direct-entry fields for US Open

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- New WTA No. 1 Karolina Pliskova and top-ranked man Andy Murray headline the direct entry lists for the U.S. Open.

4 Wimbledon, French Open matches flagged for unusual betting

LONDON (AP) -- The Tennis Integrity Unit says a total of four matches at Wimbledon and the French Open have been flagged for unusual betting patterns.

How to watch The Open on TV and online

You want to watch the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale? Heres how you can do it on television and online,

Defending champion Karlovic wins in Hall of Fame tourney

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Defending champion Ivo Karlovic of Croatia beat American Denis Kudla 6-4, 6-4 on Wednesday in his Hall of Fame Tennis Championships opener to reach the quarterfinals in the grass-court event.

Three Wimbledon matches part of latest tennis match-fixing probe

Three matches at this year's Wimbledon triggered alerts for possible match-fixing, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) revealed on Wednesday. One of the matches was from the main draw and the other two were in the qualifying tournament.  They will be assessed and reviewed by the TIU as part of it&apos

Wimbledon Winner Roger Federer

Andy Zodin spoke about Wimbledon 2017.

Back from injury, Goffin beats Balazs at Croatia Open

UMAG, Croatia (AP) -- Top-seeded David Goffin marked his return from injury with a 6-4, 6-7 (7), 6-2 victory over 174th-ranked qualifier Attila Balazs of Hungary in the second round of the Croatia Open on Wednesday.

Halep, Raonic, Dimitrov take Washington wildcards

Washington (AFP) - World number two Simona Halep and men's top-10 players Milos Ranoic and Grigor Dimitrov have accepted wildcard entries for the ATP and WTA Washington Open, organizers announced Wednesday.

Isner, Karlovic advance, Mannarino out at Newport

Washington (AFP) - US top seed John Isner and second-seeded defending champion Ivo Karlovic advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP Hall of Fame Championships with straight-set triumphs Wednesday at Newport, Rhode Island.

Grace and Grit: Roger Federer Wins Wimbledon Thanks to Work Away From Spotlight

This story appears in the July 24, 2017, issue of Sports Illustrated . Subscribe to the magazine here. The highlight is dying and the reel is dead, but, at least figuratively, this was a shot for the highlight reel. It was late in the first set of Sunday's Wimbledon men's final when Roger Federer

Wimbledon and French Open matches trigger fixing alerts

It said in a statement that one match at Roland Garros and three at Wimbledon, two of them in the qualifying tournament and one in the main draw, would be assessed and reviewed. Alerts are raised in response to unusual betting patterns, which are not in themselves evidence of match-fixing and can be

British Open 2017: Scenes from Wednesday's practice round at Royal Birkdale

British Open 2017: Scenes from Wednesday's practice round at Royal Birkdale

The Tennis Debate: Wimbledon and French Open expose painful lack of challenge to 'Big Two'

Agree with the arguments put forward here? Disagree? Have your say in the comments section below. There's a Latin expression in vino veritas, which has likely been applicable to most of us at one time or another. It literally means 'in wine, truth' and describes that habit alcohol has

Post-Wimbledon Mailbag: Wrapping up the grass Slam and looking ahead to the U.S. Open

Attacking a stuffed mailbox after a crackerjack Wimbledon…..Quick business points:1. Bethanie Mattek Sands—recovering and drinking tequila straight in Manhattan—is our next podcast guest. We’ll post Thursday.2. Here’s Roger Federer after winning his title talking to the Tennis Channel.3. A bunch of questions

Qualifier De Schepper upsets Paire at Croatia Open

UMAG, Croatia (AP) -- Qualifier Kenny De Schepper upset another Frenchman, seventh-seeded Benoit Paire, to advance to the second round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 win.

Seeds 5, 7 upset in 1st round of Hall of Fame tournament

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Konstantin Kravchuk and Frank Dancevic each upset a ranked opponent on Tuesday in the first round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.

2017 British Open: R&A halts players taking shortcut at Royal Birkdale

2017 British Open: R&A halts players taking shortcut at Royal Birkdale at the Open Championship in Southport

US Open to break $50 million prize barrier

Prize money at this year's US Open will top $50 million (43.3 million euros), organisers confirmed Tuesday, once again making the tournament the richest event in tennis. The United States Tennis Association said in a statement that the tournament purse had been increased by $4 million, taking it

Tennis: U.S. Open to top $50 million in prize money

This year's U.S. Open will become the first tennis tournament to top $50 million in prize money following a nine percent increase in the total purse, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Tuesday. Winners of the men's and women's singles titles will each earn $3.7 million,

Laurie Canter, who swapped tennis against Andy Murray for golf, back for second bite at The Open

Had he decided against picking up a golf club aged 14, Laurie Canter could have been a British hopeful at Wimbledon instead of preparing diligently for the Open Championship. The 27-year-old made it to Royal Birkdale courtesy of a sudden death play-off at the final qualifying stage, and he is hoping

Why the British Open isn't called the British Open

There is a major championship taking place this week at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England and nobody knows what the heck to call it. Is it the British Open? According to the R&A, the governing body that oversees the event, either The Open or The Open Championship is accurate.

US Open singles champs to earn record $3.7 million

Total player compensation at the U.S. Open will top $50 million for the first time this year, with a record $3.7 million going to each of the singles champions. The U.S. Tennis Association announced Tuesday that the total purse for the tournament will be $50.4 million, a nearly 9 percent increase from

Serena Williams on being in an interracial relationship: 'Everyone is allowed to have an opinion'

Serena Williams shares with Yahoo Sports how she felt when her fiancé Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit, proposed and how she responds to the negativity about her being in an interracial relationship.

British Open odds: How I'm wasting £60 betting on the Open at Royal Birkdale

British Open odds: How I'm wasting 60 pounds betting on the Open at Royal Birkdale

Federer qualifies for ATP Finals for record 15th time

(Reuters) - Roger Federer has secured his place in the ATP Finals for a record 15th time after the Swiss world number three won a record eighth Wimbledon title on Sunday, the Association of Tennis Professionals confirmed on Monday. The 35-year-old six-time champion joins French Open winner Rafa Nadal

One Open to another, Koepka back as a major champ

Brooks Koepka is back at The Open for the first time in two years, and playing any event for the first time since winning the U.S. Open.

Kudla tops fellow American Krueger in Hall of Fame tourney

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) -- Denis Kudla beat fellow American Mitchell Krueger 6-4, 5-7, 6-0 in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships on Monday.

Roger Federer takes home Wimbledon title for record 8th time

Roger Federer wins a record 8th title at Wimbledon while Venus Williams was upset by Garbiñe Muguruza. Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott was involved in an incident at a bar where police were called, but no arrests were made. Bill Reiter, CBS Sports columnist and host of "Reiter Than You"

SI Vault: British Open

Cecchinato upsets Simon in first round of Croatia Open

UMAG, Croatia (AP) -- Unseeded Marco Cecchinato defeated fifth-seeded Gilles Simon of France 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 to open the Croatia Open with an upset result on Monday.

Garcia targets Claret Jug before wedding bells ring

Sergio Garcia is due to get married next week but the Spaniard insists that planning his wedding is not getting in the way of his preparations for the British Open. Before Garcia ties the knot with fiancee Angela Akins in Texas, he is aiming to win the coveted Claret Jug for the first time following

Sam Querrey, star of Wimbledon's big upset, says trash talk would be good

Sam Querrey, who upset Wimbledon favorite Andy Murray, says trash talk would be good for tennis.

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It was nice being a tourist in Rome for the afternoon. I should do this more often!

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Photoshoot
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Shugarpova Sweets
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Maria with fans
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WTT Newport Beach Breakers
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Pre-Wimbledon Player Party
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Maria with Camilla Belle
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Wimbledon
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Vogue Sport
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US Open
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TAG Heuer
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Signing autograph - Ericsson Open
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Russian Federation Cup Team
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Pacific Life Open Tennis Tournament
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Maria Sharapova PhotoShoot
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Final Australian Open
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Richard Schroeder Shoot
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Land Rover 60th Anniversary Party
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Land Rover
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Lakers vs.Warriors (Staples Center)
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Italian Open Press Conference
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IMG Tennis Players Party
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Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
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Elise Amendola+TAG Heuer
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Doha
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Celebrity Tennis Tournament
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Australian Open Tennis Party
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Australian Open Press Conference
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Biography
Maria Sharapova born April 19, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player. As of February 25, 2013 she is ranked world no. 3.
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