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LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Soccer is a hot topic in the Wimbledon locker rooms this year, but American Sloane Stephens's interest in the World Cup ended when friend Jozy Altidore was injured in her country's opening match.
LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Former world number one Victoria Azarenka won her first match since January's Australian Open on Monday, beating Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 6-3 7-5 in Wimbledon's first round.
LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur's unhappy union with Wimbledon continued on Monday as the Australian became the highest seed to fall by the wayside on the opening day, going down 6-3 6-4 against Belgian Yanina Wickmayer.
June 22 (Reuters) - Miguel Angel Nadal, a former Barcelona and Spain defender and uncle of world tennis number one Rafa Nadal, has been appointed sporting director of struggling Spanish second division side Real Mallorca.
LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) - Wimbledon welcomes back a British men's singles champion for the first time in 78 years on Monday but Andy Murray says he will allow himself only a brief moment to milk the adulation before getting down to business.
June 21 (Reuters) - Feliciano Lopez proved that there is more than one left-handed Spaniard capable of doing damage at Wimbledon when he beat Richard Gasquet to win the Aegon International grasscourt title at Eastbourne on Saturday.
LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) - To most tennis players, Wimbledon's inviting lush lawns represent green and pleasant land. For Rafa Nadal, however, dangers lurk around every nook and cranny of the famed grass arena.
LONDON, June 21 - Serena Williams could not care less, Maria Sharapova thinks it's great and Novak Djokovic admitted his surprise as Wimbledon's title contenders were asked their views on Andy Murray choosing Amelie Mauresmo as his new coach.
LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) - A year after having his "butt kicked" at Wimbledon, a fitter and healthier Roger Federer was back at the All England Club on Saturday eager to kick butt himself over the next fortnight.
June 20 (Reuters) - Champion Feliciano Lopez will get a second chance in a week to win a grasscourt title on British soil after he beat American Sam Querrey 6-4 7-6(4) to set up a final showdown with Richard Gasquet at the Aegon International on Friday.