French Open Already Has Upsets

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Williams of the U.S. reacts during her women's singles match against Vinci of Italy at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris

If both Williams sisters had won, they would have faced each other in the third round

French Open: Day One

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Federer of Switzerland serves to Stepanek of the Czech Republic during the Monte Carlo Masters, in Monaco

The French Open is sure to offer some tough competition

Wimbledon champion with a genius-level IQ retires from tennis at age 28 - Business Insider

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Bartoli Retires Tennis

Bartoli is ‘ranked 7th in the world, the highest ranking of her career’

Paul Ryan or Novak Djokovic? [SLIDESHOW] - TheDC

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Paul Ryan and Novak Djokovic

VP candidate has a doppelgänger, and it’s the number two tennis player in the world

Tennis champ Rafael Nadal pulls out of Olympics, says he's 'not in condition' to compete - AP

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Rafael Nadal

Nadal, who won the singles tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, was set to be the flag bearer for Spain during the opening ceremony

Brisbane marks the start of Serena William's season - AP

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Serena Williams will open her 2012 season for the first time at the Brisbane International tournament

US Open - AP

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US Open Tennis

Williams returned to tennis on the big stage Monday, winning her first match at the U.S. Open after a two-month break she needed to fight off a viral illness

Martina Navratilova's toughest foe was a mountain of trouble - LAT

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Tennis great recounts having to give up Kilimanjaro climb after becoming seriously ill

One of tennis' ultimate winners, Pete Sampras, suffers a major loss - LAT

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Trophies and other memorabilia from Sampras’ record-setting tennis career recently were stolen from a public storage facility

Roger Federer toasts victory at ATP finals in London - AP

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Roger Federer turned his high-profile, season-ending match against Rafael Nadal into little more than an exhibition

Golfer Greg Norman marries birdie No. 3 in Caribbean ceremony - Daily Mail

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Golfer Greg Norman has secretly remarried just 11 months after a bitter divorce from his ­second wife, Wimbledon champion Chris Evert

NBA's Vujacic says he's engaged to Sharapova - AP

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic says he’s engaged to marry Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova

Nadal completes career Grand Slam - AP

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The top-seeded Nadal won the U.S. Open trophy and completed the career Grand Slam on Monday in a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 victory over No. 3 Novak Djokovic

Rain forces 3rd straight Monday final at US Open - AP

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Novak Djokovic got the rain and the rest he was hoping for. Now, tennis fans will see if that makes for a fair fight against the world’s top-ranked player, Rafael Nadal

Nadal wins to reach a familiar Open rung - NYT

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The United States Open semifinals have been a New York stop sign for Rafael Nadal until now, a signal he has been too weary or too harried to ignore

Federer fights off wind to reach US Open semis - AP

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On a wind-swept day at the U.S. Open that had everyone complaining about the conditions, Roger Federer simply embraced them

NCAA reprimands Princeton for 'major' tennis violation - AP

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The Division I committee on infractions says the case centered on a Princeton alumnus who paid $33,000 in impermissible educational expenses for a student-athlete to attend the school

Williams and Clijsters struggle but advance - NYT

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On a blustery night at the United States Open when the stars were often better served by receiving, Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters managed to muddle through