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Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for 5th US Open

AP: Top-seeded Serena Williams won her fifth U.S. Open championship and 17th Grand Slam title overall by beating No. 2 Victoria Azarenka during the women’s singles final on Sunday.

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Andy Murray loses, makes unexpected exit from US Open

AP: Andy Murray’s reign as defending US Open champion has ended after a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 quarterfinal loss to ninth-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka.

Photo: Andy Murray, of Great Britain, reacts during a break between sets after losing the first two sets to Stanislas Wawrinka, of Switzerland, during the quarterfinals of the 2013 US Open tennis tournament on Sept. 5 in New York. (David Goldman/AP)

Andy Murray, Roger Federer compete for Olympic Gold


Andy Murray and Roger Federer faced off again today on Centre Court in Wimbledon as each tried to win the gold medal in tennis. View the result at BreakingNews.com


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Rafael Nadal pulls out of London Olympics
AP: 2008 gold medalist Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the London Olympics, saying he’s ‘not in condition’ to compete. In a statement, Nadal says this is one of the saddest moments in his career and that he will not travel with the Spanish delegation to the games. Nadal was supposed to be Spain’s flag bearer during the opening ceremony.
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Rafael Nadal pulls out of London Olympics

AP: 2008 gold medalist Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the London Olympics, saying he’s ‘not in condition’ to compete. In a statement, Nadal says this is one of the saddest moments in his career and that he will not travel with the Spanish delegation to the games. Nadal was supposed to be Spain’s flag bearer during the opening ceremony.


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Roger Federer wins 7th Wimbledon title

AP:

Roger Federer won his record-tying 7th Wimbledon title Sunday, beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 under a closed roof on Centre Court.

Photo: Roger Federer celebrates during his 4-set victory over Andy Murray on Sunday. Federer won Wimbledon for his 17th Grand Slam title. AP)

Serena Williams wins 5th Wimbledon women’s title
Serena Williams has defeated Agnieszka Radwanska, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, to win her 5th Wimbledon women’s title. Read more from NBC Sports. Photo: Serena Williams reacts during her women’s final Wimbledon tennis match against Agnieszka Radwanska. (Stefan Wermuth / Reuters)

Serena Williams wins 5th Wimbledon women’s title

Serena Williams has defeated Agnieszka Radwanska, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2, to win her 5th Wimbledon women’s title. Read more from NBC Sports.

Photo: Serena Williams reacts during her women’s final Wimbledon tennis match against Agnieszka Radwanska. (Stefan Wermuth / Reuters)

Serena Williams suffers 1st ever Grand Slam opening-round loss

Yahoo Sports: Serena Williams lost a first-round Grand Slam match for the first time in her career Tuesday, losing at the French Open to lightly-regarded Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano.

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