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3-time Slam champ Andy Murray gets 'Cincinnati' wild card

Aug. 3, 2020 2:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray was one of four men given wild-card entries Monday for the tuneup tournament that will be held at Flushing Meadows before the U.S. Open. Murray won the Western & Southern Open in 2008 and 2011. The hard-court event is usually held in Cincinnati...

FILE - In this July 7, 2013, filemphoto, Andy Murray of Britain poses with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

AP Was There: Murray ends Britain's 77-year Wimbledon wait

Jul. 10, 2020 5:03 AM EDT

EDITOR’S NOTE — Tennis history is filled with wonderful rivalries, and so many are remembered because of matchups in Wimbledon finals. The Associated Press is republishing stories about a handful of such matches while the canceled grass-court Grand Slam tournament was supposed to be played. One...

FILE - In this July 6, 2008, file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer left, and Spain's Rafael Nadal pose for a photo prior to the start of the men's singles final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

Federer saw rival Nadal 'grow, right in front of my eyes'

Jul. 9, 2020 5:03 AM EDT

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal own an unforgettable collection of on-court contests — including nine Grand Slam finals — and a healthy store of mutual off-court respect for each other. “I saw him grow, right in front of my eyes,” Federer said in an interview with The Associated Press...

Today in History

Jul. 8, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 8, the 190th day of 2020. There are 176 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 8, 2000, Venus Williams beat Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 7-6 (3) for her first Grand Slam title, becoming the first Black female champion at Wimbledon since Althea...