Nadal wins first title on hard court since 2010 Rafael Nadal rallied from a set and 1-3 down in the second to beat Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday, giving the Spaniard his third title in four tournaments since returning from a seven-month injury layoff. More
Wozniacki into US Open quarters after beating Sharapova New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Tenth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki defeated number five seed Maria Sharapova 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 to book a last-eight berth at the US Open here. "I thought she played really well. 09/1/2014 - 2:04 am | View Link
Sharapova, Serena storm into US Open fourth round Sharapova eliminated Sabine Lisicki 6-2, 6-4 in a hard-hitting match that began on Friday night and ended past midnight on Saturday. 08/31/2014 - 1:42 am | View Link
Wimbledon champ Kvitova eliminated by qualifier ranked No. 145 Aleksandra Krunic is a 21-year-old Serb who until this week had not taken even a set from a player in the top 30 08/30/2014 - 9:49 pm | View Link
Wimbledon champ Petra Kvitova eliminated at U.S. Open Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was stunned in the third round of the U.S. Open by a scrambling, moon-balling qualifier ranked No. 145. 08/30/2014 - 2:59 pm | View Link
Sharapova reaches 4th round Maria Sharapova reached the US Open’s fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help. 08/30/2014 - 1:32 pm | View Link
Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova eliminated at Wimbledon WIMBLEDON, England — Maria Sharapova won her first Grand Slam title, the coveted Wimbledon championship, at 17. Rafael Nadal won his first major, the French Open, within days of turning 19. On Tuesday, the 28-year-old Nadal could have been speaking for ... 07/1/2014 - 4:28 pm | View Link
Serena Williams Pulls Out of Wimbledon; Sharapova, Nadal Eliminated “I am heartbroken I’m not able to continue in the tournament,” Serena said in a statement. “I thought I could rally this morning, because I really wanted to compete, but this bug just got the best of me.” In women’s singles competition, Maria ... 07/1/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Link
Serena Williams Pulls Out of Wimbledon; Sharapova, Nadal Eliminated (LONDON) -- Serena and Venus Williams pulled out of their doubles match at Wimbledon on Wednesday against Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, after Serena was diagnosed with a viral illness. “I am heartbroken I’m not able to continue in the ... 07/1/2014 - 11:53 am | View Link
Wimbledon 2014 scores and results: Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova eliminated Nadal and Sharapova were both eliminated at Wimbledon on Tuesday, while Roger Federer cruised to victory and into the quarterfinals. The eighth day at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships featured quite a few major upsets as both men's No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal ... 06/30/2014 - 5:11 pm | View Link
Sharapova beau Dimitrov eliminated from Wimbledon after ‘sit-in’ LONDON — With girlfriend Maria Sharapova cheering him from the stands, Grigor Dimitrov, one of tennis’ rising stars, lost in the second round at Wimbledon yesterday in a five-set, rain-delayed match. After battling back to make it 30-all in his service ... 06/29/2013 - 6:30 am | View Link
2014 Wimbledon men's play The last American singles player at Wimbledon, ninth-seeded John Isner, lost in the third round Monday despite hitting 52 aces, beaten by 19th-seeded ... 10/20/2014 - 7:10 pm | View Website
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Wimbledon 2014 In a match that lasted close to four hours, Djokovic outlasted 7-time Wimbledon winner Federer to win at the All England Club 10/19/2014 - 10:50 am | View Website
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Liverpool and Real Madrid meet in a heavyweight Champions League match on Wednesday with their star strikers going through contrasting fortunes in front of goal.
Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is two goals away from the Champions League group-stage scoring record of 71 goals held by Raul Gonzalez, another attacking great who wore the white shirt of the Spanish giants.
Ronaldo has scored in both of Madrid's wins so far in Group B and has established the best-ever scoring start to a Spanish league season with 15 goals through the first eight rounds.
By contrast, Mario Balotelli has netted just once in nine games in all competitions for Liverpool since his move from AC Milan in August, with the Italy striker's overall contribution to the team also being widely criticized.
Liverpool has a win and a loss from its first two games but is a club that thrives on big European nights at Anfield — and it doesn't come any bigger than the visit of the reigning 10-time champions.
Bulgarian newcomer Ludogorets Razgrad hosts FC Basel in the other Group B match.
Here are some things to know about Wednesday's games:
CLOSING ON RAUL
If Ronaldo is to match — or surpass — Raul's haul of Champions League goals on Wednesday, he'll have to end his scoring drought at Anfield.
In five matches there while playing for Manchester United, Ronaldo never found the net.