The Early Lead: Tennis


Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Serena Williams recovering from hematoma, pulmonary embolism

Updated at 5:45 p.m. Serena Williams is recovering at home after receiving treatment for what her agents said was a hematoma she suffered earlier this week after having treatment for a pulmonary embolism last week. "Thank you everyone for...

By Cindy Boren  |  09:35 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:34 AM ET, 01/27/2011

Roger Federer knocked out of Australian Open by Novak Djokovic

Updated at 8 a.m. Now Roger Federer goes the way of Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open. Novak Djokovic beat Federer 7-6 (7-3), 7-5, 6-4 in a semifinal in Melbourne, a day after Nadal also was bounced from the tournament...

By Cindy Boren  |  06:34 AM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/20/2011

Rafael Nadal rolls into third round of Australian Open

Rafael Nadal took another step, and a fairly easy step it was, closer to becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time. He beat Ryan Sweeting, an...

By Cindy Boren  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 01/19/2011

Despite injury, Venus Williams advances in Australian Open

No doubt this isn't the way Venus Williams would choose to quiet conversation about her skimpy couture. She pulled up with an injury in the Australian Open, raising doubts about how far she'll advance in the tournament. Williams, who has...

By Cindy Boren  |  09:33 AM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tennis