Tennis

Angelique Kerber retakes No. 1 ranking from Serena Williams

Angelique Kerber is back at No. 1, replacing Serena Williams atop the WTA rankings.

Monday's move up from No. 2 represents Kerber's third stay to the top spot, for a total of 26 weeks.

Williams briefly returned to No. 1 last month, even though she has not played a match …

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Juan Monaco announces retirement

Argentine tennis player Juan Monaco announced his retirement on Monday.

He did not play in the final against Croatia in Zagreb, but was on the team for the quarterfinal against Italy.

On Twitter, Monaco called his decision "the correct one," and said it was difficult "translating his feeling into a …

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Maria Sharapova overcomes shaky start to advance in Rome

Three tournaments into her return from a 15-month doping ban, Maria Sharapova has already gained enough rankings points to enter qualifying for Wimbledon.

The five-time Grand Slam winner took advantage of another wild card and overcame a shaky opening set to defeat 58th-ranked Christina McHale 6-4, 6-2 in the first …

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Roger Federer will skip French Open, eyes grass-court season

After spending a few days practicing on clay courts in Switzerland, a healthy and well-rested Roger Federer settled on his upcoming schedule: He will bypass the French Open and turn his focus to Wimbledon, then the U.S. Open.

"I've been working really hard, both on and off the court …

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