Tennis

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world’s greatest tennis players in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday from complications of Parkinson’s disease at his home at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in
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Nov 19, 2017 Victoria MonkESPN LONDON — Imagine capping your best tournament victory by leaping over the barriers and dedicating the award to your popstar girlfriend. If anything confirmed Grigor Dimitrov has achieved superstar status, that was it. “I would like to thank my girlfriend, Nicole [Scherzinger],” Dimitrov said in his oncourt interview after winning
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Yes, it was a disappointing end to the 2017 season for Roger Federer, who Saturday fell to David Goffin in three sets at the ATP World Tour Finals. But as he said in his news conference, it was a small setback in an otherwise terrific season, especially when you consider the way his past few
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PARIS — Former French minister for health and sport Roselyne Bachelot has been ordered to pay 10,000 euros ($11,800) in damages to Rafael Nadal after accusing him of doping. In March last year, Bachelot said on a French television show that Nadal’s seven-month injury layoff in 2012 was “probably due to a positive doping test.”
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5:42 PM ET Victoria MonkESPN By defeating David Goffin 6-0, 6-2, Grigor Dimitrov not only guarantees himself a place in Saturday’s semifinal, but he also stamps his mark on Bulgarian history. In doing so, he becomes the first Bulgarian player to reach the semifinals in the 48-year history of the Nitto ATP Finals. And despite
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