Tennis

Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: August 24th-August 28th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

08/28/2015

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic Beats Federer In 4 Sets For 3rd Wimbledon Title

Novak Djokovic outplayed Roger Federer in four sets Sunday to win his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam championship.

07/12/2015

Serena Williams

Serena Williams Wins 6th Wimbledon Title, 4th Grand Slam Championship In A Row

Serena Williams overcame a slow start, eight double-faults and a nervy finish to beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday for her sixth Wimbledon title, fourth Grand Slam championship in a row and 21st major overall.

07/11/2015

Martina Navratilova (credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

Martina Navratilova Proposes To Girlfriend On Big Screen At U.S. Open

The tennis great proposed to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium…

09/08/2014

Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina reacts against Sam Querrey of the United States during their men's singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Excessive ‘Toweling’ At The U.S. Open Tennis Tournament

Tennis matches are getting longer and longer, and in some cases, towels can be partly to blame.

08/27/2014

Catherine (CiCi) Bellis of the United States celebrates after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia during their women's singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bay Area 15-Year-Old CiCi Bellis Youngest To Win U.S. Open Match Since 1996

American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 — almost three years before she was born — when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.

08/26/2014

The Women's Singles U.S. Open trophy is seen during the draw ceremony prior to the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 21, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

6 Players With Most U.S. Open Singles Championships In Open Era

In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:

08/24/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

CiCi Bellis

2nd-Ranked CiCi Bellis From Atherton Wins USTA Girls 18s

Fifteen-year-old CiCi Bellis won the USTA Girls’ 18s National Championship on Saturday to earn a main-draw wild card into the U.S. Open, beating 16-year-old Tornado Alicia Black 6-3, 6-1.

08/09/2014

Jefferson Award winners Tim Harper (center) with Peanut Louie Harper (right). (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winners Coach Kids To Build Future Success

Thanks to modern culture, a lot of kids measure success by money, power, and status – at any cost. But this week’s Jefferson Award winners are coaching a different message at schools around California and their students are thriving.

08/06/2014

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