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Novak Djokovic

Djokovic Beats Federer In Wimbledon Final

Novak Djokovic won his 2nd Wimbledon title — and denied Roger Federer his record 8th — by holding off the Swiss star in five sets Sunday.

07/06/2014

Serena Williams of the United States stands dejected during her Ladies' Singles third round match against Alize Cornet of France on day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 28, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Latest Slam Loss For Williams At Wimbledon

Unable to get back on track once she no longer had control of the match, five-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams lost to 25th-seeded Alize Cornet of France 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday in the third round, the latest in a recent series of surprising Grand Slam defeats.

06/28/2014

Marion Bartoli of France celebrates a point against Mallory Burdette during the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford University Taube Family Tennis Stadium on July 12, 2012 in Stanford. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Wimbledon Champ Marion Bartoli Withdraws From Bank Of The West

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli withdrew from the Bank of the West Classic on Thursday because of a hamstring strain.

07/19/2013

Andy Murray

Daily Madden: Murray’s Emotional Victory At Wimbledon

“I don’t really watch a lot of tennis, but I was rooting for him the whole time just because of that — I mean that whole Cubs thing, the Red Sox thing, you know all those types of things that make it a true underdog (situation.)”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2013

Andy Murray

Britain’s Murray Wins Wimbledon, Beats Djokovic In 3 Sets

Andy Murray won his country’s hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club.

07/07/2013

Tyler Wilson #8 of the Oakland Raiders participates in drills during mini-camp. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: It’s Time For Football

hen the 4th of July rolls around, John Madden starts thinking about his favorite sport. “When I hear all that stuff — the Tour de France, Wimbledon — I’m ready for football,” Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/02/2013

Olympics Day 7 - Tennis

Daily Madden: Serena Or The Field No Longer An Option

Defending champion and top seed Serena Williams was knocked out of Wimbledon Monday in a stunning upset by Sabine Lisicki. “Everyone was on (the Serena) bandwagon, including me,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2013

Roger Federer, Andy Murray

Roger Federer Wins 7th Wimbledon Title

Roger Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras’ record at the All England Club, and won his 17th Grand Slam title overall, by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday.

07/08/2012

Ashton Eaton reacts after breaking the world record in the men's decathlon after competing in the 1500 meter run portion in front of Curtis Beach during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 23, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: First Place Should Be Earned

Ashton Eaton set a new world record in the decathlon at the Olympic trials in Eugene over the weekend, finishing with his best time ever in the 1500 meters. At the end of the race when it became clear Eaton had set the record and won the 10-event competition, fellow competitor Curtis Beach slowed to a jog to let Eaton run by him and finish the 1500 first.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/26/2012

Maria Sharapova (Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Tennis Grunts And Cans Of Corn

Maria Sharapova faces Petra Kvitova in the women’s finals at Wimbledon Saturday. In a Madden segment several years ago, John and Al Hart discussed Sharapova and the player grunting that was becoming part of the soundtrack in professional tennis matches.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011

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