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  • 2011 US Open: It’s time for tennis ... and a test

    2011 US Open: It’s time for tennis ... and a test

    New York hosts the annual Grand Slam tennis finale, the US Open, Aug. 29-Sept. 11. Defending champions Rafael Nadal of Spain and Kim Clijsters of The Netherlands will be among the players looking to take home some of a record $23.7 million in prize money. Check your knowledge of the Open by taking this quiz.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 06/10

    Participants in the Wave Gothic Festival laugh together in Leipzig, eastern Germany. The festival is thought to be the world's largest festival for the so-called 'dark culture,' attracting people with outlandish make-up and costumes.

  • French Open title awarded to Nadal after Federer defeat

    French Open title awarded to Nadal after Federer defeat

    French Open final: Rafael Nadal took the coveted title after beating Roger Federer in the 6th French Open.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/03

    Antigovernment protesters sit on the ground as they listen to a Friday prayers' speech during a demonstration demanding the resignation of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, in Sanaa, Yemen. Tens of thousands of Yemenis held a mass funeral Friday for 50 people killed in regime-sponsored violence in the capital.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/30

    Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Crotia's Ivan Ljubicic during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, on Monday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the day 01/20

    A robin feasts on berries during a snowstorm in Muncie, Ind.

  • Rafael Nadal foe has close-up view of the best

    Rafael Nadal foe has close-up view of the best

    Rafael Nadal rival Marcos Daniel is attempting to win his fourth major title in a row — the "Rafa Slam." Daniel saw, ever so briefly, why the top-seeded Nadal is among the best ever in the game.

  • Top 6 most triumphant stories of 2010

    Top 6 most triumphant stories of 2010

    Most 2010 lists of major news will include the Gulf oil spill, the Haiti earthquake, the Republican midterm election sweep, and WikiLeaks. But we saw many events that also inspired or amazed or brought a smile. Here's our top 6 list.

  • Rafael Nadal returns home a champion, but adds he's not Spain's greatest athlete

    Rafael Nadal returns home a champion, but adds he's not Spain's greatest athlete

    Rafael Nadal said it's 'madness' when some refer to him as the greatest Spanish athlete. Rafael Nadal is now ranked as the top male tennis player in the world after winning his first US Open Monday night.

  • Who is the best tennis player of all time?

    Who is the best tennis player of all time?

    Using information from the International Tennis Hall of Fame website, we take a look at the best players over the years, based on Grand Slam singles victories.