• Bekele sets 02:01:30 marathon career target
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Bekele sets 02:01:30 marathon career target

    By Alexander Cornwell DUBAI (Reuters) - Triple Olympic track champion Kenenisa Bekele, the second-fastest marathon runner in history, said on Wednesday he can shave around 90 seconds off the current world record over the classic 26.2 mile distance before he retires. Ethiopian Bekele, widely regarded

  • Federer extends run of reaching 3rd round to 18 Aussie Opens
    The Associated Press1 hour ago

    Federer extends run of reaching 3rd round to 18 Aussie Opens

    Roger Federer relied on his Grand Slam experience during the most important points to beat Noah Rubin 7-5, 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Wednesday, maintaining his record of never failing to reach the third round at the 18 Australian Opens he's contested. Next up he faces 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomas Berdych

  • Federer wobbles but roars back to reach third round
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Federer wobbles but roars back to reach third round

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer dug himself out of a late slump to fend off American qualifier Noah Rubin 7-5 6-3 7-6(3) on Wednesday and draw vital confidence for a tough third round clash against 10th seed Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open. The 17-times grand slam champion, still

  • Comeback kid? Tommy Haas, 38, returns for proper farewell
    The Associated Press

    Comeback kid? Tommy Haas, 38, returns for proper farewell

    Tommy Haas already has a job as the tournament director at the Indian Wells event in California when he finally decides to hang up his tennis racket after two decades on tour. ''I would love to see (her) sit in my box the next few months and watch her daddy play and realize what I'm doing