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  1. Billie Jean King says Sochi trip 'sends strong message' about Ame...

    Billie Jean King believes standing up to discrimination is the best way to combat it, so she had no hesitation joining the U.S. delegation for the Sochi Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2014
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  3. 2012 U.S. Open -- Andy Murray shrugs off Alex Bogomolov Jr. to wi...

    Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray overcame early breaks in the first two sets Monday to win his first-round U.S. Open match 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 over Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  4. 2012 London Olympics -- Venus, Serena Williams clinch at least si...

    Venus and Serena Williams clinched at least a silver medal in Olympic doubles Saturday when they beat Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova of Russia 7-5, 6-4 in the semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  5. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan reach quarterfinals...

    Top-seeded Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States advanced to the quarterfinals of Olympic doubles Tuesday by edging Nikolay Davydenko and Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (1).

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  6. Moscow's Olympic Stadium to host Fed Cup final

    The International Tennis Federation says the Fed Cup final between Russia and Czech Republic will be held at Moscow's Olympic Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  7. Zvonareva moves to semifinals in Guangzhou

    Olympic bronze medalist Vera Zvonareva of Russia defeated Karina Knapp of Italy 6-1 6-0 Friday to reach the semifinals of the Guangzhou International.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2008
  8. Kuznetsova shakes off travel to beat Li in Tokyo

    Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Li Na and advanced to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open on Wednesday, knocking out the Chinese player who beat her at the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2008
  9. Gold medal up for grabs

    Sarah Unke,

    It may sound like sacrilege, but in the world of pro tennis, the Olympics are a novelty, and an often inconvenient one at that. Russia's Mikhail Youzhny said it best in an interview with the ITF: "In all other sports they have four years to be ready ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2008
  10. Federer set against Tursunov in Olympics first round

    Top-ranked Roger Federer will play Russia's Dmitry Tursunov in the first round of the Beijing Olympics tennis tournament.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2008
  11. Ivanovic wins, injured Sharapova withdraws at Montreal

    Seventh seed Dinara Safina of Russia and ninth seed Patty Schnyder of Switzerland each advanced to the third round in straight sets at the Rogers Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2008
  12. Russia wants Sharapova to save energy for Olympic matches

    Officials have rejected Maria Sharapova's request to carry the Russian flag in the Opening Ceremony of the Beijing Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2008
  13. Safina to replace Chakvetadze on Russian squad

    French Open finalist Dinara Safina will represent Russia in the Olympics after Anna Chakvetadze decided against going to Beijing.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2008
  14. Robles wrongly assumes false start, beaten in hurdles

    Dayron Robles was eliminated in the 60-meter hurdles heats on Saturday when he wrongly assumed a false start, robbing the World Indoor Championships of its most captivating duel.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2008
  15. IOC member: Peer encouraged crowd to distract Russian players

    Israel's most senior sports administrator criticized Shahar Peer of "unsporting conduct" for encouraging the crowd to put off opponents during last weekend's Fed Cup tie against Russia.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2008
  16. Tulyaganova to face Sun in Tashkent final

    Wild card Iroda Tulyaganova upset sixth-seeded Olga Poutchkova of Russia 6-4, 6-0 on Saturday to advance to the Tashkent Open finals.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2006
  17. Moscow's Olympic Stadium to host Davis Cup final

    The Davis Cup final between Russia and Argentina will take place in Moscow's Olympic Stadium, the International Tennis Federation said.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2006