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Earthquake Relief a Hit With Tennis Stars

Federer throws together 'Hit for Haiti,' raises big bucks

(Newser) - Stars of the tennis universe got together today to hit a few—and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Haiti earthquake relief. Less than a day before the start of the Australian Open, Roger Federer threw together "Hit for Haiti," a slate of doubles matches enlivened by... More »

Roddick Advances to Wimbledon Semis

(Newser) - Andy Roddick reached his fourth Wimbledon semifinal,  beating 2002 champion Lleyton Hewitt today 6-3, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4. The American broke Hewitt to lead 5-4 in the final set and then served out the match. He finished the match with 43 aces. More »

No. 24 Seed Haas Cracks Wimbledon Semifinals

(Newser) - Tommy Haas continued his surprising Wimbledon run today, with the 24th-seeded German upsetting fourth seed Novak Djokovic, ESPN reports. Haas beat Djokovic 7-5, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3 to advance to a meeting with five-time champ Roger Federer, a winner over Ivo Karlovic. British favorite Andy Murray is in the other... More »

Clutch Shot Saves Roddick in Sony Opener

Star beats qualifier on amazing return; Davenport wins too

(Newser) - Andy Roddick was in big trouble in the opening round of the Sony Ericsson Open today when he pulled off a show-stopping shot to turn the match, reports the Associated Press. Roddick improved to 16-3 on the year with the 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 win over Viktor Troicki in Key Biscayne.... More »

Aussie Open Quarterfinals: Federer v. Blake

Ferrer to face Djokovic; Venus and Serena both make women's final 8

(Newser) - The day after playing a five-set marathon, Roger Federer dispatched his latest opponent, Tomas Berdych, 6-4, 7-6, 6-3 to move to the Australian Open's quarterfinals. Federer will go up against American James Blake, who defeated Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-4, 6-4, AP reports. In other fourth-round action: More »

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