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Wimbledon was interrupted by flying ants who just wanted to have sex

Sports! Wimbledon was in full swing on Wednesday — matches were being played, the stands were packed and flying ants were having sex EVERYWHERE. That’s right, the world’s most famous tennis tournament was invaded by flying insects intent on using the grass courts as king-sized beds on which to make the next generation of flying ants. Show More Summary

Petra Kvitova fell short at Wimbledon, but it's a miracle she had a chance to play

Last December, an attacker took away Petra Kvitova’s passion. An upset loss at Wimbledon was proof that she found it again. Petra Kvitova, a No. 11 seed and a favorite to win Wimbledon, lost Wednesday to unseeded Madison Brengle, who had never won a singles match in the tournament before. Show More Summary

Wimbledon 2017: Time, TV schedule, live stream for Thursday's matches

The second round of Wimbledon will wrap up on Thursday and this is how you can watch it. The second round of Wimbledon continues on Thursday with big names like Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber in action. Federer, the third seed and tournament favorite, has a match against Dusan Lajovic on the day. Show More Summary

Wimbledon results 2017: Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal advance to 3rd round

Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal made it easily to the third round after straight-set victories on Wednesday. The second round of Wimbledon got underway on Wednesday, and top seed Andy Murray made short work of Dustin Brown in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Show More Summary

Wimbledon 2017: Time, TV schedule, live streaming for Wednesday's matches

Wimbledon moves into the second round on Wednesday, and we’ve got all you need to watch the action in the U.S. Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal should be on notice. The two will play in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday, but both...Show More Summary

Wimbledon results 2017: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer catch big breaks on Day 2

Djokovic and Federer benefited from retirements from their first-round opponents, and made it through to the second round as easily as possible. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic spent a combined 82 minutes on the grass courts of Wimbledon for their opening matches on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Wimbledon 2017: Time, TV schedule, live stream for Tuesday's matches

Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Angelique Kerber, and others will be in action at Wimbledon on Tuesday. With the men’s field one top seed shorter, Wimbledon 2017 moves into its second day, and the favorites, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, will be in action. Show More Summary

Wimbledon draw 2017 announced: Roger Federer in same half as Novak Djokovic, Milos Raonic

Roger Federer looks in fine form heading into Wimbledon 2017. We’ve got the full draw from Friday. The 2017 Wimbledon draw has been announced, and now we know what the field looks like going into the year’s third Grand Slam, which begins with first-round play on Monday. Show More Summary

Venus Williams involved in Florida car crash that killed man

The tennis legend was found at fault in the accident. Venus Williams was involved in a June 9 car accident in which a Florida man died two weeks later. Williams was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol when the incident occurred. Show More Summary

French Open 2017: Times, TV schedule, matches, and live stream for Sunday at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal is trying to earn his 10th French Open title on Sunday. The 2017 French Open has just one more marquee matchup to go, and it’s a big one. Rafael Nadal is trying to win his 10th men’s singles title as he is set to take on...Show More Summary

2017 French Open: Women's bracket, schedule, and live scores

The women’s field at the 2017 French Open was incredibly exciting, and we’ve got the full schedule, results, and more. Jelena Ostapenko won her first ever French Open match this year... and then went on to win her second, third and so on right to the title match, which she also won. Show More Summary

Rafael Nadal wins his 10th French Open, reminding us he’s the best ever on clay

He’s now won Grand Slam titles in his teens, 20s and 30s. A Rafael Nadal win at the French Open is about as sure a thing as any in sports. It’s his territory, where he’s able to put his body through the wringer to outsmart opponentsShow More Summary

French Open results 2017: Andy Murray to face Kei Nishikori in quarterfinals

Murray and Nishikori both advanced past the Round of 16 on Monday. Andy Murray continued his very strong play at the 2017 French Open by cementing his place in the top eight on Monday. Murray took on the unseeded Karen Khachanov forShow More Summary

French Open results 2017: Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka advance to 3rd round

The French Open continued on Thursday, with Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka both advancing for the men. Andy Murray hasn’t exactly dominated his two matches thus far at the 2017 French Open, but the top seed on the men’s side advancedShow More Summary

Juan Martin del Potro went above and beyond to console his injured French Open opponent

There was a heartbreaking scene at Roland Garros during the French Open on Thursday when Nicolás Almagro was forced to withdraw from his match against Juan Martín del Potro. Nicolas Almagro collapsing and crying on the court at @rolandgarros...Show More Summary

French Open results 2017: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to 3rd round

The French Open continued on Wednesday and most of the top seeds advanced. The defending champions for the 2017 French Open are still in the fray after two rounds. Men’s second seed Novak Djokovic took down Joao Sousa while women’s fourth...Show More Summary

Maxime Hamou banned from French Open after forcibly kissing reporter on live TV

The French Open wasted no time taking action against Maxime Hamou after the 21-year-old tennis player repeatedly tried to forcibly kiss Eurosport reporter Maly Thomas on Tuesday at Roland Garros. On Wednesday, the French Tennis Federation...Show More Summary

French Open results 2017: Top seed Andy Murray advances to 2nd round

Murray needed four sets, but he made it to the second round on Tuesday. Men’s top seed Andy Murray played his first match at the 2017 French Open on Tuesday, and though he needed four sets, he made it past his opponent, Andrey Kuznetsov, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0. Murray stumbled in the second set, but he came back and dominated the next two sets. Show More Summary

Tennis player somehow successfully plays shot from the stands

This is amazing! A Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinals doubles match saw one of the wildest shots you’ll ever see in a tennis match. In a doubles match between Benneteau-Mahut (France) and Inglot-Murray (Great Britain), Mahut literally played a return from the stands. Show More Summary

Eugenie Bouchard lost a Super Bowl bet and agreed to go on a date with a Twitter follower

World No. 44-ranked tennis player Eugenie Bouchard was confident the Atlanta Falcons were going to win the Super Bowl. Perhaps a little too confident. Midway through the game, a random fan on Twitter made a proposition. @geniebouchard...Show More Summary

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