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Wrist injury to keep Rafael Nadal from defending U.S. Open title

...fourth man in the Open era, which began in 1968, to decline to try to defend his U.S. Open title. The others were Ken Rosewall in 1971, Pete Sampras in 2003 and Juan Martin del Potro in 2010. Del Potro also is out of this year's U.S. Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-18/wrist-injury-keep-ra
Roger Federer not happy with Wimbledon's tighter attire rules

...AUSSIE DAY: With 37 Grand Slam singles titles among them, a quintet of Australian greats held court Wednesday.Ken Rosewall (12 majors), Rod Laver (11), John Newcombe (7), Ashley Cooper (4), and Neale Fraser (3) spent most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-02/roger-federer-not-ha
Nadal's 4th title is cinch

...Open Bjorn Borg 1980 French Open Bjorn Borg 1978 French Open Bjorn Borg 1976 Wimbledon Ilie Nastase 1973 French Open* Ken Rosewall 1971 Australian Open** *First two matches were best-of-3 **Five matches

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/09/oth_461526.shtml
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Agassi wins in five, will face Federer

...said Ginepri, 22. "That's why he's still going at age 35." Agassi is the oldest Grand Slam finalist since Ken Rosewall, at 39, reached the U.S. Open and Wimbledon finals in 1974. Agassi has to hope he doesn't suffer the same fate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/11/oth_1561.shtml
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Agassi makes big splash Down Under

...enjoy it." And now he's a thirtysomething champion, which is a rarity but not unprecedented. After turning 30, Ken Rosewall won four Grand Slam titles and Jimmy Connors won two. Agassi? "It's been a year since I've won," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/29/oth_309455.shtml
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Like old times, Ivanisevic comes up short

...it's going to take, but I have to try." Others have suffered repeated frustrations on the Centre Court grass. Ken Rosewall went 0-for-4 in Wimbledon finals, while Fred Stolle finished second three consecutive years and never won the title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/06/oth_232695.shtml
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Rafter: from Down Under to top of the world

...serve-and-volley tennis. Then, in the company of several Australian champions, including Tony Roche, John Newcombe and Ken Rosewall, Rafter celebrated until the wee hours. Among them, the Aussie contingent has 19 Grand Slam tournament titles. Other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/09/oth_214416.shtml
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Hingis, Rafter victorious in Open

...hair in a Samurai bun, played with a warrior's fervor. His link to players like Newcombe and Rod Laver, Roche and Ken Rosewall, could be seen in his graceful style on court, his muscular legs, and his love of the game. Roche tutors him and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/08/oth_214372.shtml
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U.S. Open finals feature fresh faces

...we've never been in this situation before," said the 24-year-old Rafter, the first Australian in the final since Ken Rosewall lost to Jimmy Connors in 1974. "It'll be a bit of nerves. Who handles it better will be the winner. Win or lose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/07/oth_214304.shtml
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Nadal tries to match rival's Open success

...and Wimbledon, Federer and Nadal can become the first pair of men to contest three Grand Slam finals in a row since Ken Rosewall and Fred Stolle in 1964-65. There is a lot more parity in the women's game, with five players divvying up the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/26/oth_141276.shtml
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