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Serena Williams survives scare against Heather Watson at Wimbledon

...potentially two points from the end, Williams produced a forehand winner. Moments later, again at deuce, again two points from defeat...forehand."When she needs to hit the line or needs to hit a winner, she'll just do it," Watson said, "and that's what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-03/serena-williams-surv
World Series trophy set to return to Augusta GreenJackets

...Thursday the return of another trophy for fans to see.The Commissioner's Trophy, awarded each year to the World Series winner, will be at Lake Olmstead Stadium on July 23. Fans who attend the 7:05 p.m. game against the Greenville Drive can see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-02/world-series-trophy-set-
Overtime

...Commissioner's Trophy, awarded each year to the World Series winner, will be at Lake Olmstead Stadium on July 23. Fans who attend...the Jersey Shore.As expected, racing's first Triple Crown winner in 37 years will make his next start in the $1 million Haskell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-02/overtime
Late climbs in Tour de France favor Chris Froome, not defending champ Vincenzo Nibali

...cycling-mad Dutch city of Utrecht.Froome, the 2013 Tour winner, is feeling extremely confident."I've come to the start...defended his Italian national title.Contador, a two-time Tour winner who was also stripped of his 2010 title for a failed doping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-03/late-climbs-tour-de-france-favor-
Rafael Nadal stunned by Dustin Brown in 2nd round at Wimbledon

...in the third set, when Nadal's pair of double-faults handed over a break point that Brown converted with a drop-volley winner. Brown looked up at his guest box, where folks were jumping and yelling and fist-pumping wildly.At least Nadal, who never...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-02/rafael-nadal-stunned-dustin-brown
Tiger Woods tries to find game in West Virginia event

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - In its infancy, The Greenbrier Classic was friendly to first-time winners and re-energized the careers of veterans who had been stuck in a rut.Tiger Woods will take anything positive at this point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-07-01/tigers-woods-tries-find-game
Williams sisters could be on collision course at Wimbledon

...Wimbledon, that is certainly true, including a 6-0, 6-0 victory in the first round.Against Putintseva, Venus' 29 winners included seven aces, and she reached 122 mph (197 kph) on a serve in the final game.Venus last won the grass-court Grand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-01/williams-sisters-cou
When and where to celebrate the Fourth of July

...July 4, Savannah Rapids Pavilion, 3300 Evans to Locks Road; bare bones-style race, no swag, no T-shirts; overall winners recognized; out-and-back course on Augusta Canal tow path; $15; augustastriders.com/yankee-doodle-dash-augustaMemorial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-01/when-and-where-celebr
Novak Djokovic weathers early storm at Wimbledon

...going for a ninth Grand Slam title. "He made, I think, four winners in the first game, four or five in the second game. He was...out for six months last year with a left hip injury, had 32 winners, more than twice the number for Ivanovic, a former No. 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-01/novak-djokovic-weath
Tour de France begins Saturday in Netherlands with tough course

...defending champ Vincenzo Nibali, two-time winner Alberto Contador, and 2014 Giro...the Kazakh-funded outfit, Nibali - a winner of all three Grand Tours - will be backed...Desperately waiting for its first winner in 30 years, the host nation will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-01/tour-de-france-begin