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Dimitrov joins elite field in Australian Open quarters

Dimitrov joins elite field in Australian Open quarters

MELBOURNE, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Grigor Dimitrov won in four sets Monday and advanced to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal where he will meet No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open.
Djokovic advances to 7th straight Australian Open quarterfinal

Djokovic advances to 7th straight Australian Open quarterfinal

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic breezed through in straight sets and all the men's favorites won Sunday in the Australian Open fourth round.
Ana Ivanovic ousts No. 1 Serena Williams at Australian Open

Ana Ivanovic ousts No. 1 Serena Williams at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Ana Ivanovic snapped Serena Williams' 25-match winning streak with a stunning three-set upset of the world's No. 1-ranked player Sunday at the Australian Open.
Muguruza continues surprising run at Australian Open

Muguruza continues surprising run at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova both won third-round matches Saturday and Garbine Muguruza continued her strong play at the Australian Open.
Robredo upsets Gasquet at Australian Open

Robredo upsets Gasquet at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Tommy Robredo defeated ninth-seeded Richard Gasquet Friday, the second Top 10 player to exit the Australian Open men's singles draw in 24 hours.
Del Potro making up ground in ATP rankings

Del Potro making up ground in ATP rankings

LONDON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Juan Martin del Potro, who won last week's ATP tournament in Sydney, pulled closer to his stated goal of reaching the top three in the ATP world rankings
Djokovic to open Australian Open against 90th-ranked Lacko

Djokovic to open Australian Open against 90th-ranked Lacko

MELBOURNE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Novak Djokovic opens his attempt for a fourth-consecutive Australian Open title against Lukas Lacko, the draw for the year's first tennis major showed Friday.
Nadal, Djokovic ranked 1-2 going into Australian Open

Nadal, Djokovic ranked 1-2 going into Australian Open

LONDON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal and three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic will be ranked 1-2 when the seedings and draws are determined for the 2014 Australian Open.

WTA 2014: All chasing Serena Williams

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- WTA players to watch in 2014 include Li Na, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep but they're all chasing Serena Williams.
At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

Suspensions for alleged banned substance use, a bombing at the end of the one of the most prestigious marathons and long-term issues from sports injuries top the year in sports.
JOHN HENDEL, UPI Executive Editor at Large
Serena Williams, Djokovic take ITF year-end honors

Serena Williams, Djokovic take ITF year-end honors

LONDON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- No. 2-ranked men's player Novak Djokovic and No. 1 women's player Serena Williams were selected the ITF world champions for 2013.
Djokovic adds Boris Becker to coaching staff

Djokovic adds Boris Becker to coaching staff

BELGRADE, Serbia, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- World No. 2-ranked Novak Djokovic has hired six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker as a coach.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Peter Graf, coach of tennis player Steffi Graf, dies

Peter Graf, coach of tennis player Steffi Graf, dies

MANNHEIM, Germany, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Peter Graf, who coached his daughter Steffi Graf to tennis prominence, has died at the age of 75 in Germany.
Maria Sharapova hires new coach for comeback

Maria Sharapova hires new coach for comeback

MOSCOW, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova decided on a new coach this week, naming Sven Groeneveld to replace Jimmy Connors.
MLB: Boston 8, St. Louis 1

MLB: Boston 8, St. Louis 1

BOSTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Mike Napoli made St. Louis pay for an outbreak of poor fielding Wednesday, igniting Boston to an 8-1 win over the Cardinals that opened the 109th World Series.
MLB: Boston 5, Detroit 2

MLB: Boston 5, Detroit 2

BOSTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Shane Victorino bashed a go-ahead grand slam Tuesday and the Boston Red Sox came from behind to beat Detroit 5-2 and win the AL Championship Series 4-2.
Adam Scott wins Grand Slam of Golf

Adam Scott wins Grand Slam of Golf

SOUTHHAMPTON, Bermuda, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Adam Scott had an eagle at the next-to-last hole Wednesday and won the PGA Tour's Grand Slam of Golf by two strokes.
Rose leads PGA's Grand Slam of golf

Rose leads PGA's Grand Slam of golf

SOUTHHAMPTON, Bermuda, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Justin Rose, riding four early birdies Tuesday, owns a two-stroke lead after Tuesday's play at the PGA's Grand Slam of Golf.

MLB: Boston 6, Detroit 5

BOSTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- David Ortiz belted a score-tying grand slam in the eighth inning Sunday and Boston went on to stun Detroit 6-5 in Game 2 of the AL Championship Series.
Nalbandian announces retirement from ATP

Nalbandian announces retirement from ATP

BUENOS AIRES, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- David Nalbandian, who was ranked as high as No. 3 in the world, has announced his retirement from the ATP World Tour.

MLB: San Francisco 7, San Diego 6

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Hunter Pence, whose new five-year contract was finalized Sunday, provided a game-winning RBI hit to send San Francisco over San Diego 7-6 in its season finale.

MLB: Seattle 7, Oakland 5

SEATTLE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Brad Miller homered twice, including a fifth-inning grand slam, powering the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 victory over playoff-bound Oakland Saturday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 27, 2013.
By United Press International
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