WORLD GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Slovenian gymnast Mitja Petkovsek performs his parallel bars routine in the apparatus finals at the Rod Laver Arena for the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne, Australia on November 27, 2005. Petkovsek, 28, scored 9.700 points to win the gold medal. (UPI Photo / Grace Chiu)
Serena Williams, slowed momentarily by an ankle injury, didn't lose a game Tuesday in her first-round match at the Australian Open.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.
Rafael Nadal won an Open Era record seventh French Open title by holding off world No. 1 Novak Djokovic for a four-set victory Monday.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal meet Sunday to decide the French Open men's singles championship in a match that will make history no matter who wins.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, losing just two games, needed just more than an hour Saturday to post a third-round victory at the Australian Open.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic won his first Grand Slam title Sunday, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a three hour final match at the 2008 Australian Open.
World No. 1 Roger Federer survived a five-set battle with Janko Tipsarevic Saturday to advance to the fourth round of the Australian Open.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007.
Rafael Nadal Sunday won his third straight French Open title, beating Roger Federer, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, to remain unbeaten on the red clay at Roland Garros.
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