By Elaine Donnelly
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Andre Agassi says one of the biggest regrets of his career was waiting until 1995 _ a full decade after turning professional _ to play in the Australian Open.
Kimiko Date-Krumm is amazed she's still playing Grand Slam tennis at 42.
Maria Sharapova leaned back and pumped her arms. She ripped her elbows back and forth, screaming after her victory. Four pumps, five — she rocked forward — six pumps. More. Sharapova had just defeated Venus Williams 6-1, 6-3 Friday, her first victory over the seven-time major winner in a Grand Slam. This was a match clearly worth celebrating, but it was if Sharapova had won the Australian Open title eight days early.
Kimiko Date-Krumm is still winning in the Grand Slam arena at age 42, much to the dismay of her former peers.
Defending U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur says she's never done a biceps curl in her life.
Caroline Wozniacki's 20-match winning streak in New Haven ended Friday when the four-time defending champion retired from her semifinal match with Maria Kirilenko with a knee injury.
As Serena Williams stood atop the medal podium, her career Golden Slam complete thanks to an Olympic rout, the gusty wind on Centre Court blew the U.S. flag off its pole midway through the national anthem.
Serena Williams says she finds the Olympics at Wimbledon relaxing because of the festive atmosphere, and her matches have certainly been nothing to tense up about.
While a bank of photographers took pictures for posterity and the front pages of the world, Rafael Nadal lovingly studied the champions' names _ the likes of Bjorn Borg, Roger Federer and, of course, his own _ engraved on the base of the French Open trophy. A huge grin dawned on his face like sunrise. He looked like the happiest person on the planet.
Andre Agassi used his induction speech at the International Tennis Hall of Fame to thank the sport for all it has given him _ including his wife, fellow Hall of Famer Steffi Graf.
Venus Williams is playing in her 15th Wimbledon. Kimiko Date-Krumm is back at the All England Club where she made her first appearance way back in 1989. They have a combined age of 71.
"Now it's more speedy and more powerful," she said, a few hours after Serena Williams unleashed her latest 128 mph serve.
When Graf was winning her 22 Grand Slams in the 1980s and 90s, the game was more about technique, she said.