Grand Slam

Chris Evert arrives on court before the final during day seven of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals tennis at the Singapore Sports Hub on October 26, 2014 in Singapore.  (Source: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Tennis Instructor Jimmy Evret, Father Of Chris, Dies At 91

Jimmy Evert, a highly regarded tennis instructor whose students included his Grand Slam champion daughter, has died at age 91.

08/23/2015

Jordan Spieth of the USA hits a shot during a practice round for the World Golf Championship - Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Coutry Club on August 4, 2015 in Akron, Ohio.  (Source: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth Back After Grand Slam Bid Comes Up Short

Jordan Spieth was on the 14th green and battling in conditions so severe the wind approached 40 mph.

08/04/2015

US golfer Jordan Spieth crosses the Swilcan Bridge on the 18th hole during his final round 69, on day five of the 2015 British Open Golf Championship on The Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland, on July 20, 2015. (Source: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Shot At Grand Slam Unlikely For Jordan Spieth

The odds of a Grand Slam already were long simply because no one had ever swept the four professional majors in one year. If that’s the best measure, this sobering piece of history might make Spieth feel even worse.

07/22/2015

Jordan Spieth of the United States acknowledges the crowd on the 18th green during the final round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course on July 20, 2015 in St Andrews, Scotland.  (Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Spieth No Loser Despite Coming Up Short In British Open

Fans hoping to see history at the British Open may have been disappointed, but they still have to appreciate the effort displayed on one of the world’s most difficult golf courses.

07/20/2015

US golfer Zach Johnson reacts after winning the three-way playoff on the 18th green on day five of the 2015 British Open Golf Championship on The Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland, on July 20, 2015. (Source: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Zach Johnson Wins British Open In 3-Way Playoff

Jordan Spieth amazing bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, no longer just a normal guy from Iowa.

07/20/2015

Jordan Spieth of the United States and Dustin Johnson of the United States stand together during the first round of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course on July 16, 2015 in St Andrews, Scotland.  (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Dustin Johnson Leads British Open, Spieth Two Back

Jordan Spieth wasted no time seizing a rare opportunity to chase a Grand Slam, opening with six birdies in 11 holes at St. Andrews and keeping his name high on the leaderboard Thursday in the British Open.

07/16/2015

US golfer Jordan Spieth watches his drive from the 4th tee during a practice round on The Old Course at St Andrews in Scotland, on July 15, 2015, ahead of The 2015 Open Golf Championship which runs July 16-19. (Source: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

All Eyes On Jordan Spieth As British Open Nears

With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel like just another event.

07/15/2015

Serena Williams of the US holds the US Open trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their US Open 2014 women's singles finals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center September 7, 2014  in New York. (Source: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

US Open Singles Champs To Earn Record $3.3 Million

This year’s U.S. Open men’s and women’s singles champions will each earn a record $3.3 million, up 10 percent from 2014.

07/14/2015

Jordan Spieth of the United States looks on as he plays a practice round ahead of the 144th Open Championship at The Old Course on July 13, 2015 in St Andrews, Scotland.  (Source: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Spieth Arrives At British Open, Resuming Grand Slam Quest

There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam.

07/13/2015

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates with the trophy after winning the Final Of The Gentlemen's Singles against Roger Federer of Switzerland on day thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 12, 2015 in London, England.  (Source: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Djokovic Beats Federer For Third Wimbledon Title

For the second year in a row, Novak Djokovic solved Roger Federer’s superb serve in the Wimbledon final.

07/12/2015

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