| Mar 26, 2013
The biggest grand slam of Rod Laver's life had nothing to do with major tennis tournaments.
He met Mary Shelby Peterson at the Jack Kramer Tennis Club. Then, in 1966, at a church in San Rafael, he changed that to Mary Shelby Laver.
Game, set, match....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:55 PM
Bob Kramer spoke of the loss he is about to suffer, admitting he has a hole in his heart.
He wasn't grieving a child or a parent, just a best friend. Kramer is director of a tennis tournament that will be no more. The Los Angeles men's tennis event that...
| Jul 4, 2010
| 10:09 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Rafael Nadal swept Tomas Berdych in straight sets Sunday to win his second Wimbledon title and eighth Grand Slam championship.
The top-ranked Spaniard beat the 12th-seeded Czech 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in 2 hours, 13 minutes to reinforce...
| Jan 22, 2010
| 7:48 PM
Alastair Martin, a longtime amateur tennis champion who helped transform the game by opening major tournaments to professionals, died Jan. 12 of natural causes at his home in Katonah, N.Y. He was 94.
Martin was a longtime champion of court tennis, a...
| May 16, 2011
| 1:30 AM
Derek Boogaard is being remembered as an NHL tough guy who had the characteristics of a ''teddy bear.''
The former Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers forward, known for his ability to protect his teammates by fighting, was honored Sunday night at a...
| Feb 1, 2009
REPORTING FROM MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - There wasn't much to choose between Roger Federer's elegant, airy tennis -- silently played with all the angles calculated and covered -- and Rafael Nadal's elemental tennis, the grunting, noisy, spinning, whooshing...