| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Joe Harris, a rookie guard who starred for the Virginia Cavaliers, signed a guaranteed two-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, sources told The Daily Progress of Charlottesville's Whitelaw Reid.
That all but assures Harris will make the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Bella Gerken and Kayden Fogarty played doubles together last fall for the Corona del Mar High girls' tennis team.
Back then, as freshmen, they didn't have a set plan of action. But that changed Thursday afternoon at Costa Mesa Tennis Center, where...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Thomas Onoff shared the combined 9.0-level title in a tournament he helped found, the Hampton Tennis Center Mixed Doubles.
Onoff, the HTC's director of tennis, joined Jennifer Itonyo in posting a 2-0 round-robin record. Richmond-area team Wayne Motley...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Tennis stars Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych are posing nude for ESPN Magazine's 2014 Body Issue.
Williams, who is photographed naked while posing next to a sand dune, talks about her battle with autoimmune disorder Sjorgren's syndrome in an...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Delivering a soliloquy to an audience of 300 night after night is as about as nerve-wracking as it gets for Downers Grove's Cody Freischlag.
But it's nothing like facing a 100-plus mile per hour serve or returning an overhead smash down the line for a...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
The U.S Open was not on Alexandria Chatt's mind as she worked her way through the Midwest qualifying tournament in late June.
Until she reached the final, that is, where one more victory on the tennis court would have earned her a spot in the U.S....
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:12 PM
More than ever, Andy Murray is feeling right at home in a place, and at a tennis tournament, where he is embraced like nowhere else.
And why shouldn't Wimbledon embrace him?
He won last year, after 77 years between male British singles titles at...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The clock had ticked to one minute past 4 p.m. here Monday, and the last American standing at Wimbledon wasn’t standing anymore.
John Isner, head hung low with body language that made him look closer to 6 feet than 6 feet 10, walked off Court 3,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan.
Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception.
Two barely twenty-...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries.
Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly:
• An ailing Serena Williams...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Reese Stalder earns respect on the tennis court, not only for his big serve and great hands but also for the way that he plays the game.
Stalder is not one of those players who calls every close ball "out." But if his opponent is doing so, he also is...