| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement.
Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:16 PM
Although participation in the Miami Open is mandatory in most cases for top players, it's still impressive to see 74 of the top 75 ranked men and each of the top 75 ranked women have comitted to play in the March 23- April 5 event in Key Biscayne.
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:00 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal has joined Roger Federer on the sidelines at the Australian Open, taking their combined 31 Grand Slam singles titles with them.
On the women's side, second-seeded Maria Sharapova, who beat Eugenie Bouchard on...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 11:57 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal kept telling anyone who would listen that his fitness levels wouldn't stand up to the rigors of a two-week Grand Slam tournament. Tomas Berdych proved him right.
Nadal, who had played only eight matches since...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:28 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — For the first time in a dozen years, Roger Federer won't feature in the Australian Open semifinals after being beaten 6-4, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (5) Friday in the third round by Andreas Seppi.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion had...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:06 AM
— Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal at Melbourne Park erased in a shocking third-round loss to Andreas Seppi on Friday.
Rafael Nadal is still in contention, rebounding from his five-...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:33 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Rising American star Sloane Stephens and 2011 Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova learned Saturday that patience can pay off.
Stephens, seeded No. 17, had to wait overnight because her third-round match against Petra Cetkovska was...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:32 PM
NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday.
Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:17 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open.
Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:25 PM
In tennis, a bagel is defined as any set won by the score of six games to zip. It ain’t easy, winning a set that way, 6-0, not in high school JV, not at your local park against the retiree with the arthritic knees.