| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:31 PM
— The question buzzing around the men's quest for the U.S. Open tennis title here is a two-parter.
Is Roger Federer, at 33, young enough and spry enough and fit enough and still good enough to win another major; or, is Novak Djokovic still just...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarterfinal, andSerena Williams made a 2014 grand slam breakthrough.
Temperatures neared 90...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 8:03 PM
In the heat and grind of the U.S. Open here Monday, Andy Murray took a step closer to being Andy Murray again.
He won a match that demanded a deep dig into his inner psyche. Giving his all, staying the course, gutting it out — all those coach-...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:15 PM
A couple of items in a record book brought a real jolt the other day.
One reminded that this was the 45th anniversary of Rod Laver's second calendar Grand Slam, 1969. He also won all four majors — the Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. Open...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Like the mailmen, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic went about their appointed rounds with efficient delivery at the U.S. Open tennis tournament here Monday.
It was Labor Day, and many of the players, fighting through physical distress in the heat...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the sun peeking through.
The highest-ranked U.S. male, big-serving, 6-foot-9 John Isner, cruised through to the third round and was...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:20 PM
— If tennis had a Richter scale, this one would have been a 9.2. Before they play Sunday's women's final, they better check for cracks in the stadium.
There will be tennis fans all over the world who were busy Saturday afternoon and not watching...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Not only will Monday night's men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament break new ground for the future of the game. It will also have a rallying cry: Here comes the second line.
Marin Cilic of Croatia, one of the competitors in this...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
PARIS - Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived David Ferrer's early fury Wednesday to advance into the French Open semifinals with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-1 win in a repeat of last year's final.
World No. 1 Nadal, chasing a record-extending ninth Roland...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:38 PM
Much had already happened Friday by the time the main focus at Wimbledon shifted to a hill, a place where personal real estate is like an acre in Malibu.
It was late afternoon. The rain that was supposed to come never did. Big fluffy clouds moved...
| 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...