| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:06 PM
If you are heading to the desert for some tennis viewing over the next 12 days, get ready for more of the same. In the case of the prestigious BNP Paribas Open, that's not a bad thing.
There will be some radical differences in the physical plant,...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:57 AM
MIAMI — El actual número uno del mundo, Rafael Nadal; junto a los múltiples campeones de torneos de Grand Slam, Roger Federer y Novak Djokovic; así como el monarca defensor, Andy Murray; encabezan la lista de competidores del próximo Abierto Sony de...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:45 AM
J. K. Rowling, Britain's best-selling author and creator of teenage wizard Harry Potter, has donated 1 million pounds ($1.68 million) to the campaign against Scottish independence, saying on Wednesday she believed Scotland was better off staying in the...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:52 AM
In the battle over Scottish independence, a rising number of famous Scots have gone public with their views on whether Scotland should leave the United Kingdom to go it alone.
Following is a list of some of the most famous Scots or Scottish residents...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling.
She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win.
It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:41 AM
PARIS - Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal, last year's runner-up David Ferrer and British star Andy Murray were easy second-round winners Thursday at the French Open.
The world No. 1 Nadal whipped young rising Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 on...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final on Sunday.
There will be an enticing women's championship too, with top-ranked Serena Williams to face Sara Errani, the tournament's first Italian...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 7:35 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The “Bryan Bump” returned to the Davis Cup on Saturday.
As soon as Bob Bryan's overhand smash on match point zipped past Britain's Dominic Inglot and Colin Fleming, the celebration was on. Bob and identical twin Mike leaped into...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Wimbledon champion Andy Murray beat Sam Querrey, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-3, to clinch Britain's first-round Davis Cup victory against the United States at Petco Park in San Diego.
Murray won his 18th straight Davis Cup singles match, and Britain beat...
| Jan 22, 2014
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where a man is covered in snow as he tries to clear a path after a snow storm in New Bedford, Mass. A winter storm dumped a foot or more of snow and closed schools across much of the Northeast....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:25 PM
NEW YORK -- On match point, Stan Wawrinka held three tennis balls in his hand. He finally picked one to serve and it wasn't a winner. He did the same thing on his second match point. Correct choice.
Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland, where he has...