| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:52 PM
— The greatest gathering of tennis prodigies is forming again in South Florida, as it has for decades.
The Metropolia Orange Bowl International Tennis Championships has launched the careers of many of the biggest names in the sport. John McEnroe,...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:54 AM
The sorry state of American men's tennis will continue for some time with no real talent on the horizon, said Pete Sampras who dominated the game in the 1990s with fellow American Andre Agassi.
No American has won a men's grand slam singles title since...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:08 AM
NEW DELHI -- The sorry state of American men's tennis will continue for some time with no real talent on the horizon, said Pete Sampras who dominated the game in the 1990s with fellow American Andre Agassi.
No American has won a men's grand slam singles...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Andy Roddick has been made an honorary member of the All England Club, according to former British number one Tim Henman.
The American, three times a runner-up at the grand slam tournament, visited the grasscourt club on Friday for "a spot of tea" with...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Site: Tennis Center at Yale, 45 Yale Ave, New Haven
2013 singles champion: Simona Halep
Prize money: $690,000
Tickets: ctopen.org, 1-855-464-8366.
Schedule Thursday: Quarterfinals, 1 p.m., ESPN2, and 7 p.m., Tennis Channel
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:12 PM
For nearly 30 years, the star-studded, two-week tennis tournament held on Key Biscayne every March was referred to as the Winter Wimbledon or fifth Grand Slam, one of the crown jewels of elite pro tennis.
The problem was nobody knew its name.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 2:21 PM
NEW HAVEN – Jim Courier and James Blake squared off Wednesday afternoon in a press conference before the two retired players hit the court for a Legends exhibition match at night at the Connecticut Open.
Blake poked fun at Courier’s tennis...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:27 AM
NEW HAVEN -- Each year, chaos ensues in the final days before Connecticut's professional tennis tournament is unveiled.
There are signage and advertising details to complete, site preparation and landscaping issues that require attention, ticket...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:57 PM
NEW YORK -- Patrick McEnroe said on Wednesday he was stepping down from his role as head of player development for the U.S. Tennis Association after more than six years in the job.
McEnroe, the former captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, ESPN analyst and...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Jim Mora and his coaching staff should chip in and buy a steak dinner at the best restaurant in Charlottesville for the Virginia starting quarterback, as he was the Bruins' primary scoring weapon last Saturday. I shudder to think what the outcome would...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:06 PM
We trekked out to the U.S. Open's venerable Grandstand Court on Tuesday on a mission of promise.
Young Jack Sock, up-and-coming U.S. tennis player, was playing his first-round match.
The Grandstand is special. For years, it has been an appendage to...