| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:58 PM
NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs.
Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:34 PM
NEW HAVEN — One by one, the leading contenders have fallen and the lesser lights have advanced.
As the Connecticut Open moves into the semifinals, one seeded player remains. Petra Kvitova, the 2012 New Haven champion and a 2013 finalist,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The Connecticut Open field has been strengthened with four wild-card entries announced over the past two days.
The additions are headed by 13th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist at the Australian Open this year. Andrea Petkovic (No. 19), Sam...
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:17 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
| 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,...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday.
Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Young love is wonderful. Unless you are a golfer, apparently. If you don't believe that, ask golfing legend Gary Player.
Player, who won nine major titles in his career, offered some advice to Rory McIlroy in an interview over the weekend with website...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:16 AM
Three athletes headed for the 2014 Sochi Olympics have made the Forbes “30 Under 30: The Best in Sports” list.
The magazine picked an elite group of athletes who boast strong personal brands along with young executives making a mark on the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:26 PM
How did young golf star Rory McIlroy ring in the new year? He asked girlfriend and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki to marry him, and she said yes.
The power couple broke the news on Twitter as they celebrated New Year's Eve in Sydney, where Wozniacki...