| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:54 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Just like Serena Williams eight years ago, Victoria Azarenka entered the Australian Open as an unseeded player after an injury-plagued season.
Williams had won the Australian title twice before then — Azarenka can...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:47 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams claims to suffer from nerves and jitters before her first-round matches at the Grand Slams.
She certainly didn't show it, winning her first set in 21 minutes on Tuesday night on the way to a 6-0, 6-4 win over...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:43 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
Hey, he reckons, why not open up the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:43 PM
I don't know if I've ever wavered in my picks for a tennis major as I have for this one -- the Australian Open, which starts at about 7 p.m. Sunday, Eastern time.
(Melbourne is 16 hours ahead of us, so it's kind of like Hawaii the next day. Play will...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:40 AM
Maria Sharapova claimed her 34th career title and closed the gap on the No. 1 ranking with a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Ana Ivanovic on Saturday at the Brisbane International final in Australia.
The top-seeded Sharapova raced to 4-1 lead and had set...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Madrid, 15 dic (EFE).- Catorce títulos en 28 finales fue el balance del tenis español en esta temporada marcada por las lesiones de Rafael Nadal, la lucha por el número uno del mundo al final de la misma entre el serbio Novak Djokovic y el...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Briton Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence when he qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday.
After dropping outside the world's top...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.
Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:42 PM
6 a.m. Tennis: WTA Championships singles semifinal (Simona Halep vs. Agnieszka Radwanska), then doubles semifinal (Kveta Peschke-Katarina Srebotnik vs. Cara Black-Sania Mirza).--Tennis Ch.
6:30 a.m. Golf: Perth International third round (d. in...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
I spoke to Vincent Trocheck yesterday and again today about his chances of making the Panthers out of training camp, and today we met with two other top prospects in Aaron Ekblad, the overall No. 1 draft pick last June, and pint-sized dynamo Rocco...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:48 PM
NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday.
Williams defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, 6-3, 6-3, to keep her...