| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:36 PM
LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals.
The home favorite's 6-1,...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:32 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Frenchman Gilles Simon delivered the first big surprise in the men's draw at the U.S. Open, taking down fourth seed David Ferrer of Spain 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 to move into the fourth round on a sweltering Sunday at Flushing Meadows....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:05 PM
— The venerable Venus Williams played a roller-coaster tennis match Friday that ended badly, for her and her ongoing comeback attempt at age 34, when the wheels finally came off.
She lost to Sara Errani of Italy, a player she had beaten in all...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 7:13 PM
This year, tennis fans have watched three major tournaments, seen six different champions in the men's and women's singles, and known full well that was just the warmup.
Monday, the U.S. Open begins its 14-day run of terror, torture and testosterone....
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
IMG has signed tennis star Petra Kvitova to a worldwide marketing and management representation agreement.
The No. 4 ranked player in the world most recently won her second grand slam title at Wimbledon last month.
Kvitova will be managed at IMG by...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:25 PM
PARIS -- Rafael Nadal's mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over.
The top-ranked Spaniard hopes his confidence isn't gone, too.
Nadal lost to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer, 7-6 (1), 6-4, in the quarterfinals of the Monte Carlo Masters 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...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:05 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final at the United Arab Emirates.
The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card,...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 9:05 AM
MONACO -- Roger Federer ousted defending Monte Carlo Masters champion Novak Djokovic, 7-5, 6-2, on Saturday to set up an all-Swiss final against Stanislas Wawrinka.
Djokovic complained of soreness in his right wrist at the start of the week and took...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:54 AM
WIMBLEDON -- Giant killer Sergiy Stakhovsky has reached the end of his 15 minutes of fame at this year’s Wimbledon.
Stakhovsky, the Ukrainian who upset Roger Federer in the second round, exited Friday in the third round when Jurgen Melzer of...