| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:30 PM
WIMBLEDON — It rained late in the day Thursday at Wimbledon, leaving only Roger Federer's match under the closed roof to carry on.
And that one didn't last long.
Federer, racing against Father Time to win an eighth title here, sent Gilles Muller...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:02 PM
In the midst of a pro tennis world chock-full of players with overwhelming athletic skills and underwhelming personalities, there is Li Na.
She is a beacon in the fog, a candle in a mine shaft.
She is also a pretty good tennis player who is ranked No....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan.
Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception.
Two barely twenty-...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Four of the top five seeds, including three Southern Californians, advanced to the semifinals in the USTA Girls 16 National Clay Court Championships at Virginia Beach Tennis and Country Club.
On Friday morning, No. 1 Ryan Peus of Palos Verdes Estates,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:20 PM
Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a six-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.
Six of Blixt's eight birdies came on putts of 10 feet or less on the Old White...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:47 PM
FOUNTAIN VALLEY — The final match didn't go his way, but that did nothing to damper the great week that Costa Mesa resident Reese Stalder had at the 112th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals tennis tournament.
Stalder won the boys' 18...
| Jul 1, 2014
For ESPN sportscaster Chris Fowler and his wife, Jennifer Dempster, travel is a way of life. "We never get sick of it," says Fowler, 51. "Travel really is our vice, moreso than any possessions. We will spend money to enjoy a nice trip and see a place we...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:26 AM
LONDON - Rising stars Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the semifinals at Wimbledon after winning quarterfinal matches in straight sets Wednesday.
The third-seeded French Open runner-up Halep won the last 11 games to beat last year's...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Musician Alicia Keys has signed on to her first beauty campaign, as the celebrity face of Givenchy's new Dahlia Divin fragrance, set to debut in September. [WWD]
Maria Sharapova, winner of the women's singles in the French Open, attended the Wimbledon...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:03 PM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic and reigning champion Andy Murray were a pair of easy opening-round winners on Centre Court at The Championships, Wimbledon.
The former world No. 1 Djokovic won the first 11 games in steamrolling...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:57 AM
WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon.
The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...