| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:28 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — For the first time in a dozen years, Roger Federer won't feature in the Australian Open semifinals after being beaten 6-4, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (5) Friday in the third round by Andreas Seppi.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion had...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 4:53 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal dropped to his knees, clasping his hands tightly and appearing to be on the verge of tears as he celebrated a win at the Australian Open.
The 14-time Grand Slam champion has played some epic matches on Rod Laver...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:21 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia — If Rafael Nadal needed any reminding of how long it has been since he won the Australian Open, he only needed to look at the "09" on the back of his left shoe.
After spending most of the last six months on the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 4:57 PM
After a year which featured eight Grand Slam singles champions, there's been plenty of talk ahead of the Australian Open about the new guard vs. the old guard in both men's and women's tennis. The champions recently have been, well, just different.
| 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,...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:09 AM
SINGAPORE - French Open runner-up Simona Halep drilled world No. 1 and reigning two-time champion Serena Williams in Wednesday's round-robin action at the season-ending $6.5 million WTA Finals.
The fourth-seeded Halep stunned the U.S. Open champion...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal persevered past countryman Roberto Bautista Agut for a 6-4, 6-4 win that returned him to the Madrid Open final on Saturday.
Nadal, who reached his first clay final since winning in Rio de Janeiro in February, broke Bautista Agut'...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Maria Sharapova won her third straight Porsche Grand Prix tennis title on Sunday in Stuttgart, Germany, by coming from behind to defeat Ana Ivanovic, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Sharapova won her first tournament of the year and clinched the 30th title of her...
| May 11, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Maria Sharapova bounced back from a poor start to defeat Simona Halep, 1-6, 6-2, 6-3, on Sunday and win the Madrid Open title.
Sharapova, who lost to Serena Williams in last year's final, crumbled in the opening set when she held her serve just once....
| May 9, 2014
| 5:35 PM
MADRID -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych.
In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:21 AM
BEIJING -- Rafa Nadal's return to action came to a shuddering halt on Friday when the Spaniard was beaten by Slovakia's Martin Klizan in a late-night quarter-final duel at the China Open.
After world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had continued his march through...