| May 29, 2014
| 8:33 AM
PARIS -- Another tennis player with Chicago ties advanced Thursday at the French Open when Donald Young beat 26th-seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain 6-3, 7-6(1), 6-3.
Young is not related to fellow Chicago native Taylor Townsend, the 18-year-old who has...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:41 AM
PARIS - Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal, last year's runner-up David Ferrer and British star Andy Murray were easy second-round winners Thursday at the French Open.
The world No. 1 Nadal whipped young rising Austrian Dominic Thiem 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 on...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
American Taylor Townsend's "amazing week" in Paris ended in defeat on Friday when she was knocked out of the French Open by Carla Suarez Navarro.
Townsend, 18, was the youngest player since 2009 to reach the last 32 in Paris and, after a slow start,...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:55 AM
PARIS -- Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal produced yet another rock solid performance to defeat Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.
The world No. 1, who is undefeated at Roland Garros since...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:46 AM
PARIS -- Andy Murray needed five sets and two days, but finally advanced to the fourth round at the French Open with a thrilling win over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.
Murray was locked in a 7-7 fifth set Saturday when darkness halted play. The...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:43 AM
PARIS - Roger Federer was knocked out in the last 16 of the French Open on Sunday, losing 6-7(5), 7-6(3,) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to 18th-seed Ernests Gulbis of Latvia, his worst result at Roland Garros since 2004.
The fourth seed and 2009 champion was second...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:52 AM
PARIS - Defending champion Rafael Nadal dismantled unseeded Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 on Monday to set up a French Open quarterfinal clash with fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in a repeat of last year's final.
Eight-time champion and world No.1...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final on Sunday.
There will be an enticing women's championship too, with top-ranked Serena Williams to face Sara Errani, the tournament's first Italian...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Serena Williams kept the crowd from being a factor in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over 10th-seeded home favorite Sara Errani to win the Italian Open for the third time Sunday.
Errani was bidding to become the first Italian to win the tournament in nearly 30...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:50 AM
The Tennis Channel is launching a digital subscription service that puts a new spin on the established business model for TV sports programming.
Beginning Sunday, the sports network will begin selling a programming package directly to consumers. The new...
| 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,...