| 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 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,...
| 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,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:55 AM
BURBANK — The Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Special Needs Individuals has almost become synonyms with the Burbank Tennis Center.
While the facility had been around for 17 years, the event for special needs athletes has been going strong for...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed another dominant display in overpowering Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to move to the fourth round.
“It’s been a good first week, now I can rest up and be ready for Monday,” the third-...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:19 AM
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay.
Playing in the third round for the first...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon.
Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill.
Rain in most places comes down hard...
| 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...