| Jan 22, 2015
| 9:32 AM
Unseeded and floating dangerously in the draw, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka took out No. 8-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday night to reach the third round at the first major of 2015.
Azarenka's ranking slipped into...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:43 PM
I don't know if I've ever wavered in my picks for a tennis major as I have for this one -- the Australian Open, which starts at about 7 p.m. Sunday, Eastern time.
(Melbourne is 16 hours ahead of us, so it's kind of like Hawaii the next day. Play will...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:39 PM
8 a.m. Tennis: Davis Cup final: Switzerland at France (first-day singles: expected matchups are Stanislas Wawrinka vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, then Roger Federer vs. Gael Monfils).--Tennis Ch.
8 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Abu Dhabi,...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him after putting Switzerland into a 2-1 lead against France in the Davis Cup final on Saturday.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept aside Julien...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Briton Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence when he qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the quarterfinals of the Paris Masters with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday.
After dropping outside the world's top...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Cole Custer's first stand as a NASCAR winner landed him in the stock car record book.
Custer became the youngest winner in a NASCAR national series race at age 16, taking the checkered flag at Loudon, N.H., in his seventh career Truck Series start....
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
PARIS - Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived David Ferrer's early fury Wednesday to advance into the French Open semifinals with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-1 win in a repeat of last year's final.
World No. 1 Nadal, chasing a record-extending ninth Roland...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:07 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Roger Federer reached his 10th U.S. Open quarterfinal in 11 years with a straight-set victory over Roberto Bautista Agut during Tuesday's action at the year's final Grand Slam tournament.
The second-seeded Federer wasn't...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Thursday.
Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men's record total of 17 singles crowns,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:04 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat 20th seed Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Thursday night.
Federer, aiming to add to his grand slam men'...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The best result of Tuesday's action at the U.S. Open was that victories by Roger Federer and Gael Monfils will put them on the same tennis court in two days.
That should be good for tennis.
Everybody knows Federer, the No. 2-seeded player here and the...