| 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...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 10:20 PM
— If tennis had a Richter scale, this one would have been a 9.2. Before they play Sunday's women's final, they better check for cracks in the stadium.
There will be tennis fans all over the world who were busy Saturday afternoon and not watching...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
| Aug 7, 2011
In 16 years as a touring pro, Radek Stepanek had never faced Donald Young, a young American whose promise has been heralded since 2004.
But when the two met Saturday for a place in the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic, the 32-year-old Stepanek knew...