| 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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:42 PM
6 a.m. Tennis: WTA Championships singles semifinal (Simona Halep vs. Agnieszka Radwanska), then doubles semifinal (Kveta Peschke-Katarina Srebotnik vs. Cara Black-Sania Mirza).--Tennis Ch.
6:30 a.m. Golf: Perth International third round (d. in...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.
Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:43 PM
NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round.
The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling.
She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win.
It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
| 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...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Roger Federer won the Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time by defeating Alejandro Falla, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3), in the final on Sunday in Halle, Germany, while Ana Ivanovic captured her first grass-court title in almost a decade with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:13 PM
It was a near perfect Friday night in the bustling suburb of Flushing.
The temperature was cool, but not chilly. The lights were blazing at Citi Field for a Mets home game and the No. 7 train was delivering hordes of people from Manhattan to the Willets...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:46 PM
At a rail-thin 5-foot-9, Dudi Sela, Israel's top-ranked player has assumed the David and Goliath role before, so he knows what his overmatched Davis Cup squad is up against in this weekend's World Group playoff against mighty Argentina at the Sunrise...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement.
Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...