| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:47 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams claims to suffer from nerves and jitters before her first-round matches at the Grand Slams.
She certainly didn't show it, winning her first set in 21 minutes on Tuesday night on the way to a 6-0, 6-4 win over...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 9:40 AM
Maria Sharapova claimed her 34th career title and closed the gap on the No. 1 ranking with a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Ana Ivanovic on Saturday at the Brisbane International final in Australia.
The top-seeded Sharapova raced to 4-1 lead and had set...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:08 AM
NEW DELHI -- The sorry state of American men's tennis will continue for some time with no real talent on the horizon, said Pete Sampras who dominated the game in the 1990s with fellow American Andre Agassi.
No American has won a men's grand slam singles...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, John Isner, Kevin Anderson and Alexandr Dolgopolov are the latest players to commit to the Delray Beach Open.
Along with 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic, who commited previously, the tournament now...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:18 AM
BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues.
The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:57 PM
NEW YORK -- Patrick McEnroe said on Wednesday he was stepping down from his role as head of player development for the U.S. Tennis Association after more than six years in the job.
McEnroe, the former captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, ESPN analyst and...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:29 PM
Two tennis pit bulls sank their teeth into each other on a warm and windless night at the U.S. Open on Wednesday.
It was Novak Djokovic versus Andy Murray. Talk about strong teeth.
Right now, with Rafael Nadal out with an injury, all they needed to...
| Sep 15, 2014
Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
I spoke to Vincent Trocheck yesterday and again today about his chances of making the Panthers out of training camp, and today we met with two other top prospects in Aaron Ekblad, the overall No. 1 draft pick last June, and pint-sized dynamo Rocco...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Monday was a good day for weather and a bad day for defending champions in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Hours before men's 2013 champion Rafael Nadal was upset, 2013 women's champion Maria Sharapova went out at the hands of...