| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:31 AM
LONDON - Roger Federer reached a ninth Wimbledon final after suppressing bullet-serving giant Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 with a masterful display of the grass-court arts on Friday.
Chasing a record eighth title at the All England Club, Federer set up...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:43 PM
It's hard to feel sorry for Novak Djokovic, but we need to. For the second straight Wimbledon tennis tournament, he is positioned as the spoiler, Mr. Buzz Kill.
Life is not fair. Certainly, not life in pro tennis.
Djokovic has it all. When he held off...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:33 PM
Serena Williams continued to power her way through the field in the U.S. Open on Wednesday night, again failing to lose more than three games in any set, as she made her way into the semifinals.
The top-seeded Williams took just over an hour to handle...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:31 PM
— The question buzzing around the men's quest for the U.S. Open tennis title here is a two-parter.
Is Roger Federer, at 33, young enough and spry enough and fit enough and still good enough to win another major; or, is Novak Djokovic still just...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 6:30 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tension mounted and temperatures soared at the U.S. Open on Monday as top seed Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray set up a sensational quarterfinal, andSerena Williams made a 2014 grand slam breakthrough.
Temperatures neared 90...
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4.
On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Serena Williams won her WTA-leading fourth title of the season Sunday, beating third-seeded Angelique Kerber 7-6 (1), 6-3 in the Bank of the West Classic at Palo Alto, Calif.
The top-ranked and top-seeded Williams won the hard-court event for the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 11:33 AM
(Actualiza con detalles, reacción Conmebol y presidente FIFA; agrega autor)
Por Luis Ampuero
BUENOS AIRES, jul 30 (Reuters) - El presidente de la Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA) y vicepresidente de la FIFA, Julio Grondona, murió el miércoles a los...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Redacción deportes, 30 jul (EFE).- El tenista español Rafa Nadal estará alejado de las pistas de 2 a 3 semanas por una lesión en su muñeca derecha, lo que le impedirá disputar los torneos de Toronto (Canadá) y Cincinnati (EEUU).
El actual n. 2 de la ATP...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marin Cilic completed a sensational set of semifinal shockers by upsetting 17-time grand slam winner Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the U.S. Open.
Croatian 14th seed Cilic's opponent in Monday's final...