| Sep 6, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Kei Nishikori of Japan became the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam final in the 137-year history of tennis’s biggest tournaments, beating top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Saturday.
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:08 PM
NEW YORK -- History, redemption and glory will be on the line when Japan's Kei Nishikori and Croatia's Marin Cilic battle for the U.S. Open men's title on Monday.
It will be the first time since the Australian Open final in 2005 that a men's grand slam...
| 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...