| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:32 AM
When a long-time opponent says you're slowing down, it is either time to get re-energized or realize a brilliant tennis career is on the downswing.
At the ATP World Finals in London this week, Novak Djokovic took note that Federer's ranking has...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:11 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part.
She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment.
Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:22 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday.
Just not Sunday.
Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:25 PM
NEW YORK -- On match point, Stan Wawrinka held three tennis balls in his hand. He finally picked one to serve and it wasn't a winner. He did the same thing on his second match point. Correct choice.
Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland, where he has...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The next battleground for Hollywood's hotshot agents is the stadium, not the back lot.
Studios are making fewer films, and paydays for A-list actors and directors aren't as big as they used to be. And though there has been explosive growth in new...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Juan Martin del Potro served notice on Saturday that he's a force again in men's tennis by upsetting No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal, 6-2, 6-4, in the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters.
Del Potro, who has climbed back to No. 5 in the world after a...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:10 PM
NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic, who had beaten ninth-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka all but two times in 14 matches, seemed on the way to a massive upset in the U.S. Open semifinals Saturday on Arthur Ashe Stadium before coming back from two sets down...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:23 PM
NEW YORK — It was a single tennis game that lasted 21 minutes.
Stanislas Wawrinka, a 28-year-old from Switzerland who has always played in the shadow of his countryman Roger Federer, saved five break points in that game in the fifth set.
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:30 AM
U.K. news coverage on the birth of the royal baby failed to tear away loyal fans from popular Brit soap "Coronation Street" on Monday evening.
Since Kate Middleton went into labor early Monday morning, Brit news outlets such as BSkyB and BBC News had...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:28 PM
First Andy Murray hired former multiple major tournament winner Ivan Lendl to his coaching team and won the Olympics, U.S. Open and Wimbledon. Then Novak Djokovic announced that he would work with Boris Becker.
Now Roger Federer, fading at the age of...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Tennis star Novak Djokovic, whose family already owns one of the most popular restaurants in his home city of Belgrade in Serbia, now has an airplane named after him:
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