| Sep 2, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Like the mailmen, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic went about their appointed rounds with efficient delivery at the U.S. Open tennis tournament here Monday.
It was Labor Day, and many of the players, fighting through physical distress in the heat...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the sun peeking through.
The highest-ranked U.S. male, big-serving, 6-foot-9 John Isner, cruised through to the third round and was...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 11:51 AM
NEW YORK -- Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova joined a long list of women's upset victims at the U.S. Open when she was ousted in the third round on Saturday by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.
The 21-year-old Serb fell onto her back in...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:00 PM
— Like a great novel, or a perfectly cooked filet mignon, Novak Djokovic is fast becoming one of the joys of my life.
He came on the tennis scene about a decade ago as yet another Eastern European player whose name was impossible to spell. I could...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 7:13 PM
This year, tennis fans have watched three major tournaments, seen six different champions in the men's and women's singles, and known full well that was just the warmup.
Monday, the U.S. Open begins its 14-day run of terror, torture and testosterone....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:56 AM
Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men's champion in the last 45 years to sit out the tournament.
Nadal and the tournament announced his decision simultaneously, exactly...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
IMG has signed tennis star Petra Kvitova to a worldwide marketing and management representation agreement.
The No. 4 ranked player in the world most recently won her second grand slam title at Wimbledon last month.
Kvitova will be managed at IMG by...
| 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 10, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-2, on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup women's title in Montreal.
The third-seeded Radwanska, the first Rogers Cup champion from Poland, picked up her first tournament victory of the year and the $441,000...
| 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...