| May 31, 2014
| 10:55 AM
PARIS -- Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal produced yet another rock solid performance to defeat Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.
The world No. 1, who is undefeated at Roland Garros since...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:55 AM
A veteran and a fast-rising newcomer will play in Saturday’s Wimbledon women’s final.
In Friday's semifinals, Petra Kvitova, 2011 champion here, played her friend and fellow Czech Republic Fed Cup member Lucie Safarova and beat her, as...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 8:03 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Petra Kvitova produced a majestic performance to end Eugenie Bouchard's hopes of becoming the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-0 win in the Wimbledon women's singles final on Saturday.
Much had been made of...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Petra Kvitova overwhelmed Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-0, in less than an hour Saturday to win Wimbledon for the second time in the most lop-sided final in more than two decades.
The Czech left-hander completely outplayed the 20-year-old Canadian --...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The Andy Murray/UK's-favorite-son circus continued full bore here Monday.
Lost in the weird hustle and bustle by the local media to pursue yet another new angle was the fact that he won his first match in defense of his Wimbledon title. He beat David...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:36 PM
LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals.
The home favorite's 6-1,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:47 AM
The comeback attempt of a five-time Wimbledon champion fell short here Friday, when Venus Williams was ousted by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic.
Williams turned 34 on June 17, has a syndrome that brings symptoms of fatigue, and appeared to tire...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray showed another dominant display in overpowering Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut to move to the fourth round.
“It’s been a good first week, now I can rest up and be ready for Monday,” the third-...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:26 AM
LONDON - Rising stars Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the semifinals at Wimbledon after winning quarterfinal matches in straight sets Wednesday.
The third-seeded French Open runner-up Halep won the last 11 games to beat last year's...
| 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 22, 2014
| 7:46 PM
NEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have been good friends for the past six or seven years. But they haven't played each other since 2011, in an International Tennis Federation event in Prague, which Rybarikova won.
They will face...