| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:25 AM
NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:07 PM
NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last summer because of a knee injury, will play in Monday's final against top-seeded Novak Djokovic.
Nadal, seeded second, won in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6 (1), 6-2, over eighth-seeded Richard Gasquet,...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 6:15 PM
NEW YORK -- Second-seeded Rafael Nadal, who missed the U.S. Open last year with a knee injury, beat top-seeded Novak Djokovic, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, on Monday night for this 13th Grand Slam title and his second U.S. Open title on the Arthur Ashe Stadium...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
When tennis star Serena Williams won her fifth U.S. Open title on Sunday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, she received $3.6 million — the same amount that Rafael Nadal would receive the next night for winning the men's singles...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:41 AM
MIAMI — Tras un año de ausencia debido a problemas con una rodilla, el tenista español Rafael Nadal retorna al Abierto de Miami.
Nadal, número uno del mundo y quien durante 2013 protagonizó una de las recuperaciones más espectaculares en la...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Even though she and her partner, Taylor Arends, came in sixth place at the state tournament last season, Oak Park and River Forest tennis player Tess Trinka plans to aim higher in her senior year. Half of the Huskies’ No. 1 doubles team, Trinka...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Novak Djokovic announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Jelena Ristic on Wednesday.
Of course, the top-ranked tennis player in the world did it in the most modern way, taking to Twitter.
A photo was included of Ristic giving Djokovic a kiss...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I am a fervent March Madness viewer but am dreading this year's NCAA basketball tournament for I fear the spectacle will be stained with controversy. I'm making my prediction based on the fact that the first two months of this year saw major scandals...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:57 AM
Novak Djokovic gained a measure of revenge by defeating Rafael Nadal, the world's newly minted No. 1 tennis player, in the China Open championship match Sunday in Beijing.
Djokovic almost made it look easy with a 6-3, 6-4 victory, although he...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Time once again for "The Amazing Race," or as I called it last week, The Dream Crushing, Boyfriend Eliminating Hour of Depression.
I've got something that will perk you up this week: Spain! Barcelona! Beaches! It's a magical place where even the demons...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:50 PM
In the most stunning of upsets on a day filled with surprises, third-seeded and seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer was eliminated in the second round by Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine, derailing Federer’s chance to win an 18th Grand Slam...