| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:51 AM
The man who won all four Grand Slam tennis events in a single year -- twice -- Rod Laver, says there is no argument in his mind who is the greatest player of this generation: Roger Federer.
“When I look at Federer, with what he's accomplished,...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Chelsea at Norwich, 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Arsenal at West Bromwich, 9:55 a.m. (NBCSN)
PGA Golf--Presidents Cup, 11 a.m. (NBC)
NFL Football--Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans,...
| 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...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had 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...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:17 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:05 PM
NEW YORK -- Second-seeded Rafael Nadal allowed the man who beat Roger Federer only five points in the first set and went on to win his U.S. Open quarterfinal match over fellow Spaniard and the 19th-seeded Tommy Robredo, 6-0, 6-2, 6-2, in 1 hour 40...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:36 PM
NEW YORK -- Novak Djokovic found the crowd cheering against him and his shots flying away from him for a set, but the top-seeded man at the U.S. Open recovered from the loss of his first set in the tournament for a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6 6-0 win Thursday over...
| 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.
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2013
NEW YORK — America had barely begun dinner late Monday afternoon when John McEnroe announced from his CBS booth that, "This is a huge match for our sport."
It was a match that would determine our national tennis championship. And, yes, Rafael Nadal...