| Oct 11, 2013
Let's be honest. If one of the five existing cornerstone sponsors of the New Haven Open had single-handedly saved the annual tennis event from moving to Winston-Salem, N.C., this wouldn't be getting half the media attention it is today.
The bang is in...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:06 PM
After almost 3½ years together, Roger Federer has split with coach Paul Annacone according to Federer's website.
Federer, 32, failed to win a major tournament this year and saw his ranking drop from No. 1 to No. 7.
Annacone had also been the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:46 PM
NEW YORK — It took Serena Williams 19 minutes to win the first set of her U.S. Open quarterfinal match against 18th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro on the Spaniard's 25th birthday.
The second set wasn't much better for Suarez Navarro, who received...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:07 PM
NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, a 23-year-old from Pittsburgh ranked 81st in the world and a recipient of a wild card into the main draw of the U.S. Open, made it to the fourth round before former top-10 player Daniela Hantuchova ended the run Monday in a match...
| 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...
| 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 8, 2013
| 1:13 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Can't take the heat?
Fitness experts say one way for outdoor exercisers who dread the long, hot summer days of steamy runs and breathless aerobics during a heat wave is to embrace it.
"It takes most healthy people 10 to 14 days to...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:16 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray feels the heavy burden of expectations now that he's safely into the fourth round and has avoided the stumbles that sent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal home shockingly early.
"I think there's a lot more pressure on...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:21 PM
A two-time state qualifier, Sandburg tennis player Molly Traverso looks forward to her senior season. At the Disco Dance Party and Indoor Adult/Junior tennis tournament in early June at the Oak Lawn Racquet Club, Traverso made it to the finals in the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:21 PM
USC Athletic Director Pat Haden is calling on USC fans to support the school in its bid to assume operational responsibility of the Coliseum and Sports Arena.
This month, The Times reported that supporters of the California Science Center and the...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:22 PM
9:30 a.m. Boxing: Light-heavyweights: Andrzej Fonfara vs. Gabriel Campillo.--ESPN2
9:30 a.m. Golf: Women’s Solheim Cup first day: Europe vs. U.S. (in Parker, Colo.).--Golf
9:30 a.m. Football: Sept. 2004: Heritage vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48...