| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:43 PM
NEW YORK -- Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Monday and reach the pinnacle of the sport one year after a doping ban kept him out of the year's final grand slam.
The big-serving Croatian...
| 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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The best result of Tuesday's action at the U.S. Open was that victories by Roger Federer and Gael Monfils will put them on the same tennis court in two days.
That should be good for tennis.
Everybody knows Federer, the No. 2-seeded player here and the...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:04 PM
There is seldom a dull moment in the evening matches at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
Tuesday was no exception. It was time for Roger Federer to get back to work, and for the occasion, he brought along a friend, some guy named Michael Jordan....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:13 PM
It was a near perfect Friday night in the bustling suburb of Flushing.
The temperature was cool, but not chilly. The lights were blazing at Citi Field for a Mets home game and the No. 7 train was delivering hordes of people from Manhattan to the Willets...
| 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 24, 2014
| 11:25 PM
About a year ago, wasn't Roger Federer supposed to be washed up? No way. ... Here's how I see the U.S. Open, starting with the round of 16. Happy watching!
Round of 16:
(1) Novak Djokovic over (22) Phillip Kohlschreiber;
(9) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:02 PM
A year ago, Alabama was the preseason No. 1 team in The Associated Press college football poll and Florida State was No. 11. When the season was over, Alabama was No. 7 and Florida State was the national champion. Keep that in mind as you peruse the...
| 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 21, 2014
| 6:36 AM
NEW HAVEN — They were not afraid to whiz some vicious shots at each other's head. Yes, it was much more dangerous off the court Wednesday than on it for James Blake and Jim Courier at the Connecticut Tennis Center.
"Wow, that is a horrendous...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Game, set, match goes to the city of Sunrise, which beat out Delray Beach and a few other sites to host the upcoming Davis Cup event between Israel and Argentina.
The International Tennis Federation, the ruling body over Davis Cup, wouldn't allow Israel...