| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:45 AM
TORONTO (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury that has put his status in doubt for a title defence at the year's final grand slam.
Nadal, who suffered the injury during practice, will have to wear a cast on...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 1:48 PM
PARIS -- Rafael Nadal captured his fifth straight French Open title with a four-set victory over Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
Nadal dropped the first set in the final, but bounced back and claimed a 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 triumph for his ninth title in the...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes struggle as first-time parents, and they're not afraid to talk about it.
William on Wednesday highlighted the latest woe for the self-deprecating British royals, who have frequently shared...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Less than a week after winning his second Wimbledon championship, Novak Djokovic married his high school sweetheart, Jelena Ristic, in a private ceremony Thursday in the coastal resort of Sveti Stefan, Montenegro.
The wedding and celebration were...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:30 AM
American Taylor Townsend's "amazing week" in Paris ended in defeat on Friday when she was knocked out of the French Open by Carla Suarez Navarro.
Townsend, 18, was the youngest player since 2009 to reach the last 32 in Paris and, after a slow start,...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:50 PM
In the category of possible last hurrahs, the 128th edition of the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club's annual party on the grass may be hosting something exceptional this year.
Will this be the last time they'll be serving strawberries and cream with...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The tennis courts at The Suburban Club in Pikesville are typically empty during weekday afternoons, with many of the usual patrons busy at work until they can head to the country club for some exercise.
It was in this solitude, on a partly cloudy Monday...
| Jun 25, 2014
WIMBLEDON, England — Three of tennis' marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path.
That's relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:57 AM
WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon.
The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
| 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 26, 2014
| 10:11 AM
LONDON -- World No. 1 Rafael Nadal pulled back from the abyss to reach the Wimbledon third round Thursday just when it looked as though Lukas Rosol had returned to haunt him.
Two years after being knocked out at the same stage by the hard-hitting...