| 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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 10:19 AM
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal made it to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a four-set victory over Mikhail Kukushkin under a closed roof on Centre Court. Maria Sharapova also won as play resumed after a rain delay.
Playing in the third round for the first...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:20 PM
When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon.
Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill.
Rain in most places comes down hard...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:44 AM
Andy Murray, the king of tennis in the United Kingdom, got sent home early at Wimbledon on Wednesday.
Murray, the Scot who was the defending champion and pride of the tennis world here that considers Wimbledon the sacred cathedral of the sport, said...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4.
On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
| 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 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Finally, Gwen Stefani’s third child, 6-month-old Apollo Bowie Flynn, has made his debut. And, boy, is he cute.
The singer turned fashion designer brought him out to play on Thursday at the 2014 U.S. Open where Roger Federer of Switzerland was...