| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 5, 2014
| 5:31 PM
— The question buzzing around the men's quest for the U.S. Open tennis title here is a two-parter.
Is Roger Federer, at 33, young enough and spry enough and fit enough and still good enough to win another major; or, is Novak Djokovic still just...
| 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...