| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:11 PM
4:30 a.m. Tennis: Shanghai Masters semifinal: Feliciano Lopez vs. Gilles Simon.--Tennis Ch.
7 a.m. Motorsports: Formula One Russian Grand Prix qualifying(in Sochi).--NBCSN
7:30 a.m. Highlights: North Carolina football.--MASN
8 a.m. Golf:...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:18 AM
BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues.
The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
| Aug 31, 2014
We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
That is, the last U.S. player standing.
When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:18 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years.
This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open.
Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:46 PM
NEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have been good friends for the past six or seven years. But they haven't played each other since 2011, in an International Tennis Federation event in Prague, which Rybarikova won.
They will face...
| 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 26, 2014
| 8:28 PM
Through the years, Varvara Lepchenko feels like she's learned to embrace her excitement over playing in the U.S. Open.
The nerves and anxiety still come, Lepchenko said, but as an experienced professional who's enjoyed some successes, she's better...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:43 PM
NEW HAVEN — Until Monday afternoon, Eugenie Bouchard had not won a match since the semifinals of Wimbledon.
Bouchard, the third-seed at the Connecticut Open and the eighth-ranked player in the world, dispatched Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, 6-1 6-1...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:49 PM
NEW HAVEN -- Another top seed fell at the Connecticut Open Wednesday night, as Samantha Stosur upset No. 3 Genie Bouchard in straight sets at the Connecticut Tennis Center.
Stosur thoroughly outplayed the Wimbledon finalist, earning a 6-2, 6-2 victory....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:58 PM
NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs.
Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:34 PM
NEW HAVEN — One by one, the leading contenders have fallen and the lesser lights have advanced.
As the Connecticut Open moves into the semifinals, one seeded player remains. Petra Kvitova, the 2012 New Haven champion and a 2013 finalist,...