| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:40 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany was previously best known during this year’s Wimbledon tournament for upsetting favored Serena Williams in the round of 16. Lisicki will now be even better known as a first-time Wimbledon finalist....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The controversial decision to seed two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal at No. 5 in this year’s tournament means that he could face seven-time winner Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, a possibility that arose Friday when the tournament draw...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Order was generally restored among the top seeds Tuesday at Wimbledon, where the No. 1 men’s and women’s players easily won their opening matches one day after No. 5 Rafael Nadal had been eliminated in a shocking straight-set defeat....
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Samantha Stosur, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open over Serena Williams, defeated top-seeded Victoria Azarenka for the first time in her career in a 6-2, 6-3 upset in the finals of the Southern California Open for her first tournament victory since that...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:25 AM
NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Nolan Ryan is leaving the Texas Rangers again, stepping away from his CEO role 20 years after ending his Hall of Fame career as a pitcher.
In what the team had called a retirement, Ryan said Thursday that he is resigning as chief executive of the...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 11:41 PM
Newport Beach resident CoCo Vandeweghe won her first-round match at tennis' U.S. Open on Tuesday, defeating Alberta Brianti of Italy, 7-5, 6-3, in Flushing Meadows, New York.
It was the first win for Vandeweghe, 19, in the singles main draw of a Grand...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:33 PM
My picks for the French Open, which starts at 5 a.m. Sunday, Eastern time, on ESPN2. The Tennis Channel and NBC also are providing coverage.
Round of 16:
(1) Novak Djokovic over (14) Fernando Verdasco;
(5) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga over (18) Stanislas...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 10:05 PM
8 a.m. Tennis: French Open: primarily women’s semifinals (Sara Errani vs. Samantha Stosur; Maria Sharapova vs. Petra Kvitova).--ESPN2
9 a.m. Golf: Nordea Masters second round (in Stockholm, Sweden).--Golf
10 a.m. Basketball: NBA draft...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 9:46 PM
Round of 16:
(1) Novak Djokovic over Victor Troicki;
(6) Tomas Berdych over (18) Richard Gasquet;
(3) Roger Federer over (17) Fernando Verdasco;
(11) John Isner over (8) Janko Tipsarevic;
(9) Juan Martin Del Potro over (7) David...
| Aug 29, 2011
Serena Williams has returned to the U.S. Open for the first time since her 2009 semifinals loss, in which she screamed, cursed and shook the ball at a lineswoman over a foot-fault call at the end of the match. During a news conference Monday, when asked...