| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:12 PM
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From the first point, a crackling service winner,...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska, ranked fourth in the world and seeded second at this week's Southern California Open in Carlsbad, was recently featured in ESPN The Magazine body issue, which shows athletes tastefully unclothed.
Radwanska's photo shoot had her...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:04 PM
American tennis star, Serena Williams --recently back in the States, after her gold medal triumph at the Olympics -- bristled at a question Saturday about her spontaneous "Crip Walk" dance in London, after she clinched the top honor in early August....
| Aug 26, 2012
| 2:50 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With seven different champions in the last seven grand slam tournaments, it is nearly inconceivable that Serena Williams would be seen as the overwhelming choice to win the U.S. Open.
But after herWimbledon and Olympic triumphs, many...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Several Januarys ago, Roger Federer --one of the greatest tennis players of all time -- cried after losing the Australian Open to his rival, Rafael Nadal, of Spain. The two men had battled five sets, for more than four hours, but the five-years-younger...
| 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...