| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:05 PM
— The venerable Venus Williams played a roller-coaster tennis match Friday that ended badly, for her and her ongoing comeback attempt at age 34, when the wheels finally came off.
She lost to Sara Errani of Italy, a player she had beaten in all...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
PARIS - Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived David Ferrer's early fury Wednesday to advance into the French Open semifinals with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-1 win in a repeat of last year's final.
World No. 1 Nadal, chasing a record-extending ninth Roland...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open.
The 34-year-old, seven-times grand slam winner reached the...
| May 18, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Novak Djokovic extended his recent dominance over Rafael Nadal by rallying for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory Sunday to win the Italian Open for the third time — then dedicated the title to his flood-hit native Serbia.
Having also been beaten in Monte...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova cruised past Sara Errani, 6-1, 6-2, on Saturday to reach her third straight Porsche Grand Prix final in Stuttgart, Germany.
Sharapova dominated the 59-minute semifinal and will play Ana Ivanovic in the final....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:26 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week.
Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:55 AM
PARIS -- Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal produced yet another rock solid performance to defeat Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.
The world No. 1, who is undefeated at Roland Garros since...
| May 17, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic will renew their rivalry in the Italian Open final on Sunday.
There will be an enticing women's championship too, with top-ranked Serena Williams to face Sara Errani, the tournament's first Italian...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Serena Williams kept the crowd from being a factor in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over 10th-seeded home favorite Sara Errani to win the Italian Open for the third time Sunday.
Errani was bidding to become the first Italian to win the tournament in nearly 30...
| 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 19, 2014
| 8:31 PM
NEW HAVEN — Maybe it's not so much of an advantage to get the No. 1 seed at the Connecticut Open tennis tournament.
Tuesday night marked the third consecutive year that the top seed lost in her opening match at New Haven. Magdalena Rybarikova of...