| 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...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- No matter how the final match goes, there will be a surprise champion at the Family Circle Cup.
No. 14-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advance to the finals Saturday, both rallying late in their...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday.
Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:10 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Novak Djokovic benefited from an erroneous call and claimed he didn't realize he had broken the rules. When Andy Murray walked to the net and challenged him about it, Djokovic responded with a shrug and a sheepish smile.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Between points, Serena Williams stood motionless behind the baseline with her back to the net, as if trying to match -- or mimic -- the methodical ritual of her opponent, Maria Sharapova.
They took turns waiting on each other,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:54 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday.
Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left Nadal and Djokovic...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:50 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na, 7-5, 6-1, at the Sony Open on Saturday.
Williams surpassed the tournament record of six titles she originally set...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:40 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Venus Williams advanced in the tournament where her top-ranked sister Serena could not, battling from behind at the Family Circle Cup to defeat Chanelle Scheepers, 7-5, 7-5, on Wednesday.
It was another long day for the elder...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:18 PM
El tiempo se desacelera en Key Biscayne gracias a una exuberante mezcla de grandes figuras del tenis mundial —Nadal, Federer, Serena, Sharapova—; celebridades; sol, playa, primavera y el ya legendario melting pot que distingue a la cada vez...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:06 PM
If you are heading to the desert for some tennis viewing over the next 12 days, get ready for more of the same. In the case of the prestigious BNP Paribas Open, that's not a bad thing.
There will be some radical differences in the physical plant,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:10 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Serena Williams says she asked for a wild card into the Dubai Championships to combat boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend.
“My back finally started to feel better but it wasn't better in time...