| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.
Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
CBS' broadcast of the U.S. Open men's singles championship -- the network's final presentation of the tennis event after hosting it 46 years -- attracted an average of 2.2 million viewers.
The low-rated Monday match was a lopsided affair with Marin...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:29 AM
MOSCOW -- Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) President Shamil Tarpishchev has officially apologized for making an inappropriate comment about the Williams sisters on state television.
Appearing on a chat show, the program host had said: "I was at the...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 8:05 AM
SINGAPORE - Serena Williams destroyed Romania's Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday to win the WTA Finals championship, proving once again why she remains the most formidable force in women's tennis.
Williams avenged her “embarrassing” loss to...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:09 AM
SINGAPORE - French Open runner-up Simona Halep drilled world No. 1 and reigning two-time champion Serena Williams in Wednesday's round-robin action at the season-ending $6.5 million WTA Finals.
The fourth-seeded Halep stunned the U.S. Open champion...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:32 AM
A top Russian tennis official who mocked Serena and Venus Williams by referring to them as the "Williams brothers" now faces potential sanctions from the International Olympic Committee.
While appearing on a television talk show in his country, Shamil...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Suns owner Robert Sarver was so upset that the Spurs were missing marquee players (injured or resting after a European trip) and even Gregg Popovich (who appointed assistant Ettore Messina to coach) that he addressed the crowd in Phoenix during Thursday's...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:13 PM
7:30 a.m. Tennis: WTA Championships’ early rounds: Serena Williams vs. Ana Ivanovic, then Genie Bouchard vs. Simona Halep.--Tennis Ch.
10 a.m. Football: Sept. 2014: Kecoughtan vs. Hampton.--LSC 48
12:30 p.m. Tennis: Men’s Swiss Indoor...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:21 AM
BEIJING -- Rafa Nadal's return to action came to a shuddering halt on Friday when the Spaniard was beaten by Slovakia's Martin Klizan in a late-night quarter-final duel at the China Open.
After world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had continued his march through...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:19 AM
BEIJING -- WTA Finals qualifiers Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep confirmed their class with straight-sets victories at the China Open on Tuesday as two contenders to join them in the season-ending tournament suffered surprise defeats....