| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:11 AM
LONDON -- World No. 1 Rafael Nadal pulled back from the abyss to reach the Wimbledon third round Thursday just when it looked as though Lukas Rosol had returned to haunt him.
Two years after being knocked out at the same stage by the hard-hitting...
| Jun 29, 2014
The inescapable conclusion, after watching a young French woman jerk Serena Williams around the tennis court at Wimbledon here Saturday as if she had her on a string, is that Father Time has arrived for a talk.
Maybe, in Williams' case, it is Mother...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:55 PM
R&B star Pharrell, rapper Nicki Minaj and newcomer August Alsina led the winners at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards on Sunday, which also honored veteran soul singer Lionel Richie.
Pharrell kicked off the show with "Come Get It Bae"...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:16 AM
A decade ago, 17-year-old Maria Sharapova won the first of her five major tennis titles here at Wimbledon. On Tuesday, her hopes for the ultimate 10-year-anniversary present went awry.
Sharapova, seeded fifth, ran into a determined German named...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:50 PM
In the category of possible last hurrahs, the 128th edition of the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club's annual party on the grass may be hosting something exceptional this year.
Will this be the last time they'll be serving strawberries and cream with...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The list of highest-earning female athletes in the world might not surprise you, with the exception that mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey, who might be the most popular woman in America right now, is not in the top 10. Her big paydays might be coming...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4.
On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
MONTREAL -- Serena Williams woke up after a listless start to outlast Caroline Wozniacki, 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup on Friday.
Williams, the defending champion and world's top-ranked player, has won 14 straight matches at the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-2, on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup women's title in Montreal.
The third-seeded Radwanska, the first Rogers Cup champion from Poland, picked up her first tournament victory of the year and the $441,000...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Things are going well for Petra Kvitova. She won Wimbledon for the second time in July. She just signed a contract with IMG Worldwide, joining the likes of Maria Sharapova and Li Na. And she's gearing up to play in the U.S. Open next month.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Serena Williams won her WTA-leading fourth title of the season Sunday, beating third-seeded Angelique Kerber 7-6 (1), 6-3 in the Bank of the West Classic at Palo Alto, Calif.
The top-ranked and top-seeded Williams won the hard-court event for the...