| Apr 1, 2015
| 7:21 PM
For once, on the rare occasion, Serena Williams was not herself. Williams’ serve was inconsistent and she was challenged by the power of Sabine Lisicki.
Yet the brilliance of Williams, and what makes her such a daunting opponent, is how she...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 6:46 PM
The white hair beads are long gone but surprisingly, Venus Williams is still here.
When Williams made her debut in Miami in 1997, she was a sinewy, 6-foot-1 beanpole with flailing arms that cracked powerful strokes that had never been seen before on...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:22 PM
Not long after 15-year-old San Franciso native CiCi Bellis was given a stern lesson on Stadium Court by the world's No. 1 Serena Williams, the lower half of the men's draw registered a 5.0 on the Richter scale when second-seeded Rafael Nadal was rocked by...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 5:36 PM
The screams and shouts from Serena Williams, mostly at herself, were normal during her first match Saturday at the Miami Open. Williams, the No.1-ranked woman in the world, pumped her right fist in celebration and bent over in disappointment at times,...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:55 PM
Because world No. 1 Novak Djokovic usually reaches the final weekend in every tournament he enters, he rarely plays doubles.
But when it comes to supporting his close friend's plight to return to the top of the sport after two years of a series of...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:13 PM
Madison Keys, this year's hyped-up version of Sloane Stephens as the future face of American tennis, had her tear-stained visage covered by a towel during a second-set changeover Friday afteroon on Stadium Court at the Miami Open.
Already down a set and...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:38 PM
Daria Gavrilova was so bubbly in her postmatch press conference after the 97th-ranked wild card entrant's shocking second-round victory over Russian countrywoman Maria Sharapova that a champagne toast wasn't needed.
Gavrilova, a 5-foot-5, fiery, fist-...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:16 PM
For the past six years Jack Sock has had to bear the weight of filling the void in American mens' tennis in the aftermath of Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier and most recently fellow Nebraskan Andy Roddick.
At 22 and coming off pelvic surgery,...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:15 PM
David Ferrer estuvo a solo un punto de ganar el Abierto de Miami en 2013, pero una mala decisión en aquella final ante el escocés Andy Murray le costó el campeonato en Key Biscayne.
Y aunque entonces el tenista español aseguró que "un partido no...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 2:14 PM
The newly named Miami Open became more open when defending Key Biscayne champion Serena Williams shockingly withdrew from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., just before her semifinal match against Simona Halep with a sprained right knee late...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 8:05 PM
WASHINGTON — Katrina Adams knew she was on the wrong side of the fence.
This was in the summer of 1975, when Arthur Ashe would become the first black man to win Wimbledon, when Adams was just 6 going on 7, a couple of years too young for the...