| 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...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:15 PM
Serena Williams' return to the Indian Wells tennis tournament, after a 14-year absence brought about by her personal boycott of the event, ended with her default Friday night, just prior to her semifinal match.
Williams said she had an injured right...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 9:54 PM
Timea Bacsinszky is a tennis player who is virtually unknown outside of those women who go around the world with her on the WTA traveling road show.
When your name ends in five consonants and your best major tournament advances are seven years apart...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 8:18 PM
There is an old Midwest expression that sums up Tuesday's fourth-round tennis match at Indian Wells between Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens. It says, all the icicles weren't on the rain gutters.
What the near-capacity crowd in the main stadium at...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 11:25 PM
If time heals all, then the clock began to tick effectively and appropriately Friday night for Serena Williams and Indian Wells.
If you want to get a bit overly dramatic, you can roll out the cliches. Williams has officially moved on. She has put this...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 4:35 PM
The prestigious, ever-growing, we-try-harder tennis tournament at Indian Wells will, once again, have new offerings when it opens main draw play in the Southern California desert Wednesday.
The BNP Paribas Open will hand out $10,762,466 in prize money,...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 8:04 PM
She's the Wizard of Woz, the woman who ran the New York City Marathon — "You don't know what the wall is until you hit it," she said — who posed, tastefully, for the recent Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue . . . who once was ranked No. 1 ....