| Aug 28, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Varvara Lepchenko cruised into a third-round matchup at the US Open against the world's top-ranked women's tennis player with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Germany's Mona Barthel today in Flushing, N.Y.
Lepchenko, ranked No. 52 in the world, dominated the second-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:18 PM
The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the sun peeking through.
The highest-ranked U.S. male, big-serving, 6-foot-9 John Isner, cruised through to the third round and was...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Final cut day around the NFL, and Michael Sam was one of them. He's trying to become the first openly gay player in the league, and he said, via Twitter, "the journey continues."
Sam, a seventh-round draft pick, has always been considered a borderline...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 7:13 PM
This year, tennis fans have watched three major tournaments, seen six different champions in the men's and women's singles, and known full well that was just the warmup.
Monday, the U.S. Open begins its 14-day run of terror, torture and testosterone....
| Aug 24, 2014
| 11:25 PM
About a year ago, wasn't Roger Federer supposed to be washed up? No way. ... Here's how I see the U.S. Open, starting with the round of 16. Happy watching!
Round of 16:
(1) Novak Djokovic over (22) Phillip Kohlschreiber;
(9) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Redacción deportes 25 ago (EFE).- La estadounidense Serena Williams, la rumana Simona Halep y la china Na Li mantienen las tres primeras posiciones de la clasificación mundial femenina, en el inicio del Abierto de Estados Unidos.
Al igual que en la ATP,...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:30 PM
WIMBLEDON — It rained late in the day Thursday at Wimbledon, leaving only Roger Federer's match under the closed roof to carry on.
And that one didn't last long.
Federer, racing against Father Time to win an eighth title here, sent Gilles Muller...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path.
That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Serena Williams' quest for an 18th career singles Grand Slam title will have to wait a few more months. The world No. 1 will have to start a new winning streak too.
Serbian Ana Ivanovic stunned Williams, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Sunday to reach the quarterfinals...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Andy Murray hit error after error Thursday and was eliminated from the Madrid Masters in the third round.
The Wimbledon champion was overwhelmed by the 46th-ranked Santiago Giraldo, 6-3, 6-2. Murray's play was erratic throughout the match against the...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:35 PM
MADRID -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych.
In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams...