| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The prestigious Indian Wells tennis tournament, the BNP Paribas Open, announced its list of entries Wednesday and one name jumped out.
While tournament officials were quick to point out that this did not mean definitively that she...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 9:00 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- This was one time Serena Williams didn't mind being pushed into the deep end, to use her own description.
The top-ranked Williams carried her winning momentum from 2013 into the new season, beating No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka,...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time.
It wouldn't have seemed out of...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:36 AM
Sloane Stephens says that despite what everyone assumed, she was not cheering the fact that Serena Williams lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open and complained that the footage shot of her at the end of Williams' match was intrusive.
| May 1, 2014
Lydia Ko turned 17 last week, banked 270 large and was feted by Time magazine along with Pope Francis, Rand Paul, Beyonce, Hillary Clinton, Pharrell Williams, Angela Merkel and Matthew McConaughey.
Good luck with an encore there, ey?
"It's just a...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:26 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week.
Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- No matter how the final match goes, there will be a surprise champion at the Family Circle Cup.
No. 14-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advance to the finals Saturday, both rallying late in their...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:00 PM
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday.
Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:10 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Novak Djokovic benefited from an erroneous call and claimed he didn't realize he had broken the rules. When Andy Murray walked to the net and challenged him about it, Djokovic responded with a shrug and a sheepish smile.
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:30 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Between points, Serena Williams stood motionless behind the baseline with her back to the net, as if trying to match -- or mimic -- the methodical ritual of her opponent, Maria Sharapova.
They took turns waiting on each other,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:54 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday.
Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left Nadal and Djokovic...