| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:52 AM
PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final.
Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...
| May 10, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Top-ranked Rafael Nadal persevered past countryman Roberto Bautista Agut for a 6-4, 6-4 win that returned him to the Madrid Open final on Saturday.
Nadal, who reached his first clay final since winning in Rio de Janeiro in February, broke Bautista Agut'...
| 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...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:55 AM
PARIS -- Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal produced yet another rock solid performance to defeat Argentine Leonardo Mayer 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 and reach the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday.
The world No. 1, who is undefeated at Roland Garros since...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:00 PM
PARIS - Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived David Ferrer's early fury Wednesday to advance into the French Open semifinals with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-1 win in a repeat of last year's final.
World No. 1 Nadal, chasing a record-extending ninth Roland...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:29 AM
PARIS - It wasn't easy and at times it wasn't pretty, but Maria Sharapova turned up the heat over three sets against up-and-coming Canadian Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday to reach her third consecutive French Open final.
For a time, the woman being...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once.
She was two...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:05 PM
In 1991, as the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven was getting ready to open, journalists got a tour of the joint from the executive director of the Tennis Foundation of Connecticut. Despite the fact that state taxpayers had sunk $18 million into...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:11 PM
Simona Halep and Agnieszka Radwanska made it to the semifinals Wednesday in the women's draw of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells.
Halep's journey was much shorter.
The 22-year-old Romanian, already winner of $711,430 this...
| 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 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Aunque figura quinta en la clasificación mundial del tenis de acuerdo a los recientes rankings de la WTA, la rusa Maria Sharapova continúa, el menos en mi lista, como la tenista más sexy del mundo.
Alta (mide 6-20, esbelta (pesa 130 libras)...