| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:18 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years.
This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open.
Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The Connecticut Open field has been strengthened with four wild-card entries announced over the past two days.
The additions are headed by 13th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova, a finalist at the Australian Open this year. Andrea Petkovic (No. 19), Sam...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Serena Williams won the Rogers Cup women's title for the third time and Rafael Nadal matched that feat while playing spoiler in the men's tournament to capture his eighth title of the year.
Williams routed unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea, 6-2, 6-0,...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:07 PM
8 a.m. Golf: Scottish Open third round (in Inverness).--Golf
8 a.m. Cycling: Tour de France stage 13(Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Le Cap d’Adge).--NBC Sports Net.
8:30 a.m. Motorsports: Raceline (t.).--MASN
9 a.m. Talk: Sports Highlights...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 10:41 PM
Coco Vandeweghe, a Newport Beach resident, has reached her first WTA final, as she will play against Serena Williams in the Bank of the West Classic Sunday in Stanford.
It is the first All-American WTA final on home soil in eight years, according to...