| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Venus Williams kept up with little sister Serena on Wednesday, beating 78th-ranked Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland in straight sets to advance to the third round of the U.S. Open.
The 34-year-old, seven-times grand slam winner reached the...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:04 AM
If you've ever said you've seen enough of Towson-born Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for one lifetime, I submit to you evidence that you may have spoken too soon.
Phelps, the record-setting Olympic swimmer, is one of 22 athletes appearing nude in ESPN ...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:44 AM
The Russian tennis official who made derogatory remarks about Serena and Venus Williams, referring them as "brothers," has sent them a personal message.
"He has reached out to apologize to both myself and my sister," Serena Williams told the...
| Nov 14, 2014
Venus Williams isn't just a tennis icon with five Wimbledon titles in tow. She's also an interior designer....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:06 PM
School was in session Saturday afternoon on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and Petra Kvitova was doing the teaching.
That wasn't how it was supposed to be.
This was to be a coming-out party for young Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard. At 20, her lessons...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:32 AM
A top Russian tennis official who mocked Serena and Venus Williams by referring to them as the "Williams brothers" now faces potential sanctions from the International Olympic Committee.
While appearing on a television talk show in his country, Shamil...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:18 AM
BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues.
The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:32 PM
NEW YORK -- Some busy bees made life difficult for two grizzled veterans and a pair of favorites were forced to work extra hard on a steamy opening day at the U.S. Open tennis championships on Monday.
Eighth-seeded 2012 champion Andy Murray fought off...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A grand and glorious tennis career that began on the public courts of Compton and was nurtured by a proud and ambitious father edged closer to the end at Wimbledon on Friday.
Or maybe not.
Venus Williams went out in the third round. She is 34, is...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Venus and Serena Williams won't be playing each other in the third round of the French Open after all.
In fact, the sisters won't be playing at all, after both of them were upset by little-known opponents in the second round Wednesday.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Caroline Wozniacki will try to become the first five-time champion in the history of the WTA event now known as the Connecticut Open, Aug. 15-23 in New Haven.
The following week, she will try to win a Grand Slam for the first time at the U.S. Open....