| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:46 PM
NEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have been good friends for the past six or seven years. But they haven't played each other since 2011, in an International Tennis Federation event in Prague, which Rybarikova won.
They will face...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:35 PM
NEW HAVEN — The friendship was forged when they faced each other for the first time in 2007.
In the years since, Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have practiced together and developed a bond. When each advanced to the Connecticut Open final,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Julie Heldman will turn on the TV set often the next two weeks. At home in Santa Monica, she will watch, as always, with nostalgia and amazement, as the U.S. Open tennis tournament unfolds.
"Every shot, they hit all out," she says. "I marvel at that....
| 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 25, 2014
| 6:13 PM
The age-is-just-a-number cliche got a nice boost Monday at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
Venus Williams, 34, struggled through a three-set match to beat Kimiko Date-Krumm, soon to be 44.
No oxygen masks were needed. The players did not come out...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Things are going well for Petra Kvitova. She won Wimbledon for the second time in July. She just signed a contract with IMG Worldwide, joining the likes of Maria Sharapova and Li Na. And she's gearing up to play in the U.S. Open next month.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:56 PM
"The Biggest Loser" aims to put a controversial season in the rear-view mirror as it announced its Season 16 cast Wednesday featuring 20 former athletes who've let their fitness levels slide -- and a new gig for trainer Bob Harper.
The theme for the new...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
I spoke to Vincent Trocheck yesterday and again today about his chances of making the Panthers out of training camp, and today we met with two other top prospects in Aaron Ekblad, the overall No. 1 draft pick last June, and pint-sized dynamo Rocco...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Having a bad tennis day? Worse yet, a bad tennis year? Improve your game amid the rolling hills, blue waters and secluded beaches of Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, where Rosewood Little Dix Bay offers Legends Camp, a five-day tennis getaway....
| Sep 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Marin Cilic completed a sensational set of semifinal shockers by upsetting 17-time grand slam winner Roger Federer 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the final of the U.S. Open.
Croatian 14th seed Cilic's opponent in Monday's final...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:56 PM
NEW YORK — Serena Williams will attempt to salvage a difficult year and Caroline Wozniacki will attempt to jump-start a career on Sunday.
When they meet in the U.S. Open final in 23,000-seat Ashe Stadium, Williams will be the overwhelming favorite,...