| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Spain's Rafael Rafa Nadal has pulled out of his U.S. Open title defense this month because of a wrist problem, the world number two said on Monday.
The 28-year-old Spaniard sustained the injury in practice last month and has been training with a cast on...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:08 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - A resurgent Roger Federer has qualified for a record 13th consecutive ATP World Tour Finals in comfortable fashion, in marked contrast to 2013 when he squeezed in the week before the end-of-season tournament in London.
| Aug 17, 2014
| 4:20 PM
NEW HAVEN — When Simona Halep was asked Sunday who her toughest opponent is, the answer came quickly and without hesitation.
"Maria Sharapova," Halep said. "She's beat me five times already."
Sharapova won't be in New Haven this week. She'll...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 3:56 PM
(Reuters) - Roger Federer's hopes of adding to his record grand slam haul got a boost as he beat Spain's David Ferrer 6-3 1-6 6-2 to win the Western and Southern Open title in Cincinnati on Sunday in the last key U.S. Open tune-up event.
It marked the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Ashok Amritraj, the former tennis pro turned Hollywood producer, has sold a home in the Encino/Sherman Oaks area for $1.675 million.
The Hyde Park Entertainment chief executive put the tennis court estate on the market earlier this year after buying...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4.
On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:04 AM
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Men's tennis will see a flurry of women coaches after Andy Murray broke down a gender barrier by hiring Amelie Mauresmo, says 18-times grand slam singles champion Martina Navratilova who is open to tutoring men.
Briton Murray raised...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:27 AM
NEW HAVEN -- Each year, chaos ensues in the final days before Connecticut's professional tennis tournament is unveiled.
There are signage and advertising details to complete, site preparation and landscaping issues that require attention, ticket...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:53 PM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been awarded a wild card for the U.S. Open by Tennis Australia after his drop down the world rankings had threatened to send him back to qualifying for the last grand slam tournament of the year.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum:
"You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you."
Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
| Jul 1, 2014
For ESPN sportscaster Chris Fowler and his wife, Jennifer Dempster, travel is a way of life. "We never get sick of it," says Fowler, 51. "Travel really is our vice, moreso than any possessions. We will spend money to enjoy a nice trip and see a place we...