| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Kim Clijsters gave birth to her second child, Jack Leon Lynch, on Wednesday, both the retired Belgian tennis great and husband Brian Lynch announced on Twitter.
Jack Leon Lynch is born! Born at 7.06 pm tonight and we are both doing well... His big...
| Sep 10, 2013
NEW YORK — America had barely begun dinner late Monday afternoon when John McEnroe announced from his CBS booth that, "This is a huge match for our sport."
It was a match that would determine our national tennis championship. And, yes, Rafael Nadal...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The producers of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentaries introduce a summer spinoff exploring captivating stories of women in sports as told by female filmmakers. Nine for IX — named after Title IX, the 1972 legislation best known for providing equal...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:13 PM
NEW YORK -- Right from the start, Roger Federer looked very little like, well, the Roger Federer who routinely reached the final weekend at Grand Slam tournaments.
In the opening game of his fourth-round match at the U.S. Open, the owner of 17 major...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 1:17 PM
NEW YORK -- Bob and Mike Bryan, the twin brothers from Camarillo and the top-ranked doubles team, survived a third-round match against Canadians Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil on Sunday at the U.S. Open.
The Bryans came away with a 6-7 (1), 7-5, 6-2...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:25 AM
NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:13 PM
NEW YORK — Serena Williams is 31 years old and if she wins the U.S. Open for the fifth time she will be the oldest women's singles champion ever at the event. She's also played 64 matches this year, the most in her career, a statistic Williams...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The U.S. Open tennis tournament begins Monday. Describing it is almost as hard as playing in it.
It is the most difficult tournament in the world to win, and that certainly includes the other three majors. Australia is friendly, exotic in its distance,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer, owner of 17 Grand Slam titles, the most in history, opened his U.S. Open on Tuesday with a sloppy win over Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. Federer had originally been scheduled to play Monday night but rain postponed the match....
| Aug 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
NEW YORK -- Rafael Nadal has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, an enviable record. But eight of those have come on the soft red clay at the French Open.
So after Nadal lost in the first round at Wimbledon to unheralded Steve Darcis two months ago, few...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
NEW HAVEN — In a span of a few months last year, Yasmin Schnack went from playing doubles at Wimbledon to living in the real world.
Schnack, who helped UCLA to its only NCAA team title in 2008, turned pro upon graduation. But life on the tour...