| 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...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Much has been made of Andy Murray's win at Wimbledon, widely and incorrectly headlined as the first Brit to win a singles tennis final there since Fred Perry pulled it off in 1936.
Virginia Wade did it in 1977. And four other women had done it before...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 3:43 PM
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Most people know Venus Williams for her ferocious backhand and overall power on the tennis court, but the 33-year-old athlete has also been an effective activist, specifically when it comes to the...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Andy Roddick might have thought that it would be the end of grueling travel schedules when he retired from professional tennis last September.
That hasn't entirely been true for Roddick, the former world No. 1 and 2003 U.S. Open champion. This week...
| Jul 13, 2013
Martina Hingis, known as the "Swiss Miss" during her tennis playing days when she won five Grand Slam events, should be enjoying a stellar week as she prepares to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday in Newport, R.I. But...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Maria Sharapova didn't take long in hiring a new coach, announcing on Saturday that Jimmy Connors will replace Thomas Hogstedt, who oversaw her training for the last three years and helped her return to the No. 1 ranking in women's tennis.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:05 PM
WIMBLEDON -- Andy Murray will get his date with history in the Wimbledon final for the second consecutive year.
Murray, the runner-up to Roger Federer last year and the No. 2-seeded player in this year’s tournament, outlasted No. 24 Jerzy Janowicz...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 10:43 AM
WIMBLEDON -- In a semifinal match that will be remembered for the valor of both players and the astonishingly high quality of tennis over a record 4 hours 43 minutes, top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia held off an injured but persistent Juan Martin del...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 61-minute victory over Kimiko Date-Krumm on Saturday.
The top-seeded Williams overwhelmed her 42-year-old opponent, 6-1, 6-0, on Center Court for her 600th career win.
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Play at Wimbledon doesn’t start until Monday but Maria Sharapova delivered the first stinging forehand Saturday when she pointedly criticized the off-court conduct of one of her chief rivals, top-seeded Serena Williams.
Speaking at a pre-...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Top-seeded Serena Williams, who will begin pursuit of her 17th Grand Slam title on Tuesday when she faces Mandy Minella of Luxembourg on Wimbledon’s famed Center Court, on Sunday apologized for comments about a teenage rape victim in Steubenville,...