| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Sidney Anne Willson, a stellar multisport athlete who went on to help her son run a horse-breeding farm in Howard County, died in her sleep Tuesday of natural causes at Shady Grove Center in Rockville. She was 87.
In addition to tennis, a sport in which...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Three trailblazers came together Saturday night at a swanky fundraiser for the athletic program at Cal State L.A.:
Billie Jean King, Tommie Smith and John Carlos.
The university's young students might not know their stories, but they are reaping the...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:33 AM
SHANGHAI, China - Roger Federer outlasted Gilles Simon to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday for his fourth title of the season.
The Swiss star will move to No. 2 in the world following a 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-2) victory.
Federer, 33, was broken on his...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Madrid, 7 oct (EFE).- Gonzalo Guerra Flecha, fundador y cirujano de aparato digestivo del Centro Médico-Quirúrgico de Enfermedades Digestivas, señaló a EFE sobre "el principio de apendicitis" del tenista español Rafael Nadal, que los "antibióticos son...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:08 PM
NEW YORK -- History, redemption and glory will be on the line when Japan's Kei Nishikori and Croatia's Marin Cilic battle for the U.S. Open men's title on Monday.
It will be the first time since the Australian Open final in 2005 that a men's grand slam...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:21 AM
BEIJING -- Rafa Nadal's return to action came to a shuddering halt on Friday when the Spaniard was beaten by Slovakia's Martin Klizan in a late-night quarter-final duel at the China Open.
After world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had continued his march through...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 7:58 PM
NEW YORK -- Grand slam king Roger Federer came back with renewed vigor after a weather delay to rout Spaniard Marcel Granollers 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 and charge into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday.
The 42nd-ranked Granollers surprisingly led...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:43 PM
NEW YORK -- Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Monday and reach the pinnacle of the sport one year after a doping ban kept him out of the year's final grand slam.
The big-serving Croatian...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:48 PM
NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday.
Williams defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, 6-3, 6-3, to keep her...
| 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...
| 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...