| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:09 AM
SINGAPORE - French Open runner-up Simona Halep drilled world No. 1 and reigning two-time champion Serena Williams in Wednesday's round-robin action at the season-ending $6.5 million WTA Finals.
The fourth-seeded Halep stunned the U.S. Open champion...
| 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 6, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Kei Nishikori of Japan became the first Asian man to reach a Grand Slam final in the 137-year history of tennis’s biggest tournaments, beating top-seeded Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Saturday.
| 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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:38 AM
LONDON - Rafael Nadal's charge toward a third Wimbledon title came to a juddering halt in the fourth round on Tuesday when he was beaten by 19-year-old Australian wild card Nick Kyrgios 7-6(5), 5-7, 7-6(5), 6-3.
Ranked 144th in the world, Kyrgios...
| 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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:54 PM
LONDON - Grigor Dimitrov broke British hearts, ending Andy Murray's reign as Wimbledon champion with a surprisingly easy 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 victory in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
The third seed had confidently marched into the last eight without...
| 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...