| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:17 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:43 PM
CARLSBAD — Carla Suarez Navarro used a strong return game for a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Sachie Ishizu in the first round of the Southern California Open on Tuesday.
The eighth-seeded Spaniard took advantage of her Japanese opponent's serve by...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Rita Rudner is applying her comedic talent to the sale of her Dana Point beach house, and the result is a spot-on parody of a home marketing video.
Her husband, director-writer Martin Bergman, featured the Monarch Bay home in the 2011 film "Thanks,"...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:00 PM
WIMBLEDON, England -- As an adoring nation watched and roared, Andy Murray ended 77 years of frustration at Wimbledon by defeating No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4, on Sunday to become the first British man to win the singles championship...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:10 PM
CARLSBAD — Wild-card entrant Virginie Razzano stunned third-seeded Petra Kvitova, 6-7 (6), 7-5, 7-6 (8), on Friday in the Southern California Open quarterfinals.
Razzano, the Italian ranked No. 131 in the world, squandered four match points and...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:12 PM
From the first point, a crackling service winner, Samantha Stosur seemed totally focused on erasing a negative mark on her record.
While the 29-year-old Stosur had won a U.S. Open title two years ago, upsetting Serena Williams in the final, the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Not only is Billie Jean King arguably the greatest female tennis player the world has ever seen, she's also considered, along with Gloria Steinem, one of the godmothers of modern-day feminism. And now, she's the first sports figure to ever be given the...
| 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
| 3:42 PM
The Tennis Channel wants back on the court.
The cable network has petitioned the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in an effort to reverse a May ruling by three of the judges there regarding a dispute with Comcast Corp.
| 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 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-...