| May 18, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Serena Williams continued her career-best winning streak, now at 23 matches, on Saturday to advance to the Italian Open championship match in Rome.
The top-ranked American stopped Simona Halep of Romania, 6-3, 6-0, in the semifinals and will try to...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Serena Williams extended the best run of her career on Sunday by winning the Italian Open title in a rout of third-seeded Victoria Azarenka on the clay in Rome.
The top-ranked American has now won 24 matches in a row and four consecutive tournament...
| Oct 30, 2012
Tennis champion Margaret Osborne duPont, the winner of 37 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles from the 1940s into the 1960s, has died in Texas. She was 94.
DuPont died Wednesday in El Paso while in hospice care, Mary Skinner of VNA Hospice said. The...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Robert J. Kelleher, who helped lead tennis into the modern open era while serving as president of the U.S. Lawn Tennis Assn. and who later became a U.S. District Court judge based in Los Angeles, has died. He was 99.
Kelleher, who was also captain of the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Mar 26, 2013
The biggest grand slam of Rod Laver's life had nothing to do with major tennis tournaments.
He met Mary Shelby Peterson at the Jack Kramer Tennis Club. Then, in 1966, at a church in San Rafael, he changed that to Mary Shelby Laver.
Game, set, match....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:56 PM
For a while Tuesday, the No. 1 men's tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, didn't play up to his rating and the No. 31 player, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, played well above his.
But, as so often happens in big tournaments such as the BNP...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Caroline Wozniacki made it back to the BNP Paribas Open women's final at Indian Wells on Friday night, fighting her way through a 2-hour 28-minute marathon that was mostly distinguishable by moonballs and service breaks.
Eighth-seeded Wozniacki of...
| Dec 30, 2011
Julia Sampson Hayward
Champion tennis player in 1950s
Julia Sampson Hayward, 77, a champion tennis player who won the women's doubles and mixed doubles titles at the 1953 Australian Open, died Tuesday at her home in Newport Beach of complications from a...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 4:33 AM
Tiger Woods, leading a tournament for only the second time this year, surrendered the lead by starting with three consecutive bogeys and stumbling his way through the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday in Sydney. Woods began the......