| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:47 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams insisted her round-of-16 loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki wasn't a shock, because Lisicki is a good grass-court player with a "massive, massive serve" and was vastly underrated as the 23rd seed. In many ways,...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:28 PM
NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci had beaten Venus and Serena Williams in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
Thursday at the U.S. Open, the result was reversed. The Italians were overpowered by the unseeded Williams sisters, 6-...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:42 PM
NEW YORK -- Venus and Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open doubles tournament, eliminating 11th-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Safarova, 6-1, 7-6 (3), Wednesday.
The Williams sisters play only the occasional...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:23 PM
NEW YORK -- Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka, seeded fifth, knocked unseeded Serena and Venus Williams out of the U.S. Open women's doubles, 6-4, 6-2 in the semifinals Friday.
Serena Williams, who had first beaten fifth-seeded Li Na of China in a...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Defending champion Serena Williams advanced to the U.S. Open final with a 6-0, 6-3 victory on Friday over Li Na of China, setting up a rematch of last year's championship match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.
The second set was full of clever...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:05 AM
WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany proved on Tuesday that she’s more than a one-upset wonder.
Lisicki, who eliminated defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams in the round of 16 on Monday, became the first woman to...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Yes, it's that time of year again. Time for Forbes magazine to unveil its list of the 100 highest-paid athletes in the world.
After losing the top spot last year to boxer Floyd Mayweather, Tiger Woods reclaims the top spot, earning $78.1 million from...
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday.
The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th.
Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Before Tuesday, Serena Williams hadn't played competitive tennis in nearly a year. But going into her first-round match against Tsvetana Pironkova in Eastbourne, England, Williams said she was "feeling hot" even after the "long road back" from a pair of.....
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The world's top women's tennis stars mingled with celebrities like singer Liza Doolittle on Thursday night at a pre-Wimbledon party hosted by the Women's Tennis Assn., and with a high-style twist: The players were wearing exclusive gowns that British...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Serena Williams put up quite a fight but saw her comeback tournament come to an early end with a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5 loss to top-seeded Vera Zvonareva in Wednesday's second round at Eastbourne, England. Williams, who won her first......