| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:45 AM
A semblance of order was restored at Wimbledon on Thursday, a contrast to Wednesday’s wild upsets and withdrawals.
No. 1 seed Serena Williams eased past Caroline Garcia of France, 6-3, 6-2, in 67 minutes in her second-round match Williams’...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1.
Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 7:55 PM
On the day after its longest day, the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament at Indian Wells had the longest lull in the action Thursday.
Two women's stars, No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, and No. 7 Samantha Stosur, pulled out of separate quarterfinals and the day...
| 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...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
On a hot summer-like Sunday afternoon, in a stadium that rises out of the Southern California desert like a huge misplaced castle, Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal slid onto his back and into the bright lights of his sport once again.
It was match point...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:57 AM
The controversial decision to seed two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal at No. 5 in this year’s tournament means that he could face seven-time winner Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, a possibility that arose Friday when the tournament draw...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:23 AM
PARIS — Rafael Nadal won an epic semifinal against Novak Djokovic at the French Open to remain the King of Clay — for another couple of days, at least.
The seven-time champion twice let a lead slip away in the fourth set Friday, then came...
| 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...
| May 12, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Serena Williams retained her No. 1 ranking in the world on Sunday when she defeated second-ranked Maria Sharapova in straight sets to win the Madrid Open.
Williams claimed the 50th tournament title in her illustrious career with the 6-1, 6-4 victory....
| May 11, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Maria Sharapova, the epitome of grace and elegance on and off the court, has kept her private life rather private over the years, including her romance and subsequent engagement to former Laker Sasha Vujacic.
Since the former No. 1 women's tennis player...