| Jul 8, 2013
| 4:46 PM
ESPN's gamble to serve more tennis appears to be paying off as the sports network said last weekend's Wimbledon championship matches produced some of the highest ratings for tennis in ESPN's 33-year history.
Last year, ESPN began providing TV coverage...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Perhaps the most distinctive thing about our new Wimbledon champion, Andy Murray, is that there is little distinctive about him.
Sure, he is a great tennis player. You don't roll out of bed and win Wimbledon.
But there is no Andre Agassi swagger, no...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Fresh-faced Josh Berry has done his homework.
His tennis homework, that is.
The youtube.com sensation has extensively studied tennis stars, from the likes of Andy Murray, the now-retired Andy Roddick, Novak Djokovic and, of course, Rafael Nadal....
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:52 AM
WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sloane Stephens’ Wimbledon journey ended Tuesday in the quarterfinals, taking the last American singles entrant out of the competition.
Stephens, who has trained in Carson at the U.S. Tennis Assn.'s Training Center-West...
| 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 27, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Things haven't looked this bad for American men's tennis in more than a century.
When top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia beat U.S. qualifier Bobby Reynolds, 7-6 (2), 6-3, 6-1, on Thursday, he eliminated the last of the 11 American men at Wimbledon....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Order was generally restored among the top seeds Tuesday at Wimbledon, where the No. 1 men’s and women’s players easily won their opening matches one day after No. 5 Rafael Nadal had been eliminated in a shocking straight-set defeat....
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Andy Murray still doesn't pack 'em in, even on a sultry desert-perfect night in a big-time tennis event. Not even when he has taken his game to a level projected by many to be unreachable by the always-solid Scot.
In Murray's case, the perception hasn't...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 11:25 PM
It would be hard to determine whether tennis gave itself a shot in the arm or shot itself in the foot Wednesday night.
The BNP Paribas Open is a premier event, played in a gorgeous stadium at a gorgeous time of the year in the Southern California...
| 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 1, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Justin Gimelstob certainly is no Martin Luther King. But he has a dream.
He is unhappy that professional tennis left Los Angeles and he wants it back.
To that end, the first L.A. Tennis Challenge will be played Monday night at Pauley Pavilion. It is...