| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:25 AM
NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on Saturday....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:37 AM
NEW YORK — Former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic and former Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova advanced into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, but in totally different ways,
Ivanovic, seeded 13th, looking almost regal with her head held high,...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Serena Williams won the Rogers Cup women's title for the third time and Rafael Nadal matched that feat while playing spoiler in the men's tournament to capture his eighth title of the year.
Williams routed unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea, 6-2, 6-0,...
| 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...
| 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 26, 2013
| 11:40 AM
The injuries just kept coming Wednesday at Wimbledon, increasing to seven the number of withdrawals or retirements by players during matches.
In addition to injury-related withdrawals by No. 2 women’s seed Victoria Azarenka and No. 10 men’...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 12:51 AM
On a long day of tennis in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, fifth-seeded former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic was among the casualties in matches that finished during daylight hours. She lost in a three-set battle, 4-6, 6-4,...
| 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 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Venus Williams feels good heading into Wimbledon next week despite a 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 loss to Daniela Hantuchova in Thursday's Eastbourne quarterfinals. “It's not the best luck today, but I feel good about my preparation," said Williams, who was...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Not long after the Wimbledon seedings were announced Wednesday, the women's field was shaken up as No. 2 seed Kim Clijsters of Belgium withdrew a day after injuring her right foot at the UNICEF Open in the Netherlands. "At this......
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Sabine Lisicki, a 21-year-old from Germany who needed a wild-card invitation to get into the Wimbledon draw, served nine big aces and recovered from losing three match points in the second set to upset ninth-seeded Marion Bartoli, 6-4, 6-7 (4),......