| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:20 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — While Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Laura Robson offered tantalizing glimpses into tennis' future, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reinforced their current dominance.
Top-ranked Djokovic and Williams glided into the...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:56 PM
WIMBLEDON, England —- Whether it's Sabine Lisicki or Marion Bartoli who receives the Venus Rosewater Dish on Saturday, the Wimbledon women's champion will be a deserving first-time Grand Slam victor.
Lisicki, the German-born 23rd-seeded player who...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:40 AM
WIMBLEDON, England -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany was previously best known during this year’s Wimbledon tournament for upsetting favored Serena Williams in the round of 16. Lisicki will now be even better known as a first-time Wimbledon finalist....
| 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
| 6:09 PM
NEW YORK — Victoria Duval, a 17-year-old from Atlanta whose father had to be dug out from the rubble of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, upset 2011 U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur on Tuesday at the U.S. Open.
On her fourth match point Duval crushed a...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:34 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — There's nothing conventional about Marion Bartoli on a tennis court.
Her serve is anything but smooth. She pounds the ball with two hands from both sides, styled after Monica Seles. She can't stand still between points,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Four months later, the Philadelphia 76ers have a new coach.
A person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press on Monday that the 76ers have hired San Antonio assistant Brett Brown to replace Doug Collins, who resigned in April.
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Samantha Stosur, Maria Kirilenko play record-setting tiebreak at U.S. Open....