| Jun 16, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Champion tennis player in 1930s
Gene Mako, 97, a champion tennis player who paired with the legendary Don Budge to win four doubles titles at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in the 1930s, died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Tennis Umpire Lois "Lolo" Goodman was reinstated as a professional referee Friday in the wake of a decision by prosecutors to drop charges that she bludgeoned her husband to death, her attorney said Friday....
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:34 PM
When prosecutors decided to drop a murder charge against professional tennis umpire Lois Goodman, they gave no explanation. But a defense team pathology report by a former New York medical examiner reveals the head wound authorities had portrayed as...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Gussy Moran, who gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament and who lived a life of celebrity for many years, died Wednesday night in her small Los Angeles apartment in...
| 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 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,...
| 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 4, 2013
| 8:56 AM
PARIS — Serena Williams laughed at herself, screamed at herself, violently shook her uncooperative racket and cocked it over her head, threatening to fling it before she changed her mind.
Williams finally found a way out of her funk — and...
| May 18, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Serena Williams continued her career-best winning streak, now at 23 matches, on Saturday to advance to the Italian Open championship match in Rome.
The top-ranked American stopped Simona Halep of Romania, 6-3, 6-0, in the semifinals and will try to...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Just one week after touting its strength to advertisers and declaring it wasn't worried about new competition from Fox Sports, ESPN is cutting its staff.
The moves are part of an overall cost-cutting effort by ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. Earlier this...