| 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
| 7:56 PM
For a while Tuesday, the No. 1 men's tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, didn't play up to his rating and the No. 31 player, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria, played well above his.
But, as so often happens in big tournaments such as the BNP...
| 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 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 16, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Gene Mako, 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 Angeles, said his wife, Laura. He was 97 and had...
| 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...
| 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...