| Sep 2, 2013
| 10:17 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer moved as if the tennis court were an unfamiliar place, a place where he needed guidance, where he needed advice on how to hit a forehand or when to unleash that one-handed backhand that had earned him five U.S. Open...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:46 PM
NEW YORK — It took Serena Williams 19 minutes to win the first set of her U.S. Open quarterfinal match against 18th-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro on the Spaniard's 25th birthday.
The second set wasn't much better for Suarez Navarro, who received...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 9:30 PM
Samantha Stosur, seeded fifth, will play top-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Sunday in the final of the Southern California Open. Stosur defeated 131st-ranked Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano, 7-6 (2), 6-3, in Saturday night's semifinal.
Earlier in the day...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka beat seventh-seeded Ana Ivanovic, 6-0, 4-6, 6-3, Saturday in an unevenly played semifinal at the Southern California Open in Carlsbad.
Azarenka will play in Sunday's 2 p.m. final against the winner of Saturday night's...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:10 PM
CARLSBAD — Wild-card entrant Virginie Razzano stunned third-seeded Petra Kvitova, 6-7 (6), 7-5, 7-6 (8), on Friday in the Southern California Open quarterfinals.
Razzano, the Italian ranked No. 131 in the world, squandered four match points and...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Victoria Azarenka, the third-ranked player in the world and a two-time winner of the Australian Open, is playing her first match since she withdrew from Wimbledon last month before the second round.
Azarenka, who had been seeded second at Wimbledon,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Martina Hingis, recently inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, announced Tuesday that she will play doubles with Daniela Hantuchova at the Southern California Open at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in Carlsbad.
Hingis, 32, won the...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:14 PM
LONDON — After a week filled by a headline-grabbing, off-court tiff with Maria Sharapova and a series of apologies stemming from a magazine profile, Serena Williams got back to doing what she does best.
Better than anyone in the world right now,...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:05 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — Surely, someone made a mistake.
The intended order of play for the round of 16 at Wimbledon on Monday omitted seven-time champion Roger Federer and two-time champion Rafael Nadal. World No. 3 Maria Sharapova and two-time...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:36 PM
WIMBLEDON, England — The abnormal has become the new normal at Wimbledon, where one of the women's semifinalists was playing too poorly a year ago to compete here and the lone remaining past champion was eliminated Tuesday in the quarterfinals...
| 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,...