| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:49 AM
Brady Anderson is carving a small block of time out of his packed training schedule to demonstrate the true purpose of the athletic life, which is not about money or women or fame or even fun.
It's about beating you.
The field of play — in this...
| Oct 25, 2012
This is for all those people who are seriously ill and thinking they may never do what they love again.
I was like that in 2010, recovering from back-to-back breast cancer and heart surgeries and the aftermath. I thought tennis, which is my athletic...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:43 PM
Sustained greatness a plus
Los Angeles Times
Roger Federer became the No. 1 tennis player in the world Monday, one of the consequences of his 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Wimbledon victory over Andy Murray on Sunday.
He's also the best ever.
| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:02 PM
After he had moved into Wimbledon's fourth round Saturday, top-seeded and defending champion Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard, suggested that the top four players in the men's rankings now — himself, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray —...
| Jul 1, 2011
Invincible no more
Los Angeles Times
Roger Federer won't win another major title.
There is always going to be a Jo-Wilfried Tsonga now, someone younger, who is a bigger hitter and fearless.
Federer will have to be content with his 16...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Justin Gimelstob certainly is no Martin Luther King. But he has a dream.
He is unhappy that professional tennis left Los Angeles and he wants it back.
To that end, the first L.A. Tennis Challenge will be played Monday night at Pauley Pavilion. It is...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Boy did the IOC executive board make a huge blunder and underestimate exactly what it was doing when it made a purely political decision by recommending the removal of wrestling for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
How about golf?...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The first Grand Slam of the tennis calendar takes place at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, as the world’s best tennis players head Down Under. On the men’s side, Novak Djokovic won last year’s Australian Open, then went on to win...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Britain gripped with fever as Andy Murray fights for Wimbledon trophy; Nation hopes for British victory...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:52 AM
A high-ranking umpire on the U.S. professional tennis circuit arrested Tuesday in New York allegedly bludgeoned her 82-year-old husband to death with a coffee mug in Woodland Hills and then tried to make it look like he fell down the stairs, authorities...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:21 PM
NEW HAVEN — The only discernible wince of pain on this Friday would be on the face of tournament director Anne Worcester. She was disappointed. Understanding, but disappointed. And who in Worcester's position wouldn't be?
Caroline Wozniacki, the...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 6:20 PM
Several Januarys ago, Roger Federer --one of the greatest tennis players of all time -- cried after losing the Australian Open to his rival, Rafael Nadal, of Spain. The two men had battled five sets, for more than four hours, but the five-years-younger...