| Mar 22, 2014
| 9:56 PM
MIAMI (Reuters) - World number one Rafa Nadal launched his bid for one of the few titles to elude him by crushing Australian Lleyton Hewitt 6-1 6-3 on Saturday to reach the third round of the Sony Open.
The Spaniard has won 62 titles, including 13...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:35 PM
They were in different parts of the tennis action Saturday at the Sony Open, and each arrived with different expectations, one of them propping up the women's game and the other in the background chorus of a healthy men's game.
So much separated...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:51 PM
KEY BISCAYNE — After needing 2 hours and 32 minutes and three sets to fend off France's Caroline Garcia in the Sony Open on Saturday, Serena Williams spent only about two and a half minutes summarizing the scare before bolting from her post-match...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The World Team Tennis regular season runs from July 6-23, with the semifinals July 24 and the championship match July 27.
The Mid-Atlantic Section's own Washington Kastles have been the league's dominant team, and there are three pros who played...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Roger Federer won the men's tennis semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Saturday. Both of them.
Little did Federer know that, when he waltzed past Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine, 6-3, 6-1, in 1 hour 1 minute, he would have time to get...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Every once in awhile, life reaches up, grabs you by the lapel and says, "This is it, kid. Here's your big chance."
Life did that Friday to John Isner.
He won his way into the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. And with his 7-6 (4), 7-...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:22 PM
A strange desert wind blew through Indian Wells and its Taj Mahal tennis facility in late afternoon Thursday, turning a women's quarterfinal into Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey.
But it disappeared in time for the appearance of the evening's royalty,...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Monday was a good day for weather and a bad day for defending champions in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Hours before men's 2013 champion Rafael Nadal was upset, 2013 women's champion Maria Sharapova went out at the hands of...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:10 PM
With the star of the day, second-seeded Novak Djokovic, advancing as expected Sunday, it seemed timely to survey the results of tennis players from the United States. This BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is, after all, one of the country's bigger...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Remember when we used to have exciting, successful men’s tennis players from the United States? Come on. Think hard. Press those thumbs to your temples.
Some hints. John McEnroe. Jimmy Connors. Pete Sampras. Michael Chang. Jim Courier. Andre...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:05 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final at the United Arab Emirates.
The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card,...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:18 AM
When it comes to capturing that particular South Florida brand of “culture” –– a paella of high art and low, music and film, fashion and skin, food and drinks, all unlimited by ethnicity, age and geography (unless traffic is really...