| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:03 AM
After qualifying for state last year, Lincoln-Way Central tennis player Sarah Florek has a new challenge ahead of her – finding a new doubles partner. Since her previous partner graduated, head coach Sue Schneider said that Florek is participating...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:03 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska, ranked fourth in the world and seeded second at this week's Southern California Open in Carlsbad, was recently featured in ESPN The Magazine body issue, which shows athletes tastefully unclothed.
Radwanska's photo shoot had her...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:39 AM
In her fourth and final year on Batavia’s varsity tennis team, Jenny Mizikar is keen on making history. Aside from wanting to help her team win its fourth conference title in as many years, head coach Brad Nelson says that Mizikar needs 21 wins this...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:46 PM
NEW YORK — John Isner had played long and late Thursday to pull out a physically taxing four-set win over flashy Frenchman Gael Monfils, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4) at the U.S. Open.
The New York crowd had firmly planted itself on the side of the...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 8:22 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday.
Just not Sunday.
Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:11 PM
NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part.
She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment.
Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 9:50 PM
NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 8:17 PM
Rita Rudner is applying her comedic talent to the sale of her Dana Point beach house, and the result is a spot-on parody of a home marketing video.
Her husband, director-writer Martin Bergman, featured the Monarch Bay home in the 2011 film "Thanks,"...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers.
The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Samantha Stosur, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open over Serena Williams, defeated top-seeded Victoria Azarenka for the first time in her career in a 6-2, 6-3 upset in the finals of the Southern California Open for her first tournament victory since that...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:12 PM
From the first point, a crackling service winner, Samantha Stosur seemed totally focused on erasing a negative mark on her record.
While the 29-year-old Stosur had won a U.S. Open title two years ago, upsetting Serena Williams in the final, the...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:58 AM
The nation's oldest black amateur tennis association wants to build its first permanent home and training center in Fort Lauderdale's historic black Sistrunk Boulevard community.
Once completed, the estimated $6 million facility — excluding land,...