| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:29 AM
PARIS - It wasn't easy and at times it wasn't pretty, but Maria Sharapova turned up the heat over three sets against up-and-coming Canadian Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday to reach her third consecutive French Open final.
For a time, the woman being...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once.
She was two...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Three of tennis’ marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path.
That’s relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set. The others...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Roger Federer won the Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time by defeating Alejandro Falla, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (3), in the final on Sunday in Halle, Germany, while Ana Ivanovic captured her first grass-court title in almost a decade with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:50 PM
In the category of possible last hurrahs, the 128th edition of the All-England Lawn and Tennis Club's annual party on the grass may be hosting something exceptional this year.
Will this be the last time they'll be serving strawberries and cream with...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 11:57 AM
WIMBLEDON, England - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal and Swiss stars Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka were a trio of opening-round winners Tuesday at Wimbledon.
The second-seeded Nadal had to come from behind to beat capable Slovak Martin Klizan 4-6, 6-3, 6-3,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:31 AM
LONDON - Serena Williams was forced to pull out of her doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon on Tuesday after feeling unwell.
Up against German/Swiss duo Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, the 32-year-old American looked in distress when...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:47 PM
LONDON (AP) — For a set and a half, Rafael Nadal looked in danger of tumbling out in the first round of Wimbledon for the second year in a row. The left-hander dominating play on Centre Court was not the 14-time Grand Slam champion, it was 51st-...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:38 PM
The inescapable conclusion, after watching a young French woman jerk Serena Williams around the tennis court at Wimbledon here Saturday like she had her on a string, is that Father Time has arrived for a talk.
Maybe, in Williams’ case, it is...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:30 PM
WIMBLEDON — It rained late in the day Thursday at Wimbledon, leaving only Roger Federer's match under the closed roof to carry on.
And that one didn't last long.
Federer, racing against Father Time to win an eighth title here, sent Gilles Muller...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:26 PM
LONDON -- It was not quite a Jill Craybas moment for Serena Williams at a soggy Wimbledon on Saturday but her third round defeat by Frenchwoman Alize Cornet was shocking all the same.
Just as when she was beaten by obscure fellow American Craybas at the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:16 PM
LONDON -- Andy Murray continued his winning ways at the All England Club on a rainy Monday at Wimbledon.
The third-seeded British star got past 20th-seeded, 6-foot-8 South African Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in 2 hours, 33 minutes under the roof...