| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Aunque figura quinta en la clasificación mundial del tenis de acuerdo a los recientes rankings de la WTA, la rusa Maria Sharapova continúa, el menos en mi lista, como la tenista más sexy del mundo.
Alta (mide 6-20, esbelta (pesa 130 libras)...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Serena Williams has announced she will not play in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells next month.
Williams, who has not played at Indian Wells since 2001, had left her name on the preliminary entry list last month but withdrew Friday.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:10 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Serena Williams says she asked for a wild card into the Dubai Championships to combat boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend.
“My back finally started to feel better but it wasn't better in time...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:22 PM
The prestigious Indian Wells tennis tournament, the BNP Paribas Open, announced its list of entries Wednesday and one name jumped out.
While tournament officials were quick to point out that this did not mean definitively that she...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 6:06 PM
If you are heading to the desert for some tennis viewing over the next 12 days, get ready for more of the same. In the case of the prestigious BNP Paribas Open, that's not a bad thing.
There will be some radical differences in the physical plant,...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement.
Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Emotion and injury trumped great tennis Sunday in the women's final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
Flavia Pennetta of Italy won the title and the $1 million that went with it. Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was the 6-2, 6-1 victim, and her...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 5:48 PM
NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and her fifth U.S. Open on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over second-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Arthur Ashe Stadium court.
When Azarenka's final service return went long,...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Serena Williams' quest for an 18th career singles Grand Slam title will have to wait a few more months. The world No. 1 will have to start a new winning streak too.
Serbian Ana Ivanovic stunned Williams, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Sunday to reach the quarterfinals...
| 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 20, 2013
| 8:21 PM
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller received a six-game suspension under the NFL's substance-abuse policy Tuesday, taking away the best defensive player from a team many expect to make a run at the Super Bowl.
The league wanted a longer penalty for the...