| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:40 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - French Open champion Rafael Nadal will face his 2012 Wimbledon nemesis, Lukas Rosol, on Thursday, knowing he will have to up his game to avoid another second-round exit at the hands of the Czech world number 52.
After a first-round...
| 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,...
| 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 7, 2014
| 9:52 AM
PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final.
Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:03 PM
Reese Stalder earns respect on the tennis court, not only for his big serve and great hands but also for the way that he plays the game.
Stalder is not one of those players who calls every close ball "out." But if his opponent is doing so, he also is...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:58 PM
| May 24, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican player to win a WTA title by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday in the Strasbourg International final in France.
“It's amazing to do this coming from such a small island, where...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:18 PM
After a fine regular season, Alex Sarkissian capped his exceptional collegiate career with a memorable playoff run.
It’s something Sarkissian, a Pepperdine University men’s tennis player and former Glendale Community College standout, said he...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:22 PM
POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. — With no menus, countless courses and a setting so relaxed you can eat farm-fresh veggies with your fingers, a meal at Blue Hill at Stone Barns is a one-of-a-kind experience along many dimensions.
Located about 25 miles...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:59 PM
OJAI — Austin Di Giulio waited and waited Saturday afternoon. Then, he waited some more.
The 14-year-old from Newport Beach was scheduled to play in the Ojai Tennis Tournament boys' 14s championship match at noon at Libbey Park. That became 2 p.m....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Dieter Ruehle had a busy day Saturday.
First, he stopped by Staples Center, as he normally would for Kings’ games since he’s the music director for them and the Lakers.
But before the game ended, he had to leave for LAX to begin his...