| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:28 AM
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Stanislas Wawrinka backed up his upset of four-time champion Novak Djokovic by reaching his first Grand Slam final with a 6-3, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (4) win over Tomas Berdych in the Australian Open semifinals on...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Lindsay Davenport has been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Knowing her, when word got out, she probably asked for a recount, just to make sure she hadn't bumped out somebody else more deserving.
She is 37 now, lives in Orange County,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Reed Garrett pitched a no-hitter as VMI beat Lafayette (Pa.) 3-0 Friday in the Keydets' home opener.
Garrett, a junior, struck out 13 and allowed just one baserunner, a fifth-inning, seven-pitch walk to first baseman Campbell Lipe that...
| 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...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time.
It wouldn't have seemed out of...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
She plays a warm-weather sport, but Maria Sharapova will be part of NBC's Winter Olympics coverage in Sochi, Russia in February.
Sharapova, who carried the flag for her Russia at the 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony in London, will be a...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
There have been few sporting events, for this reporter anyway, as exciting as the 1991 U.S. Open when Jimmy Connors, at 39, improbably made it to the semifinals with the excitement and tension and noise and fan delight building during each match Connors...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Bob and Mike Bryan, the tennis doubles-playing twins from Camarillo, were named by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as the 2012-13 team of the year for its gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.
After winning Wimbledon in 2013, the Bryans became the...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:39 PM
NEW YORK — Roger Federer, owner of 17 Grand Slam titles, the most in history, opened his U.S. Open on Tuesday with a sloppy win over Grega Zemlja 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. Federer had originally been scheduled to play Monday night but rain postponed the match....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Su'a Cravens wasted no time making an impression for USC by intercepting a pass in the first quarter of the Trojans' 30-13 victory at Hawaii.
Now the freshman safety is looking forward to his first game in the Coliseum.
Cravens will start again on...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:03 PM
WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Second-seeded Andy Murray came back from down two sets in the quarterfinals and kept alive his quest to become the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936.
With the crowd at Center Court roaring in support,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Tennis player Martina Hingis and her mother-coach, Melanie Molitor, have been accused of attacking Hingis' estranged husband, according to several European publications. Hingis' boyfriend, Mario Widmer, was also involved in the attack, the reports said....