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Womens Tennis

Li Na Avenges 2012 Loss

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Li Na looked like a Grand Slam champion, while Laura Robson looked like a promising teenager. The fifth-seeded Li avenged her third-rou...

Serena Breezes Through 2nd Round

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Defending champion and top-seeded Serena Williams reached the third round of the U.S. Open with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Galina Voskob...

Major Upset At US Open

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Sara Errani didn't feel like a big favorite at the U.S. Open, even though her seeding said she was. On Thursday, against her friend and...

Sloane Continues To Advance

AP | Posted 08.29.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Sloane Stephens' second-round match at the U.S. Open did not get started until nearly midnight, and the 15th-seeded American made sure she...

Venus Eliminated Early Again

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- After her latest early Grand Slam exit, Venus Williams was asked what the future holds for her at the U.S. Open. In one breath, William...

Wozniacki Holds Off Qualifier In 1st Round

AP | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Sixth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki held off qualifier Duan Ying-Ying to win her first-round match at the U.S. Open. With boyfriend Rory McIl...

No. 7 Seed Needs 3 Sets To Advance

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Petra Kvitova likes the calm of Wimbledon, where she won her only Grand Slam title in 2011. The bustle of New York – not so much. And...

Venus Pulls Off 1st-Round Upset

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Venus Williams earned one of her biggest wins since she pulled out of the U.S. Open two years ago because of illness, upsetting 12th-seede...

Tennis Player Hits Line Judge With Ball

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — A tennis player was defaulted from her match at the Citi Open after hitting a line judge in the knee with a ball after losing a po...

LOOK: Hingis Wins In WTA Return

AP | KEVIN SCATTAREGGIA | Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Martina Hingis won in her return to the WTA Tour, teaming with Daniela Hantuchova for a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Julia Goerges ...

Early Exit For Sloane Stephens

AP | BENJAMIN STANDIG | Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Coaches often tell players to practice the way you play. That strategy didn't work out for Sloane Stephens....

Sharapova Hires New Coach

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.12.2013 | Sports

Maria Sharapova has hired Jimmy Connors as her new coach. A day after announcing she was parting with Thomas Hogstedt, Sharapova posted on her websit...

Last U.S. Player Eliminated At Wimbledon

AP | Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Marion Bartoli of France eliminated the last U.S. player at Wimbledon on Tuesday, reaching her third Grand Slam semifinal by beating Sloane ...

Robson Ousted At Wimbledon

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Laura Robson toed the baseline, then vaulted into her serving motion. The ball landed five feet behind the line. Moments later, she bounced...

Last American Standing At Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.31.2013 | Sports

LONDON — Without a doubt, Grand Slam tournaments bring out the best in Sloane Stephens, the last American singles player still around at the All...

WATCH: Serena Crashes Out Of Wimbledon

AP | MATTIAS KAREN | Posted 08.31.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Serena Williams joined a growing list of marquee names eliminated early at this wild and unpredictable Wimbledon. The defending champion ...

Round Of 16

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Of the 32 men and women set to play in Wimbledon's fourth round on Monday, 10 will be trying to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the firs...

Serena Earns Milestone Victory

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Serena Williams earned her 600th career victory by brushing aside 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-2, 6-0 on Centre Court to reach the fourth...

British Teen Pulls Off Amazing Comeback

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.29.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Still only 19, Laura Robson is busy accumulating a list of accomplishments that include the words "first British woman since." At last year...

U.S. Teen Reaches Third Round At Wimbledon

AP | Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- American teenager Madison Keys reached the third round in her Wimbledon debut by beating 30th-seeded Mona Barthel of Germany 6-4, 6-2 Thursd...

Serena And Djokovic Restore Order

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

LONDON — What a stark statistic for the nation of Bill Tilden and Don Budge, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi: It's...

Serena Easily Advances

AP | MATTIAS KAREN | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Five-time champion Serena Williams avoided the kind of early upset that has sent many top players tumbling out of Wimbledon, beating Carolin...

Sharapova Out

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of Wimbledon by a 131st-ranked qualifier on a day when injuries forced the withdrawal of seven other pl...

British Teen Scores Major Upset At Wimbledon

AP | SAMUEL PETREQUIN | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports

LONDON — Laura Robson became the first British woman to defeat a top-10 player at the All England Club in 15 years when she beat 10th-seeded Mar...

Serena Cruises Through Wimbledon Opener

AP | MATTIAS KAREN | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports

LONDON -- Back in her comfort zone on Wimbledon's Centre Court, Serena Williams delivered a statement that no one can argue with: When her powerful se...