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Sharapova withdraws with injury

/ Aug 3, 2017

Sharapova withdraws with injury

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the WTA Bank of the West Classic just before her scheduled second-round match on Wednesday with a left arm injury, tournament officials announced. "We're sad to announce that @mariasharapova has withdrawn after doctor's advice regarding her left ...

/ Aug 2, 2017

Date to play at Japan Women's Open

Former world No. 4 Kimiko Date has been invited to compete at the Japan Women's Open next month, the Japan Tennis Association said Wednesday. The 46-year-old Date, a sponsors' invite for the Sept. 11-17 event at Tokyo's Ariake Tennis Forest Park, made her competitive comeback ...

Nishikori makes winning start at Citi Open

/ Aug 2, 2017

Nishikori makes winning start at Citi Open

Second seed Kei Nishikori got off to a winning start at the rain-delayed Citi Open on Tuesday, posting a three-sets win over American Donald Young in the second round. Nishikori, who had a first-round bye, prevailed 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5) in a match that lasted ...

/ Jul 29, 2017

Nishikori seeded second for Citi Open

Kei Nishikori will be seeded second at the men's singles at Citi Open after the draw was made on Friday. Nishikori, ranked eighth in the world, will enter the tournament from the second round and faces the winner of a match between Americans Donald Young ...

Djokovic to miss remainder of 2017 season

/ Jul 26, 2017

Djokovic to miss remainder of 2017 season

Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of this season because of an injured right elbow. That means Djokovic will pull out of the U.S. Open and end his streak of participating in 51 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments. The two-time U.S. Open champion announced the news Wednesday, ...

Australian tennis legend Rose passes away at 87

/ Jul 25, 2017

Australian tennis legend Rose passes away at 87

Australian two-time Grand Slam singles champion Mervyn Rose, who went on to coach greats Margaret Court and Billie Jean King, has died, tennis officials said Tuesday Rose, who won the Australian Open and French Open along with five Grand Slam doubles titles, was 87. "The tennis ...

Muguruza claims Wimbledon title

/ Jul 16, 2017

Muguruza claims Wimbledon title

As a kid, Garbine Muguruza sat in awe in front of the TV as the Williams sisters accumulated Grand Slam titles. They were her role models. Now Muguruza is all grown up, an emerging tennis star in her own right — and, as of Saturday, ...

Federer into final for 11th time

/ Jul 15, 2017

Federer into final for 11th time

They love their history around these parts and they love Roger Federer and, above all, they love watching him make history. Now he stands one victory from an unprecedented eighth Wimbledon men's singles championship after qualifying for his 11th appearance in the final, breaking a ...