Ferrer and Murray advance to the final at Vienna

David Ferrer came from a break down in the final set to defeat Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (3) on Saturday and set up a final against Andy Murray at the Erste Bank Open.

Federer wins Shanghai title

Shanghai Masters winner Roger Federer was so rusty in his first match back this week after a month-long break that he was close to packing his bags and heading home.

Federer beats Djokovic in the semis at Shanghai Masters

It took a “perfect match” by Roger Federer for Novak Djokovic’s 28-match winning streak in China to come to an end.

COLUMNS

In Wally's world, it's about more than his 301 wins at East Lyme

Time’s passage often begets lore and legend, taller tales romanticized for effect. Wally...

MORE PRO TENNIS

Djokovic, Federer to meet in semis

Shanghai — Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer set up a rematch of their Wimbledon final with convincing straight-set wins to reach the semifinals of the Shanghai Masters on Friday.

Djokovic and Sharapova capture titles at Beijing

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic won his fifth China Open title in what he called the most dominant final of his career, routing third-seeded Tomas Berdych 6-0, 6-2.

UCONN

Vann tackling a leadership role for UConn football

In his first full season as a starter, linebacker Marquise Vann’s role on the UConn football team is expanding, as he ranks fifth in the American Athletic Conference in tackles and first on the team with 56 for an average of 9.3 per game.

Huskies bring out past, present, future stars

Storrs - UConn celebrated a bit more than usual during its annual First Night event Friday, which traditionally marks the start of the new college basketball season. The school dedicated a new $40 million basketball practice...

COLLEGES

Local college notes

Tracking the Bears • The Coast Guard Academy women's soccer team is in good position to secure its second straight New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference tournament berth. The Bears returned to postseason play last season...

Local college roundup: UConn women's soccer tops No. 18 Central Florida

Senior Julie Hubbard blasted a 25-yard goal in the 66th minute to lead the UConn women’s soccer team to a 1-0 upset over No. 18 University of Central Florida on Sunday afternoon on senior day at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.

LOCAL ROUNDUP

Tuesday's schedule

SOCCERCollege menEastern Connecticut at Coast Guard, 6 p.m.

PROFESSIONAL

Giants head into bye on two-game skid

East Rutherford, N.J. - Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has a message for anyone ready to give up on the New York Giants as they head into a bye week off disappointing losses to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys. It's...

World Series begins tonight in Kansas City

Going into Game 1 on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, both the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff translate into rest or rust?\n

ON THE AIR

Baseball

8 p.m., Ch. 61 - World Series: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals in Game 1.

Basketball

8 p.m., TNT - NBA preseason: Houston Rockets at Miami Heat.

10:30 p.m., TNT - NBA preseason: Los Angeles Clippers at Golden State Warriors.

Football

8 p.m., ESPN2 - NCAA: Arkansas State at Louisiana-Lafayette.

Hockey

7 p.m., NESN - NHL: San Jose Sharks at Boston Bruins.

7:05 p.m., WFAN (660-AM) - NHL: New York Rangers at New Jersey Devils.

8:30 p.m., NBCSN - NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Chicago Blackhawks

Soccer

Noon, FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Manchester City at CSKA Moskva.

2:30 p.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League: Ajax at Barcelona.

7:30 p.m., FS1 - Women: Mexico vs. Jamaica in World Cup qualifier from Washington, D.C.

Tennis

7:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.

11:30 a.m., Tennis Channel - ATP: Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland.

1:30 a.m. (Wednesday), Tennis Channel - WTA Championship from Singapore.