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France edges US 3-2 in Fed Cup

 April 21, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success.

The 20-year-old almost singlehandedly led France to a 3-2 upset of the United States in Fed Cup competition Sunday at St. Louis.

Garcia had a hand in all three of her...


Unlikely final at Family Circle Cup

 April 6, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Charleston, S.C. - No matter how the final match goes, there will be a surprise champion at the Family Circle Cup.

No. 14 seed Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advance to the finals Saturday, both rallying...


Venus ousted at Family Circle Cup

 April 4, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Charleston, S.C. - Venus Williams couldn't dig herself out of a hole this time and lost to Eugenie Bouchard 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 at the Family Circle Cup on Thursday.

The 33-year-old Williams had fought back in each of her first two...


Djokovic beats Nadal to win fourth Key Biscayne title

 March 31, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Key Biscayne, Fla. - Novak Djokovic stretched like a rubber band to hit a backhand. He sprinted into the other corner and scooped out forehands as if he was wielding a shovel. He ran forward to slice a ball off his shoetops. And he flicked...


Serena wins Sony Open again

 March 30, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Key Biscayne, Fla. - Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title Saturday when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na 7-5, 6-1 at the Sony Open.

Williams surpassed the tournament record of six titles she...


Nadal, Djokovic waltz into Sony Open final

 March 29, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Key Biscayne, Fla. - No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday.

Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left...


Serena advances to Sony Open final

 March 28, 2014; Updated: 2:03 am

Key Biscayne, Fla. — Between points, Serena Williams stood motionless behind the baseline with her back to the net, as if trying to match — or mimic — the methodical ritual of her opponent, Maria...


Djokovic beats Murray in Sony Open quarterfinals

 March 27, 2014; Updated: 12:51 am

Key Biscayne, Fla. — Novak Djokovic benefited from an erroneous call and claimed he didn't realize he had broken the rules. When Andy Murray walked to the net and challenged him about it, Djokovic responded with a...


Murray, Djokovic to meet again at Key Biscayne

 March 26, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Key Biscayne, Fla. - Andy Murray heard a fan clamoring for a souvenir towel and tried to oblige by tossing one toward the courtside seats.

His throw fell way short.

That was about the only mistake Murray made Tuesday at the...


Sharapova rallies past Flipkens at Key Biscayne

 March 25, 2014; Updated: 12:50 am

Key Biscayne, Fla. — Maria Sharapova was happy to play an 11 a.m. match Monday, especially when her work day was already done by the time a mid-afternoon shower interrupted play.


Djokovic, Federer meet for title at Indian Wells

 March 16, 2014; Updated: 11:48 pm

Indian Wells, Calif. - Novak Djokovic beat John Isner 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-1 on Saturday to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open, where he'll resume his longtime rivalry with Roger Federer in a matchup of former top-ranked...


Britain eliminates U.S. from Davis Cup

 February 3, 2014; Updated: 12:10 am

Less than five months after having back surgery, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray propelled Britain into the next round of the Davis Cup and earned some time off.

Murray beat Sam Querrey 7-6 (5), 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-3 to clinch Britain's...


Bryans keep U.S. alive at Davis Cup

 February 2, 2014; Updated: 11:16 pm

San Diego - The "Bryan Bump" returned to the Davis Cup on Saturday.

As soon as Bob Bryan's overhand smash on match point zipped past Britain's Dominic Inglot and Colin Fleming, the celebration was on. Bob and identical twin Mike...


Ward stuns Querrey to give Great Britain 2-0 lead over U.S.

 February 1, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

James Ward won 10 of the last 11 games to take a stunning five-set victory against Sam Querrey and give Britain a 2-0 lead against the United States in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday at Petco Park in San Diego.

Ward was two...


Wawrinka wins Aussie

 January 27, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Melbourne, Australia - Stan Wawrinka added a win over Rafael Nadal to his list of firsts in a stunning run to his maiden Grand Slam title, extending his rival's injury-cursed run at the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 upset in...


Li becomes oldest women's champ at Aussie Open

 January 26, 2014; Updated: 4:16 am

Melbourne, Australia — Seven months after giving retirement serious thought, Li Na made it third time lucky in an Australian Open final with a 7-6 (3), 6-0 win over Dominika Cibulkova to become the oldest women's...


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