Sep 04, 2011 01:04 EDT
Novak Djokovic racked up his 60th win of the year to join former champions Serena Williams and Roger Federer in the US Open last 16 as Flushing Meadows claimed a record 18th injury victim.
Sep 03, 2011 21:17 EDT
Comeback queen Serena Williams, a three-time winner, and five-time men's champion Roger Federer reached the US Open last 16 as the Flushing Meadows injury curse claimed a record 18th victim.
Sep 03, 2011 15:17 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number one Caroline Wozniacki breezed into the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a methodical 6-2 6-4 victory over unseeded Vania King on a sunny day at the National Tennis Center on Saturday.
Jun 20, 2011 17:46 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal made a dazzling start to his Wimbledon title defense with an easy win over American Michael Russell on Monday before home favorite Andy Murray produced some indoor fireworks to join the Spaniard in the second round.
Jun 20, 2011 17:21 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Venus Williams's first-round win at Wimbledon on Monday was a small but important step in American women's tennis re-establishing itself after injuries to the five-times champion and sister Serena had exposed an alarming lack of depth.
Jun 20, 2011 15:27 EDT
Five-time champion Venus Williams and 40-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm reached the Wimbledon second round Monday, striking a blow for the tour's senior citizens at the 125th Championships before the rains came down.
Jun 20, 2011 12:24 EDT
Venus Williams zipped through the first round at Wimbledon after unveiling a typically flamboyant outfit with a "peek-a-boo" back as the former champion made a winning start to her bid for a sixth title.
Jun 20, 2011 11:56 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - After five frustrating injury-plagued months on the sidelines, normal service was quickly resumed for Venus Williams at Wimbledon on Monday as the five-times champion crushed Akgul Amanmuradova 6-3 6-1 to reach the second round.
Jun 20, 2011 11:04 EDT
Five-time champion Venus Williams and 40-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm reached the Wimbledon second round Monday, striking an early blow for the tournament's senior citizens at the 125th Championships.
Jun 20, 2011 09:16 EDT
Five-time champion Venus Williams cruised into the second round at Wimbledon with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Uzbekistan's Akgul Amanmuradova on Monday.
Jun 19, 2011 23:08 EDT
Serena and Venus Williams aim to maintain a decade of dominance at Wimbledon from Monday with their fearsome reputations so established that even world number one Caroline Wozniacki is desperate to avoid contact.
Jun 19, 2011 22:06 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and Michael Russell, two players from opposite ends of the tennis spectrum, open proceedings on Center Court on Monday as the 125th Wimbledon championships get under way.
Jan 02, 2011 05:06 EST
Australian wildcard Sally Peers stunned seventh seeded Russian Alisa Kleybanova with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 win in the opening match of the Brisbane International tennis tournament on Sunday.
Nov 23, 2010 12:56 EST
World champion Maryam Jamal comfortably defended her 1,500m Asian Games title on Tuesday as Somdev Devvarman and Peng Shuai delivered tennis gold to India and China.
Nov 23, 2010 11:20 EST
NKorea, SKorea athletes on medal podium at Asian Games as tensions heighten at home. Amid escalating military tensions, athletes from South and North Korea stood side-by-side and shook hands on the Asian Games medal podium on Tuesday just hours after a deadly skirmish on an island near their disputed western border.
Nov 23, 2010 02:32 EST
India's Somdev Devvarman clinched his second gold in two days when he stunned top seeded Uzbek Denis Istomin 6-1, 6-2 in the Asian Games men's singles final on Tuesday.
Nov 22, 2010 23:04 EST
Women's 1,500m world champion Maryan Jamal headlines the third day of track action at the Asian Games as the tennis tournament reaches its climax with the singles finals on Tuesday.
Nov 04, 2010 03:56 EDT
The 33-year-old, one of the oldest players on the WTA Tour, comes into the tournament in good form after winning the Japan Open last month.
Aug 13, 2010 22:18 EDT
Reigning US Open champion Kim Clijsters, former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic and Russian beauty Maria Sharapova have reached the WTA Cincinnati Open semi-finals with straight-set triumphs.
Aug 13, 2010 18:43 EDT
Former world number ones Ana Ivanovic of Serbia and Kim Clijsters of Belgium advanced to a semi-final showdown at the two million-dollar WTA Cincinnati Open with straight-set victories on Friday.