• Wimbledon June 29, 2022 6:19 pm

    What is the Longest Tennis Match in Grand Slam History?

    Tennis is niche in that a match can go by fairly quickly or take up to hours, and even days, to complete. Check out the longest matches in Grand Slam history thus far.

  • injuries August 31, 2019 9:24 pm

    Coco Gauff Loses to 2018 Champ Osaka at US Open

    First, the tears came from Coco Gauff, as the 15-year-old American’s U.S. Open came to an end against defending champion and No. 1 seed Naomi Osaka. Then it was Osaka’s turn to cry, moments after comforting Gauff with a hug and some words of encouragement Saturday night. Gauff has generated all sorts of attention already by becoming the youngest woman...

  • Reporter August 30, 2018 6:37 am

    Serena, Venus Set Up Williams Vs. Williams Match at US Open

    Get ready for the latest Grand Slam installment of Williams vs. Williams. One big difference this time: The superstar siblings will be meeting in the third round at the U.S. Open, their earliest showdown at a major tournament in 20 years. Serena Williams set up the highly anticipated matchup at Flushing Meadows by hitting 13 aces and overwhelming 101st-ranked Carina...

  • Illinois July 15, 2018 10:30 am

    Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 Years

    Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery. Djokovic was so dispirited by his upset exit at the French Open last month that he vowed, in the heat of the moment, to skip the grass-court circuit. Good thing he didn’t stick...

  • Coach July 14, 2018 11:30 am

    He's Back: Djokovic Tops Nadal to Reach 5th Wimbledon Final

    From the way Novak Djokovic repeatedly smacked his racket against his shoe after one miss, to the shouts directed at himself and his coach after others, it was clear how much he wanted to prove he’s past the roughest patch of his career. Djokovic sent the strongest signal yet he is back at the top of tennis by reaching his...

  • georgia July 13, 2018 6:54 pm

    Anderson Tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; Other SF Suspended

    To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn’t really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway. They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a tournament that began in 1877, all the way until the never-ending serving...

  • player July 3, 2018 4:05 am

    Federer Loses His Initials After Switch From Nike, Still Wins at Wimbledon

    Roger Federer didn’t need his initials to sign off on another masterful display at Wimbledon. He’s hoping to get them back soon, though.

  • tennis January 15, 2018 5:12 am

    Bleak Day for Americans in Melbourne: Venus, Stephens Out

    Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens were upset early and the bleak opening day for Americans continued at the Australian Open on Monday with the women going 0 for 8 and two of the highest-ranked U.S. men joining them as first-round casualties. In her first match at Rod Laver Arena since losing last year’s final to her sister, Serena, Venus Williams...

  • Olympics June 29, 2016 3:56 pm

    Serena Williams ‘Sad' Some Athletes Are Skipping Rio Due to Zika

    Tennis star Serena Williams said she will be attending the Olympics in Rio despite concerns about the spread of Zika and is “sad” some have pulled out because of the virus. “[That’s] something that’s been on my mind,” Williams told USA Today over the weekend. “I’m really just gonna have to go super protected maybe. I don’t know.” Williams also...

  • Florida May 26, 2015 6:43 pm

    American Jack Sock Ousts Dimitrov in French Open

    American Jack Sock staked his claim on red clay Tuesday at Roland Garros, fighting to a 7-6, (7), 6-2, 6-3 victory over tenth-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov.

  • France May 20, 2015 5:06 pm

    Top-Seeded Simon Withdraws From Open de Nice

    Top-seeded Gilles Simon of France withdrew from the Open de Nice on Wednesday, casting doubts over whether he will play at the French Open.

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