Tennis

Kids with ACEing Autism play tennis in Flushing Meadows on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

ACEing Autism: Non-Profit Group Teaches Autistic Kids To Play Tennis

As the world’s top tennis players try to qualify for the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, some younger players are on the court to win a different kind of fight.

08/20/2014

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A ‘Laid-Back’ Roger Federer Tunes Up For US Open

Federer does not feel the obligation to play as many tournaments as he once did. He is ranked No. 3 and taking a simpler approach to the game.

08/05/2014

Caroline Wozniacki, Meb Keflezighi and New York City Marathon President Mary Wittenberg with Team for Kids participants. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Meb Keflezighi, Caroline Wozniacki To Run In 2014 NYC Marathon

Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plan to run in the 2014 New York City Marathon on behalf of Team for Kids, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

07/31/2014

Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his semifinal match against Grigor Dimitrov at Wimbledon on July 4, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer To Meet In Wimbledon Final

Djokovic is going for his seventh Grand Slam title. He lost in his last two major finals, falling to Rafael Nadal at the French Open last month and at the 2013 U.S. Open.

07/04/2014

Sloane Stephens (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

American Sloane Stephens Falls To Maria Kirilenko In 1st Round Of Wimbledon

Former U.S. Open champion Sam Stosur and 18th-seeded American Sloane Stephens were among the early losers Monday on the opening day of Wimbledon.

06/23/2014

Rafael Nadal celebrates during his French Open final victory on June 8, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Nadal Wins 9th French Open, Tops Djokovic In Final

The “King of Clay” proved that again on Sunday, winning the title at Roland Garros for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 in the final.

06/08/2014

Tennis player Fred Kovaleski, 89, once worked undercover for the CIA using his sport as a decoy. (Credit: CBS 2)

89-Year-Old Tennis Pro Looks Back On Career, Undercover Work With CIA

Fred Kovaleski is a tennis pro who spent a decade using the sport as a decoy for the CIA – and now, as one of the world’s oldest tennis players, he has begun talking about his past.

06/03/2014

Rafael Nadal (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Agassi Says Nadal — Not Federer — Is Greatest Tennis Player Ever

Agassi made the comments in an interview with Singapore newspaper Straits Times, saying Nadal’s achievements are more impressive because he has had to deal with tougher opponents.

05/08/2014

James Blake walks off court following his defeat to Ivo Karlovic of Croatia in their men's singles first-round match on Day 3 of the 2013 US Open. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Fire Destroys Ex-Tennis Star James Blake’s Home; 4 Dead

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies said Wednesday that they spoke with Blake and he said he was leasing the home. He was not in Florida at the time of the fire.

05/07/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

A ballboy faints in the heat, as Melbourne heads towards 43 degrees Celsius during day two of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Tennis In A Sauna? ‘Dangerous’ Heat Wave Leads To Scares At Aussie Open

One player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles.

01/14/2014

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles semifinal match against Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland on Day Thirteen of the 2013 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for the USTA)

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal Meet Again For US Open Title

The stakes are always high, the encounters always memorable. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have built the best rivalry in tennis on a mountain of big-time matches, the likes of which they’ll play Monday in the US Open final.

09/09/2013

Serena Williams holds the trophy as she celebrates her win over Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their 2013 US Open women's singles final at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 8, 2013 in Flushing Meadows. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: There’s No Stopping Serena Williams With Emotions In Check

Dealing with adversity in intense matches is where Serena Williams has shown the biggest improvement. As her sister Venus said, “the only player that can beat Serena is Serena herself.”

09/09/2013

Serena Williams of the United States of America celebrates a point during her women's singles final match against Victoria Azarenka (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Defeats Azarenka, Repeats As US Open Champion

American Serena Williams captured her second straight US Open title over Victoria Azarenka in a repeat of last year’s final.

09/08/2013

Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka hug at the end of their 2013 US Open men's semifinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Djokovic–Wawrinka Semifinal Was An Epic!

Even though Djokovic won, the crowd was so impressed with Wawrinka’s effort and game, they gave him a well-deserved long-standing ovation after the match.

09/07/2013

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