While the defending men’s champion, Rafael Nadal, withdrew due to injury before the tournament started, there are still enough stars on both the men’s and women’s side to keep demand high.
Sloane Stephens has carried the burden of being considered the possible successor to top- ranked Serena Williams for a while now. It’s either too much pressure for her, she’s not hungry enough or she doesn’t want it bad enough.
City Parks provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids between the ages of 6 and 16 each year in nearly 40 parks throughout the five boroughs.
In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:
Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.
Among our picks for this weekend’s best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events are opera outdoors, a blues and BBQ festival, and a celebration of jazz great Charlie Parker, some of them free, all of them fun.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.