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.
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.
The eighth-ranked Frenchman hasn’t played since June 26 when he was forced to retire from his second-round match at Wimbledon against Ernests Gulbis.
Andy Murray has a new “To Do” list. Instead of trying to win majors, he’s now defending them. Murray approaches the U.S. Open with a new perspective after winning it for the first time last year.
Roger Federer usually feels good when he arrives in Cincinnati for a tournament he has won more times than anyone else. This week, not so much.
Andy Murray made a successful return in his first match since winning at Wimbledon, beating Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Wednesday in the second round of the Rogers Cup.
Next week, for the first time in 40 years of ATP rankings, there will be no American men in the top 20. That’s because John Isner, who is 20th this week, is assured of dropping lower after losing Tuesday.
All singles players at the U.S. Open are getting a big raise this year, from the record $2.6 million each champion will take home, to the $32,000 for everyone losing in the first round.
Federer’s second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings on June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships.
Andy Murray became the first British man in 77 years to win the Wimbledon title, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.
Bryan brothers are the first men’s doubles team in the history of Open-era tennis to hold all four major titles at the same time.
One of the strangest Wimbledons produced one of its quirkiest champions in Marion Bartoli, the winner of a mistake-filled final.
She beat fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 9-7 Thursday on Centre Court.
The 15th-seeded Frenchwoman jumped ahead 3-0 in the first set and broke early in the second for another 3-0 lead.
Murray completed his seventh career comeback from two sets down to top Fernando Verdasco.