Kuznetsova picks up first win since November →
Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova beat Alison Riske of the United States 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the ASB Classic on Tuesday.
Andy Murray hires Ivan Lendl as new coach →
Andy Murray has hired eight-time Grand Slam winner Ivan Lendl as his new coach.
Sharapova withdraws from Brisbane tournament with... →
Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Brisbane International because of her continuing recovery from a left ankle injury first suffered at the Pan Pacific Championships in Tokyo in September.
Kvitova voted top Czech athlete of the year →
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been chosen Czech athlete of the year in a poll of sports journalists.
Wimbledon CEO Ritchie leaves to head English rugby →
Wimbledon chief executive Ian Ritchie is leaving the All England Club to take the same role at England’s Rugby Football Union.
Djokovic, Kvitova chosen ITF World Champions →
Novak Djokovic capped an incredible season with the ITF World Champion award on Tuesday, becoming the first player other than Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to win since 2003.
Federer to lead Swiss team against U.S. in next... →
Roger Federer has committed to play for Switzerland against the United States in the first round of the 2012 Davis Cup.
Wozniacki hires Spain's Sanchez to replace her... →
A Danish newspaper reports that world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki has hired Spanish coach Ricardo Sanchez.
Argentina calls Spain favorites to win Davis Cup →
Argentina is already putting the pressure on Spain, calling the defending champions the favorites on home soil in the Davis Cup final.
Federer defeats Tsonga for sixth ATP Finals title →
Roger Federer held off a resilient Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Sunday to win a record sixth ATP World Tour Finals title with a 6-3, 7-6 (6), 6-3 victory at the season-ending tournament.
Djokovic loses, close to missing semis at ATP... →
Novak Djokovic is in danger of being eliminated early from the ATP World Tour Finals after losing to fellow Serb Janko Tipsarevic 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 Friday in their final round-robin match.
Federer, Nadal to play each other after both... →
Rafael Nadal toiled for nearly three hours before beating Mardy Fish of the United States 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (3) at the ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday, while Roger Federer also needed three sets to win…
Venus to make comeback against Serena in Colombia →
Venus Williams plans to make her comeback in an exhibition match against her sister Serena in Colombia next Wednesday after being forced to pull out of the U.S. Open because of an immune system…
Kvitova named WTA player of year for 2011 →
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has been honored as the WTA’s player of the year for 2011 to cap her breakthrough season.
Djokovic, Murray reach third round at Paris... →
Novak Djokovic dismissed Ivan Dodig of Croatia 6-4, 6-3 in the Paris Masters second round on Wednesday showing no signs of the shoulder injury that bothered him last weekend at the Swiss Indoors.
Verdasco, Kohlschreiber earn second round in Paris →
Fernando Verdasco of Spain rallied past Marin Cilic of Croatia 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 to reach the second round of the Paris Masters on Monday.
Wild-card entry Nishikori rallies to upset... →
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic was stunned in the Swiss Indoors semifinals on Saturday, losing 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-0 to Japan’s Kei Nishikori.
Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters to focus on ATP... →
Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters to focus on the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals and Davis Cup final.
No. 1 seed Ferrer cruises into Valencia quarters →
Top-seeded David Ferrer beat Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the Valencia Open quarterfinals.
Kvitova tops Azarenka in WTA Championships final,... →
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova won her first WTA Championships title on Sunday by beating Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in the final, a victory that also puts her at No. 2 in the world rankings.
Tsonga beats Del Potro in Vienna final, reaches... →
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga rallied from a set and a break down to defeat Juan Martin Del Potro 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the final of the Erste Bank Open, claiming his second title of the season and…
Bogomolov routs qualier to make St. Petersburg... →
Alex Bogomolov Jr. beat Serbian qualifier Dusan Lajovic 6-2, 6-1 on Friday to reach St. Petersburg Open semifinals. The Russian-born American is looking for his first ATP title.
Sharapova pulls out of season-ending WTA finals... →
Maria Sharapova pulled out of the WTA Championships with a sore ankle Wednesday after losing her second straight match at the season-ending tournament.
Anderson, Baghdatis on to second round in Vienna →
Kevin Anderson defeated 2010 finalist Andreas Haider-Maurer of Austria 6-4, 6-4 Monday in the opening round of the Erste Bank Open.
Wozniacki, Sharapova headline event in Istanbul →
Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and three-time major winner Maria Sharapova head two round-robin groups at the WTA Championships this week as Turkey’s biggest city hosts the event for the first time.
Troicki to defend Moscow title against fellow Serb... →
Defending champion Vicktor Troicki and top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic advanced to the Kremlin Cup final with straight-sets victories on Saturday to set up the first ever all-Serbian final on the ATP…
Meyerson, who represented tennis star Roddick,... →
Tennis agent Ken Meyerson, who represented Grand Slam winners Andy Roddick , Chris Evert and Justine Henin, has died. He was 48.
U.S. Open could make Monday final permanent deal →
After four consecutive years of rain-postponed men’s finals, the U.S. Open is looking into changing its schedule as soon as next year and could become the first Grand Slam tennis tournament to switch…
Comebacking Haas, Petzschner advance in Stockholm →
Veteran Tommy Haas of Germany advanced to the second round of the Stockholm Open on Monday by beating Somdev Devvarman of India 7-6 (4), 6-4.
Murray wins Shanghai title, to pass Federer for... →
Defending champion Andy Murray defeated David Ferrer 7-5, 6-4 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday, ensuring he’ll vault past Roger Federer to No. 3 in the ATP rankings.
Jankovic, Kvitova grasp semifinals in Austria →
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova eased past Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 6-2, 6-2 Friday to reach her seventh semifinal of the season at the Generali Ladies.
Roddick in Shanghai quarters after beating Almagro →
Andy Roddick rolled into the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain’s Nicolas Almagro on Thursday.
Tomic upsets Fish; Roddick advances at Shanghai... →
Andy Roddick defeated Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 7-6 (3), 7-5 on Tuesday to advance to the third round of the Shanghai Masters.
Murray ends Nadal's domination, wins Japan Open →
Andy Murray rallied to beat Rafael Nadal 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 in the Japan Open final Sunday.
Champ Nadal eliminates Fish for spot in Japan Open... →
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal powered past Mardy Fish in the second set to beat the American 7-5, 6-1 on Saturday and advance to the final of the Japan Open.
Safina contradicts brother, says she hasn't... →
Dinara Safina says she hasn’t made a final decision on her tennis future, contradicting her brother Marat Safin’s announcement that she had retired.
Ferrer drops qualifier to reach quarters in Tokyo →
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open with a 7-5, 6-3 victory against Milos Raonic of Canada on Thursday.
Top-seeded Nadal cruises into second round in... →
Top-seeded Rafael Nadal eased past Go Soeda of Japan 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday to reach the second round at the Japan Open.
Tipsarevic beats Baghdatis in Malaysia for first... →
Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia defeated Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-4, 7-5 Sunday to win the Malaysian Open, capturing his first ATP World Tour title in his fifth final.
Young stuns Monfils in Thailand, makes his first... →
American Donald Young advanced to his first ATP Tour final, rallying to beat ninth-ranked Gael Monfils 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (5) Saturday in the Thailand Open.
Zvonareva beats Kvitova, advances to final in... →
Vera Zvonareva beat Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 7-6 (2), 6-0 on Friday to advance to the final of the Pan Pacific Open. Zvonareva will face Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the final on…
Sharapova, Kirilenko, Zvonareva reach Pan Pacific... →
Second-seeded Maria Sharapova won a hard-fought match 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) against 13th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany on Wednesday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open quarterfinals.
Mayer routs Andujar to win Nastase Tiriac Trophy →
Second-seeded Florian Mayer of Germany beat Spain’s Pablo Andujar 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Sunday.
Djokovic credits pizza-free diet for his success →
Ever since eliminating pizza from his diet, Novak Djokovic has been on a roll.
France's Tsonga, Gasquet win in Metz, to play each... →
France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet won in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open on Thursday, while Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany lost to a qualifier.
Seppi advances, Montanes out of Bucharest tourney →
Seventh-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy defeated Eric Prodon 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 in the first round of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Tuesday.
Nadal routs Tsonga to lead Spain into Davis Cup... →
Rafael Nadal put Spain into the Davis Cup final after routing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-0, 6-2, 6-4 for an insurmountable 3-1 lead against France in their semifinal series.
Top seed Hantuchova reaches quarterfinals in... →
Top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia advanced to the quarterfinals of the WTA Bell Challenge tournament on Thursday with a 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3 win over Hungary’s Melinda Czink.
TV ratings for U.S. Open men's final up from 2010 →
The U.S. Open men’s final’s television rating is up from last year.
Nadal too much for Roddick; Murray withstands... →
Defending champion Rafael Nadal overwhelmed Andy Roddick 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 on Friday to reach the U.S. Open semifinals for the fourth consecutive year.