Arthur Ashe Stadium is taking on a new look for the 2015 U.S. Open

...in a very different way: shade from the blazing sun.A framework of more than 6,500 tons of steel now sits atop center court for the Grand Slam tournament. In 2016, it will support a retractable roof, the culmination of a project that requires...


...Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 6-1, knocking off the player who beat him for the French Open title. Williams followed on center court, struggled with her serve, and had to rally from behind to beat Ana Ivanovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.Djokovic has...

Roger Federer marches on in Paris

PARIS - Stepping onto center court to take on 88th-ranked Damir Dzumhur, Roger Federer was on his guard.The 17-time Grand Slam champion had been caught cold...

Curry, James meet again in NBA Finals

...James' message.And now, it might happen against James.The next chat between the superstars could be tonight at center court, before Game 1 of the NBA Finals.Curry is now the NBA's MVP and the Warriors, no longer the lowly laughingstock...

Roger Federer, Andy Murray to meet next at Wimbledon

...by a weary Vasek Pospisil and won 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 in a match that finished with the retractable roof closed at Center Court, in front of an audience that included Prince William and wife Kate.Another past champion, No. 1 Novak Djokovic...

Cavaliers tie NBA Finals with overtime win

...But Iman Shumpert batted the ball away to seal Cleveland's win.James waved his arms and pounded his chest near center court. He shook hands and hugged teammates emphatically as most of the sellout crowd 19,596 ? wearing those golden yellow...

Agassi is the people's choice at U.S. Open

...Pied Piper of the U.S. Open, a center court glamour guy in the absence of No...did. "I kind of always feel at center court, that's the proper protocol...was peeking in on the action at center court. Agassi chuckled over that...

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Former sensation makes transition to ambassador

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. --- Anna Kournikova is still the center of attention on center court. Or, at least, on a makeshift one in a mall parking lot. A tennis sensation from the time she was a teen, Kournikova spent...

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Sampras serves notice on fast courts

...Sampras pranced on the hard, hyper-fast Australian Open center court as if he were back on the grass he loves at Wimbledon...won six of his 12 major titles on the fast Wimbledon center court. "I'm going to be coming in on both serves and being...

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76ers bully the Magic

...Iverson saved the 76ers, the little guy couldn't keep his emotions inside any more. He took three giant steps toward center court, waved to the crowd and exited to an enormous ovation. Watching from high atop the First Union Center, Julius Erving...