MiLB: Mets prospect notes on Meisner, Guillorme

New York Mets pitching prospect Casey Meisner was assigned to Advanced-A St. Lucie from Class-A Savannah on Saturday, a reward for an impressive first half that ended with a solid start at Augusta on June 21...

Serena Williams survives scare against Heather Watson at Wimbledon

...Monday: 2004 champion Maria Sharapova vs. Zarina Diyas; Victoria Azarenka vs. Belinda Bencic; and French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova vs. CoCo Vandeweghe of the U.S., who had never been this far at a major.Men's matchups: defending champion...

Williams sisters could be on collision course at Wimbledon

...contingent of American players and it's really good to see."She is halfway to a calendar-year Grand Slam in doubles with Lucie Safarova. Serena, meanwhile, is halfway there in singles, and so far this week has a pair of straight-set victories after...


...2014 Wimbledon runner-up beat Alison Riske 7-6 (5), 6-3. In other matches, Domin ika Cibulkova upset third-seeded Lucie Safarova 7-6 (7) 6-4, Coco Vandeweghe beat Monica Niculescu 7-5, 2-6, 6-1 and Sara Errani came through against...

Serena Williams wins French Open for third time

...feisty opponent, Williams won her third title at Roland Garros and 20th Grand Slam singles trophy by beating 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2."I got so frustrated. I was just so angry at myself. I pretty much gave the match...

Mets agree to 16-year deal with Port St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The New York Mets have agreed to keep their spring training...years and doesn't find a replacement team that's acceptable to St. Lucie County, according to documents released Wednesday. The amount of the...

Serena Williams tries to regain her strength before final

PARIS - There are two key questions going into the French Open women's final today between Serena Williams and Lucie Safarova.One is: How healthy will Williams be as she tries to win a third title at Roland Garros and 20th Grand Slam singles...

Roger Federer marches on in Paris

...second-seeded Sharapova is another tricky match against No. 13 seed Lucie Safarova. Sharapova has won four of their five matches, but...Australian Open in 2014. She was eliminated by 142nd-ranked Lucie Hradecka in Melbourne earlier this year after playing with a...

Serena Williams continues her pursuit of Grand Slam

...as Nick Kyrgios and Jack Sock; Maria Sharapova's bid to get back to a final at the place she won her first major trophy; French Open runner-up Lucie Safarova's progress.The most compelling story line, though, is Williams.

Stan Wawrinka ousts Roger Federer at French Open

...and fell onto packed rows of spectators below.One women's semifinal was set Tuesday: No. 7 Ana Ivanovic against No. 13 Lucie Safarova.Safarova, who eliminated defending champion Maria Sharapova in the fourth round, beat Garbine Muguruza 7-6...