Serena Williams to end boycott of Indian Wells event after 14 years

...LOS ANGELES - After 14 years away, Serena Williams is ready to forgive Indian Wells.The world's No. 1 women's tennis player said Wednesday that she will play in the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., in March, ending a personal...

Serena Williams takes Australian Open

...court with her," said Sharapova, who had to save two match points in the second round. "I've had some of the best memories of my career on this court and also some of my toughest losses, but that's the life of a tennis player."

Serena Williams talks football

...would love to be a linebacker," the No. 1-ranked tennis player said Monday after advancing to the Australian Open...comments came in response to a question about which tennis players might make good football players."Nadal would be...

Andy Murray says Australian fans shouldn't put much pressure on young Aussie Nick Kyrgios

...see: "Fly high, sing your own song."But don't search for any deep meaning in that.The tradition of asking tennis players to sign the camera lens after winning at certain tournaments, gets a bit dull, said the No. 2-ranked player...

Growing the sport of wheelchair tennis

...Georgia presents him with the award for Wheelchair Player of the Year."I feel I work hard to develop the adaptive tennis players in Augusta," he said.Shapiro lost the use of his legs in a car accident 41 years ago.He tried playing wheelchair...

Meldrums win at Aiken Golf Club

...where Chad played on the golf team and Kadi played on the tennis team."She's a much better golfer than I am tennis player," Chad said.For the tournament, Kadi shot 78-75."She was able to put two good rounds together; I'm happy for her," Chad said."I don't get...


...He was 86.The death was confirmed Sunday by the NBA through its history Twitter feed and by granddaughter and pro tennis player CoCo Vandeweghe in a Facebook post Saturday. The cause, time and place of death were not given.Vandeweghe averaged...

New all-female sports news show premieres Tuesday

...Sports, boxer Laila Ali, basketball stars Lisa Leslie and Swin Cash, swimmers Dara Torres and Summer Sanders and tennis player Katrina Adams.This is not a show specifically about women's sports, unless they happen to be a major source of...

Marin Cilic tops Kei Nishikori at U.S. Open for first Grand Slam title

...via a glucose tablet bought at a pharmacy and says the process that led to his penalty "wouldn't be fair to any tennis player."But he looks on the bright side."I just used the positive parts, which, you know, made me tougher," Cilic...

Ex-teacher, tennis professional Vic Braden dies

LOS ANGELES - Vic Braden, a tennis player in the late 1940s and early '50s who became one of...Coto de Caza, Calif., an instructional facility for tennis players of every range of ability, from beginners to pros...