Serena Williams even impressed herself with her powerful showing at the Family Circle Cup on Saturday.
Andy Murray has won the U.S. Open in five grueling sets to become the first British man since 1936 to capture a Grand Slam title.
Former Augusta State center Garret Siler , an Atlanta Hawks free agent, has survived another round of cuts.
NEW YORK -- Lleyton Hewitt's fighting spirit has helped him become a Grand Slam champion and the world's top-ranked player. It also gets him into trouble.\r\n
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Serena Williams scored a breakthrough victory Thursday that ended older sister Venus' reign on Key Biscayne, winning 6-2, 6-2 in the semifinals of the Nasdaq-100 Open.\r\n
It will be a long time before President Clinton calls 20-year-old tennis phenom Venus Williams again.
SYDNEY, Australia -- A busy day for Juan Antonio Samaranch. He visited the Olympic Village, performed on the didgeridoo and finally brokered a historic agreement between North and South Korea. Under a deal announced Sunday night, athletes from North and South Korea will for the first time march as a single delegation Friday in the opening ceremony of the Sydney Olympics. IOC president Samaranch and leaders from both nations completed the agreement for the two teams to appear at the opening ceremonies behind a Korean unification flag.
NEW YORK -- The kid sister turned out to be the real champ. Serena Williams finished the job that big sister Venus couldn't, beating Martina Hingis 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) to capture the U.S. Open title Saturday at age 17 in only her second year as a pro. As graceful and quick as a gymnast, the powerfully built Williams put on a spectacular display of mature tennis with an all-court attack to become the first black woman to win a Grand Slam title since Althea Gibson in 1958. "It's just too exciting to compute right now," Williams said.
MUNICH, Germany -- The Grand Slam Cup doesn't live up to its name this year -- at least among the men. Of the four Grand Slam men's champions this year, three are not participating, including the two top players in the world, Pete Sampras and Patrick Rafter. But the women, competing in the $6.7 million event for the first time, are here in full force, with only Monica Seles absent. Seles has refused to play in Germany since being stabbed at a tournament in Hamburg in 1993.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Remember when Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi used to slug it out in Grand Slam finals? Remember the Nike commercials where they dueled on a makeshift court in the streets of San Francisco? Two years ago, Sampras vs. Agassi was hyped as the best thing in tennis since the days of Borg vs. McEnroe and McEnroe vs. Connors. But what was supposed to be THE rivalry of the '90s died quickly. And with it, so has much of the interest in the game. What happened? Basically Sampras held up his end of the deal, Agassi didn't.