MASON, Ohio - Serena Williams needed only 62 minutes to beat Ana Ivanovic 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday in the Western & Southern Open for a personal breakthrough.
NEW YORK - Japan's Kei Nishikori became the first man from Asia to reach a Grand Slam final, stunning top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in stifling heat Saturday at the U.S. Open.
In Aiken, Matt Bosse hit one of USC Aiken's three homers and drove in three runs as the Pacers beat Paine 13-5 on Wednesday. TJ Costen and Ty Barkell also homered for USC Aiken (18-7).
LONDON - Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for the Wimbledon title after the old guard held off the new in the semifinals Friday at the All England Club.
Greg Norman's list of close calls at the Masters Tournament is legendary.
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.