...He'll face Federer, a six-time champion who has never lost a Cincinnati title match.By contrast, the world's top-ranked player has never won the tournament ? the only one of the nine ATP Masters to elude him.He needs that one elusive title...

Rory McIlroy | The Masters

...stood on the 10th tee Friday wondering if he would even make the cut. It was the perfect time for the world?s top-ranked player to find his form. McIlroy followed a front-nine 40 with a second-nine 31 to ... Michaux: This Masters is shaping...


...6-3 to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open, handing Murray his worst hard-court loss to the world's top-ranked player since 2007.Djokovic will play for his fourth career title in the desert in Sunday's final against either four-time...

Amy Yang rallies at Honda LPGA Thailand to win her second title

...nervous out there, but I tried to focus on how low I can go today, just focus on my game," Yang said.Former top ranked player Tseng fired a bogey-free 67 to settle for a share of second place."I played good, but I missed bunch of putts...

Defending women's champion Petra Kvitova eliminated at Wimbledon

Former top-ranked player Jelena Jankovic beat the defending Wimbledon champion 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 Saturday on Centre Court, coming back from a set and a break down to reach the fourth round at the All England Club.

Robert Streb fires 65 to lead at Wells Fargo, ex-Jaguar Patrick Reed one back

...appeared on the verge of a late run before making a double bogey on the difficult par-3 17th hole. The world's top-ranked player appeared stunned when his tee shot hit the rock wall in front of the green and his ball caromed high into the air and...

Jaguars ready for home golf tournament this weekend, but have fewer worries

...Georgia Regents is ranked No. 49, while USC Aiken is ranked No. 2 in Division II.Beau Hossler of Texas is the top-ranked player in the field at No. 4. Other players to watch include: No. 6 Lee McCoy (Georgia), No. 7 Gavin Green (New...

IOC President Bach: Boston failed to deliver on 'promises' to USOC during failed 2024 bid

...will involve discussions that are "a little bit more oriented on facts than emotions." GOLF: Inbee Park, the top-ranked player in women's golf, has criticized the qualifying criteria for next year's Olympic tournament, saying it will...

First-timer at Junior Invitational at Sage Valley is impressed with surroundings

...jacket.Sam Burns, of Shreveport, La., who is making his third appearance in the Junior Invitational, is the top-ranked player in the field. Burns, an Louisiana State University signee, is ranked No. 1 in the AJGA rankings, as well as...


...against France at 1-1 Friday by beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets at Queen's Club.Britain's top-ranked player beat Tsonga 7-5, 7-6 (10), 6-2 after compatriot James Ward was outplayed by Gilles Simon earlier in the day...