Olympic Tennis

Alphonso, R.J., Taylor, Denis: Canada's talented teens shine across sports spectrum

The number of teenage Canadian athletes seemingly on the precipice of big things in high-visibility sports appears to be at its highest level in …

Winter Olympics

Police say Wake Forest coach’s punch led to man’s death

Wake Forest assistant men’s basketball coach Jamill Jones threw a punch that led to the death of a New York tourist who apparently mistook him for an Uber driver, police said. Jones pleaded not guilty to an assault charge Thursday and was released on his own recognizance.<p>Jones, 35, attacked Sandor …

Wake Forest University

NBC Sports Sets Records With Rugby World Cup Sevens Coverage

NBC Sports' comprehensive coverage of the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens from AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., from July 20-22, featured numerous …

Rugby World Cup

On eve of 18th birthday, Auger-Aliassime checks a rather large milestone off the list

Felix Auger-Aliassime is going to turn 18 on Wednesday, a milestone event for just about any teenager.On Tuesday, he got another rather large …

Tennis

Wolfpack Trio To Compete At Pan Pacific Championships

August 8, 2018 <b><br>Meet Central</b> <b>|</b> <b>Entry List</b> <b>|</b> <b>Broadcast Schedule | Live Results</b> <b><br>RALEIGH –</b> Rising NC State swimming seniorJustin Ressand Wolfpack swimming …

Swimming

Daniel Nestor makes way for Canada's 'golden age' ahead of final Rogers Cup

Daniel Nestor remembers looking at the men's singles draw before his first Rogers Cup in 1989 and thinking how exciting it would be to play John …

Tennis

Nadal Relives Rogers Cup Career Highlights

Rafael Nadal remembers the match under the lights in Montreal well. A return to the No. 1 ATP Ranking was on the line and a deafening crowd was …

Tennis

Daren Millard leaving Sportsnet after 20 years with the network

Sportscaster Daren Millard is leaving Sportsnet after 20 years with the network, it was announced on Wednesday.Millard joined Sportsnet before its …

Ice Hockey

Andy Murray digs deep to exact revenge on British No1 Kyle Edmund as comeback gathers pace

Andy Murray dug deep to gain revenge on Kyle Edmund in Washington last night and record his first back-to-back wins of his comeback.<p>The Scot lost to …

Tennis

Benoit Paire goes on racquet-smashing spree, tanks match point, in strange Citi Open exit

France's Benoit Paire is clearly tired of being a middle-of-the-pack player on the ATP tour. It requires too much losing, too many mindless …

Tennis

Johanna Konta: 5 Things About Tennis Star Who Gave Serena Williams Biggest Defeat Of Her Career

Johanna Konta did what some would say is the unthinkable — She defeated arguably thee best tennis player, ever, Serena Williams, on July 31! Check …

Tennis

Venus aiming for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

<b>WASHINGTON, D.C., USA</b> - Venus Williams says she is aiming to be at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - which would be her sixth Games.<p>The four-time gold …

WTA Tour

Venus Williams has her eyes set on US Open — and 2020 Olympics

Venus Williams' 6-foot-1 frame towered over the group of about 60 children that sat at her feet Wednesday afternoon following a kid's tennis clinic …

Tennis

Fit hacks: running in pregnancy | Financial Times

<i>Staying fit in this heatwave is tough, but I have little to complain about next to my wife, Eleni, who is pregnant. This is her experience:</i><p>Serena …

Pregnancy

Federer: Mirka Makes It Happen

Behind every great champion is usually a great coach.<p>The 20-time Grand Slam champion said his wife and former doubles partner is the support system …

Tennis

Pete Bevacqua Named President of NBC Sports Group

NBC Sports Group today named Pete Bevacqua to the newly created position of President, NBC Sports Group. In this role, Bevacqua will oversee several …

Media Industry

Missy Franklin, motivated by the mother of all comebacks, now eyes her own

Asked if any other athlete’s comeback inspired her, <b>Missy Franklin</b> didn’t need to think back very far.<p>She recalled July 14. The recent University of …

Winter Olympics

Martina Hingis marries for the second time - Women's Tennis Blog

Five years after her estranged husband French showjumper Thibault Hutin, whom she married in December 2010, described her as a serial adultress and a …

Tennis

Paes Reflects On Newport Singles Title 20 Years On | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Leander Paes is well known for his efforts on the doubles court, reaching No. 1 in the ATP Doubles Rankings, claiming 54 tour-level titles including …

Tennis

Top 10 Wimbledon Memories, No. 5: Ashe d. Connors, 1975 final

<i>As Wimbledon comes to a close, we're counting down the 10 most memorable matches at the All England Club over the last 50 years.</i><p>We know that Icarus …

Tennis

All the winners from the 2018 ESPYS

The ESPY Awards, ESPN's annual celebration for all things sports, was held Wednesday in Los Angeles.<p>Danica Patrick was the host for the 26th edition …

Los Angeles

Duchess Kate and Prince William enjoy a fun date at Wimbledon

The royal couple spent some quality time together, leaving their adorable children at home.<p>When the kids are away, the adults will play!<p>Prince William and Duchess Catherine enjoyed a fun daytime date at the men’s singles final at Wimbledon on Sunday.<p>The royal couple left their kids, Prince George, …

Prince William

Novak Djokovic sweeps Kevin Anderson for 4th Wimbledon title

<b>Novak Djokovic</b>, after the injuries, the coaching changes, the undisclosed private issues, the ranking drop, is a Grand Slam champion for a 13th time, …

Tennis

Serena Williams beaten by Angelique Kerber for Wimbledon title

LONDON (AP) — <b>Angelique Kerber</b> was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — …

Tennis

Wimbledon 2018: Meghan Markle, Emma Watson, Tiger Woods watch Anglique Kerber win title

1 / 9<p>Germany's Angelique Kerber beat American Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win her maiden Wimbledon title. Seven-times champion Williams was biddig to …

Tennis

Kevin Anderson beats John Isner in second-longest Wimbledon match

As <b>John Isner</b> endured the second-longest Grand Slam match in history — and <i>his</i> second-longest match in Grand Slam history — he asked the chair umpire …

Tennis

We Heart: Serena Williams, “The One to Beat”

At a Wimbledon press conference on Friday, <i>The Telegraph</i>’s Jamie Johnson asked legendary tennis player and Olympic medalist Serena Williams how she …

Santa Barbara

Serena Williams makes Wimbledon final, 10 months after childbirth

<b>Serena Williams</b> longs to tell her daughter how she bound her longtime label, champion, with her newer one, mother. She’s one match from making that …

Tennis

Roger Federer upset in Wimbledon marathon

<b>Roger Federer</b> had the opportunities. None bigger than match point in the third set. Two hours later, Federer had blown a two-set lead, shocked in a …

Tennis