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Serena seeks to cap comeback year with Grand Slam No. 24

Serena Williams, riding an emotional rollercoaster as she adapts to juggling tennis and motherhood, seeks to end 2018 on a high with a …

Tennis

Review: ‘John McEnroe’ Captures a Perfectly Imperfect Tennis Star

In 1984, John McEnroe played 85 tennis matches and lost only three. That’s <i>basically</i> perfect. The “realm,” though, in “John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection,” a documentary essay by Julien Faraut, implies approximation, propinquity, “almost.” He was in perfection’s neighborhood; human, fitfully …

The Arts

Nadal, Federer Lead 2018 US Open Field

The seeds for the 2018 US Open are set. Three-time champion Rafael Nadal, the No. 1 player in the ATP Rankings, will lead the field when play gets …

Tennis

Serena Williams seeded 17 at U.S. Open, nine spots above her ranking

Serena Williams got a bit of a boost in the seedings for the U.S. Open by being placed at No. 17, nine spots above her current ranking.<p>The U.S. Tennis Association's decision, announced Tuesday along with all the other seeds for the main draws of women's and men's singles, means Williams avoids a …

Tennis

Flink: Putting Novak Djokovic's achievement in perspective

<b>WATCH—Daily Serve from Day 8 at Cincinnati:</b><p>To fully appreciate the magnitude of what Novak Djokovic accomplished a couple of days ago on a memorable …

Tennis

Simona Halep withdraws from US Open event due to tendon injury

New Haven (US), Aug 21 (IANS) World top-seeded Romanian Simona Halep withdrew from a US Open tune-up event due to a sore right Achilles tendon, the …

Tennis

The Thrilling “John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection” Invites You to Rage With the Champ

Here’s as thrilling a vision as you’re likely to see on a screen this year: young John McEnroe, in the short-shorts and curls of his peak years, …

Tennis

In a Great New Documentary, John McEnroe Is a Work of Art

Plus some other random thoughts about ‘In the Realm of Perfection’John McEnroe has been famous for 40 years, which means that there’s a good chance …

Tennis

Kiki Bertens' new game, and her trust in it, led her past Simona Halep

<b>WATCH—Kiki Bertens after her 2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-2 win over Simona Halep in the Cincinnati final:</b><p>Simona Halep had finally had enough.<p>“No more …

Tennis

Cincinnati 2018: Final countdown

<b>MATCH POINTS</b><p>Simona Halep leads the head-to-head against Kiki Bertens 3-1, but the pair have never previously played on outdoor hard courts. The …

Tennis

Baseline: The Baseline Top 5: Biggest missed opportunities

Roberta Vinci stopped Serena Williams' bid for the calendar-year Grand Slam in 2015. (AP)<p>For the sixth time, Novak Djokovic will play for the …

Tennis

Simona Halep Fresh Off Win, Poised For US Open Success

Simona Halep remains the world number one on the WTA Tour. The Romanian tennis star continues her success at just the right time.<p>Current French Open …

Tennis

Remembering Nadal's Rise To No. 1... 10 Years On

Ten years ago today, on 18 August 2008, Rafael Nadal first rose to No. 1 in the ATP Rankings. The Spaniard had long become accustomed to playing a …

Tennis

Aussie Teen Popyrin Reflects On First Challenger Title

What a year it's been for Aussie tennis on the ATP Challenger Tour. Not only does the nation have a tour-leading 11 titles, including nine different …

Alex De Minaur

7 most one-sided tennis rivalries in the Open Era

7 instances where one player completely dominated his rival, never losing a single match.

Rafael Nadal

Friday Preview: Busy Day For ATP World Tour Stars In Cincinnati

It’s going to be a busy Friday at the Western & Southern Open as the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament plays catch-up because of rain. Ten …

Tennis

Kindlmann on Mertens: 'She wants it so badly and that's why I like her'

Dieter Kindlmann with Maria Sharapova after the Russian won her second Roland Garros title in 2014. (Getty Images)<p>Elise Mertens has won three titles …

Tennis

Baseline: US Open Contenders: The Women

Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber and more will look to step up in New York. (AP)<p>“I’m literally just getting started.”<p>Serena Williams offered these …

Tennis

Top 10 US Open Matches: No. 2, Navratilova d. Evert, 1984 final

<b>WATCH—Stories of the Open Era - Navratilova/Evert rivalry:</b><p><i>Flushing Meadows is tennis’ largest stage, and over the last 50 years, it has been the site</i> …

Tennis

Kubot/Melo Avenge Toronto Loss In Cincinnati

Fifth seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo advanced to the quarter-finals of the Western & Southern Open for the second year in a row on Thursday, …

Tennis

Halep: WTA Tries to Put Me Down

<b>Simona Halep</b> knocked <b>Caroline Garcia</b> out of the Rogers Cup and didn't pull any punches discussing her feelings for the WTA afterward.<p>World No. 1 …

Tennis

Serena Williams still struggling as she enters US Open run, but never count her out in a slam

<b>Serena Williams won her first-round match at the Cincinnati Masters 1000 event, the Western and Southern Open, but lost in a captivating second round</b> …

Sports

Halep thwarts Tomljanovic on rain resumption in Cincinnati

Halep began to find her footing even as Tomljanovic took a medical timeout for an upper left leg injury, leveling the match and forcing a decider …

Tennis

Coach Darren Cahill explains how Simona Halep has used Rafael Nadal to transform into a Grand Slam champion

Simona Halep has been studying Rafael Nadal in order to become more dogged on court – and her coach Darren Cahill believed the Spaniard’s influence …

Tennis

Tsurenko ousts defending champion Muguruza in Cincinnati

<b>CINCINNATI, OH, USA -</b> Lesia Tsurenko has shocked No.7 seed Garbiñe Muguruza in the second round of the Western & Southern Open, coming from a break …

Tennis

Top 10 US Open Matches: No. 6, Graf d. Seles, 1995 final

<b>WATCH—Stories of the Open Era - International Tennis Hall of Fame:</b><p><i>Flushing Meadows is tennis’ largest stage, and over the last 50 years, it has been</i> …

Tennis

Uncovered: Federer On Breaking Through, Rivalries, The Mental Game & More | Video Search Results | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Video Channels<p>Select a Channel<p>All Channels ATP Heritage Media Beyond The Numbers Challenger Classic Moments Coaching Doubles Highlights Hot Shot …

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Teen star’s revealing description of Rafael Nadal

ON THE weekend, the tennis world got caught up in the history-making exploits of a teenager casual observers knew little about.<p>Nineteen-year-old …

Tennis

Arrogance unbridled: Alexander Zverev?

Alexander Zverev seemed to be playing a routine match in Toronto against Stefanos Tstitsipas. Leading 6-3, 5-2, Zverev was on his way to the …

Tennis

Serena Williams' one-sleeve Nike tulle dress for US Open - Women's Tennis Blog

Since returning from her maternity leave, <b>Serena Williams</b>‘ on-court fashion has been just as out-of-the-box as before. After Roland Garros’ black …

Motherhood