Articles about tennis


What Color Is a Tennis Ball?

Last updated: 02/16/2018

It seemed like an easy question. The query came from a Twitter poll I spotted on my news feed last week, from user @cgpgrey. “Please help resolve a marital dispute,” @cgpgrey w

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Off to a quick start, Simona Halep deserves a successful Slam finish

Last updated: 01/10/2018

Now that world No. 1 Simona Halep has secured one of the Australian Open warm-up titles, at the Shenzhen Open in China, the familiar questions surround her once more: —Can this

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Five ATP candidates to win first Slam in Melbourne

Last updated: 01/10/2018

There have been 56 Grand Slam events since the start of 2004. Forty-six of those tournaments have been won by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic. Stan Wawrinka and Andy

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Serena Williams Withdraws From Australian Open

Last updated: 01/06/2018

Pronouncing herself not quite ready to return to tournament tennis, Serena Williams announced her withdrawal from the Australian Open on Thursday. Williams, the 36-year-old America

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What will be the biggest tennis headlines in 2018?

Last updated: 01/02/2018

Happy New Year. Welcome back, everyone. It’s only the first day of 2018 and already we have tournaments and dispiriting injury withdrawals, and we’re less than two weeks from t

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Serena, Djokovic, Murray: 2018 the year of tennis comebacks

Last updated: 12/28/2017

(CNN)If you like a comeback, then tennis is your sport next year. There aren't one, two or three multiple grand slam champions making a return in 2018 but a handful. Serena Willia

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Roger Federer Routs Rafael Nadal for Shanghai Title

Last updated: 10/16/2017

Roger Federer Routs Rafael Nadal for Shanghai Title Federer has now beaten Nadal five times in a row since 2015 By Oct. 15, 2017 9:37 a.m. ET The most amazing part of Roger Federer

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Ostapenko Blasts Past Muguruza Into Wuhan Semifinal

Last updated: 09/29/2017

The ball blurred off Jelena Ostapenko’s strings like a streak of paint. The final stroke splashed the sideline completing a vibrant comeback. Watch: Laver Cup Highs and Lows Osta

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Outtakes from a tennis session with Gordon Hayward

Last updated: 09/29/2017

By 7:00 a.m. in mid-August, the sun had started to rise, the equivalent of shedding tearaway pants and coming off the bench. Inside the San Diego State basketball gym, Kawhi Leonar

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Ash Barty, a Rising Tennis Star, Hits Pause

Last updated: 09/29/2017

BRISBANE, Australia — Ash Barty, one of the most talented Australian tennis players of her generation, played Serena Williams on the opening night of the Australian Open in Rod L

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