Tennis

Australian Open finalist Halep signs new sponsorship deal

Australian Open finalist Simona Halep signs new sponsorship deal with Nike after playing without a sponsor in Melbourne

Karen Khachanov beats Lucas Pouille to win Open 13 final

Big-serving Karen Khachanov secures the second ATP title of his career after beating Lucas Pouille 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 in the Open 13 final on Sunday

Top-seeded Anderson wins 1st match at New York Open

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson needed a third-set tiebreaker to beat American Ernesto Escobedo 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the second round of the New York Open

Top-seeded defending champion Thiem tumbles out of Rio Open

Top-seeded defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria tumbled out of the Rio Open, falling 6-4, 6-0 to Spain's Fernando Verdasco in the quarterfinals of the clay-court event

Verdasco, Monfils advance in Argentina Open

Fernando Verdasco and Gael Monfils won their first-round matches in the Argentina Open and Australian Open semifinalist Kyle Edmund withdrew from the tournament due to illness

Wozniacki stays No 1 after edging Kerber in Qatar quarters

Caroline Wozniacki has outlasted former No. 1 Angelique Kerber 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 in the Qatar Open quarterfinals and ensured she retains the top ranking from Simona Halep

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Worth the wait: Federer will be world No. 1 at 36

Roger Federer has added another highlight to his age-defying career resurgence by returning to the top of the world rankings after more than five years and becoming the oldest No. 1 at 36

The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at…

Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won gold on Day 8 of the Pyeongchang Games to become the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button

Anderson beats Querrey to win New York Open title

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson won the first New York Open, beating No. 2 seed Sam Querrey 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) for his fourth career ATP Tour title

Open 13: Wawrinka hobbles out of 2nd round as knee flares up

Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka hobbled out of the Open 13 second round after retiring when trailing 6-4, 1-1 against Ilya Ivashka

Monfils beats top-seeded Cilic at Rio Open, Thiem advances

Gael Monfils eliminates Marin Cilic 6-3, 7-6 (8) at Rio Open

NBC celebrates an improbable curling victory for…

Just a bunch of guys from the upper Midwest: NBC celebrates an unlikely gold with the members of the American curling team

Fed Cup: 10th straight SFs for Czechs; Serena…

Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-1 to advance to its 10th straight Fed Cup semifinal on Sunday, and Serena Williams played her first competitive match in more than a year as defending champion United States defeated the Netherlands 3-1

France wins doubles to beat Belgium 3-2 in Fed Cup

Two-time champion France advances to the Fed Cup semifinals after beating Belgium 3-2 on Sunday

Fed Cup: Germany upsets Belarus 3-2 in Minsk to make semis

Tatjana Maria won two points in her first Fed Cup tie in seven years and led Germany past 2017 finalist Belarus and into the semifinals in Minsk

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Garcia-Lopez advances to 2nd round of Argentina Open

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez advances to 2nd round of Argentina Open

Royal wedding guess list: Who gets a nod from…

Forget the Winter Olympics _ the real competition right now is who's going to be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding in May

Federer on brink of surpassing Agassi record

Roger Federer is within touching distance of becoming the oldest male to reach the top of the world rankings after marching into the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO tournament

Nashville will host US-Belgium Davis Cup quarterfinal

Nashville to host Davis Cup quarterfinal between United States and Belgium

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez reaches Argentina Open quarterfinals

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez beat second-seeded Spanish countryman Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (6) to reach the Argentina Open quarterfinals

Nishikori wins in ATP Tour return at New York Open

Kei Nishikori wins in ATP Tour return at New York Open

Top-seeded Thiem advances to Argentina Open quarterfinals

Austria's Dominic Thiem set up a quarterfinal match against local favorite Guido Pella in the Argentina Open

Isner upset by Albot at New York Open

Third-seeded John Isner was upset by Radu Albot of Moldova 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-3 in the second round of the New York Open

Watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe…

An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and his staff doctored emails to justify his wife accompanying him at taxpayer expense on an 11-day European trip

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Federer begins bid for No. 1 spot with easy win

At the age of 36, Roger Federer is now two wins away from reclaiming the top ranking for the first time in six years

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem reaches Argentina Open semifinals

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria beat Guido Pella of Argentina 7-6 (6), 6-4 to reach the Argentina Open semifinals

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson reaches New York Open semifinals

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa advanced to the New York Open semifinals, beating Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum