Tennis

Female athletes get a trio of wins in equality…

Some of the most visible battles for pay equity are being waged on the playing field

Siniakova, Vandeweghe win; Czechs tie US in Fed…

Katerina Siniakova beat Shelby Rogers in straight sets to bring the defending champion Czech Republic even with the United States at 1-1 in the Fed Cup semifinals

Murray looks to rebound on Barcelona's clay, Nishikori out

Needing to make up for lost time before the French Open, Andy Murray decided at the last minute to squeeze in another clay-court tournament in Barcelona

Schiavone puts retirement off a bit longer with Bogota title

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone captured her eighth career title at the Claro Open Colsanitas with a 6-4, 7-5 win over fourth-seeded Lara Arruabarrena on Saturday

Rafael Nadal beats David Goffin to reach Monte…

Defending champion Rafael Nadal beat David Goffin 6-3, 6-1 to move within one more win of a 10th Monte Carlo Masters title and first of the season on Saturday

Nastase ejected from Romania Fed Cup tie after…

Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase was thrown out of the playoff against Britain after abusing players and the umpire

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Murray blows 4-0 lead in 3rd set and loses at Monte Carlo

Andy Murray blew a 4-0 lead in the deciding set and lost to Albert Ramos-Vinolas 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday

Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is…

A spokeswoman for Serena Williams confirms that the tennis player is pregnant

Bacsinszky strikes back for Swiss in Fed Cup semifinal

Timea Bacsinszky downed Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets to bring Switzerland level with Belarus at 1-1 in their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday

Months after attack, Kvitova hopes to play French Open

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says she has been making "good progress" in her recovery after being attacked by a knife-wielding intruder last year and hopes to be able to compete at the French Open next month

Russian teen Kasatkina wins first WTA event in…

Teenager Daria Kasatkina overpowers Jelena Ostapenko to win her first WTA event in straight sets in Charleston

Goffin beats Djokovic to reach Monte Carlo semifinals

David Goffin has beaten Novak Djokovic on his fifth match point to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals with a 6-2, 3-6, 7-5 win

Nadal overcomes strong rally from Edmund to reach 3rd round

Defending champion Rafael Nadal has withstood a determined comeback from Britain's Kyle Edmund to win 6-0, 5-7, 6-3 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters

Chardy beats Edmund to give France 4-1 win vs…

Jeremy Chardy beat Kyle Edmund 6-4, 6-4 in reverse singles to give France a comprehensive 4-1 win against Britain in their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Sunday

Sharapova told week of May 15 if she can play at French Open

Maria Sharapova is going to find out the week starting May 15 if she can compete at the French Open two weeks later

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You(th) got served! Haas, 39, beats Opelka, 19, in Houston

39-year-old Tommy Haas edged 19-year-old Reilly Opelka 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3 at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship

Davis Cup: Australia clinches quarterfinal win…

Australia advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals after Nick Kyrgios beat late substitute Sam Querrey of the United States 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match on Sunday, clinching the quarterfinal 3-1

Former world No. 1 Azarenka returns to WTA Tour this summer

Former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka plans to return to the WTA Tour for the Bank of the West Classic this summer

ATP tournament leaves Memphis for Long Island after 41 years

ATP tournament in Memphis moving to Long Island in 2018 after 41 years in Tennessee

Former US Open finalist Vinci out early at new Swiss event

Former U.S. Open runner-up Roberta Vinci lost on the opening day of the first Biel Ladies Open on Monday

Belarus unchanged for Fed Cup semifinals against Switzerland

Belarus has named an unchanged team for the Fed Cup semifinals against Switzerland without a single player in the top 100

Inexperienced Czech team to face US in Fed Cup semifinals

Defending champion Czech Republic will be without its major stars in next week's Fed Cup semifinals against the United States

No. 7 seed American Donald Young beaten in round of 32

Seeded players Fernando Verdasco, Feliciano Lopez and Thomaz Bellucci won in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, while American Donald Young was beaten

Coric downs No. 2 seed to reach semis in Morocco

Borna Coric of Croatia rallied past second-seeded Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Grand Prix Hassan II on Friday

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Kyrgios Puts Australia into Davis Cup Semi-Finals

Nick Kyrgios beats Sam Querrey in straight sets to give Australia an unbeatable 3-1 lead over the United States to progress to the semi-finals of the Davis Cup

Top-seeded Strykova advances to quarterfinals at Biel

Top-seeded Barbora Strykova saved two set points to beat Carina Witthoeft of Germany 6-2, 7-6 (6) in the Biel Ladies Open second round

Sock leads 5 Americans into US Men's Clay Court quarters

Top-seeded Jack Sock outlasted Germany's Tommy Haas 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to lead five Americans into the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship quarterfinals