Tennis

Nastase tennis bans reduced 8 months on appeal…

Ilie Nastase has two tennis bans reduced 8 months and his fine doubled to $20,000 following his appeal against ITF sanctions for foul-mouthed comments and misconduct as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year

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

Doninic Thiem, Alijaz Bedene advance to Argentina Open final

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria beat Frenchman Gael Monfils 6-2

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

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

Querrey advances to New York Open final

Second-seeded Sam Querrey advanced to the final of the New York Open, winning the last four games to beat No. 4 Adrian Mannarino 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday

AdChoices Icon

Serena Williams returns, Fed Cup 'start of a long…

Serena Williams returns, Fed Cup 'start of a long process'

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

Federer sets up Rotterdam final against Dimitrov

A day after ensuring his return to the top of the tennis rankings, Roger Federer has sealed another place in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tournament by beating Andreas Seppi 6-3, 7-6 (3)

New York Open tennis tournament arrives on Long Island

New York no longer has to wait for the U.S. Open for top-level tennis; men's players compete in Long Island next week

Venus Williams, Vandeweghe give US 2-0 lead in…

Venus Williams, Vandeweghe give US 2-0 lead over Netherlands in Fed Cup.

Kvitova beats Wozniacki to meet Muguruza in Qatar Open final

Petra Kvitova defeated top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki again to reach the Qatar Open final and extend her winning streak to 12 matches on Saturday

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

France advances to Davis Group QFs, Spain to host…

Defending champion France advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup after beating the Netherlands 3-1 Sunday for its eighth win in nine matches at home

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

AdChoices Icon

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

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

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

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

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

Nashville will host US-Belgium Davis Cup quarterfinal

Nashville to host Davis Cup quarterfinal between United States and Belgium

US Open adding night sessions in new Louis Armstrong Stadium

US Open's new, 14,000-seat Louis Armstrong Stadium to have night sessions this year

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

Top-seeded Goffin reaches Open Sud de France quarterfinals

Top-seeded David Goffin of Belgium reaches quarterfinals of Open Sud de France after beating French veteran Gilles Simon 6-4, 6-2

AdChoices Icon

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

Gasquet advances to Open Sud de France quarterfinals

Fifth-seeded Richard Gasquet won a hard-fought all-French match against Pierre-Hugues Herbert to reach the Open Sud de France quarterfinals

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