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

Federer overpowers Dimitrov to win 97th career…

Roger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour Sunday to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament for his 97th career title

Kyrgios withdraws from Delray Beach with elbow injury

Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the Delray Beach Open beginning Monday because of a right elbow injury

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dominic Thiem wins Argentina Open for 2nd time in 3 seasons

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria beat Slovenia's Alijaz Bedene 6-2, 6-4 to win the Argentina Open for the second time in three seasons

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

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

Kvitova beats Muguruza in Qatar for 2nd straight title

Petra Kvitova continued her remarkable comeback by beating Garbine Muguruza in the Qatar Open final on Sunday for her 13th straight win and second consecutive title

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

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

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

Querrey, Anderson advance 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

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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

Doninic Thiem, Alijaz Bedene advance to Argentina Open final

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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