Tennis

US Open singles champs to earn record $3.7 million

Total player compensation at the U.S. Open will top $50 million for the first time this year, with a record $3.7 million going to each of the singles champions

Tearful Bertens beats Kontaveit to win Gstaad…

A tearful Kiki Bertens used an emotional change of ends in the deciding set of the Gstaad Ladies Championship final to beat Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday

Two-time major winner and coach Mervyn Rose dies at age 87

Mervyn Rose, who won two Grand Slam singles titles and two Davis Cups before going into coaching and working with stars including Billie Jean King and Margaret Court, has died

Pliskova, Murray lead direct-entry fields for US Open

New WTA No. 1 Karolina Pliskova and top-ranked man Andy Murray headline the direct entry lists for the U.S. Open

Top-seeded John Isner wins 3rd Hall of Fame title

Top-seeded John Isner beat Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden 6-3, 7-6 (4) for his third Hall of Fame Open title

Nastase banned from Fed Cup and Davis Cup until…

Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain

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Top-seeded John Isner reaches Hall of Fame final

Top-seeded John Isner beat fellow American Bjorn Fratangelo 6-2, 6-4 to reach the Hall of Fame final, putting him into position for his third title in the grass-court event

Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about '09 loss…

Andy Roddick says he gets asked more about his loss to Roger Federer in the 2009 Wimbledon final than his victory in the 2003 U.S. Open final

Wimbledon-area shops compete to design tennis storefronts

Wimbledon village shops are competing to design the best tennis-themed storefront, and you have to see them

The Latest: Vandeweghe upset about call in…

CoCo Vandeweghe argued with chair umpire Kelly Thomson about whether a point in her Wimbledon quarterfinal loss should have been replayed because a line judge's call was distracting

Sofia Carson and Djokovic headline Arthur Ashe…

"Descendants" star Sofia Carson and two-time U.S. Open champ Novak Djokovic will headline this year's Arthur Ashe Kids' Day, a stadium concert kickoff that organizers are hoping will increase interest in youth tennis

At 37, Venus Williams into 10th Wimbledon semi…

Five-time champion Venus Williams reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the 10th time by beating French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 7-5

Murray interrupts question at Wimbledon to point…

Andy Murray interrupted a reporter's question to make an important distinction during his post-match news conference at Wimbledon

Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at…

Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors

Fendrich on Tennis: 1 of Big 4 left at Wimbledon, Federer

Roger Federer is the only member of the Big 4 who reached the Wimbledon semifinals

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The Latest: Britain will have a Wimbledon champ…

Britain is guaranteed a champion at Wimbledon this year _ in mixed doubles

To play at Wimbledon, white underwear is a must

To play at Wimbledon, you have to be ready right down to your underpants

Venus Williams to play World TeamTennis for Washington

Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, John Isner headline World TeamTennis season

Every morning, they mow, paint, mop Wimbledon's grass courts

Elite lawn care: Keeping Wimbledon's grass just right means lots of mowing, painting and even mopping

The Latest: Makarova and Vesnina win doubles at…

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon by beating Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu 6-0, 6-0 under a closed roof on Centre Court

Kubot-Melo, Makarova-Vesnina win doubles titles at Wimbledon

Kubot and Melo win men's doubles title; Makarova and Vesnina win women's doubles at Wimbledon

Fendrich on Tennis: Is Muguruza heir to Williams…

Garbine Muguruza is the only player to beat each Williams sister in a Grand Slam final

Sharapova makes first US match appearance since drug ban

Maria Sharapova is realistic as she tries to regain her form after a 15-month drug suspension

Hingis and Murray win mixed doubles title at Wimbledon

Hingis and Murray win Wimbledon mixed doubles title, beating Henri Kontinen and Heather Watson 6-4, 6-4

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Federer up to ATP No. 3 after Wimbledon; Muguruza…

Roger Federer's eighth Wimbledon title pushed him back up to No. 3 in the rankings

Kudla tops fellow American Krueger in Hall of Fame tourney

Denis Kudla beat fellow American Mitchell Krueger 6-4, 5-7, 6-0 in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

Federer tells AP he 'can't think too far ahead…

Roger Federer said he knows he 'can't think too far ahead' nowadays