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

Nastase suspended by ITF for hurling abuse during…

Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase has been provisionally suspended from the competition after abusing players and the umpire during the playoff match against Britain

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

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

Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is…

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

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

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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

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

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

Tsonga loses opening match in Monte Carlo, Djokovic wins

Back on court for the first time since the birth of his son, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was upset by a qualifier in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters

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

Former runner-up Tomas Berdych progresses in Monte Carlo

Tomas Berdych needed two hours and three sets to overcome strong resistance from Russian qualifier Andrey Kuznetsov and reach the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters

Nadal beats Ramos-Vinolas to win 10th Monte Carlo Masters

As the first men's tennis player in the Open era to win the same title 10 times, Rafael Nadal showed Sunday he's likely the best ever on clay

Steve Johnson wins US Men's Clay Court Championship

Steve Johnson fought through late cramps to win the U. S. Men's Clay Court Championship, beating Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5) at Forest Oaks

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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

Coric saves 5 match points to win 1st tour title

Borna Coric of Croatia claimed his first tour title on Sunday after saving five match points to defeat German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber in three sets in the Grand Prix Hassan II final

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

Goffin beats fellow Belgian Darcis at Monte Carlo Masters

Tenth-seeded David Goffin win an all-Belgian contest to reach the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters as the first big tournament of the clay court season got underway

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

Teenager Vondrousova wins 1st WTA title at Biel Ladies Open

Aged just 17, Marketa Vondrousova won her first WTA Tour title on Sunday, beating Anett Kontaveit of Estonia 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the Biel Ladies Open final

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

Johnson beats Sock in US Men's Clay Court semis

Fourth-seeded Steve Johnson beat top-seeded Jack Sock 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in an all-American semifinal in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship

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

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Coric back in final, faces Kohlschreiber in Morocco

Borna Coric of Croatia will have a shot at the Grand Prix Hassan II title for the second straight year

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

Sock leads 3 US players into US Men's Clay Court semifinals

Top-seeded Jack Sock led three Americans into the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship semifinals Friday night, beating sixth-seeded Feliciano Lopez of Spain 7-6 (6), 1-6, 6-4