Tennis

Kvitova withdraws, Cibulkova ousted at Eastbourne

The Eastbourne International lost Petra Kvitova to injury and Dominika Cibulkova to a surprise defeat

'Big 4' given top 4 seedings at Wimbledon; Kerber…

The "Big 4" of men's tennis were given the four highest seedings for this year's tournament at Wimbledon

John McEnroe refuses to apologize to Serena…

John McEnroe isn’t willing to apologize for his controversial remarks about Serena Williams.

Djokovic wins at Eastbourne, downplays Wimbledon chances

Novak Djokovic downplayed his chances of capturing a fourth Wimbledon title after winning his first match on grass this year at the Eastbourne International

McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's…

Paul McCartney and JK Rowling just got promoted, so to speak, in Britain's hierarchy

Davis Cup and Fed Cup to stage finals together…

The Davis Cup and Fed Cup are planning to combine forces into a World Cup of Tennis

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Rain frustrates Djokovic at Eastbourne

Novak Djokovic played just one completed game of his second-round match against Vasek Pospisil at the Eastbourne International before rain washed out the day's play at the Wimbledon warmup event on Tuesday

Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the grass-court tournament at Queen's Club because of injury

Serena's latest shot: pregnant and nude on…

Serena Williams shows off pregnancy with nude photo on Vanity Fair cover

Murray withdraws from exhibition match because of sore hip

Andy Murray has withdrawn from an exhibition match in London because of a sore hip, less than a week before the start of Wimbledon

Billie Jean King praises Northwestern grads on…

Tennis great Billie Jean King praises millennials on issues of diversity and inclusion in speech to Northwestern University graduates

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's…

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's thoughts on what would happen if she tried to play on the men's tennis tour

Federer commits to Hopman Cup to open 2018 season

Roger Federer has committed to starting the 2018 season at the Hopman Cup, the international mixed-team tournament where he'll team up again with Belinda Bencic for Switzerland

Kvitova puts on confident display in Birmingham

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova produced her most encouraging result since returning from a knife attack to advance to the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic

Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title…

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Aegon Classic final to win 1st title since playing hand injured in knife attack at her home

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Injured Kvitova out of Eastbourne, a week before Wimbledon

Petra Kvitova has pulled out of the grass-court tournament in Eastbourne because of an abdominal injury

Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for…

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at The ESPYS

Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th…

Roger Federer defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for the ninth time on Sunday

Even in defeat, Cilic considered a favorite at Wimbledon

Marin Cilic lost at Queen's but he is still being talked about as a contender for the Wimbledon title

James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for…

Tennis star James Blake has agreed to drop his right to sue New York after he was mistakenly arrested and tackled by police

Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova in the Aegon Classic semifinals on Saturday to reach the first final since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home

Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic in Queen's final

Feliciano Lopez saved a match point as he came from behind to beat Marin Cilic and claim the biggest title of his career at Queen's on Sunday

Haas gets Wimbledon wild card; Marcus Willis in qualifying

Past semifinalist Tommy Haas, 2016 junior champion Denis Shapovalov and British women Laura Robson, Heather Watson and Naomi Broady are among the players receiving wild-card invitations to Wimbledon

Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of…

Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of landmark Title IX at New York museum

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Cilic, Lopez advance to Queen's final

Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez secured returns to the final at Queen's after hard-fought three-set wins in the last four of the Wimbledon warm-up event on Saturday

Sharapova to return in July for World Team Tennis matches

Maria Sharapova will return to competitive tennis in July for two World Team Tennis matches

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a British court after the former tennis player failed to pay a long-standing debt