Latvia’s Ernests Gulbis recovered to beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain in the final of tennis’s St. Petersburg Open.
Former champion Roger Federer fought back to beat Gilles Simon in five sets and keep alive his pursuit of a second French Open title.
Former Wimbledon champions Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams today rejected calls for men's tennis players to be paid more than women.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal’s slow start to the French Open continued as three women from the U.S. reached the fourth round, giving the country its best result in a major championship in almost a decade.
“How often does New York get hit with an earthquake and a hurricane in the same week?” asked Paul Annacone, coach of No. 3 seed Roger Federer, a few days before the start of the U.S. Open in New York.
Second-ranked Roger Federer needed five sets to get past Gilles Simon of France in the second round of the Australian Open.
Men’s Grand Slam record-holder Roger Federer lost in the quarterfinals of the French Open to Jo- Wilfried Tsonga, his earliest defeat in Paris since 2010.
Mardy Fish ’s loss in the third round of the French Open ended the chances of both his first Grand Slam title and the start of a U.S. tennis resurgence.
U.S. teenager Sloane Stephens yesterday reached her first tennis Grand Slam quarterfinal at the Australian Open, where she’ll play five-time champion Serena Williams for a spot in the final four.
Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova won rain-delayed second-round matches at the French Open and will play third-round opponents today.
"I was ready for this kind of fight."
- Gilles Simon on Jan 19, 2013