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My Russian Heritage Is Non-Negotiable, Says Sharapova

Maria Sharapova's life-changing move from Siberia to Florida as a seven-year-old propelled her on a path to fame and fortune but she says she would never turn her back on her mother country.

Senh: I didn't realize that she's the highest-paid female athlete in the world. With her skills and looks, I guess it's not surprising.


Djokovic, Nadal advance at Monte Carlo Masters

Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal extended his Monte Carlo Masters winning streak to 43 matches and top-ranked Novak Djokovic won despite a balky ankle on Wednesday at the Monte Carlo Masters....


Serena wins second straight Family Circle title

Serena Williams rallied past Jelena Jankovic 3-6, 6-0, 6-2 on Sunday to win her 15th straight match and second consecutive title at the Family Circle Cup.


Nadal wins first title on hard court since 2010

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal rallied from a set and 1-3 down in the second to beat Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday, giving the Spaniard his third title in four tournaments since returning from a seven-month injury layoff.


Serena Williams Withdraws From Dubai Championships With Back Injury

Serena Williams

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Dubai Championships because of a lower back injury. Williams took over the No. 1 ranking last week in Qatar, the sixth time in her career she has been the top-ranked player in the world. She lost in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open last month after injuring her back.


Nadal takes title at Brazil Open

Rafael Nadal wins his first title since last year's French Open as he beats David Nalbandian in the Brazil Open final.


Murray beats Federer, reaches Australian final

Andy Murray has beaten Roger Federer for the first time in a Grand Slam event to advance to the Australian Open final against top-ranked Novak Djokovic. The world No. 3 beat the Swiss star 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2.


Top-ranked Djokovic tops Federer to win ATP Finals

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic recovered from early breaks in both sets to beat Roger Federer 7-6 (6), 7-5 Monday in the championship match at the ATP finals. The top-ranked Serb recovered from early breaks in both sets and beat Federer 7-6 (6), 7-5 Monday in the championship match at the ATP finals. Federer broke Djokovic's serve to take a quick 2-0 lead in the first set, and then again to open to the second, but both times the world's No. 1 player rebounded to get back into the match.


Roger Federer Defeats Andy In Semifinals At World Tour Finals

Roger Federer’s semifinal win over Andy Murray today in London was close, the second one wasn’t. But they shared a similar plot: A lead by Murray that Federer snatched away, seemingly from out of nowhere.


Djokovic reaches ATP semi-finals

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has secured his place in the semi-finals and cleared the way for Andy Murray to join him at the ATP World Tour Finals. The world number one beat Tomas Berdych 6-2 7-6 (8-6), and Murray will now qualify if he takes a set off Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday evening.


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