Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt to serve six years in jail for rape, sexual assault

Victims were underage students.

Luis Suarez, Caroline Woznacki and others pay tribute to Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard as he plays final match at Ansfield

After 17 years, Gerrard deserves all the praise as he readies to come to the L.A. Galaxy.

Serena Williams goes glam in new Pepsi ad

The tennis powerhouse sheds her sweats for silk and sequins in the new fashion-focused soft-drink spot.


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Tennis wires

Bellucci, Sousa advance to Geneva Open final

Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil advanced to the Geneva Open final on Friday and will play Joao Sousa of Portugal for the title.

Stosur defeats Stephens to reach final in Strasbourg

Third-seeded Samantha Stosur advanced to her first final this season with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens at the Strasbourg International Friday.

Djokovic looms in Nadal’s toughest-ever draw at French Open

The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris.

Rafael Nadal drops from top five for first time in 10 years

Latest loss was to Andy Murray in Madrid Open.

USC women’s tennis team wins trophy, immediately breaks trophy

You're still winners, USC women's tennis.

Heckling arrives at Big 12 tennis matches

In attempt to attract more fans, the Big 12 Conference is doing away with typical tennis decorum.

Caroline Wozniacki and J.J. Watt spotted together again

The two showed up in a fan photo on Instagram looking as chummy as they did at the NCAA championship game last week.

Photographer dies after freak fall at Andy Murray’s wedding rehearsal

Gordon Jack, 47, struck his head on a grave marker.

Andy Murray sports smart Scottish kilt to marry girlfriend Kim Sears

The day went off without a hitch, judging from a tweet Murray sent outlining his day using nothing but emojis.

Serena Williams wins eighth Miami Open

Williams is not just one of four other women to win the same WTA event eight times or more.

Caroline Wozniacki: ‘I didn’t know how strong I was’ until breakup with Rory McIlroy

The Danish tennis star offered extensive comments on her heartbreak and subsequent bounce-back.

Serena Williams posts a very Serena Williams photo of her Vogue cover

The No. 1 tennis player talks friendship, Caroline Wozniacki and Jesus.

American tennis player Wayne Odesnik banned 15 years for second doping violation

The 29-year-old tested positive for various banned substances, including steroids.

Serena Williams credits sister Venus for encouraging her return to Indian Wells

Williams also said her parents supported her decision to return to the tournament after 14 years.

Citi Open lands Murray, Nishikori

Top five players Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori will use D.C. tournament to prepare for heat of U.S. Open.

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