NEW DELHI - The sorry state of American men's tennis will continue for some time with no real talent on the horizon, said Pete Sampras who dominated the game in the 1990s with fellow American Andre Agassi.
LONDON - Andy Roddick has been made an honorary member of the All England Club, according to former British number one Tim Henman.
DUBAI - The Davis Cup will remain an annual tournament despite persistent complaints from some players that it over-burdens an already-crowded schedule, the head of the sport’s governing body said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY - Basketball Australia have reacted furiously to allegations their team deliberately lost a game at the World Cup last week, saying they were "downright wrong" and an insult to the country's sporting culture.
NEW YORK - Patrick McEnroe said on Wednesday he was stepping down from his role as head of player development for the U.S. Tennis Association after more than six years in the job.
NEW YORK - Brilliant sunshine was unable to hide a dark day for American men at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as five home grown hopes packed their bags and headed for the exits.
LONDON - John Isner's defeat against Spain's Feliciano Lopez at Wimbledon on Monday left the United States with no survivors in the fourth round of the men's or women's singles for the first time since 1911.
MELBOURNE - Tournament favorites Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams raced into the third round of the Australian Open and out of the heat on Wednesday as controversy over play continuing in scorching temperatures rumbled on for a second day.
MELBOURNE - The Novak Djokovic that bowed out of his first Australian Open title defense with heat sickness in 2009 has now been replaced by a mentally and physically tougher upgrade not prone to meltdowns, the world number two said.