Andy Roddick

Davis Cup to remain annual event: ITF chief


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.

Furious Australia slam deliberate defeat allegations

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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Sep 2014

Patrick McEnroe steps down as head of U.S. development

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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 03 Sep 2014

Dark day but bright hopes for American tennis at U.S. Open

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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 26 Aug 2014

United States hit 103-year Wimbledon low as Isner goes out

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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 30 Jun 2014

Djokovic, Serena keep it quick to beat the heat

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.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Jan 2014

No more meltdowns for 'more efficient' Djokovic

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- The Novak Djokovic that bowed out of his first Australian Open title defense with heat sickness in 2009 has now been replaced by a mentally and physically tougher upgrade not prone to meltdowns, the world number two said.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 15 Jan 2014

Russian gay-rights groups seek more pressure on Olympic Committee

NEW YORK - Russian gay rights advocates called for increased pressure on the International Olympic Committee ahead of the 2014 winter games in Sochi in light of Russia's anti-gay laws, telling a gathering on Wednesday that anti-gay violence is increasing.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 11 Dec 2013

Johansson and Bjorkman mask fall of Swedish tennis

- Once a conveyor belt of tennis greats like Bjorn Borg, Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg, Swedish tennis now finds itself in the doldrums but two old warriors have helped lift the mood at the Stockholm Open this week.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 17 Oct 2013

Spain expected to name Moya Davis Cup captain on Thursday

MADRID - Spain's tennis federation (RFET) will announce Alex Corretja's replacement as Davis Cup captain on Thursday, with local media reporting former world number one Carlos Moya had already agreed a one-year contract to the end of 2014.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 09 Oct 2013
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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