LONDON - Andre Agassi says it would be a "beautiful thing to watch" if fellow American Serena Williams goes on to surpass his wife Steffi Graf's professional era record of 22 grand slam singles titles.
MEXICO CITY - Regaining the world's top ranking in women's tennis is less important to five-times grand slam winner Maria Sharapova than it was when she was younger, but the Russian is eager to beat dominant player Serena Williams.
- Miami Heat All-Star forward Chris Bosh has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to blood clots on his lungs, the National Basketball Association team said on Saturday.
DUBAI - Romania's Simona Halep overcame Czech Karolina Pliskova 6-4 7-6(4) in the final of the Dubai Championships on Saturday to claim a 10th WTA singles title that will lift her back to third in the world rankings.
- Miami Heat All-Star forward Chris Bosh could miss the rest of the 2014-15 NBA season if tests show he has blood clots on his lungs, according to a report in the Miami Herald on Friday.
DUBAI - Romania's Simona Halep believes she now has the mental fortitude to claim a maiden grand slam title and complete a remarkable rise that has propelled from outsider to world number.
DUBAI - Caroline Wozniacki talked on Sunday of her horror and sadness at the shootings in Denmark, which happened close to where the tennis champion grew up in Copenhagen.
BUENOS AIRES - A persistent, nagging cough bothering world number one Serena Williams since her Australian Open victory gave Argentina a chink of light in their one-sided Fed Cup tie against the United States on Sunday.
- World number one Serena Williams has buried the hatchet and will return to Indian Wells to play in the tournament she has boycotted for 14 years after suffering racist abuse.
MELBOURNE - A sickly Serena Williams gave Maria Sharapova another serving of grand slam heartbreak on Saturday to win the Australian Open and bolster her claims to be the all-time greatest player with her 19th major title.