Tennis

Nadal up to No. 2; Djokovic slides to No. 4, worst since '09

French Open men's champion Rafael Nadal has moved up two spots to No. 2 in the ATP rankings

Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final for 1st title…

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Aegon Classic final to win 1st title since playing hand injured in knife attack at her home

Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic in Queen's final

Feliciano Lopez saved a match point as he came from behind to beat Marin Cilic and claim the biggest title of his career at Queen's on Sunday

Nadal to miss Queen's Club tournament to rest

French Open champion Rafael Nadal says he will miss next week's tournament at Queen's Club as he needs to rest ahead of Wimbledon

Mellower now, John McEnroe wants today's players…

Mellower now, John McEnroe wants today's players to get mad

Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th…

Roger Federer defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for the ninth time on Sunday

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McCartney, Rowling promoted in the queen's…

Paul McCartney and JK Rowling just got promoted, so to speak, in Britain's hierarchy

Kvitova reaches first final since attack

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova in the Aegon Classic semifinals on Saturday to reach the first final since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home

Cilic, Lopez advance to Queen's final

Marin Cilic and Feliciano Lopez secured returns to the final at Queen's after hard-fought three-set wins in the last four of the Wimbledon warm-up event on Saturday

Del Potro withdraws from Queen's Club tournament with injury

Juan Martin del Potro has withdrawn from the grass-court tournament at Queen's Club because of injury

Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of…

Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of landmark Title IX at New York museum

Federer beats Khachanov to advance to his 11th Halle final

Roger Federer defeated Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6 (5) to advance to the final of the Gerry Weber Open for the 11th time

Billie Jean King praises Northwestern grads on…

Tennis great Billie Jean King praises millennials on issues of diversity and inclusion in speech to Northwestern University graduates

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a British court after the former tennis player failed to pay a long-standing debt

Lopez and Mueller defy age, seeding to reach Queen's semis

Gilles Muller and Feliciano Lopez have continued to defy age and their unseeded status as they progressed to the Queen's semifinals

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Kvitova puts on confident display in Birmingham

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova produced her most encouraging result since returning from a knife attack to advance to the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic

Madrid Open owner won't hand out trophies, upset…

Madrid Open organizer Ion Tiriac says he won't award any more trophies at his tournament because he's upset by the way his friend Ilie Nastase has been treated by the WTA

Petra Kvitova reaches semifinals at Aegon Classic

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to the semifinals at the Aegon Classic

Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for…

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at The ESPYS

Federer beats defending champion Mayer to reach semifinals

Roger Federer advanced to the semifinals of the Gerry Weber Open for the 13th time by beating defending champion Florian Mayer 6-3, 6-4

James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for…

Tennis star James Blake has agreed to drop his right to sue New York after he was mistakenly arrested and tackled by police

British tennis player Dan Evans tests positive for cocaine

British tennis player Dan Evans has admitted that he tested positive for cocaine in April and now faces a suspension

Haas gets Wimbledon wild card; Marcus Willis in qualifying

Past semifinalist Tommy Haas, 2016 junior champion Denis Shapovalov and British women Laura Robson, Heather Watson and Naomi Broady are among the players receiving wild-card invitations to Wimbledon

Sharapova to return in July for World Team Tennis matches

Maria Sharapova will return to competitive tennis in July for two World Team Tennis matches

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Muguruza barely gets through grass opener in Birmingham

Garbine Muguruza, trying to find good times in tennis again after losing her French Open title in the last 16, barely survived her first grass match of the season at the Aegon Classic

Svitolina may withdraw from Wimbledon after Birmingham loss

Elina Svitolina was eliminated in the second round of the Aegon Classic after losing to Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the second round

7-Month Pregnant Serena Williams Sends WARNING to…

The tennis GOAT put the field on notice that she's not even close to being finished. Rack up those wins now, ladies, Serena will be back soon.