Taylor Townsend has earned a wild card into the main draw of the French Open after winning a U.S. Tennis Association qualifying tournament.
No. 2-seeded Li Na reached the third round of the Sony Open when Alisa Kleybanova withdrew Friday because of a viral illness.
Rafael Nadal won the US Open Monday night in New York.
Moments before the match, Tommy Haas sat in his changeover chair jiggling his legs, eager to face the world’s No. 1-ranked player and old enough to know such chances don’t often come along.
Sloane Stephens, 19, pulled off an upset for the ages at the 2013 Australian Open Wednesday when she beat the third-ranked female tennis player in the world, Serena Williams.
If you’ve ever attended a Marlins batting practice session, you already knew. But Monday night, the rest of the nation got a glimpse of the kind of bombs Giancarlo Stanton is known for in South Florida.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam off Jamie Moyer in a five-run fourth inning, Mark Buehrle was dominant after a shaky first and the Miami Marlins stayed hot by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Monday night.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic won his third Sony Ericsson Open title in Key Biscayne Sunday, holding every service game to beat Andy Murray 6-1, 7-6 (4).
Venus Williams won in her first singles match since August, dispatching Kimiko Date-Krumm 6-0, 6-3 at the Sony Ericsson Open on Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic now has four career Grand Slam titles after claiming his first U.S. Open championship.