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Serena Williams wins in her return



Safarova loses in first round of Citi Open

Top‑seeded Lucie Safarova lost to Kristina Mladenovic of France in the first round of the Citi Open on Tuesday.

Lepchenko shocks Radwanska in Stanford

Unseeded Varvara Lepchenko toppled second‑seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the quarter‑finals of the WTA...

Nishikori advances to third round at Washington

Japanese fourth seed Kei Nishikori outlasted American Sam Querrey 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 Wednesday to reach the third round of the ATP and WTA Washington Open.

Ivanovic lone seeded player to win in Stanford

Fifth‑seeded seed Ana Ivanovic won her first‑round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine Lisicki of Germany 7-6 (2), 6-1 on...

Isner hopes to keep rolling into the US Open

John Isner, coming off a victory last week in Atlanta, is counting on a solid showing at this week's Washington Open to keep his momentum strong...

No fear for confident Nishikori against stars

Japan's Kei Nishikori has new confidence against the top stars in tennis, thanks to some success on the court and in his work with coach Michael Chang.

China's Li Na pulls out of US Open because of knee

Two‑time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U. S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury which she said has bothered her for several months....

Li Na to sit out US Open with knee injury

World number two Li Na of China announced on Thursday that she will miss next month's US Open as she struggles with a knee injury. "I wanted to let...

Cho to lead 2018 Olympics organizing committee

Cho Yang‑ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the...