Dallas Tennis Fans Fire First Volley Against Proposed CutsIt was a social media ‘drop shot’ of sorts: a Facebook post intended to bring Dallas’ tennis community to the net.
Keller Bubble Dome Proposal Bursts After Amendement FailsAfter hours of debate and discussion at Keller Town Hall, council members voted down an amendment that would allow two, large bubble domes on the site of a new tennis complex, "The Birch."
Sharapova Still Proud As Doping Ban EndsMaria Sharapova believes that she triumphed over injustice when she managed to get her doping ban reduced to 15 months last October. The five-time Grand Slam winner plans to return to competition next month.
Federer On "Dream Run" After Indian Wells WinRoger Federer is back. He defeated Stan Wawrinka to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in an all-Swiss final Sunday to go with his record 18th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in January.
King Sells Majority Interest In World TeamTennisBillie Jean King said Monday that she is selling World TeamTennis, 42 years after the sports icon co-founded the tennis league that features men and women competing together.
US Tennis Apologizes For Nazi-Era Anthem At Fed Cup MatchThe United States Tennis Association has apologized after an outdated version of the German national anthem that later became associated with the Nazi regime was performed before a Fed Cup match in Hawaii.
Serena To Miss WTA Finals With Injured ShoulderSerena Williams will miss the season-ending WTA Finals for the second year in a row, citing a right shoulder injury. Williams said that she is "really bummed" to skip the event, but that her doctor "insists that I stay home and heal."
Sharapova's Doping Ban Cut From 2 Years To 15 Months The highest court in sports has cut Maria Sharapova's two-year doping ban to 15 months.
Wawrinka Stuns Djokovic To Win U.S. Open ChampionshipStan Wawrinka took down top-ranked player and defending champion Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open final on Sunday night, and is now just a Wimbledon win away from a career Grand Slam.
Another Free Pass For Djokovic As Tsonga Quits U.S. OpenNormally, it takes wins in five full matches to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. But Novak Djokovic has made it that far at the U.S. Open by playing only two matches, because three of his opponents pulled out of the tournament with injuries.
No Age Limit For Chasing Balls At U.S. OpenThe U.S. Open has never put an upper limit on the age of its ball chasers. Of the 275 ball people this year, about 75 are 18 or older, and more than 20 of those are over 30 years old.
Serena Passes Federer For Most Grand Slam Match WinsSerena Williams now owns more victories in Grand Slam matches than anyone else in the Open era, surpassing Roger Federer with her 308th win on Monday. "Hopefully we'll both keep going," she added.