Serena Williams responds to racial comments from Romanian Fed Cup captain

Serena Williams has responded to comments Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase recently made about her and her unborn child. At a Friday news conference ahead of a Fed Cup tiebreaker between Romania and Great Britain, [...]


Romania beat Britain in Fed Cup as Konta and Watson lose

(Reuters) – Hosts Romania beat Britain in their controversial Fed Cup World Cup play-off in Constanta on Sunday, with both Johanna Konta and Heather Watson failing to win their respective singles rubbers for the visitors. Simona [...]


Nadal beats Ramos-Vinolas to win 10th Monte Carlo Masters

MONACO (AP) Defending champion Rafael Nadal easily beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-1, 6-3 in an all-Spanish final on Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the 10th time and clinch the 70th title of his career. [...]


ITF launch investigation as Nastase kicked out of Fed Cup tie

CONSTANTA, Romania (Reuters) – Former tennis bad boy Ilie Nastase found himself in deep water on Saturday after being booted out of Romania’s Fed Cup tie against Britain, a day after allegations that he made a [...]


Murray returns from injury and reaches Monte Carlo third round

MONACO (AP) Top-ranked Andy Murray returned from an elbow injury to beat Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-5, 7-5 in the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday. The right elbow injury prompted Murray to [...]


Steve Johnson wins US Men’s Clay Court Championship

HOUSTON (AP) — Steve Johnson fought through late cramps to win the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship, beating Brazil’s Thomaz Bellucci 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5) on Sunday at River Oaks Country Club. The 27-year-old Johnson won [...]


Johnson beats Sock in US Men’s Clay Court semis

HOUSTON (AP) — Fourth-seeded Steve Johnson beat top-seeded Jack Sock 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday in an all-American semifinal in the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. Johnson won his lone ATP Tour title last year on [...]


Beyond the Baseline Podcast: Sascha Bajin

On the Beyond the Baseline Podcast, Sports Illustrated executive editor, Tennis Channel commentator and host Jon Wertheim takes fans between the lines with tennis commentary and exclusive interviews with the top players and newsmakers on the [...]