Tennis

Rafael Nadal advances to quarterfinals of China Open

Rafael Nadal earned his season-leading 58th victory by beating Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the China Open

Aussie officials expecting Serena Williams to defend title

Australian Open officials are hopeful Serena Williams will make her competitive comeback to tennis next January to defend the title at Melbourne Park

Donaldson sets up meeting with Nadal in Shanghai Masters

Jared Donaldson of the U.S. enjoyed an early birthday present in beating Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-4 in the Shanghai Masters first round

Nadal wins 6th title of year in Beijing; Garcia beats Halep

Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia 6-2, 6-1 in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year

Kyrgios smashes racket, advances to China Open quarterfinals

Nick Kyrgios smashed a racket after losing the first set, sang a song while relaxing during a changeover, and then advanced to the China Open quarterfinals

Del Potro advances to 2nd round at Shanghai Masters

Juan Martin del Potro needed all three sets to reach the second round at the Shanghai Masters, beating Georgian qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-2, 3-6, 6-4

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Fognini found guilty of major offenses by Grand Slam board

Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini has been handed a suspended ban of two Grand Slam tournaments for insulting a chair umpire at the U.S. Open

Cornet beats Makarova in Kremlin Cup first round

Alize Cornet of France has beaten hometown favorite Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-3 at the Kremlin Cup to set up a possible second-round meeting with Maria Sharapova

Goffin wins Japan Open for 2nd title in 2 weeks

David Goffin of Belgium has atoned for his defeat in the Japan Open final last year by winning it, beating Adrian Mannarino of France 6-3, 7-5

David Goffin, Marin Cilic reach semifinals at Japan Open

David Goffin and Marin Cilic reached the semifinals of the Japan Open in contrasting styles

Goffin through to 2nd straight Japan Open final

David Goffin reached a 2nd straight Japan Open final and will meet Adrian Mannarino, who beat top-seeded Marin Cilic

For Adidas and rivals, sponsorships are good business

Multi-million dollar sponsorship deals of the kind between Adidas and the University of Louisville are not just efforts to burnish the image of sports gear makers but cost-efficient ways to increase sales

Raonic retires from match at Japan Open with calf injury

Milos Raonic picked up another injury and was forced to retire from his second-round match at the Japan Open

Davis Cup to shorten some matches to entice top players

Davis Cup organizers are testing out shortened matches in 2018 in a bid to keep the team event attractive to top players in a crowded calendar

Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai Masters quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal has won his 14th consecutive match to reach the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 6-1

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Kyrgios walks out on match in Shanghai after losing 1st set

Nick Kyrgios quit his first-round match at the Shanghai Masters after losing the first set in a tiebreaker

Nadal and Federer win in straight sets at Shanghai Masters

Rafael Nadal lost only four points on serve in a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Jared Donaldson in the second round of the Shanghai Masters

Pavlyuchenkova, Gavrilova advance to Hong Kong semis

The highest ranked player left in the Hong Kong Open, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia has beaten Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3, 6-3 in the quarterfinals

Autopsy details injuries in fatal crash with Venus Williams

A medical examiner says a Florida man died from complications of blunt force trauma suffered in a June car crash with tennis star Venus Williams

Del Potro has wrist placed in splint after fall in Shanghai

Rafael Nadal has tied Andre Agassi for sixth place on the list of all-time Open Era wins by reaching the Shanghai Masters semifinals

Top seeds Rybarikova, Strycova reach Ladies Linz final

Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic reached her first final of the season after beating Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania 6-3, 7-6 (3) at the Ladies Linz

Sharapova loses to Rybarikova at Kremlin Cup

Maria Sharapova has been beaten by Magdalena Rybarikova in the first round of the Kremlin Cup

Nadal cites knee injury to miss Federer's hometown event

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Swiss Indoors next week, denying fans a possible final against Roger Federer

The ping pong table just got a tech upgrade…

You can even pick a character for beer pong!

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