Unfamiliar, but nice: Halep back in Paris to defend title

Tennis 05/24/19, 07:08

Simona Halep is experiencing something new at the French Open this year.The Romanian player is back in Paris to defend her title, a situation she's never been in before.And she likes it.Defending champion Romania's Simona Halep smiles as she poses ...

Fed Cup semifinal: Mladenovic vs. Halep in opening singles

Tennis 04/19/19, 07:59

Kristina Mladenovic of France will face second-ranked Simona Halep of Romania in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal Saturday.No. 21 Caroline Garcia meets Mihaela Buzarnescu in the second singles at the clay-court Kindarena in Rouen, northwest France.Following the ...

Djokovic, Nishikori, Halep ousted at Indian Wells

Sports 03/12/19, 20:49

It was a tough day for seeded players at the BNP Paribas Open, with top-ranked Novak Djokovic the biggest name ushered out in the desert.Djokovic and Philipp Kohlschreiber resumed their third-round match on Tuesday that had been suspended because of ...

Federer, Halep earn straight-set wins at Indian Wells

Sports 03/10/19, 16:59

Roger Federer beat Peter Gojowczyk 6-1, 7-5 on Sunday in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open.Federer saved six of seven break chances against the German after losing just two points on his serve in the first set.Federer has ...

Osaka, Serena Williams set for action at Australian Open

Tennis 01/18/19, 19:29

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka has started her third-round match at the Australian Open against Hsieh Su-wei on Margaret Court Arena.Serena Williams will continue her bid for an eighth Australian title and an Open-era record 24th Grand Slam singles title ...

Defending champ gone: Sharapova ousts Wozniacki in Australia

Sports 01/18/19, 02:18

Maria Sharapova showed that she's ready to be a Grand Slam factor once again, eliminating defending champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open's fourth round. Sharapova's victory Friday was built on aggressive groundstrokes that gave her a ...

No. 1 Halep has new-found confidence ahead of Aussie Open

Sports 01/12/19, 09:32

Simona Halep was trying on her new shoes when she got the news direct from the draw about her tough section containing both Serena and Venus Williams at the Australian Open.Even before she contemplates possible back-to-back matches in the third ...

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