On the surface, tennis seems like a lucrative sport. But for the non-elite, costs can become exorbitant, to the extent that some players have to make some tough choices, writes Jim Caple.
Too bad they don't give age-group awards in Major League Baseball. If they did, 41-year-old Raul Ibanez would be cornering the market this season.
From Serena's dominance to the strong showing of other U.S. players, here are 10 takeaways from the women's draw in Paris.
They call them "competitive balance" picks. But the way they're going to work in this year's MLB draft is waaaaaay off base.
The U.S. sent four women into the fourth round in Paris. Unfortunately, the three who played Monday all lost in straight sets.
From Serena Williams' 28th straight win to Roger Federer advancing to a 36th consecutive quarterfinal, it was just another day at Roland Garros.
Although the last of the U.S. men have bid adieu to Roland Garros, four American women have advanced to the second week and make up a quarter of the field left in the French Open.
The Americans are making a statement at Roland Garros. Has it been just a good few days or a sign of things to come?
Bethanie Mattek-Sands might not don proper tennis attire, but she wore 2011 champ Li Na out at the French Open Thursday.
The quality of play among U.S. women has increased in the past year. Their hard work is paying off in the French Open.