Former top-50 professional tennis player Elena Baltacha says she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
For British doubles player Ross Hutchins, who has battled Hodgkin's lymphoma for the past year, just taking part in this year's Australian Open wasn't good enough. He wanted to win.
Rene Simpson, a former player, coach and longtime captain of Canada's Fed Cup tennis team, has died. She was 47.
Tennis greats are teaming up for a charity auction to raise money for retired player Andrew Florent, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.
Gertrude "Gussie" Moran, who shocked the modest midcentury tennis world when she took the court at Wimbledon with short skirt and ruffled underwear, has died at age 89.
British tennis player Ross Hutchins has been diagnosed with cancer and says he hopes to return to the circuit before the end of the year after six months of chemotherapy.
Alisa Kleybanova pulled out a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Johanna Larson.
After being sidelined by Hodgkin's lymphoma for 10 months, Alisa Kleybanova returns to the tennis court at the Sony Ericsson Open cancer-free and with a sunny disposition.
Former top-20 player Alisa Kleybanova says she has completed her treatment for cancer and will play at the Sony Ericsson Open next month.
Former top 20 player Alisa Kleybanova is receiving treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer.
Most people don't bounce back from cancer and climb Mount Kilimanjaro. But Martina Navratilova, who's raising money to save African children living in crushing poverty, is not most people.
Mark Philippoussis beat Jim Courier 6-4, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Tennis Championships for his second straight Champions Series title.
As Martina Navratilova undergoes treatments for cancer, she's found a confidant who can share in her heartaches -- but also offer inspiration.
Martina Navratilova has a tiring schedule lined up for the French Open -- radiation therapy for cancer, playing in a senior doubles event and calling matches on TV for Tennis Channel.
Australian tennis great John Newcombe expects to attend Wimbledon next month after recovering from an operation for skin cancer.
What's it like to be a world-class athlete diagnosed with cancer? In an excerpt from Corina Morariu's book, "Living through the Racket," she explains how leukemia brought her to the brink of death ... but ultimately saved her life.