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.
Maria Sharapova's game is not built for clay, which is ironic considering she keeps winning titles on it.
With a new coach and sharper focus, Serena Williams has been sculpting a masterpiece leading to the French Open final.
Wimbledon was the scene of history's two greatest tennis matches: 1980's Bjorn Borg-John McEnroe final, and the Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal 2008 final. With the depth of the 2011 men's field, another historic display could be on tap.
As the weekend ends, the French Open begins. Live from Paris, Sandra Harwitt reports the biggest stories on and off those famous red clay courts.
The era of specialists is over, and now tennis players must master all three surfaces to thrive on tour. Some, though, still have a lot to learn when it comes to the grass courts of Wimbledon.
Healthy, at the top of her game, and looking for some revenge after last year's first-round elimination, top-seeded Serena Williams will capture the French Open, Melissa Isaacson predicts.
Rain may have changed the date for the women's final, but no one could change the eventual outcome as Serena Williams steamrolled to her fourth U.S. Open title.
Recent U.S. citizen Varvara Lepchenko ousts former champ Francesca Schiavone to advance to the fourth round.
Day Two of the French Open featured some expected wins and some unexpected collapses. Live from Paris, Sandra Harwitt reports the biggest stories on and off those famous red clay courts.