After taking a three-story plunge, Sergei Bubka Jr. is lucky to walk, never mind resume his tennis career.
A scaled-back offseason that included knee treatments has Rafael Nadal feeling healthy and fresh as the Australian Open gets underway, writes Sandra Harwitt.
Wimbledon marked the coronation of Serena Williams' comeback. While she's arguably the sport's top player, her sister Venus' tennis future is uncertain.
Maria Sharapova was downcast but philosophical after a fourth-round loss that means her brief reign atop the world rankings will end.
The name Andy Roddick carries a lot of weight. But he would be much happier if he started making more headlines deep into tennis tournaments.
Victoria Azarenka is coming off of three straight tournament victories this year, and five consecutive final appearances with four titles dating back to last season.
Caroline Wozniacki might not be No. 1, but she was still being scrutinized at Doha, her first tournament appearance since losing the top ranking, writes Sandra Harwitt.
The real challenge ahead in keeping the top ranking will be how well Victoria Azarenka defends upcoming tournament points from last year in the next few months.
Clay. It's the one word American tennis players scoff at. But until they begin to embrace the surface, the angst will never subside, which is why the prestigious Orange Bowl made the switch to dirt.
Venus and Serena are finally healthy enough to take to the court again, and as usual, Mom, Dad and sis are right there with them.
Rafael Nadal defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1 to claim his sixth French Open title, tying Bjorn Borg's record.
For the first time, all three top-seeded women have been eliminated before the quarterfinals, and even more upsets occurred at the junior level.
Day 7 of the French Open was marked by departures: Americans vacated the tournament, and Patty Schnyder of Switzerland retired.
What did Delray Beach reveal? Mardy Fish is flourishing while someone close to Anna Kournikova is making strides.
Jelena Jankovic was overmatched Sunday in Australia by Marion Bartoli. The Serb failed to achieve her first Grand Slam title and might lose her No. 1 ranking, to boot.
His ballyhooed impersonations earned him instant fame a year ago. But after a mundane 2008 summer, a more subdued Novak Djokovic has tabled his pugnacious persona, and it's working out just nifty.