Tennis

ROME (AP) — Forget all that speculation about Serena Williams considering retirement after her emotional hand-to-heart gesture upon her Australian Open exit three months ago. While Williams has not played since losing to Naomi Osaka in the Melbourne semifinals in February, she has been practicing “very intensely” on clay courts and is ready to “start
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3:19 PM ET Rachel MarcusESPN Editor Close ESPN Editor Joined ESPN in 2013 Maryland native, Syracuse graduate Welcome back to the NFL, Tim Tebow. Nine years years after his final regular season game — and more than 300 minor league baseball games later — Tebow, 33, is expected to sign a one-year deal with the
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4:58 PM ET Associated Press MADRID — Alexander Zverev continued his impressive form going into the French Open by winning his second Madrid Open title on Sunday. After beating top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals and fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem in the semifinals, Zverev rallied to defeat Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (8), 6-4, 6-3 for his second
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Naomi Osaka is slated to make her Olympics debut when the games finally kick off in July, something she’s worked for her whole career. But even with the chance to represent Japan, she told the Associated Press that she’s not sure if the Tokyo Olympics should be held in the middle of a pandemic.  “Of
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MADRID — Aryna Sabalenka is glad she changed her mind about playing at the Madrid Open. Two weeks after nearly withdrawing from the tournament because of a muscle injury, Sabalenka was standing on center court with the winner’s trophy in her hands. Sabalenka defeated top-ranked Ash Barty 6-0, 3-6, 6-4 for her 10th WTA title
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3:47 PM ET ESPN News Services MADRID — Aryna Sabalenka is glad she changed her mind about playing at the Madrid Open. Two weeks after nearly withdrawing from the tournament because of a muscle injury, Sabalenka was standing on center court with the winner’s trophy in her hands on Saturday. Sabalenka defeated top-ranked Ash Barty
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Watch the Match Highlights from Ashleigh Barty vs. Aryna Sabalenka at the 2021 Mutua Madrid Open. Subscribe to the WTA on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=WTA Follow the WTA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WTA​​ Follow the WTA on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/WTA​​ Follow the WTA on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wta​ More Videos: https://www.wtatennis.com​
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Tennis pro, Simona Halep gets a turn at The Wheel of Sport for petsercise. Laurie challenges Simona to workout with her goldfish, Beefcake. Then pro footballer Ansu Fati and his little bro, show us how to practice headers in #TheReplay. Subscribe to catch all Playlist episodes, airing every Saturday: https://go.nike.com/nikeforkids Miss last week’s episode? Catch
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4:09 PM ET Associated Press Sofia Kenin no longer will be coached by her father, announcing just weeks before the French Open she is “putting together a new technical team.” Kenin, the Australian Open champion and French Open runner-up in 2020, wrote about the switch on Instagram on Friday. The post included a photo of
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Sofia Kenin no longer will be coached by her father, announcing just weeks before the French Open she is “putting together a new technical team.” Kenin, the Australian Open champion and French Open runner-up in 2020, wrote about the switch on Instagram. The post included a photo of Kenin and her dad, Alex, posing with
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