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Tennis

Djokovic pulls out of Madrid Masters

World No. 1 star Novak Djokovic decided to pull out of next week's Madrid Masters in order to rest while he prepares to complete the career Grand Slam at the upcoming French Open.

At the Net: Rafa looks vulnerable

Maybe Rafael Nadal won't capture a 10th French Open title in June?

At the Net: WTA bores sans rivalries

In case you haven't noticed, women's tennis is in dire need of some excitement, which I believe can really only come in the form of some rivalries.

Hingis to play Fed Cup singles against Poland

Martina Hingis will officially put her singles hat on for the first time since 2007 this weekend, playing two singles matches -- as well as the doubles match -- in Switzerland's Fed Cup playoff tie against Poland.

Djokovic named Laureus World Sportsman of the Year

Novak Djokovic has been named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for the second time in four years.

Sharapova pulls out of Fed Cup semi against Germany

World No. 2 star Maria Sharapova withdrew from Russia's Fed Cup semifinal matchup against visiting Germany this weekend because of a leg injury.

French Open prize money increases to $29.6 million

French Open prize money will increase to $29.6 million this year, an increase of more than $3 million from a year ago.

Venus out of Fed Cup playoff

Venus Williams has withdrawn from the United States team for this week's Fed Cup playoff against host Italy, citing a personal matter.

At the Net: Tipsarevic on the comeback trail

Janko Tipsarevic may have come up a second-round loser in Houston this week, but it was a victory of sorts for the Serbian veteran who got to play his first ATP tennis in almost 18 months.

At the Net: Davis Cup could use some changes

Davis Cup organizers announced earlier this week they are considering a fifth-set tiebreak for the storied competition. And I, for one, couldn't be any more on board.

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