Serena Williams Continues To Dominate Women's Tennis 

Earlier today Serena Williams reached career a milestone when she won the French Open. The win was the third time that Williams won the French open, and her 20th major win. Only two women have won more major titles than Williams: Steffi Graf with 22 career wins, and Margaret Court Smith with 24. But considering that… » 6/06/15 2:49pm 6/06/15 2:49pm

Fowler Falls For Fake Website, Makes Crazy Claims About Tennis Star

Tonight's Australian Open coverage on ESPN2 featured announcer Chris Fowler explaining to the audience that Japanese pro Kei Nishikori is, among other things, the highest-paid tennis player in the world and the owner of a restaurant chain, a soccer team, and clothing and perfume lines. None of those things are true,… » 1/19/15 9:59pm 1/19/15 9:59pm

Christina McHale Pukes All Over Australian Open Tennis Court, Still Wins

American tennis pro Christina McHale overcame several episodes of puking during the third set against France's Stephanie Foretz to win her Australian Open first round match today 6-4, 1-6, 12-10. It was a gutsy performance, one ESPN showed in all its slow-motion vomiting glory. » 1/19/15 10:38am 1/19/15 10:38am

Angry Tennis Player Flings Racket; Lineswoman Nearly Dies Of Fright

One possible headline to this post could be "Frustrated Tennis Player Smokes Lineswoman With Racket," but that wouldn't be entirely accurate. Darian King did wheel around and chuck his racket after losing a crucial point, and it did hit the nearby lineswoman, but it's pretty obviously accidental. » 10/28/14 11:46am 10/28/14 11:46am

Why Do Tennis Players Grunt? Because It Works

Monica Seles gets the blame—at 93 decibels, her screams on the court were about as loud as a motorcycle, and started the run on grunting in tennis. It was frowned upon at first, but everyone's climbed on board—Djokovic, Nadal, Sharapova, Serena, and Venus, they all get their shriek on. A generation ago, nobody… » 8/26/14 1:04pm 8/26/14 1:04pm