It's all good for Roger Federer heading into ATP Tour semifinals
So much for the next generation of stars taking over at the ATP World Tour Finals. This is again the Roger Federer show. (Watch: Federer-Goffin, Saturday, 9 a.m. ET.)
Well-rested Federer leads way in getting more out of less
Roger Federer, still dominating at age 36, is a prime example of how athletes can outrun Father Time by slowing their pace.
ICYMI: Double disappointment for Bryan brothers
Bob and Mike Bryan were sent crashing out of the tournament Friday with a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to alternates Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic, here's what went down on Day 6 at the ATP Finals.
Goffin cruises into London semifinals
Down a break in the opening set, David Goffin stormed back to beat Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 to reach the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals. Up next for Goffin: Roger Federer.
Dimotrov demolishes Carreno Busta.
Grigor Dimitrov need only 60 minutes to defeat Pablo Carreno Busta 6-1, 6-1, moving on to the London semifinals against Jack Sock.
How Rafael Nadal helped turn around Grigor Dimitrov's season
Grigor Dimitrov is playing the best tennis of his life, and he can thank Rafael Nadal for the inspiration to get better.
Sock stuns Zverev in London.
Jack Sock upset World No. 3 Alexander Zverev 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 to set up a semifinal clash with Grigor Dimitrov at the ATP Finals in London.
Sock: I've put the expectations aside.
ESPN's Brad Gilbert talks to Jack Sock as he advances to semifinals of ATP Finals group stage after beating Alexander Zverev 6-4, 1-6, 6-4.
Rafael Nadal paying the price of prematurely earning world No. 1
Rafael Nadal was too ambitious in his pursuit of the world No. 1 ranking, and he paid the price at the ATP World Tour Finals.
Federer confesses his love for Scotland.
Roger Federer and Andy Murray spoke to the media after their charity match in Scotland in which Federer revealed himself as a Scottish football fan.
Murray: I'll be at a disadvantage in Australia.
Andy Murray has revealed he plans to arrive early for next year's Australian Open but admits he'll be at a disadvantage to the rest of the field after his injury.
Sock wins at Paris to qualify for ATP Finals
Jack Sock beat Filip Krajinovic 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 to win the Paris Masters on Sunday, which also qualified him for the season-ending ATP Finals.
American Sock wins Paris Masters.
World number 22 Jack Sock beat qualifier Filip Krajinovic to win his first Masters 1000 title in Paris and qualify for the ATP Tour Finals.
Jack Sock's Paris Masters triumph could be career changing, according to ESPN's Brad Gilbert, and there is no doubt his 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 win against Filip Krajinovic was a breakthrough moment. It was the: first Masters title for Sock – and for a U.S. player in seven years, first time he's won three World Tour events in a year, first time he's made the world's top 10, first ATP Finals qualification for him – and for an American since 2011. Oh, and Sock's the first U.S. player since Agassi in 1999 to win here.
Reacting to the sexist NextGen ATP Final draw party with GIFs
The NextGen ATP Final draw party was a disgusting display of sexism, and obviously stupid, there are no words. So we reacted with GIFs instead.
Serena Williams posted some adorable pictures of her baby daughter
We know just how to cheer you up today -- with pictures of Serena Williams' adorable two-month-old daughter, of course.
Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters with knee injury
Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the Paris Masters with a right knee injury. The 31-year-old Nadal says he will consult a doctor to assess the state of the knee.
Rafael Nadal's participation in the ATP Finals in London must be in serious doubt after he admitted it is not his top priority. The world No. 1 said he would have treatment on the injured right knee which forced his withdrawal from the Paris Masters and do his best to play at the O2 Arena. But he added: "For me it's not about London. For me it's about longer term ... I going to do the treatment that I believe [is] going to be more safe and more important to keep [me] playing tennis as long as possible."
Do WTA rankings need to be fixed?
Simona Halep claimed year-end No. 1 status with just one win in 2017 and no career Grand Slams. Does the WTA rankings system need to be overhauled?
Will we see more of Venus Williams in 2018? Depends on who you ask
Venus Williams fell short in the WTA Finals, but she can leave the 2017 season with nothing but positive takeaways.
Federer withdraws from Paris Masters
Roger Federer withdrew from the Paris Masters which leaves Rafael Nadal set to end the year as the world No. 1.
Done again? Why Martina Hingis decided to retire for a third time
Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised Martina Hingis retired from tennis ... again. After all, her career has been as bizarre as it was successful.
Hingis, 25-time Grand Slam champ, to retire
Swiss star Martina Hingis, who has won 25 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles during her Hall of Fame career, is retiring after the WTA Finals.
Genie Bouchard's Irish adventure
Eugenie Bouchard's offseason is in full swing, and she kicked things off with a trip to Ireland to meet family and take in the local sights. That, of course, included a trip to Blarney Castle.
Puig, Sharapova help out with recovery efforts in Puerto Rico
Maria Sharapova and Monica Puig took time off from their tennis schedules for a greater cause: to help the people of Puerto Rico who lost everything after Hurricane Maria.
Caroline Wozniacki at BSB concert
The Backstreet Boys performed at the WTA Finals this weekend in Singapore, and Caroline Wozniacki was more than ready to sing along with every word.
Shortening the tennis season not the answer to preventing injuries
Milos Raonic called for a shorter tennis season, but that alone won't solve the number of injuries that have sidelined so many of the top players.
Raonic calls for schedule reform after Japan win
After returning to the ATP Tour in style with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Viktor Troicki at the Japan Open on Tuesday, Milos Raonic called for a review of how the sport is run.
Why the Fabio Fognini punishment could ring hollow
After one of the more outrageous outbursts in recent memory, Fabio Fognini was handed what was essentially a slap on the wrist. So what, exactly, does a player need to do to get suspended?
Sharapova, Kyrgios join Puig's relief efforts for Puerto Rico
Determined to help her beloved Puerto Rico after the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, Monica Puig started a relief fund -- and Maria Sharapova and Nick Kyrgios were quick to lend a hand.
Behind Roger Federer, inaugural Laver Cup a big success
While it was Roger Federer's brainchild, it was the collective spirit and competitiveness from both teams that truly made the inaugural Laver Cup a success.
Billie Jean King and Emma Stone on tennis imitating life in 'Battle of the Sexes'
In Battle of the Sexes, Emma Stone re-creates Billie Jean King's epic 1973 showdown against Bobby Riggs. But first she had to get a few tennis lessons from the legend herself. No pressure.
In 'Battle of the Sexes,' Billie Jean King was undefeated
The 1970s tennis star was a trailblazer in more ways than one.
On this date: King defeats Riggs in 'Battle of the Sexes.'
On September 20, 1973, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in just three sets in what become known as the "Battle of the Sexes." King's victory is considered a milestone in women's tennis as the public began accepting women in the sport.
Tsonga leads France to Davis Cup final
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga wrapped up a Davis Cup semifinal victory for France, defeating Dusan Lajovic 2-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5), 6-2 and clinching the series versus Serbia on Sunday.
Belgium ousts Australia, will face France in Davis Cup final
Steve Darcis has proved to be Australia's Davis Cup nemesis yet again as Belgium sealed a place in November's final against France with a 3-2 win in Brussels.
Sharapova quiets critics, claims she's moved on
Maria Sharapova has dismissed the more outspoken critics of her drug suspension, saying they 'don't have the facts' and that she doesn't 'take them into consideration'.
Maria Sharapova on 'The Daily Show'
Maria Sharapova describes her grunting as "consistently loud" and stands by the way she characterized Serena Williams in "Unstoppable."
Maria Sharapova explains why 'Unstoppable' is the right title for her memoir
She admits that Serena Williams has "owned" her, but Sharapova says her journey to the United States as a kid and her return from a failed drug test prove her fortitude. And wait until you hear how she went to great lengths to grow to 6-2.
Stephens: 'I think everyone's just still in shock.'
Sloane Stephens describes her journey to becoming U.S. Open champion after missing the tournament with an injured foot last year.
Stephens has shown she has what it takes
As a Grand Slam winner, Sloane Stephens will face pressure like she's never seen before. But the cool she showed while winning the US Open -- and afterward -- should serve her well now that she's climbed into the ranks of the WTA's elite.
Meet the chef who helped fuel Sloane Stephens' comeback
Chef Jennifer Nickle helped Sloane Stephens return to peak shape by educating her on how best to fuel her body, imparting lessons about nutrition to the US Open champion that can work for anybody.
Sloane Stephens always had the game; it was her heart we worried for
The newest US Open champion came roaring back from a horrific physical injury, and maybe an emotional one, as well.