What was happening the last time Serena Williams missed a major?
It has been six years since Serena Williams missed a major. We take a trip back to that week in sports and pop culture.
Kyrgios crashes out of Lyon Open
Nick Kyrgios will head to Paris for the French Open after a shock second round loss to world No. 94 Nicolas Kicker at the Lyon Open.
Nick Kyrgios' smart tactics could take him to next level
Lost amid his controversial past is Nick Kyrgios the tennis player, who has showed not just a huge game but an intelligent one.
Sharapova arrives in Paris for photocall.
Having not received a wild card for the 2017 French Open, Maria Sharapova has arrived in Paris for a photocall event.
Exactly how will Andre Agassi help Novak Djokovic?
There's a lot to like about the pairing of Novak Djokovic and Andre Agassi, but it also raises some immediate concerns.
Djokovic on Agassi appointment.
Novak Djokovic spoke about the main reasons he decided to hire former world number one Andre Agassi as his new coach.
Djokovic 'excited' to work with Agassi.
Novak Djokovic shares his future plans with new coach Andre Agassi following the Italian Open final.
Hard work from Tennys Sandgren finally paying off
Don't confuse Tennys Sandgren's name with any aspirations his parents had that he would one day be a tennis star. But here he is, at Roland Garros and ready to tackle the French Open.
Alexander Zverev one of the new faces ready to tackle French Open
Yes, Rafael Nadal is still the favorite to win the French Open, but there is a group of up-and-comers who shouldn't be overlooked.
Zverev: I'd be fine with half of Djokovic's career.
Italian Open champion Alexander Zverev speaks about how it feels to win his first title at the same age Novak Djokovic did.
Murray & Djokovic: 30 greatest moments
To celebrate Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic turning 30 this week, we reflect on the thirty greatest moments of their prosperous careers thus far.
Sharapova to enter Wimbledon qualifying
Maria Sharapova says she will not request a wild card into the main draw at Wimbledon and will instead enter the qualifying rounds.
Shutting Sharapova out of the French Open could create future headaches
Maria Sharapova served her suspension, but how long is she supposed to do penance?
Was denying Sharapova entry into the French Open the right decision?
So many factors could have come into play in shutting Maria Sharapova out of the French Open, but the bottom line is that her comeback is again on hold.
Bodo: Why did Fed skip the French? Here's our theory
Did Rafael Nadal scare off Federer with his recent clay play? Is Fed being strategic with his schedule? Logical questions. But we believe he is sending Nadal a message: "See you at Wimbledon."
Federer announces plan to skip French Open
Roger Federer announced Monday that he will not play in the French Open, which starts later this month. Federer said he instead will prepare for the upcoming grass-court season.
Roger Federer is the first Australian Open men's champion to miss the French Open that same season since Boris Becker in 1996. Federer was the 5th-favorite to win the French Open at 12-1, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. After Federer's announcement, and coupled with another clay court title, Rafael Nadal is better than even money (10-13) to win the French Open.
Serena Williams celebrates bridal shower
With her wedding to Alexis Ohanian approaching, Serena Williams had the most epic bridal shower in Miami with her family and friends last week.
How Novak Djokovic is helping Andy Murray stay on top
Andy Murray is not having the kind of year we expected, but at least the Scot has one thing going for him: His rival Novak Djokovic isn't playing much better.
Is Eugenie Bouchard trash-talking or speaking the truth?
Eugenie Bouchard's criticism of Maria Sharapova has injected the WTA with a dose of tension that some might argue isn't such a bad thing.
Warrior instincts alone won't get Maria Sharapova back to the top
It's early in Maria Sharapova's return to the tennis court, but there are some tangible issues with her game that she should be concerned about.
Confusion or clarity? Why did Novak Djokovic split with his entire team?
Novak Djokovic cleaned house Friday right before the heart of the clay season, opening up more questions as to the world No. 2's vision moving forward.
Awakening the sleeping tennis giant that is South Africa
A tennis hotbed it is not, but there's plenty of reason to believe South Africa will soon start churning out successful professional players.
Body Image Confidential
For women athletes, loving their bodies is a complicated balancing act of maintaining top physical condition, ensuring longevity and battling expectations of femininity. Guided by a survey of college athletes, we explore just how difficult that is.
Tennis stars Roger Federer and Serena Williams light up Met Gala
Both 18-time tennis champion Roger Federer and 23-time champion Serena Williams attended this year's Met Gala.
Andy Roddick has some parenting advice for Serena
The former tennis pro talked about his new initiative with Purina Pro Plan, Maria Sharapova's return and provided parenting advice to Serena Williams.
Tennis star Ana Ivanovic's playlist
Former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic has officially retired -- but she's still running, working out and playing some tennis. And when she wakes up, she always puts on this tune to get inspired.
Murray: Konta can thrive in Serena absence
Andy Murray has backed Johanna Konta to challenge for Grand Slam titles this summer in the absence of Serena Williams.
Celebration time for U.S. and Belarus Fed Cup teams
The U.S. and Belarus teams advanced to the Fed Cup finals over the weekend and celebrated accordingly. Fun was had by all, except maybe Victoria Azarenka.
Rules? Limits? Doubts? Yeah, they still don't apply to Serena
If anyone is uniquely qualified to handle motherhood and another epic comeback, it's Serena Williams.
Poll: Who is our next supernova?
We'll just come right out and say it: There's a sudden void in our summer. No Serena Williams? On top of the already-missing Ronda Rousey? Vote for your pick to fill those sneakers.
Social reaction to Serena's big news
Angelique Kerber, Victoria Azarenka and Andy Roddick join in the celebration.