Rio takeaways: Big concerns for once-invincible Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic a first-round loser? Juan Martin del Potro a silver medalist? The Rio tennis event was nothing short of a carnival of craziness.
Rio takeaways: Puig's gold medal just part of the story
Monica Puig's Rio triumph not only altered the trajectory of her career, but changed how an entire nation will view the sport of tennis.
Monica Puig makes history by winning gold medal
Monica Puig knew it would haunt her if she did not come up golden in Rio. And playing with all her "heart and soul," that's exactly what she did.
New resolve, more gold for Rio champion Andy Murray
In a spectacular, topsy-turvy battle, Andy Murray beat Juan Martin del Potro in a four-hour, four-set match to win his second straight gold medal, this time in Rio.
Juan Martin del Potro and the stuff of dreams
Juan Martin del Potro won silver at the Rio Olympics, but his performance throughout the week was nothing short of golden.
Andy Murray reminds reporter of Williams sisters
After winning his second Olympic gold, a reporter congratulated Andy Murray for becoming the first person to win two golds in tennis. Murray reminded him of the Williams sisters.
5 takeaways: Murray, del Potro and an unforgettable gold-medal match
Looking for great theater? Andy Murray and Juan Martin del Potro gave us exactly that in a spectacular gold-medal battle at the Rio Olympics.
Murray first to win 2 Olympic tennis singles golds
Andy Murray survived an epic, four-hour final against Juan Martín del Potro on Sunday in Rio to become the first tennis player to win two Olympics singles gold medals.
Boricua! Puig wins Puerto Rico's first-ever gold
Monica Puig won Puerto Rico's first gold medal in any sport in Olympic history, upsetting Angelique Kerber in the women's tennis singles final at the Rio Games.
Frustrated Madison Keys sees positives in Olympic shortcomings
Difficult as the past couple of days at the Rio Olympics were for Madison Keys, she promises to use the experience as a springboard for greater things.
Rio a real opportunity for Steve Johnson to break through
Tennis is as top-heavy a sport as there is, but for American Steve Johnson, that doesn't mean he isn't doing everything possible to walk away from Rio with a gold medal or two.
Upset city: Serena, Djokovic lead pack of fallen stars in Rio
If it wasn't enough that a host of top tennis players failed to make the trip to Rio, the ones who did might have had better success staying at home.
Serena's loss more proof tennis' landscape is shifting
It's one thing to lose, but the manner in which Serena Williams fell in Rio opens up a lot of questions as to what's in store for the No. 1-ranked player.
Serena's bid for another gold ends in third round
No. 1-seeded Serena Williams has been knocked out of the Olympic Games by Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine in straight sets.
Tennis And The Olympics Are An Awkward Match
Sania Mirza, Martina Hingis part ways
Sania's father Imran Mirza confirmed the split and said the reason was the pair's poor performance in the last few months.
Novak Djokovic unraveling at the worst of times
Novak Djokovic's laser-like focus and motivation have vanished, and with the US Open around the corner, the timing couldn't be worse.
After Djokovic's demise, Olympics is Murray's to lose
Gone in the first round of the Rio Olympics is world No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray's most potent nemesis. With Djokovic out of the way, a second gold medal is in Murray's grasp.
Resurgent del Potro tops Djokovic in first round
Juan Martin del Potro is back, and Novak Djokovic is left reeling after a stunning singles upset at the Rio Games.
Williams sisters lose Olympic doubles for 1st time
Serena and Venus Williams fell in the opening round Sunday, losing an Olympic doubles match for the first time.
Murray breezes through Rio opener
London 2012 gold medalist Andy Murray made light work of Viktor Troicki in the first test of his Olympic title defence, while Heather Watson and Johanna Konta cruised in the doubles.
V. Williams ousted after 1st-round loss in Rio
Venus Williams, who reportedly was feeling sick prior to arriving in Rio, lost heir 1st round match to Kristen Flipkens of Belgium in the first round of the women's singles competition.
Howard: Venus, 36, has ups and downs -- and this was a down
Venus Williams wasn't feeling well heading into the match, and the last thing she needed was to play a third set against Kristen Flipkens of Belgium.
Serena continues winning ways in Rio singles
Serena Williams shook off jet lag and fatigue with a straight-sets win over Daria Gavrilova in her Rio Olympics singles tennis debut.
Djokovic enjoying the Olympic attention and atmosphere
Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka aren't in Rio and Novak Djokovic is looking to win over the Brazilians.
In retrospect, maybe John Isner should have gone to Rio
John Isner's decision to bail on Rio and play Atlanta seemed like a smart one -- until he ran into Nick Kyrgios in the final.
Top storylines: Djokovic, Serena searching for golden moments
Gold has eluded Novak Djokovic for years, but the top seed in Rio is hoping to change that this time around.
Andy Murray ready to make Great Britain proud again
Andy Murray made a lot of sacrifices to play in Rio for one reason: because he loves the feeling of competing for his country.
Rio draw analysis: Obstacles aplenty for Djokovic, Serena
Being the top seeds might not be all that it's cracked up to be for Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, who have arduous paths ahead of them in Rio.
Djokovic to face del Potro in Olympic opener
Novak Djokovic's quest for an Olympic gold medal will begin with a first-round Rio match against 2009 US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro.
Why is Serena Williams even at the 2016 Games?
Serena Williams, perhaps the most decorated player ever, has a chance to add more history to her resume, but she's playing Rio for only one reason: the love of the game.
How gold helped save Andre Agassi's career
As his darkest days approached, Andre Agassi felt nothing toward tennis. And then the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games happened.
Murray symbolises all that's good in British sport
Andy Murray is one of the world's best in his sport, a proud champion of the Olympics and an outspoken figure in the fight against drug cheats. There's no better choice for Team GB's flagbearer.
Murray named Team GB flag-bearer
Andy Murray has been named Great Britain's flag-bearer for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Friday night.
Nadal (wrist) confirms he will play in Olympics
Rafael Nadal, who has been nursing a left wrist injury, confirmed Tuesday that he will play singles and likely doubles in the Summer Games.
Tennis players stranded in Montreal
Getting to Rio is proving to be a little challenging for a number of tennis players. Help! They might not make it!
Top Olympic tennis feats: Steffi Graf stands alone
From Steffi Graf's historic 1988 gold medal to Andy Murray's thrilling triumph, here are our top Olympic tennis moments of all time.
Why tennis will survive the growing number of defections from Rio
Yes, high-end tennis players are bailing on Rio, but Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and many others imbued with patriotic blood should give us quite a show.
Kathleen Heddle, Canadian Olympic rowing champ, dies at 55
Kathleen Heddle, a three-time Olympic rowing champion for Canada, dies at age 55 after long battle with cancer.
Fencer Bhavani Devi tackles life in locked-down Livorno with eye on Tokyo
Looking to become the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics, Bhavani says she doesn't mind lockdown life as being able to train is the priority.
Olympic judo champion Rafaela Silva loses appeal of 2-year doping ban
The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday upheld a two-year ban for Olympic judo champion Rafaela Silva.
India Open set for May 2021; to be final qualifying event for Tokyo Olympics
The Olympic qualification window will comprise 17 tournaments, opening with the Swiss Open and ending in New Delhi.
Sydney-Hobart yacht race canceled after new COVID-19 outbreak
The Sydney to Hobart yacht race has been canceled for the first time in its history, with organizers admitting border restrictions forced by Sydney's new coronavirus outbreak made it impossible to stage the race.
Team New Zealand wins America's Cup World Series
Defender Team New Zealand beat United States challenger American Magic and Italian challenger Luna Rossa on Saturday to clinch the America's Cup World Series.