Tennis

In 'Battle of the Sexes,' King passes a baton to…

In "Battle of the Sexes," Billie Jean King passes a baton to Emma Stone, who is now pushing for pay equality in Hollywood

Billie Jean King, Emma Stone discuss 'Battle of…

The star and subject of the upcoming film 'Battle of the Sexes' open up to Jon Wertheim about that famous tennis match, the film that portrays it, and how women's rights have advanced since Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in 1973.

Muguruza joins US Open champion Nadal at No. 1…

Garbine Muguruza made her debut at No. 1 and joined U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal in making Spain the first country since United States in 2003 to top the WTA and ATP rankings simultaneously

Former No. 1 Karolina Pliskova fires coach David Kotyza

Former world No. 1 Karolina Pliskova says she's no longer working with coach David Kotyza

Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken…

Former pro tennis star James Blake says a New York Police Department officer never identified himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him during a mistaken arrest in 2015.

Kerber ousts local favorite Osaka at Pan-Pacific Open

Seventh-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany beat local favorite Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Pan-Pacific Open

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The Latest: Police officer says he ID'd himself to Blake

A New York City police officer who mistakenly arrested former pro tennis star James Blake says he identified himself as soon as he put his hands on him

AP Was There: Battle of the Sexes

AP Was There: Battle of the Sexes

Column: We've still got a long way to go, baby

Column: Forty-four years after the "Battle of the Sexes," the landmark tennis match in which Billie Jean King routed Bobby Riggs, there's still much that needs to be done to bring about true gender equality in sports

Judge briefly closes courtroom in ex-tennis star case

An administrative judge hearing a disciplinary case against a police officer who wrongly arrested tennis star James Blake briefly sealed the New York courtroom

Review: 'Battle of the Sexes' serves up a…

Review: 'Battle of the Sexes' serves up a too-timely story

Grand Slam Titles: 1; Serena Williams announces…

Serena Williams says on social media that she gave birth to a baby girl named Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr

Tsonga and Kyrgios level for France, Australia in Davis Cup

France and Serbia are level at 1-1 in their Davis Cup semifinal after Jo-Wilfried Tsonga dispatched 22-year-old debutant Laslo Djere in straight sets on Friday following Lucas Pouille's shock defeat in the opening singles match

Davis Cup: Kazakhstan wins doubles to lead Argentina 2-1

Kazakhstan is on the verge of sending last year's Davis Cup champion Argentina out of the top-tier World Group after winning a doubles match Saturday

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Brazilian Clezar apologizes for racist gesture in Japan

Brazilian tennis player Guilherme Clezar has apologized after making a racist gesture in a Davis Cup match in Japan

Davis Cup: Australia and France lead 2-1 in semifinals

Two-time Grand Slam champions Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert have beaten Filip Krajinovic and Nenad Zimonjic 6-1, 6-2, 7-6 (3) for France to lead Serbia 2-1 in a Davis Cup semifinal in Lille

Brazilian player apologizes for offensive gesture in Japan

Brazilian tennis player Guilherme Clezar has apologized for an offensive gesture during a Davis Cup match against Japan

Diyas beats defending champion McHale at Japan Women's Open

Qualifier Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan outlasted defending champion Christina McHale 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 to advance to the final of the Japan Women's Open on Saturday

Diyas beats Kato to win 1st WTA title at Japan Women's Open

Zarina Diyas won her first WTA title on Sunday, beating home favorite Miyu Kato 6-2, 7-5 to take the Japan Women's Open title

Davis Cup champion Argentina knocked out of top tier

Last year's Davis Cup champion Argentina has been knocked out of the competition's top tier with defeat to Kazakhstan

Belgium sets up Davis Cup final against France

David Goffin and Steve Darcis won their reverse singles matches to defeat 28-time champion Australia 3-2 in the Davis Cup semifinals

France choose Lille hard court for Davis Cup final v Belgium

France is going back to Lille for the Davis Cup final against Belgium in November

Cibulkova, Garcia move into Pan Pacific 2nd round

Fifth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova has dispatched Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-3 to book a second-round spot in the Pan Pacific Open

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Line judges? No need. ATP to test all-electronic line calls

There won't be anyone for players to argue calls with at this tennis tournament: They're getting rid of the line judges entirely

Gasquet loses in 1st round at Moselle Open

Sixth-seeded Richard Gasquet lost 1-6, 6-4, 6-4 to Denis Istomin in the first round of the Moselle Open on Tuesday

Muguruza beats Puig to reach Pan Pacific quarterfinals

Garbine Muguruza began her reign as No. 1 with a 6-4, 6-0 win over Monica Puig to earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open