Rafael Nadal lost a nearly six-hour battle with Novak Djokovic in the 2012 Australian Open final but says his loss in Melbourne this year hurt more.
Amelie Mauresmo wants a second life -- one away from tennis.
The draft for the first edition of International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) Sunday has attracted the top ranked players in the men's and women's game, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.
Grigor Dimitrov backed up his undoubted talent with a gutsy display to beat South Africa's Kevin Anderson in a three-hour final at the ATP Tour event in Mexico.
Roger Federer came from set down against Tomas Berdych to claim a sixth Dubai Duty Free Championships title on Saturday.
Some big names are in -- and some are out -- for the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).
The fledgling International Premier Tennis League suffered a blow when two of the world's most recognized female athletes snubbed the event.
Here is a look at the life of tennis champion and activist Billie Jean King.
Venus Williams probably wishes she could play more in Dubai.
After Venus Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, it looked as if a first all Williams tennis final in five years was on the cards.
Serena Williams remains on course to meet her sister Venus in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Championships after both won their quarterfinal matches on Thursday.
Simona Halep confirmed her reputation as one of the rising young stars of the WTA Tour by romping to the Qatar Open title Sunday.
Rafael Nadal has pulled out of next week's ATP tournament in Buenos Aires, posting an online video in which he apologized to both fans and organizers as he did so.
Li Na outperformed Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open, but can China's biggest sporting star now do the almost unthinkable and surpass the Russian as the world's richest female athlete?
Maria Sharapova's wait for another WTA Tour title must continue after the four-time grand slam champion suffered a shock defeat in the semifinals of the Paris Open on Saturday.
Stanislas Wawrinka gave Switzerland as they took a commanding 2-0 lead over Serbia in a Davis Cup tie in Novi Sad Friday.
This is not how Stanislas Wawrinka dreamed it would go.
A grand slam finale that wasn't supposed to be dramatic turned out to be one of the most memorable in recent history.
Li Na took advantage of her second chance at the Australian Open.
Even a new, high-profile coach couldn't help Roger Federer figure out Rafael Nadal.
Here is a look at the life of tennis great Martina Navratilova.
Dominika Cibulkova is proving that, at the Australian Open anyway, size doesn't matter.
While all about him were losing their heads, Roger Federer kept his cool.
The Australian Open is known as the "Happy Slam." The players are usually re-energized after the off-season and gush over the way the tournament is organized.
Novak Djokovic's reign as king of the Australian Open is over.
Keeping up with the changes in coaching personnel on the men's tennis tour can be difficult these days. Just ask Goran Ivanisevic.
After beating former world No. 1 Ana Ivanovic to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open, rising tennis star Eugenie Bouchard is one step closer to making her dreams come true.
First Serena Williams, now Maria Sharapova. Another day at the Australian Open, another top female star out of the season's first grand slam.
Shockwaves replace the heatwave at the Australian Open as favorite Serena Williams is upset by Ana Ivanovic.
Roger Federer finds form to join Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray in the final 16 at the Australian Open.
The toughest conditions she has ever played in. That's how one of tennis' biggest stars described this year's scorched Australian Open.
Juan Martin del Potro suffered a shock second-round defeat at the Australian Open in the early hours of Friday morning crashing out to world no. 62 Roberto Bautista Agut.
Searing temperatures in Melbourne have disrupted play at the Australian Open, where tennis players have been struggling in the heat in recent days.
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic might have hit upon a formula to contend with the searing heat at the Australia Open -- beat your opponents as quickly as possible.
Can't stand the heat of the first tennis grand slam of 2014? Then you clearly haven't been doing enough Bikram yoga.
With plastic bottles melting on court and players vomiting during matches, the heat is on in at the Australian Open, though organizers have cut the women some slack.
Players and ball boys fainting and accusations of "inhumane" treatment.
She suffers from an autoimmune disease, but seven-time grand slam winner Venus Williams refused to blame her health for an early exit at the Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic and Boris Becker's working relationship got off to a smooth start as the world No. 1 advanced to the second round of the Australian Open.
Maria Sharapova once labeled the conditions as "inhuman" and three-time defending men's champion Novak Djokovic suffered a dramatic meltdown in a quarterfinal match in 2009 so it's with a degree of trepidation that the world's elite go into the Australian Open with a heatwave forecast for Melbourne.
Juan Martin del Potro blew away Bernard Tomic in under an hour to take the Sydney International title on Saturday ahead of the Australian Open which gets underway in Melbourne on Monday.
Kim Clijsters has been lured out of retirement once before and if anything is going to encourage the former world no. 1 out for a third stint on tour it's the thought of playing at the Australian Open.
Bernard Tomic is facing two of the most important matches of his tennis career after reaching the final of the ATP tournament in Sydney Friday.
Novak Djokovic chases fourth Australian Open title and the defending champ says all he needs is love.
Rip it up and start again.
Roger Federer is not often upstaged.
As a young teen, Bernard Tomic boasted he would win all four grand slams and become world No. 1. They were big words indeed.
The last few years when he has played at his home grand slam, the Australian Open, Lleyton Hewitt has been asked: When are you going to retire?
Given the way Serena Williams played in 2013 -- amassing a 78-4 record and picking up two more majors -- she was always going to be the favorite at the Australian Open.
Serena and Venus Williams reached the finals of different tournaments for the first time since 1999 Friday.
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer continued their preparations for the first grand slam of the season with contrasting victories Friday.
No.1 Rafael Nadal beat Ernests Gulbis in straight sets to reach the last four of the Qatar Open Thursday.
They battled on and off court last year and now Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are locking horns at the earliest opportunity in 2014.
Roger Federer said he was "pleased" with his switch to a new racket as he began his 2014 ATP Tour campaign with a straight sets victory in Brisbane.
New Year, new coach and now a new racket, Roger Federer has been ringing the changes in his bid to top the tennis rankings again.
A jet lagged Serena Williams skipped any New Year celebrations for a good night's sleep after starting her 2014 WTA campaign in Brisbane Tuesday with a win over Andrea Petkovic.
Roger Federer has become the latest tennis star to turn to a former legend for help with the 17-time grand slam champion adding his "childhood hero" Stefan Edberg to his coaching team for the upcoming season.
Maria Sharapova made a successful return to the WTA Tour on Monday -- and her boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov also won his opening match of the new season at the same Brisbane International tournament.
She cuts an imposing figure on the tennis court, but Serena Williams has been stepping gingerly as she prepares to back up her stellar 2013 season.
One by one, retired tennis legends are returning to the tour as coaches and Novak Djokovic says that can only be a "very good" thing for the game.
Andy Murray's first match since undergoing back surgery in September ended in a straight sets defeat to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi Thursday.
Roger Federer took time out from his off-season training regimen to answer questions on Twitter from his legions of fans.
The coaching changes just keep on coming in the tennis off-season as world No. 3 David Ferrer seeks a new guide.
World No.2 Novak Djokovic has taken the surprise step of appointing Boris Becker as his new head coach.
South Africa may just have found another Paralympian to inspire a nation -- and perhaps the world.
It was, the premature obituaries proclaimed, the beginning of the end for Serena Williams.
Is there no end to Marion Bartoli's talents? She is a grand slam tennis winner, but she has a prodigious intellect and is also an adept artist.
There is a new man in Maria Sharapova's life.
"It could have been the secret to my success or the secret to my demise," a wistful Serena Williams says of her 2013 season.
Radek Stepanek drew on his vast experience to give a tennis lesson to Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in the deciding singles as the Czech Republic retained the Davis Cup Sunday.
When Serena Williams, winner of this year's women's singles title at the U.S. Open, picked up her check for $2.6 million -- buck for buck the same as the men's champion -- she might well have reflected that, if not for Billie Jean King's pioneering efforts, those riches might not exist.
Novak Djokovic sat out the doubles and saw his Serbian team fall 2-1 behind in the Davis Cup final Saturday as the Czech pair of Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek outplayed Ilija Bozoljac and Nenad Zimonjic in Belgrade.
A year that began with a fourth Australian Open title ended in similarly triumphant style for Novak Djokovic on Monday as the Serb outclassed Rafael Nadal in the ATP World Tour Finals finale.
Rightly billed as a clash of tennis titans, World No.1 versus World No.2, few were expecting the comprehensive manner of Novak Djokovic's defeat of Rafael Nadal to retain the ATP World Tour Finals title Monday night in London.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic will play Rafael Nadal in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals at London's O2 Arena after both men comfortably overcame their Swiss opponents in Sunday's semifinals.
Roger Federer is through to the semifinals of the ATP World Tour Finals after beating Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro at London's O2 Arena on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal completed a perfect sweep of his matches in Group A of the ATP World Tour Finals by beating Tomas Berdych Friday -- his victory enabling a grateful Stanislas Wawrinka to accompany him into the semifinals in London.
Roger Federer kept his hopes alive at the ATP World Tour Finals Thursday with a straight sets win over Richard Gasquet then repeated his demand for more rigorous doping controls in tennis.
Rafael Nadal sealed a remarkable comeback in 2013 by beating Stanislas Wawrinka at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday to ensure he will finish the year as world No. 1.
Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki has told CNN in an exclusive interview that he has been "treated like a criminal" following the year-long ban he received after missing a drugs test in April.
Novak Djokovic completed his second three-set victory over Roger Federer in the space of three days to get his ATP World Tour Finals title defense off to a winning start Tuesday in London.
Tennis' year-end championships are supposed to showcase the top eight players in the world but Monday's opening matches in London took a backseat to another butting of heads between the two biggest names in the sport.
It's become an increasingly precious jewel in the ATP's financial crown, attracting big crowds and treating the leading players like rock stars since its move to London four years ago.
Novak Djokovic will head to London to defend his ATP World Tour Finals crown on a high after winning back the Paris Masters title Sunday.
Rafael Nadal failed to clinch the year-end No. 1 ranking for the third time in his career after suffering a shock defeat at the Paris Masters on Saturday.
Revenge proved sweet for Roger Federer and now he has World No.2 Novak Djokovic in his sights at the Paris Masters.
Roger Federer arrives in London for the ATP World Tour Finals with a point to prove.
Roger Federer has endured a 2013 which has seen him slip out of the world's top four for the first time in a decade.
One French tennis star kept alive his hopes of a long-awaited return to the ATP World Tour Finals on Tuesday, but another has missed out on a third successive appearance.
Marin Cilic made a winning return to the ATP circuit Monday after serving a reduced doping ban.
An exhausted but elated Serena Williams was left celebrating her 11th title of the season to round off 2013 by claiming the WTA Championships in Istanbul Sunday.
Juan Martin Del Potro put on hold Roger Federer's hopes of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals by inflicting a second straight defeat on the Swiss maestro in the final of his hometown tournament in Basel.
Defending champion Serena Williams overcame a gutsy display from Jelena Jankovic on Saturday to reach the final of the WTA Championships in Istanbul.
The old met the new. At one end of the court, the young man nicknamed "Baby Federer" -- at the other was one of the all-time tennis greats, albeit one who is battling to show that he's not a spent force.
Li Na made tennis history Friday -- and another entry in the record books is within her reach.
Former top-10 player Marin Cilic had his doping ban reduced to four months Friday, leaving the Croatian with a sense of "justice" but the head of tennis' world governing body seeking answers.
Serena Williams became the first woman through to the semifinals of the season-ending WTA Championships on Thursday, winning her third successive match in Istanbul.