Vandeweghe storms past Stephens in Stuttgart

(Reuters) – American CoCo Vandeweghe produced a merciless display on her least favorite surface to beat compatriot Sloane Stephens 6-1 6-0 in the opening round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Wednesday. Vandeweghe, who had teamed up with Stephens last weekend to help the U.S. defeat France and reach the Fed Cup final, was broken More...

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By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Motor racing: U.S. Grand Prix signs up Bruno Mars and Britney Spears

(Reuters) – U.S. Grand Prix organizers have enlisted Bruno Mars and Britney Spears to boost the crowds with concerts before and after this year’s Formula One race in Austin, Texas. 60th Annual Grammy More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Tennis has significant integrity problems, admits report

LONDON (Reuters) – Tennis faces “very significant” integrity problems, particularly at the lower levels of the sport, caused by the sharp increase in internet betting, an independent report concluded More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Esports in talks with Paris 2024 over demonstration event

TOKYO (Reuters) – The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) is “deep in talks” with organizers of the Paris 2024 Olympics about incorporating the discipline as a demonstration sport at the Games, the More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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F1 goes back to Baku, hoping for another thriller

BAKU (Reuters) – The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has a lot to live up to this weekend and Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has plenty to think about as well. FILE PHOTO – Formula One – More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Flawless Wozniacki eases into Istanbul second round

(Reuters) – World number two Caroline Wozniacki powered past Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2 6-2 to reach the second round of the Istanbul Cup on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Mar 12, 2018; Indian Wells, More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Goffin fights back from the brink to beat Granollers

BARCELONA (Reuters) – World number 10 David Goffin survived a scare against Spaniard Marcel Granollers after fighting back from 5-1 down in the second set to win his second round tie in the Barcelona Open More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Error-prone Sharapova falls to Garcia in Stuttgart opener

(Reuters) – Maria Sharapova’s claycourt season got off to a poor start on Tuesday as she lost in three sets to Caroline Garcia in the first round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart. FILE More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Froome named in Sky team for Giro

(Reuters) – Team Sky have named Britain’s Chris Froome in their team for the Giro d’Italia starting next month despite the ongoing investigation into his adverse doping test. FILE PHOTO: Cycling More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Sharapova eyes more grand slam glory

(Reuters) – Maria Sharapova will not settle for lower-tier titles after making her comeback last year and the former world number one is determined to add to her five grand slam crowns. FILE PHOTO: Tennis More...