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  • Easy start for Rafael Nadal at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — On his return to center court, nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal enjoyed a quiet Tuesday afternoon. Facing 18-year-old French wild-card entry Quentin Halys, the Spaniard was never really tested, progressing to…

  • AP PHOTOS: Top pictures from Europe and Africa

    LONDON (AP) — Ireland became the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by a national referendum, prompting crowds on the streets of Dublin to erupt in joy and cheers last week. In…

  • Haggerty bids for International Tennis Federation presidency

    PARIS (AP) — The former chairman of the U.S. Tennis Association has announced that he is running for president of the International Tennis Federation. David Haggerty, who currently serves as a vice president of the…

  • The Latest: Toni says confidence, not shots, is the problem

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 5 p.m. Toni Nadal, Rafael’s uncle and coach, says the nine-time French Open champion’s strokes are just fine. “He is hitting the ball good enough.…

  • The Latest: Toni says confidence, not shots, is the problem

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 5 p.m. Toni Nadal, Rafael’s uncle and coach, says the nine-time French Open champion’s strokes are just fine. “He is hitting the ball good enough.…

  • The Latest: Toni says confidence, not shots, is the problem

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 5 p.m. Toni Nadal, Rafael’s uncle and coach, says the nine-time French Open champion’s strokes are just fine. “He is hitting the ball good enough.…

  • French Open Results

    Tuesday At Stade Roland Garros Paris Purse: $30.86 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Men First Round David Ferrer (7), Spain, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-1, 6-3, 6-1. Marin Cilic (9), Croatia, def. Robin Haase,…

  • Conor Daly to replace James Hinchcliffe in Detroit

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conor Daly will replace James Hinchcliffe for this weekend’s doubleheader in Detroit. Daly will drive the No. 5 for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at Belle Isle Raceway on Saturday and Sunday. Hinchcliffe has…

  • The Latest: Janowicz taunts opponent at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 3:23 p.m. Now this was one awkward post-match handshake. Jerzy Janowicz aggressively grabbed opponent Maxime Hamou’s hand when they met at the net after the…

  • The Latest: Janowicz taunts opponent at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 3:23 p.m. Now this was one awkward post-match handshake. Jerzy Janowicz aggressively grabbed opponent Maxime Hamou’s hand when they met at the net after the…

  • The Latest: Knapp no match for Wozniacki at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 2:24 p.m. It was a tricky test, but Caroline Wozniacki passed it smoothly. The former top-ranked player from Denmark stopped Karin Knapp’s good run on…

  • The Latest: Knapp no match for Wozniacki at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 2:24 p.m. It was a tricky test, but Caroline Wozniacki passed it smoothly. The former top-ranked player from Denmark stopped Karin Knapp’s good run on…

  • World Series of Poker starts this week with new events

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the World Series of Poker is lucky, the popularity of the Las Vegas championship’s newest event could cause a poker chip shortage. The annual set of 68 tournaments at the…

  • FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: Nadal, Djokovic finally get started

    PARIS (AP) — Two most-talked-about men at this year’s French Open, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, finally play their first matches on Tuesday. Nadal, the champion nine of the past 10 years, takes on Quentin…

  • Montoya earns $2.4 million for Indy 500 win

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya was all smiles at the victory banquet Monday night where he celebrated his second Indy 500 win in three tries. Also, tribute was paid to team owner Roger Penske…