Rafael Nadal of Spain bites the trophy after his victory over Nicolas Almagro during the Barcelona final open tennis in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday. Nadal won 6-4, 6-3.
BARCELONA, Spain | All those months of hard work and rehab are starting to pay off for Rafael Nadal. Yet he is still not sure what this means for the French Open.
Maria Sharapova returns to Jelena Jankovic during Thursday's semifinals of the Sony Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla.
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. | Maria Sharapova swept the first 10 points Thursday, then hardly let up from there. If she can keep it going for one more round, she'll finally have that elusive Sony Open title.
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams perform the gangnam style dance during the Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park ahead of the Australian Open.
MELBOURNE, Australia | Novak Djokovic shelved the conventional preparations for a while, warming up for a shot at a third consecutive Australian title with a bit of weekend hit-and-giggle and a Gangnam Style dance with Serena Williams.
NEW YORK | Finally tested, even trailing, at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams turned things around just in time.
NEW YORK | This U.S. Open finally got its first shockers.
Roger Federer kisses the Wimbledon singles championship trophy after defeating Andy Murray at Wimbledon. Federer heads to next week's U.S. Open as the favorite.
NEW YORK | Though no player would admit to looking so far ahead, Novak Djokovic may have been the biggest winner when the U.S. Open bracket was set Thursday.
LONDON | Diana Taurasi scored 22 points, and the U.S. women's basketball matched its Olympic scoring record in a 114-66 rout of China on Sunday.
WIMBLEDON, England | Serena Williams relishes her role as copycat little sister. Even if it takes her 12 years.
LONDON | The U.S. men's basketball team was pushed — and then some.
LONDON | Abby Wambach slid into a pass in the 27th minute to knock home her fourth goal of the tournament and then celebrated with a cartwheel in the United States' 2-0 win over New Zealand in the women's soccer quarterfinals Friday.
LONDON | Kayla Harrison tried to keep it together. Once the national anthem started, so did the tears.
LONDON | Vincent Hancock is putting together quite the Olympic resume.
LONDON | North Korea's Om Yun Chol said he wanted to lift a big weight and make the other athletes nervous.
LONDON | Wimbledon champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams each won their opening matches Saturday — one struggled, one didn't.
MADRID | Defending champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the London Olympics on Thursday with an undisclosed injury, leaving the tennis competition without one of its leading stars and robbing Spain's team of its flag bearer for the opening ceremony.
Serena Williams celebrates with the trophy after defeating Agnieszka Radwanska to win the women's final match Saturday at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England.
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