Condoleezza Rice, left, former Secretary of State and Augusta National member, laughs with Rory McIlroy, center, and his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki on the sixth tee box during the par-three contest before the Masters on Wednesday in Augusta, Ga. Wozniacki caddied for McIlroy.
AUGUSTA, Ga. | Lee Westwood's mum walked away from the ninth hole, waving her hand in front of her face on a balmy spring day.
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.
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.
WIMBLEDON, England | For Serena Williams, the low point came in early 2011, when she spent hours laying around her home, overwhelmed by a depressing series of health scares that sent her to the hospital repeatedly and kept her away from tennis for 10 months.
WIMBLEDON, England | After curling in a 102 mph ace to grab a two-set lead a mere 56 minutes into his Wimbledon quarterfinal Wednesday, Roger Federer casually pulled an extra tennis ball from his pocket and strolled to sit in his changeover chair for a sip to drink.
WIMBLEDON, England | Thanks to a bit of advice from her big sister and a bunch of aces from her big serve, Serena Williams is back in the Wimbledon semifinals.
WIMBLEDON, England | Whew.
WIMBLEDON, England | A day after Rafael Nadal's stunning exit at Wimbledon, the only other men who have won the tournament since 2003 — six-time champion Roger Federer and defending champion Novak Djokovic — found themselves trailing far-less-accomplished opponents, too.
WIMBLEDON, England | Rafael Nadal bumped into his unknown and unheralded opponent as they headed to a break between games. Perhaps it was incidental contact.
WIMBLEDON, England | On one point Tuesday at Wimbledon, Serena Williams dumped a forehand into the net and dropped to a knee, her jaw clenched as she let out a shriek.
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