Badosa won her first top-tier title on Sunday with a hard-fought 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) victory over Azarenka in a final that required three hours and four minutes.
Many tennis stars have shut down their seasons or pleaded fatigue after a long year, but Azarenka and Badosa have thrived in the California desert.
The tournament, the first major sporting event canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, was moved to October for its return, but attendance is down by half and atmosphere is lacking.
The teenagers who stunned and delighted fans on their way to the U.S. Open final in September returned to compete at the BNP Paribas Open as headliners.
Known for his style as much as his forehand volley, he was one of only three Americans to win the French and Wimbledon men’s singles in the same year.
The 18-year-old returns to the court at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., as a headliner, richer and more famous. She still needed a wild card.
The pandemic caused many tennis events to be canceled or rescheduled. It also created opportunities for U.S. cities to throw one together.
The German tennis star has denied he abused Olya Sharypova during a series of physical altercations she says took place in 2019.
After Europe’s fourth straight win, an organizer promised Team World would win “at some point.” He didn’t say when.
There’s an unexpected all-teenage women’s final, and the men’s top seeds meet with a Grand Slam on the line.
Here’s a challenge for any tennis fan.
Our photographer takes an inside look at where the clay for the world famous Roland Garros tennis courts comes from.
Naomi Osaka won her fourth Grand Slam singles championship on Saturday by defeating Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 at the Australian Open. Here’s how she did it.
Ever wished you could be a ball kid at a tennis tournament? Here’s what Serena Aponso’s days are like. (And yes, she’s named after Serena Williams.)
Tennis has returned. Here’s what to expect for the rest of the month.
The quarterfinals begin with a Roland Garros reunion for old friends from Switzerland.
The women who beat Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka bowed out in the fourth round. But Anisimova, 17, reached a major quarterfinal for the first time.
The moved and improved Miami Open, a top men’s and women’s tennis tournament, begins this week at Hard Rock Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins.