May 15, 2014
Phinney wins Stage 5 at Tour of California
American Taylor Phinney raced to a 12-second victory Thursday in 100-degree heat in the fifth stage of the Tour of California, and Britain's Bradley Wiggins retained the overall lead.
First Ball in, 5/14: No Holidays in Rome
Thanks to Richard Pagliaro for holding down the First Ball In fort for the last two days.
Serena, Venus Williams not on U.S. Fed Cup roster
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Live: 2014 Australian Open - Day Six
It's fascinating to read this latest news from Simon Briggs in London's Daily Telegraph : A week of roasting temperatures and multiple player meltdowns in Melbourne is likely to force a change of policy from the Association of Tennis Professionals - the governing body of men's tennis - before next year's Australian Open.
Stosur wins first up at Osaka tennis
Samantha Stosur has safely negotiated the first round of the WTA tournament in Osaka with a straight-sets victory over Sweden's Johanna Larsson.