Sweet treat for a hot day

688 days ago

PARIS -- I was duly warned, by three people, that the soft-serve ice cream at Roland Garros was dangerous stuff. One taste, and you're hooked. Ice cream, on any hot day, is always yummy. But this Roland Garros stuff is amazing. Read more ...

Venus Williams fades away quietly

688 days ago

Fatigued by her illness, Venus Williams offered little resistance in quick second-round loss at the French Open, one of five American women to fall. Read more ...

Men behaving badly

689 days ago

PARIS -- It's probably too soon to make a solid decision, but the evidence is mounting that the women are behaving much better than the men at the French Open. There is a list of fines, updated daily and tacked to a wall in the media operations hub of Philippe Chatrier. Read more ...

Williams sisters' aura has dimmed

690 days ago

Age and health problems have knocked Venus and Serena Williams from the top of the tennis world. Let's appreciate their final years. Read more ...

Sharapova proud of her Siberian heritage

690 days ago

PARIS -- It's easy to forget that Maria Sharapova is actually Russian. She speaks English fluently, and flawlessly, like an American. She sounds American, with only a tiny hint of an accent, and throws around the "uhs," "you knows" and "likes" that litter typical American speech patterns. Read more ...