Tennis

11:54 AM ET ESPN staff Coco Vandeweghe is out of the Libema Open after she lost to Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic in Saturday’s semifinal. The top seed from the USA conceded successive tie breaks after winning the first set at Hertogenbosch, finally losing out 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-7 (1). Maria Sharapova and Madison Keys have withdrawn
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LONDON — Retired German tennis star Boris Becker is claiming his unpaid role as a sports attache for Central African Republic gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain. The three-time Wimbledon champion took up the attache role in April. His lawyers claimed in Britain’s High Court late Thursday that this protects him from
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1:54 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New York Times bestseller (with Pete Sampras), “A Champion’s Mind.” While
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Past French Open finalist Sara Errani‘s doping suspension has been increased from two months to 10 months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. CAS announced Monday its rulings on appeals by Errani and Italy’s national anti-doping agency, which asked for up to a two-year punishment. The 31-year-old Italian tested positive for
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