There is at least a little bit of good news coming out of Ukraine in recent weeks, and it's coming in the form of a nifty tennis player.
Roger Federer and Alexandr Dolgopolov were quarterfinal victors Thursday at the BNP Paribas Open, the first ATP Masters 1000 event of the year.
John McEnroe beat Ivan Lendl 7-6 (7-5) on Thursday night for his fourth PowerShares Series title of the season.
St. Louis has been selected to host a Fed Cup playoff between the United States and France with a spot in the World Group on the line.
Second-seeded Pole Agnieszka Radwanska and rising Romanian Simona Halep were both quarterfinal winners Wednesday at the $5.9 million BNP Paribas Open tennis event.
Two-time Key Biscayne champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from the upcoming Sony Open because of a lingering foot injury.
Second-seeded Novak Djokovic was a third-round winner on Tuesday at the BNP Paribas Open.
Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska cruised past Annika Beck of Germany with a 6-0, 6-0 decision at the $5.9 million BNP Paribas Open tennis event at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal survived an upset scare from Radek Stepanek to move on in second-round play at the $4.72 million BNP Paribas Open, the first Masters 1000 event of the year.
American Lauren Davis stunned former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka in the second-round Friday at the $5.9 million BNP Paribas Open tennis event at Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
When Li Na headed to Indian Wells this week, she did so as the top seed. But she wants to be at the top of another list ... the world rankings.
Czech veteran Radek Stepanek was among the Day 1 winners at the $4.72 million BNP Paribas Open tennis event.
Notre Dame tennis player Matt Dooley said the hardest person to tell he was gay was himself.
Former champion Vera Zvonareva came up a first-round loser Wednesday at the $5.9 million BNP Paribas Open tennis event.
British player Ross Hutchins has been appointed as the new tournament director of the Queen's Club tournament, the traditional warm-up event for Wimbledon.