Watch: Gay Notre Dame tennis player Matt Dooley

The university releases a powerful video and feature article about their openly gay tennis player Matt Dooley.

A life worth living: Near death and back again

Gay Notre Dame varsity tennis player Matt Dooley attempted suicide in 2011. He came out to his team exactly two years later, and their acceptance helped save his life.

Va. high school tennis champ comes out on Twitter

Mikey Drougas, now a senior at Salem High School in western Virginia, delivers missive on equality as he comes out publicly for the first time

UCSB tennis coach comes out

Thibodeau was the WAC coach of the year six times

Pro tennis player Casey Dellacqua comes out

Tennis pro Casey Dellacqua of Australia has has come out publicly as a lesbian after announcing her partner Amanda gave birth to their son, Blake Benjamin, three weeks ago. "I think you see a...

Shirtless anti-gay marriage protest at French Open

French Open final interrupted briefly as Rafael Nadal was serving.

Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish join Athlete Ally

Fish, friend of out lesbian Rennae Stubbs, tells Outsports that supporting gay rights is simply the right thing to do

Photos: Andy Murray bulks up and warms up shirtless prior to Australian Open

It's been extremely hot in Australia, including Melbourne, site of the Australia Open, which starts next week. Speaking of hot, that would be Andy Murray, the British player who won the Olympic...

Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic caught wrestling a guy nude in a hot tub

Bernard Tomic (Photo: Susan Mullane-USA TODAY Sports) Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic says he's sorry for anyone who witnessed him...

Tennis pro Jan-Michael Gambill vacations with his buddy Sir Elton John

Jan-Michael Gambill has been a topic of conversation for years among Outsports readers, with some wondering if he is gay and others liking his propensity for being seen shirtless. I had totally...


Roger Federer, Serena Williams turn back the Wimbledon clock to 2009

I thought Roger Federer was done. Not in in the done-done sense of the word, but there was no chance, in my mind, he would win another Grand Slam title. His record against Rafael Nadal since losing...

Serena Williams loses in French Open to player ranked No. 111

Before Tuesday, Serena Williams was 46-0 in the first round of tennis' majors. Make that 46-1 after she was stunned 6-4, 6-7 (13), 3-6, by the No. 111-ranked Virginie Razzano of France. Outsports...

Serena Williams loses badly, Novak Djokovic throws Rafael Nadal a curve ball

After a wet U.S. Open that left a bad taste in the mouths of some players, it was what came out of the mouth of a runner-up that has left many scratching their heads. As (28) Serena Williams was in...

Rafael Nadal wins. How 'great' is he?

Rafael Nadal has done what four years ago no one thought he had the ability to accomplish: He has won a career Grand Slam, winning the rain-delayed U.S. Open Monday night. Previously relegated a...

Who will take the U.S. Open crowns?

For many Americans, the start of college football and the NFL signals the the beginning of autumn. But for many others, it's the U.S. Open that ushers in the changing of the seasons. On the men's...

Serena Williams avoids more small tournaments

Serena Williams now has a long pattern of avoiding second- and third-tier tournaments while putting all of her focus on the Grand Slam events. She's doing it again this month, claiming an...

Rafael Nadal takes fifth French Open title

Rafael Nadal is officially back in top form after missing much of last year with an injury. After winning his fifth French Open championship without losing a set, he now trails Bjorn Borg's record...

Roger Federer is the Energizer Bunny

When Roger Federer lost to Rafael Nadal in excruciating fashion in the 2008 Wimbledon Finals, the words being used to describe Federer were "Done" and "Finished." The experts weighed in that "Roger...

Young Americans steal Open headlines

As usual, the U.S. Open's first round played out mostly by the chalk. Enter 17-year-old American Melanie Oudin, ranked No. 70 in the world, who ousted No. 4 Elena Dementieva, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3, in the...

Can Kim Clijsters win it all?

Kim Clijsters is playing in her first U.S. Open since winning the tournament in 2005, and the rest of the field should be concerned. She took two years off from the pro tennis tour, but since...

Bud Collins: U.S. Open draw is flawed

Tennis commentator Bud Collins was on ESPN this morning thrashing the U.S. Open women's draw. His beef: The Williams sisters should be the top two seeds in the tournament. As it stands, Serena is...

Gasquet cleared after cocaine suspension

French tennis player Richard Gasquet was given the go-ahead to resume his career after being suspended 75 days for testing positive for cocaine use. The International Tennis Federation bought his...

Roger Federer is Grand champion and No. 1

Roger Federer and Andy Roddick treated tennis fans to a spectacular match on Sunday that couldn't have been a more fitting cap to Federer's run to a record-setting 15th Grand Slam title. Last...

Serena defeats Venus for third Wimbledon title

Serena Williams was crowned Wimbledon ladies' champion for the third time after defeating sister and 2-time defending champion Venus 7-6 (3), 6-2. She now owns 11 major titles and currently holds 3...

Serena edges Dementieva in thriller

EPIC. In a rematch of their semifinal in Oz, Serena Williams + Elena Dementieva met up in the Wimbledon semifinals and put on the best ladies' match of the YEAR and maybe the best match since Venus...

Haas upsets Djokovic (with Body Bonus!)

Tommy Haas made good this time against one of the big boys. At the French Open last month, the German baller was up two sets and held a break point against eventual champ Roger Federer and caved in...

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