So here’s a dose of realism — or surrealism — for the first video game tournament of the coronavirus pandemic involving professional tennis players: A match supposedly was postponed Monday because...
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty beat former No. 1 Garbiñe Muguruza, 6-1, 6-7 (4), 6-2 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Qatar Open.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Former No. 1 Garbiñe Muguruza beat Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska 6-2, 6-4 Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Qatar Open.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin lost her opening match at the Dubai Championships on Tuesday as Elena Rybakina rallied to beat the American 6-7 (2), 6-3,...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Maria Sakkari upset top-seeded Belinda Bencic to claim a spot in the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy semifinals on Friday, while Petra Kvitova withdrew because of...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — American and women’s 10th seed Madison Keys cruised into the second round of the Australian Open, but former No. 1 Maria Sharapova was a 6-3, 6-4 loser to No. 19 Donna...
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — French Open final opponents Ash Barty and Marketa Vondrousova delivered the same outcome at the Adelaide International on Thursday: A dominating victory for the No. 1...
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — On a day of upsets at the Shenzhen Open, Kristyna Pliskova beat defending champion Aryna Sabalenka 6-4, 6-4 and Anna Blinkova defeated top-seeded Belinda Bencic 3-6, 6-3,...
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty advanced Saturday to the final of the WTA Finals where she faces defending champion Elina Svitolina, a player she has never beaten in five previous...
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Karolina Pliskova advanced to the semifinals of the WTA Finals for the third straight year, beating Simona Halep 6-0, 2-6, 6-4 Friday shortly after defending champion Elina...
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty reached the semifinals in her debut appearance at the WTA Finals, beating Petra Kvitova 6-4, 6-2 Thursday to finish with a 2-1 record in the Red...
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty was upset by late substitute Kiki Bertens 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 at the WTA Finals on Tuesday.
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Naomi Osaka withdrew from the WTA Finals on Tuesday with a right shoulder injury.
The two-time Grand Slam champion had been scheduled to play top-ranked Ash Barty at...
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu and Wimbledon winner Simona Halep will meet for the first time at the season-ending WTA Finals at Shenzhen.
MOSCOW (AP) — Belinda Bencic recovered from a set down to beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 in the Kremlin Cup final on Sunday.
MOSCOW (AP) — Belinda Bencic is on the verge of claiming the last spot at the season-ending WTA Finals after winning her Kremlin Cup quarterfinal on Friday.
MOSCOW (AP) — Top-seeded Elina Svitolina lost her opening match at the Kremlin Cup on Thursday after having been a break up in the deciding set.
MOSCOW (AP) — Belinda Bencic won six of the last seven games and beat Polona Hercog 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals at the Kremlin Cup.
NEW YORK (AP) — It was way back in March, before Bianca Andreescu had ever won a WTA title, when she lost in the semifinals of a tournament in Acapulco, Mexico.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu has reached the final in her U.S. Open debut by beating...
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open:
LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY
Serena Williams tries to return to the U.S. Open final when she faces Elina Svitolina in the first women's...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal will try to make sure the U.S. Open has one member of the Big Three in the semifinals.
With Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic out of the tournament, Nadal is the...
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open:
LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY
Rafael Nadal could make a 33rd career Grand Slam semifinal and three women have a chance at their first. Nadal...
NEW YORK (AP) — Defending champion Naomi Osaka was eliminated from the U.S. Open in the fourth round with a 7-5, 6-4 loss to No. 13 Belinda Bencic.
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka's achy left knee didn't let her serve without pain, so she didn't practice that key part of her game leading into the U.S. Open. The knee also prevented her from...
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland lost to 182nd-ranked Antonia Lottner in the first round of the Samsung Open in front of her home crowd Tuesday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Defending champion Kiki Bertens and third-seeded Aryna Sabalenka, both among the top 10 players in the world, lost Thursday at the Volvo Car Open.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ninth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland opened play at the Volvo Car Open with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Australia's Destanee Aiava on Monday at the WTA's first clay-court...
PERTH, Australia (AP) — The Hopman Cup international mixed team event is making way for the new ATP Cup at the start of the 2020 tennis season in Australia.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Milos Raonic made sure Miomir Kecmanovic's good luck finally ran out at the BNP Paribas Open.
Raonic beat the 19-year-old Serb 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the...
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — It was a tough day for seeded players at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, with Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka, the world's top-ranked players, ushered out in the...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Unseeded Swiss player Belinda Bencic pulled off another upset to win her first WTA title in three-and-a-half years, beating Petra Kvitova 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 Saturday...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Unseeded Belinda Bencic rallied to beat second-ranked Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 Thursday to reach the Dubai Championships semifinals.
HOBART, Australia (AP) — American Sofia Kenin advanced to the Hobart International final with a 6-2, 6-4 win over sixth-seeded Alize Cornet on Friday.
Kenin will play Anna Karolina Schmiedlova, who Belinda Bencic 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-2 in an earlier semifinal.
Kenin hasn't dropped a set at Hobart this week and beat top-seeded Caroline Garcia in the opening round.
HOBART, Australia (AP) — Former Hobart International champion Alize Cornet moved a step closer to another title in Tasmania with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Belgian qualifier Greet Minnen in the quarterfinals Thursday.
The sixth-seeded Cornet, who won the event in 2016 and hasn't dropped a set this year, overcame a fall and skinned knee to reach the semifinals.
Cornet served for the match at 5-2 in the second set but was broken as Minnen hit some clean winners.
HOBART, Australia (AP) — Belinda Bencic eased into the quarterfinals at the WTA Tour's Hobart International, beating Australian wild card Zoe Hives 6-2, 6-4.
Hives pulled off an upset when she beat Johanna Larsson to reach the second round but couldn't repeat that form against a polished Bencic, who set up a quarterfinal against 18-year-old Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska.
HOBART, Australia (AP) — Belinda Bencic has followed up her title at the Hopman Cup with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 win over second-seeded Mihaela Buzarnescu in the first round of the Hobart International.
Bencic, who combined with Roger Federer to win the international mixed teams event in Perth, Western Australia, on the weekend, kept up her successful start to the season in Australia's southern island state.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer won the Hopman Cup for a record third time after defending champion Switzerland beat Germany 2-1 on Saturday.
Switzerland took its fourth Hopman Cup title overall when Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber 4-0, 1-4, 4-3 (4) in the Fast4 format in the mixed doubles decider.
In the men's singles, Federer defeated fourth-ranked Zverev 6-4, 6-2.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Angelique Kerber and Alexandar Zverev sent Germany into the Hopman Cup final with straight-sets victories over Ash Barty and Matt Ebden of Australia on Friday.
Kerber defeated Barty 6-4, 6-4 to give Germany the lead and Zverev followed with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ebden to set up a rematch of last year's final against Switzerland.
The Australian pair later combined for a consolation 4-0, 4-3 (1) win in the mixed doubles against Kerber and Zverev.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer relied on his trusted serve to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) Thursday and give defending champion Switzerland a spot in the Hopman Cup final.
The victory assured Switzerland's advancement, but Greece claimed a consolation 2-1 victory when Maria Sakkari beat Belinda Bencic 6-3, 6-4 in women's singles.
Greece also won the mixed doubles 4-3 (4), 2-4, 4-3 (3) in the Fast4 format.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer won the bragging rights over fellow tennis great Serena Williams as they faced each other on court for the first time on Tuesday, with Federer spearheading Switzerland's 4-2, 4-3 (3) victory over the United States in a mixed doubles decider at the Hopman Cup.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer's wish is about to be granted — he's getting the chance to return Serena Williams' powerful serve.
The famously unflappable Swiss acknowledges being excited about the prospect of taking on his fellow tennis great on Tuesday in a Hopman Cup mixed doubles match between Switzerland and the United States.
"I admire everything she has done both on and off the court," Federer said. "I have always thought how is it to return that serve and go head-to-head with her."