Zverev beats Delbonis to reach Hamburg quarterfinals
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Second-seeded Alexander Zverev pleased his home crowd by beating Federico Delbonis on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open.
Thiem beats Cuevas to reach 2nd round in Hamburg
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Back on clay for the first time since losing the French Open final to Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem beat Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 7-6 (3) Tuesday to reach the second round of the...
GENEVA (AP) — Top-seeded Alexander Zverev eased to a 6-2, 6-1 win over Ernests Gulbis in the second round of the Geneva Open on Tuesday.
The fifth-ranked German, seeking his first title in...
Nadal to face 63rd-ranked Mayer in Barcelona Open
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Defending champion Rafael Nadal will face Leonardo Mayer in his first match at the Barcelona Open.
Mayer defeated Marius Copil 6-3, 6-7 (3), 7-5 in the first round on...
Djokovic beats Delbonis in 3rd round at Miami Open
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Novak Djokovic pulled a spare ball from his pocket, angrily whacked it against the backstop and then pounded his uncooperative racket into the concrete.
A washout: Play suspended at Rio Open because of heavy rain
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Heavy rain ensured there were no completed matches Monday at the Rio Open.
Only two matches started but neither got through the first set before the weather set in.
Seventh-seeded Malek Jaziri was trailing Federico Delbonis 5-3 and eighth-seeded Nicolas Jarry was down 4-3 against Roberto Carballes Baena when play was suspended.
Goffin defeats Granollers in 2nd round of Barcelona Open
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — David Goffin saved a match point to defeat Marcel Granollers of Spain 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-2 Tuesday in the second round of the Barcelona Open.
Goffin was down 5-1 in the second set before recovering to reach the third round for the second consecutive year in Barcelona.
The fourth-seeded Belgian will play either Leonardo Mayer of Argentina or Karen Khachanov of Russia.
Federer opens Indian Wells title defense with 2-day win
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer completed a rain-delayed debut match at the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (6) win over Federico Delbonis of Argentina.
On Saturday, Federer led 6-3, 2-2 when the match was delayed by a heavy drizzle 56 minutes after it began. Federer, who earned his fifth title at Indian Wells last year, saved a set point in the second-set tiebreaker and advanced to face Filip Krajinovic on Monday.
Fabio Fognini reaches Brazil Open quarterfinals
SAO PAULO (AP) — Second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy beat Joao Domingues of Portugal 7-5, 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the Brazil Open quarterfinals.
Fognini will face Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 winner over eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina.
Argentina’s Mayer and Delbonis advance at Brasil Open
SAO PAULO (AP) — Two Argentinians who are among the top seeds at the Brasil Open have advanced to the next round.
Eighth seed Federico Delbonis beat Spain's Roberto Carballes Baena 6-4, 6-4 on Monday.
Delbonis' compatriot Leonardo Mayer, the clay tournament's fifth seed, outlasted Portugal's Gastao Elias 7-5, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (5).
Coric back in final, faces Kohlschreiber in Morocco
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Borna Coric of Croatia will have a shot at the Grand Prix Hassan II title for the second straight year, taking on third-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in Sunday's final.
Argentina beats Croatia 3-2 to win its 1st Davis Cup title
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Argentina won its first Davis Cup title on Sunday when Federico Delbonis swept past Ivo Karlovic in straight sets to complete a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Croatia.
Delbonis dropped to the ground after his 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory. His teammates fell into each other's arms and celebrated in front of thousands of Argentine fans in the packed Arena Zagreb.
Davis Cup: Croatia leads Argentina 2-1 after doubles
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Croatia needs one more point to win its second Davis Cup title after winning the doubles against Argentina in straight sets on Saturday.
Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig defeated Juan Martin del Potro and Leonardo Mayer 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4), 6-3 for a 2-1 lead over Argentina in the final.
Delbonis to open for Argentina against Croatia in Davis Cup
ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Leaving behind two injury-hit years, Juan Martin del Potro is looking to cap his successful comeback by leading Argentina to its first Davis Cup title.
The 2009 U.S. Open champion said host Croatia is the favorite in the best-of-five series, but believes Argentina is in a strong position after losing in four Davis Cup finals since 1981.
Del Potro heads Argentina’s Davis Cup team for Croatia final
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Juan Martin Del Potro will lead Argentina's team for the Davis Cup final against Croatia later this month in Zagreb.
Argentina captain Daniel Orsanic named Del Potro on Wednesday along with Federico Delbonis, Guido Pella and Leonardo Mayer. It's the same team that beat Britain in the semifinals.
Orsanic says "picking the team was again difficult, but we went with players who have delivered."
Seppi sends Delbonis out of inaugural European Open
ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — The 100th-ranked Andreas Seppi beat eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis 7-6 (7), 5-7, 6-3 Monday to advance to the second round of the inaugural European Open.
The Italian player next takes on Dutchman Robin Haase, who had an easier time against Paul-Henri Mathieu of France with a 6-4, 6-2 victory.
Also, Inigo Cervantes of Spain beat Germany's Michael Berrer 6-1, 3-6, 6-1.
Del Potro outlasts Murray, gives Argentina lead in Davis Cup
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Argentina was in sight of a first Davis Cup final since 2011 after taking a 2-0 lead over titleholder Britain thanks to singles wins by Juan Martin del Potro and Guido Pella in the semifinal on Friday.
Del Potro ended Andy Murray's 14-match winning streak in the Davis Cup, coming through 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 in 5 hours, 7 minutes to gain a measure of revenge after losing the Olympic final to Murray last month. It was the longest match of both players' careers.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Pssssst. Wanna know who's going to win that big first-round matchup between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics?
If you believe the draw sheet posted online by the International Tennis Federation , the victor of that match scheduled for Sunday is already known, days ahead of time — and it's del Potro.
Del Potro picked for Davis Cup doubles by Argentina
PESARO, Italy (AP) — Argentina picked Juan Martin del Potro to play doubles against Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals from Friday.
It will be Del Potro's first tie in four years, and his first Davis Cup doubles.
Wrist surgeries have limited his appearances, but he's finally sustained another comeback which included beating Stan Wawrinka en route to the third round of Wimbledon.
This is his first tie since the 2012 semifinals, and though he has a 12-4...