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...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Novak Djokovic saved three consecutive match points to beat Gael Monfils on Friday and set up a Dubai Championships final showdown against Stefanos...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Novak Djokovic swept aside seventh-seeded Karen Khachanov 6-2, 6-2 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Dubai Championships, ensuring he will keep hold of the...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic beat German veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-1 Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships and remain unbeaten...
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the Open 13 final with a 7-5, 6-3 win against Alexander Bublik on Saturday.
HUA HIN, Thailand (AP) — Top seed Elina Svitolna of Ukraine reached her first quarterfinals of the year when she saw off Storm Sanders of Australia 6-1, 6-2 at the Thailand Open on...
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic patted the left side of his chest above his heart with his right hand, wished his Serbian supporters a Merry Christmas, and told everyone else listening:...
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) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
Gael Monfils is taking his dazzling shotmaking into the fourth round of the U.S. Open after...
MONTREAL (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Rafael Nadal of Spain advanced to the Rogers Cup final Saturday night when Gael Monfils of France withdrew before their semifinal.
HALLE, Germany (AP) — Alexander Zverev and Karen Khachanov bounced back from disappointments in Stuttgart last week to reach the second round of the Halle Open on Monday.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — German qualifier Dustin Brown upset top-seeded Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Stuttgart Open.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Milos Raonic hit 31 aces to beat Australian qualifier Alexei Popyrin 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the first round of the Stuttgart Open on Tuesday.
PARIS (AP) — Dominic Thiem wants one thing and one thing only right now: To go one step further than he did last year when he reached the final at Roland Garros.
PARIS (AP) — There's been unprecedented tennis parity so far in 2019, including the clay-court circuit leading to the French Open: A total of 23 players split the 25 WTA and ATP titles on the...
MADRID (AP) — Facing match point and on a second serve, Roger Federer decided it was time for a "panic move."
So he went into all-out attacking mode, charging to the net to try to avoid a...
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...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-seeded Kei Nishikori eased into the second round of the Dubai Championships on Tuesday by beating Benoit Paire 6-4, 6-3, while No. 3 Marin Cilic was...
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka's rebuilt knee couldn't quite carry him to the title in Rotterdam on Sunday.
Wawrinka lost his first final since his comeback a year ago from left knee surgeries, succumbing 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to Gael Monfils of France at the ABN AMRO World Tournament.
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka reached his first final on Saturday since his comeback a year ago from left knee surgeries.
The unseeded Wawrinka beat top-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the ABN AMRO World Tournament semifinals to face Gael Monfils for the title on Sunday.
The final is Wawrinka's first since the 2017 French Open, where he last met Monfils in the fourth round.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Top-seeded John Isner was eliminated in the second round of the ATP Tour's ASB Classic on Wednesday, losing 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) to fellow American Taylor Fritz.
On a good day for young Americans, Tennys Sandgren of the United States beat third-seeded Marco Checchinato of Italy 6-3, 6-3.
PARIS (AP) — Lucas Pouille will lead France in the Davis Cup final against Croatia this month as the hosts bid to win successive titles.
Pouille was the highest-ranked player among Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Jeremy Chardy, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the team picked by captain Yannick Noah on Tuesday
Pouille wrapped up France's 10th Davis title last year by winning the decisive point against Belgium in the final.
ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Top-seeded Kyle Edmund defeated 2016 champion Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 to reach the European Open final on Saturday.
Edmund has yet to drop serve this week.
The Briton saved five break points and broke Gasquet twice in their semifinal.
PARIS (AP) — Benoit Paire received his first Davis Cup call-up on Tuesday and will be part of the France team that takes on Spain in the semifinals.
In the absence of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils, who are out injured, the 56th-ranked Paire was selected by France captain Yannick Noah.
Noah said he received guarantees from the quick-tempered Paire, a talented player known for smashing his rackets, that he was "motivated" and committed to the team.
LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic advanced to his first ATP tour final in almost a year by defeating Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (5), 6-4 at Queen's Club on Saturday.
The 12-time Grand Slam champion's last final — and title — also came on a British grass court, when he defeated Gael Monfils in Eastbourne last July.
Djokovic will face Marin Cilic in Sunday's final after the top-seeded Croat defeated Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4).
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
. Two men's singles matches were suspended in progress.
No. 8 seed David Goffin led No. 32 Gael Monfils by a break in the third set, serving at 3-2, 30-love after they had split the first two.
The unseeded Karen Khachanov led No. 15 Lucas Pouille by two sets to none, and it was 1-all in the third.
MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic added another early elimination to his disappointing season, while Rafael Nadal continued to look invincible on clay.
Djokovic lost to Kyle Edmund 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 on Wednesday in the second round of the Madrid Open, the sixth straight tournament in which he has failed to reach the quarterfinals.
MUNICH (AP) — Fifth-seeded Fabio Fognini lost 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 to Italian compatriot Marco Cecchinato on a day of upsets at the Munich Open on Tuesday.
Cecchinato, who won his first title in Hungary on Sunday, saved five of the eight break points he faced and converted five of his own to win the first-round match in under two hours.
Seventh-seeded Gael Monfils lost 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to Mirza Basic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and No. 8 Yuichi Sugita was ousted by German player Yannick Maden 4-6, 7-6 (9), 6-2.
MUNICH (AP) — Former champion Martin Klizan rallied to surprise home player Florian Mayer 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Munich Open on Monday.
The 122nd-ranked Slovak, who won the clay-court tournament in 2014, was 3-0 down in the deciding set but recovered by winning the next six games to take the match in just over two hours.
Mayer says, "I ran out of steam in the end. I can't blame myself too much."
PARIS (AP) — Lucas Pouille will lead defending champion France against Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
The 10th-ranked Pouille has been selected by France captain Yannick Noah alongside Adrian Mannarino and Jeremy Chardy. Doubles specialists Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut have also been called up.
Pouille wrapped up France's 10th Davis Cup title last year by winning the decisive point against Belgium in the final.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Fernando Verdasco and Gael Monfils won their first-round matches in the Argentina Open on Tuesday, and Australian Open semifinalist Kyle Edmund withdrew from the tournament due to illness.
The eighth-seeded Verdasco advanced on clay in Buenos Aires with a 6-2, 7-5 victory against Thiago Monteiro of Brazil and next plays Guido Pella of Argentina.
Monfils beat Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas 6-1, 6-4. The Frenchman faces Dusan Lajovic of Serbia in the next round.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — On a day when shade was a valuable commodity in the searing heat at Melbourne Park, Roger Federer played it cool at the Australian Open.
Six-time champion Novak Djokovic, however, complained about the brutal conditions during his second-round win over Gael Monfils, when the temperature peaked at 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Gael Monfils won the Qatar Open title on his fourth appearance in the final with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Andrey Rublev of Russia on Saturday.
The 46th-ranked Monfils, a former top-10 player, lost previous finals at the tournament to Roger Federer in 2006, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in 2012, and Rafael Nadal in 2014.
"I've been very close and finally I get it," Monfils said after winning his seventh career title.
PARIS (AP) — Adrian Mannarino has replaced the injured Gael Monfils in the France team that will face Serbia in the Davis Cup semifinals.
Monfils, who was named as a reserve in the squad by captain Yannick Noah, withdrew with a right knee injury, the French tennis federation said Friday.
The 34th-ranked Mannarino joins Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Lucas Pouille in the team, with Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut selected to play doubles at Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille from Sept. 15-17.