Rublev wins opening match of Dubai title defenseFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
Andrey Rublev began his Dubai Championships title defense by spoiling Filip Krajinovic's birthday when he won 7-5, 6-2 on Monday.
Krajinovic, who turned 31, raced 5-2 ahead. The second-seeded Rublev then reeled off 11 of the next 13 games.
Fritz wins in Paris to remain in hunt for ATP Finals spotNovember 1, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Taylor Fritz of the United States stayed in contention for one of the two remaining ATP Finals spots by beating Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain 7-5, 6-2 in the first round of the Paris Masters on Monday.
Khachanov, Krejcikova win opening matches in HamburgJuly 18, 2022 GMT
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Karen Khachanov saved two match points as he won his first-round match at the Hamburg European Open on Monday, while Botic van de Zandschulp had a surprise loss and Barbora Krejcikova won her opener in the women's draw.
Dimitrov, Cilic through as seeds tumble at Queen’s ClubJune 13, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Former champions Grigor Dimitrov and Marin Cilic advanced to the last 16 at the Queen's Club grass-court tournament on Monday as three seeded players were eliminated from the Wimbledon warmup.
Rublev wins Serbia Open, denies Djokovic 1st title of 2022April 24, 2022 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Andrey Rublev defeated Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-7 (4), 6-0 to win the Serbia Open for his third title of the season on Sunday.
The second-seeded Russian player dug deep to stop Djokovic from mounting another comeback as he prevented the top-ranked Serb from claiming his first title of 2022.
Djokovic to play Rublev in Serbia Open finalApril 23, 2022 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic booked a place in the Serbia Open final after overcoming another slow start and Karen Khachanov 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 on Saturday.
The top-ranked Serb came back from a set down for the third consecutive match after hard-fought wins over Miomir Kecmanovic and Laslo Djere to reach his third final at his hometown tournament.
Djokovic rallies to beat Djere in 3 sets at Serbia OpenApril 20, 2022 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic rallied from a set down to beat compatriot Laslo Djere 2-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4) in the second round of the Serbia Open on Wednesday in a match that lasted almost 3 1/2 hours.
Tsitsipas successfully defends title in Monte CarloApril 17, 2022 GMT
MONACO (AP) — Stefanos Tsitsipas appeared happy to hear fans “yelling and chanting” again at the Monte Carlo Masters as he beat unseeded Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 6-3, 7-6 (3) to retain his title on Sunday.
Tsitsipas beats Zverev to return to Monte Carlo finalApril 16, 2022 GMT
MONACO (AP) — Defending champion Stefanos Tsitispas breezed into the Monte Carlo Masters final after dispatching second-seeded Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday.
Tsitsipas lined up the first big final of the clay-court season against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, the Spaniard who knocked out Novak Djokovic in the second round.
Zverev edges Sinner in Monte Carlo classic to reach semisApril 15, 2022 GMT
MONACO (AP) — Alexander Zverev prevailed against Jannik Sinner 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (5) in a Monte Carlo Masters classic to reach the semifinals of the clay-court season opener on Friday.
Sinner overcame an early break to win the first set, and Zverev repaid the favor in the second.
Djokovic loses clay-court opener at Monte Carlo MastersApril 12, 2022 GMT
MONACO (AP) — Novak Djokovic opened his clay-court season with a surprising loss to Alejandro Davidovich Fokina at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday.
Davidovich Fokina stunned the top-ranked Serb 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-1 in the second round to hand Djokovic another setback as he tries to move on from the controversy surrounding his refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
California’s Brooksby, 20, clinches Next Gen Finals berthOctober 22, 2021 GMT
ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Qualifier Jenson Brooksby locked up a berth in the Next Gen Finals for the top 21-and-under players on the ATP Tour by reaching the semifinals in Antwerp with a 7-5 6-0 victory over Alejandro Davidovich Fokina on Friday.
Djokovic says ‘pressure is a privilege’ that he can handleJuly 28, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — With the topic of athletes’ mental health and pressure being discussed at the Olympics, Novak Djokovic said “pressure is a privilege.”
The top-ranked Serb was asked how he deals with the pressure of attempting to accomplish something that no man has done before in tennis: completing a Golden Slam.
The Latest: Andy Murray wins seesaw match at WimbledonJune 28, 2021 GMT
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Tsitsipas beats Medvedev, will face Zverev in French Open SFJune 8, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev both have been viewed as potential future stars of tennis. Both have come close to Grand Slam titles.
Now the pair of 20-somethings will meet each other for a berth in the French Open final after straight-set quarterfinal victories Tuesday.
Medvedev-Tsitsipas showdown highlights French Open scheduleJune 7, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY
Daniil Medvedev arrived in Paris with a lifetime record of 0-4 at the French Open, but he’s 4-0 this year and has advanced to a quarterfinal showdown Tuesday night against Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The Latest: Zverev beats Nishikori to reach French Open QFsJune 6, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):