Berrettini upset by Carballes Baena in 2nd round in FlorenceOctober 12, 2022 GMT
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Second-seeded Matteo Berrettini crashed out of the Firenze Open in the second round on Wednesday, while there were also upsets in the two all-American matches.
Berrettini seemed on the verge of victory when the Italian went up 5-2 in the third set but Roberto Carballes Baena reeled off five games in a row to win 5-7, 7-6 (5), 7-5 and silence the passionate crowd.
Wolf beats Maestrelli as the ATP returns to FlorenceOctober 10, 2022 GMT
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — J.J. Wolf of the United States rallied to beat local wild card Francesco Maestrelli in the first round of the Firenze Open on Monday as the ATP returned to the Italian city for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Alcaraz advances to quarterfinals in Hamburg, Rublev losesJuly 21, 2022 GMT
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz recovered from a slow start to beat Filip Krajinovic 7-6 (4), 6-3 and reach the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open on Thursday as Francisco Cerundolo stunned Andrey Rublev 6-4, 6-2.
Medvedev loses to Bautista Agut in Mallorca quarterfinalsJune 23, 2022 GMT
PALMA, Spain (AP) — Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev will remain without a title on grass this season after a straight-set loss to Roberto Bautista Agut in the quarterfinals of the Mallorca Championships on Thursday.
Medvedev, Tsitsipas advance in Mallorca, Kyrgios withdrawsJune 22, 2022 GMT
PALMA, Spain (AP) — Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas advanced to the quarterfinals of the Mallorca Championships on Wednesday, while Nick Kyrgios withdrew to avoid aggravating an injury ahead of Wimbledon.
Isner confident despite tall task vs. Nadal at Italian OpenMay 10, 2022 GMT
ROME (AP) — At 37, John Isner is just happy to be back on tour in Europe with his wife and three kids.
No longer dreaming of a Grand Slam title, he’s trying to make the back end of his tennis career not seem “like such a job” and make it “fun.”
Karatsev ends Murray’s run, claims Sydney title; Badosa winsJanuary 15, 2022 GMT
SYDNEY (AP) — Andy Murray’s impressive run ended one win short of a 47th career title when he lost the Sydney Tennis Classic final 6-3, 6-3 to top-seeded Aslan Karatsev on Saturday.
The 34-year-old Murray started the week with his first win on Australian soil in more than 1,000 days.
Djokovic, Barty lead seeded players list for Australian OpenJanuary 11, 2022 GMT
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The seeded players list for the Australian Open beginning Jan. 17 at Melbourne Park:
Novak Djokovic withdraws from ATP Cup in AustraliaDecember 29, 2021 GMT
SYDNEY (AP) — Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from the ATP Cup in Australia ahead of the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, organizers said Wednesday.
No reason was given but the top-ranked Serb has declined to comment on his vaccination status in recent months and Australia’s strict regulations require all players, officials and fans to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Fritz beats pal Tommy Paul on birthday in St. PetersburgOctober 28, 2021 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Taylor Fritz celebrated his 24th birthday by beating doubles partner Tommy Paul 7-6 (3), 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open on Thursday.
It was a bittersweet victory because the Americans are good friends.
Djokovic, Medvedev highlight rosters for Davis Cup FinalsOctober 26, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and U.S. Open champion Daniil Medvedev headline the rosters announced Monday for the Davis Cup Finals that begin next month.
Djokovic, a 20-time major champion who fell one win short of a calendar-year Grand Slam in 2021, is joined on Serbia's squad by Filip Krajinovic, Dusan Lajovic, Laslo Djere and Miomir Kekmanovic.
Cilic overcomes Dzumhur at Kremlin Cup in match of ex-champsOctober 18, 2021 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — Marin Cilic began his bid for a third Kremlin Cup trophy by beating another former champion Damir Dzumhur 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 on Monday.
Cilic ended a three-match losing streak. He won in Moscow in 2014 and 2015.
Hometown win: Nakashima edges Fognini in 3 at San Diego OpenSeptember 28, 2021 GMT
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hometown kid Brandon Nakashima came back after trailing by a set and then from a break down in the third to edge Fabio Fognini 6-7 (5), 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the San Diego Open on Monday night.
Top-seeded Karatsev loses opening match at Astana OpenSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan (AP) — Three of the top four seeded players lost their opening matches at the Astana Open on Thursday, including top-seeded Aslan Karatsev.
Karatsev, who reached the Australian Open semifinals this year, lost to Finnish player Emil Ruusuvuori 7-6 (6), 6-4.
Tennis mixed doubles has its moment at the OlympicsAugust 1, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Novak Djokovic unleashed a scream as if he had just won one of his 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
This being the slightly less prestigious mixed doubles competition at the Tokyo Olympics, Serbian partner Nina Stojanovic broke out into a fit of laughter at Djokovic’s outsized reaction after he served out a first-round win over the Brazilian pair of Luisa Stefani and Marcelo Melo.
British wild-card Jack Draper wins again at Queen’s ClubJune 16, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Wild-card entry Jack Draper pulled off another surprising win on Wednesday at The Queen’s Club grass-court tournament, topping Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik 7-6 (5), 7-6 (0) in a second-round matchup.
Millman overcomes Popyrin in 3 hours to open Munich OpenApril 26, 2021 GMT
MUNICH (AP) — John Millman won an all-Australian match against Alexei Popyrin 7-6 (3), 3-6, 7-5 to move into the second round of the Munich Open on Monday...
Karatsev advances at Monte Carlo Masters as rain delays playApril 12, 2021 GMT
MONACO (AP) — Aslan Karatsev set up a second-round match with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte Carlo Masters by defeating Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-4 on Monday as rain played havoc with the clay-court tournament's schedule...
Karatsev beats Harris 6-3, 6-2 to win Dubai ChampionshipsMarch 20, 2021 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Wild card Aslan Karatsev defeated South African qualifier Lloyd Harris 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Dubai Championships for his first title on Saturday...
Harris, Karatsev continue upsets to set up Dubai final clashMarch 19, 2021 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Lloyd Harris continued his run of upsets at the Dubai Championships by beating the third-seeded Denis Shapovalov 6-7 (5), 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the semifinals on Saturday...
Nishikori rallies to beat Opelka in DubaiMarch 14, 2021 GMT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kei Nishikori came back from a set down to beat Reilly Opelka in the first round of the Dubai Championships on Sunday, while Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired from his match...
Djokovic keeps perfect record in Australian Open semifinalsFebruary 18, 2021 GMT
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic had a perfect record in Australian Open semifinals, and he was playing almost flawless tennis to protect it...