MÁLAGA, Spain (AP) — Italy beat the United States in a doubles decider Thursday to advance to the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time in eight years.
Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini defeated Tommy Paul and Jack Sock 6-4, 6-4 to secure a 2-1 win for Italy after the teams split the singles matches.
LONDON (AP) — This day, this match, had to come, of course, for Roger Federer, and for tennis, just as it inevitably must for every athlete in every sport.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Botic van de Zandschulp and Tallon Griekspoor won their singles against Americans Taylor Fritz and Tommy Paul for the Netherlands to finish top of their Davis Cup Finals group with a 2-1 win on Saturday.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Tommy Paul and Taylor Fritz won their singles matches to help the United States beat Kazakhstan 2-1 to move atop its Davis Cup Finals group on Thursday.
The Americans are almost assured of reaching the quarterfinals with two wins from two in Group D.
NEW YORK (AP) — John Peers had fallen short 31 times in Grand Slam mixed doubles tournaments before finding the perfect partner — right in his own country.
Peers and fellow Australian Storm Sanders won the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Davis Cup captain Mardy Fish will miss the group stage matches in Glasgow, Scotland, next week because he got COVID-19, and Bob Bryan will fill in as acting captain.
“I’m gutted to not be able to be there after putting a ton of work into this team and trying to win for the U.S.,” Fish said in a statement released by the U.S.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY
Four more quarterfinal matches are scheduled Wednesday, when two Americans will play on Centre Court. Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep faces 20th-seeded Amanda Anisimova of the United States in the day's first match in the main stadium.
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Alison Riske and Beatriz Haddad Maia will face each other for the Nottingham Open title after winning their semifinal matches on Saturday.
Riske, the sixth-seeded American, beat Viktorija Golubic 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in a rain-delayed match and will look to capture the fourth title of her career in Sunday's final of the grass-court tournament.
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Top-seeded Dan Evans kept alive the home challenge at the Nottingham Open on Friday.
The British player reached the semifinals of the men's grass-court tournament by beating Marc-Andrea Huesler of Switzerland 6-4, 6-4.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jack Sock and Rajeev Ram wrapped up a Davis Cup qualifier for the United States by beating Juan-Sebastian Cabal and Nicolas Barrientos of Colombia 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday.
The victory by Sock and Ram gave the United States a 3-0 lead in the best-of-five qualifier.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Reilly Opelka’s winning streak in tiebreakers ended. His winning streak at the Delray Beach Open continued.
The second-seeded Opelka rode an unbeatable first serve into the Delray quarterfinals Thursday, beating Jack Sock 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4), 6-1.
DALLAS (AP) — Reilly Opelka won his third ATP Tour title, beating Jenson Brooksby in straight sets in an all-American final at the inaugural Dallas Open on Sunday.
The second-seeded Opelka won all 46 service games during the tournament and faced just one break point, which came in the second set of his 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) victory over Brooksby.
DALLAS (AP) — Brandon Nakashima beat John Millman in straight sets in the opening round of the inaugural Dallas Open on Monday night.
The 20-year-old American seeking his first ATP Tour title beat the Australian Millman, 7-5, 7-6 (3), and will be joined in the round of 16 by Kevin Anderson.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
Alexander Zverev advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open when Jack Sock was forced to retire in the fourth set because of an injury.
NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY
Men’s No. 1 Novak Djokovic continues his pursuit of the calendar Grand Slam when he faces Kei Nishikori. Djokovic has won all 23 matches he’s played at the four most important tournaments in tennis in 2021.
TORONTO (AP) — Rafael Nadal pulled out of the National Bank Open on Tuesday because of an injured left foot that has troubled him for months, putting his preparation for the U.S. Open on hold.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion was replaced in the draw at the hard-court tournament in Toronto by Feliciano Lopez, who lost in qualifying.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There were moments, to be sure, when Rafael Nadal played quite like someone competing for the first time in nearly two months and dealing with a left foot injury he acknowledged afterward was painful.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Wednesday (all times local):
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
Maria Sharapova lost in the first round at Wimbledon after fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko came from a set and a break down to oust the former champion...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens was first to go, followed quickly by last year's Australian Open runner-up, Venus Williams...