Australian Open lookahead: Sebastian Korda eyes 1st Slam SFJanuary 23, 2023 GMT
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY
Sebastian Korda plays in his first Gland Slam singles quarterfinal against Karen Khachanov at the Australian Open. Khachanov was a semifinalist in last year’s U.S.
5th-seeded Kasatkina knocks out Raducanu at Agel OpenOctober 4, 2022 GMT
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Fifth-seeded Daria Kasatkina defeated 2021 U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu 7-5, 6-4 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Agel Open.
Kasatkina was playing her first match since losing in the first round of the U.S.
Wimbledon lookahead: Gauff and Nadal back on Centre CourtJuly 1, 2022 GMT
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY
Coco Gauff and Rafael Nadal will be back on Centre Court on Day 6 at Wimbledon. Gauff will face another American, Amanda Anisimova, in the third round at the All England Club.
Wimbledon champ Kvitova, Fritz win Eastbourne titlesJune 25, 2022 GMT
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova tuned up for the Grand Slam tournament by overpowering Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-2 to win the Eastbourne title on Saturday.
Also, Taylor Fritz outlasted Maxime Cressy 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4) in an all-American men's final for his second Eastbourne title.
Kvitova advances at Eastbourne, sets up final vs OstapenkoJune 24, 2022 GMT
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova advanced to her first grass-court final in four years by beating Beatriz Haddad Maia 7-6 (5), 6-4 at Eastbourne on Friday.
Kvitova will face defending champion Jelena Ostapenko in the final.
Haddad Maia into Eastbourne semis, eyeing 3rd title in a rowJune 23, 2022 GMT
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Beatriz Haddad Maia was given a helping hand in her bid for a third straight grass-court title ahead of Wimbledon.
The Brazilian advanced to the semifinals at Eastbourne without hitting a ball Thursday after her opponent, Lesia Tsurenko, withdrew because of a right elbow injury.
French Open updates | Cornet beats former champion OstapenkoMay 26, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local):
Alizé Cornet beat 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 to advance to the third round at the French Open.
French Open lookahead: No. 1 Swiatek seeks 30th win in rowMay 25, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY
Top-ranked Iga Swiatek tries to extend her winning streak to 30 matches when she plays in the second round at Roland Garros against 43rd-ranked Alison Riske of the United States.
Sakkari vs. Kontaveit in St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy finalFebruary 12, 2022 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Maria Sakkari will face Anett Kontaveit in the final of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy after the top-seeded players came through the semifinals on Saturday.
Sakkari defeated Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4 in a match that lasted just over three hours, while the second-seeded Kontaveit had a somewhat easier path to the final by beating Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 6-4.
Brady joins growing list of absentees for Australian OpenDecember 19, 2021 GMT
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jennifer Brady has become the latest withdrawal from next month’s Australian Open and two warm-up tournaments because of injury.
Australian Open officials on Sunday confirmed the 2021 finalist would miss the tournament due to a left foot injury, and said in a tweet: “wishing you a speedy recovery Jen.”
Upsets send Fritz, Basilashvili to semis at Indian WellsOctober 16, 2021 GMT
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Taylor Fritz beat No. 3 seed Alexander Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Friday to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in front of a hometown crowd, scoring the biggest win of his young career.
Upsets rule 4th round at Indian Wells; Swiatek, Murray outOctober 13, 2021 GMT
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Upsets dominated the fourth round at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, with four top-five seeds getting dismissed in straight sets. Andy Murray and U.S. Open runner-up Leylah Fernandez were knocked out, too.
Bencic, Martincova, Rybakina, Teichmann, Sakkari advanceSeptember 23, 2021 GMT
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Third-seeded Belinda Bencic cruised past Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain 6-2, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the Ostrava Open on Thursday.
Swiatek, Kvitova, Kontaveit reach quarters of Ostrava OpenSeptember 22, 2021 GMT
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Top-seeded Iga Swiatek of Poland advanced to the quarterfinals of the Ostrava Open on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over unseeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan.
The 2020 French Open champion converted three of her seven breakpoints and dropped her serve once to set up a quarterfinal match against either seventh-seeded Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan or fellow Pole Magda Linette at the hardcourt indoor tournament.
Ostapenko, de Minaur prep for Wimbledon with Eastbourne winsJune 26, 2021 GMT
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Jelena Ostapenko and Alex de Minaur tuned up for Wimbledon in the best way possible, winning the first grass-court titles of their careers at the Eastbourne tournament on Saturday.
Ons Jabeur edges Canada’s Leylah Fernandez at BirminghamJune 17, 2021 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Second-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia rallied past 18-year-old left-hander Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3) on Thursday at the Birmingham grass-court tournament.
Ostapenko beats Badosa 6-2, 6-2 in St. PetersburgMarch 15, 2021 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Jelena Ostapenko advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy by beating Paula Badosa 6-2, 6-2 on Monday...
’17 French Open champ Ostapenko wants more; Shapovalov upsetOctober 1, 2020 GMT
PARIS (AP) — After Jelena Ostapenko eliminated No. 2 seed Karolina Pliskova at the French Open on Thursday, the conversation quickly turned to 2017...
All virus tests come back negative ahead of Palermo OpenJuly 31, 2020 GMT
PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — More than 400 coronavirus tests were carried out on tennis players and staff members ahead of the Palermo Ladies Open and all of them came back negative...
Serena Williams withdraws from Australian OpenJanuary 5, 2018 GMT
Serena Williams' decision on whether or not to defend her Australian Open title four months after giving birth to her first child was never about merely being able to play at Melbourne Park.
The seven-time Australian Open champion confirmed Friday she wouldn't attempt to defend the title she won here last year, saying she wasn't completely sure she could win it.
At 37, Venus Williams into 10th Wimbledon semi; Konta nextJuly 11, 2017 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams' mother could not stop smiling and laughing. She had just watched her 37-year-old daughter reach the Wimbledon semifinals for the 10th time and, well, the whole thing was just a bit hard to believe...