MÁLAGA, Spain (AP) — Australia had to fight back twice to reach its first Davis Cup final in 19 years after beating Croatia 2-1 on Friday.
Lleyton Hewitt's team recovered from losing the first singles.
MALAGA, Spain (AP) — Marin Cilic rallied to defeat Pablo Carreno Busta in a three-hour match Wednesday and send Croatia into the Davis Cup semifinals.
Cilic trailed 4-1 in the decisive tiebreaker before coming back to clinch a 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory after 3 hours, 13 minutes and secure a 2-0 win for Croatia over Spain.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Add Botic van de Zandschulp to the long list of players to have been schooled by Novak Djokovic.
Djokovic eased past Van de Zandschulp 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday in his first career meeting with the 27-year-old Dutchman to reach the quarterfinals of the Astana Open.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
It’s going to be a U.S. Open quarterfinals matchup of two rising stars when third-seeded Carlos Alcaraz plays No.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
LONDON (AP) — Matteo Berrettini was unfazed by a rain delay in beating Botic van de Zandschulp on Saturday to reach the Queen’s Club final for a second straight year and deftly handled a marriage proposal.
LONDON (AP) — Former Wimbledon runner-up Marin Cilic kept his focus to beat Alexander Bublik 7-6 (6), 7-5 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Queen’s Club on Wednesday.
Tommy Paul upset sixth-seeded Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in a first-round match at the grass-court tournament, and Botic van de Zandschulp reached the quarterfinals by beating Grigor Dimitrov 7-6 (5), 6-3.
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.
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY
Coco Gauff, an 18-year-old from Florida who is ranked No. 23, will participate in her first Grand Slam final against 2020 French Open champion Iga Swiatek, who is ranked No.
PARIS (AP) — An environmental activist wearing a T-shirt with the message “We have 1028 days left” interrupted the French Open men’s semifinal between Casper Ruud and 2014 U.S.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local):
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY
Rafael Nadal will face No. 3 seed Alexander Zverev in one French Open men’s semifinal. No. 20 Marin Cilic will play No. 8 Casper Ruud in the second semifinal in Court Philippe Chatrier on Friday.
PARIS (AP) — Marin Cilic is 33, nearly eight seasons past his one Grand Slam title at the 2014 U.S. Open — and, until Wednesday, more than four full years removed from his most recent trip to the semifinals of a major tournament.
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY
Top-ranked Iga Swiatek takes a 32-match winning streak into her quarterfinal against 11th-seeded Jessica Pegula of the United States. Swiatek won the 2020 French Open, while Pegula is attempting to reach the first Grand Slam final of her career.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open tennis tournament (all times local):
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY
Top-seeded Iga Swiatek has won 31 matches in a row, and 48 of her past 49 sets, heading into a fourth-round matchup at Roland Garros against 19-year-old Zheng Qinwen of China.
Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open runner-up, will have arthroscopic surgery on his left hip this week and be sidelined for about six months.
Nishikori posted a message Tuesday on his app saying he tried “several different rehab options” before deciding with his medical team to go ahead with the operation.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov are enjoying quite a run in the Australian sun.
For the first time, two Canadian men have reached the Australian Open quarterfinals.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY
U.S. Open champion Daniil Medvedev will take on No. 70-ranked Maxime Cressy in the fourth round as he continues his bid to become the first man in the Open era to win a second Grand Slam singles title at the next major tournament.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local):
Former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic has upset No. 5-seeded Andrey Rublev to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY
Daniil Medvedev will take on No. 57-ranked Botic van de Zandschulp in the third round as he continues his bid to become the first man in the Open era to win a second Grand Slam singles title at the next major tournament.
SYDNEY (AP) — Former US Open champion Marin Cilic beat American Tommy Paul 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the second Adelaide International.
Fourth-seeded Cilic of Croatia has had four wins in five matches this year and also reached the semifinals of the first Adelaide International last week before losing to Russia’s Karen Khachanov.
MADRID (AP) — Russia's 15-year wait for a Davis Cup title ended Sunday after another clutch performance from Daniil Medvedev.
Medvedev capped his amazing year with a 7-6 (7), 6-2 win over Marin Cilic in the second singles match to give Russia an insurmountable 2-0 lead over Croatia and its first Davis Cup title since 2006.
In a showdown between the world’s best player and doubles pair, Croatia’s top-ranked twosome beat a Serbia led by Novak Djokovic to send their country into the Davis Cup final.
Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic brushed aside Djokovic and partner Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-1 in doubles on Friday to win the semifinal for Croatia 2-1.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Marin Cilic won the St. Petersburg Open final with a 7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-4 victory over American Taylor Fritz on Sunday.
The 33-year-old Cilic clinched his second title in St.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — American Taylor Fritz will play Marin Cilic in the final of the St. Petersburg Open.
Fritz beat Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 5-7, 6-1, 6-3 in their semifinal match on Saturday to reach his first tour-level final of the season.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Dutch qualifier Botic Van de Zandschulp upset defending champion Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-4 in the quarterfinals on the St. Petersburg Open on Friday.
Van de Zandschulp, ranked 69th, beat the top-seeded Rublev in 1 hour, 33 minutes for his 16th win from his past 19 matches at all levels.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Home favorite Andrey Rublev reached the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Belarussian player Ilya Ivashka.
Rublev, the defending champion, saved all seven break points he faced to reach the quarterfinals at the event for the third time.
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.
LONDON (AP) — Top seed Matteo Berrettini started and finished with aces to get past Dan Evans and into the Queen’s Club semifinals on Friday.
A day after beating five-time champion Andy Murray, Berrettini also knocked out the current British No.
HALLE, Germany (AP) — Andrey Rublev and Felix Auger-Aliassime showed good form ahead of Wimbledon as they reached the semifinals of the grass-court Halle Open on Friday.
Rublev beat 37-year-old German Philipp Kohlschreiber, the 2011 winner, 7-6 (4) 6-2 after losing in his last two tour quarterfinals on the Barcelona and Rome clay.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — One up-and-coming Canadian tennis player edged into the semifinals of the Stuttgart Open on Friday but another fell short.
Felix Auger-Aliassime needed two tiebreaks to beat Ugo Humbert of France 7-6 (5), 7-6 (8).
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Nikoloz Basilashvili began his Stuttgart Open campaign by beating home favorite Dustin Brown 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Tuesday.
The fifth-seeded Georgian player, who won the Munich Open last month, saved two set points in the second set before winning in one hour, 21 minutes for a second round meeting with Marin Cilic.
Roger Federer disliked the implication he's slowing down.
When the 39-year-old Federer drew a time violation Thursday at the French Open for not playing fast enough, he protested to the chair umpire and to his opponent, Marin Cilic.
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss teenager Dominic Stricker now has a 2-0 career record after beating Marton Fucsovics 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday in the second round of the Geneva Open.
Stricker, the French Open junior champion, beat a top-50 opponent for the second straight day in his ATP tournament debut.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — As the start of Wimbledon approaches, two recent trends capture the completely disparate states of men's and women's tennis at the moment.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have combined to win the past 10 Grand Slam tournaments, while nine women collected trophies in that span — including a half-dozen first-time major winners...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open: (all times local):
Bernard Tomic has continued his criticism of Australia's Davis Cup captain, saying LLeyton Hewitt is causing division among the players and should be replaced...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki is entering new territory at the Australian Open as a defending champion for the first time at a major...
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka has ended his season after withdrawing from the Swiss Indoors with a back injury...
ZADAR, Croatia (AP) — Borna Coric pulled off a through-the-legs lob shot winner that had the crowd bowing in admiration during the Davis Cup semifinals on Friday...
Madison Keys is into her third semifinal in the past five Grand Slam tournaments, including two in a row at the U.S. Open.
She's still in search of major title No. 1.
The 14th-seeded American used her big-strike game built on serves and forehands to overpower No.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kei Nishikori was so crushed about missing the U.S. Open last year, he couldn't even watch the tournament...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):
Kei Nishikori equaled his best Wimbledon performance as he advanced to the fourth round by beating Nick Kyrgios 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-4.
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal is wary of saying he's fully recovered from a troublesome right thigh injury as he defends his Monte Carlo Masters title...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Roger Federer cried while accepting his 20th Grand Slam title, Rod "Rocket" Laver took a chance to snap a picture for posterity...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local):
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One point after his medical timeout in the fourth set, Rafael Nadal went to the rear of the court to squat and do a knee-raise, trying to stretch out his injured right leg...
LONDON (AP) — After Roger Federer closed out a Wimbledon final that was more of a coronation than a contest with an ace, he sat in his changeover chair and wiped away tears.
That is when it hit him: His wait for record-breaking No.
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Nalbandian is making quite a comeback.
Playing in his first tournament since April, the 117th-ranked Nalbandian overwhelmed No. 13 Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-2 at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic on Saturday night to reach his first ATP final in 1½ years.