Roger Federer is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after a series of knee operations, closing a career in which he won 20 Grand Slam titles, finished five seasons ranked No.
NEW YORK (AP) — Frances Tiafoe’s run to the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY
Serena Williams will lead off the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium again, this time against the No. 2-ranked player in women's tennis. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion faces second-seeded Anett Kontaveit of Estonia, trying to prolong what could be the last tournament of her career.
NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the men to watch at the U.S. Open, which begins Monday at Flushing Meadows:
LONDON (AP) — The ATP men's tennis tour is canceling all four of its tournaments held in China this year, citing COVID-19 restrictions.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — As in many sports, tennis has its share of well-known coaches.
LONDON (AP) — Vancouver and Berlin will be upcoming hosts for the Laver Cup men's tennis team event.
The competition is played in a Europe vs. World format and does not award ATP ranking points.
None of the so-called Big Three of men's tennis — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — was in the No.
PARIS (AP) — Amelie Mauresmo, a former No. 1 player who is in her first year as the French Open's first female tournament director, said Wednesday that nine of the 10 night sessions at Roland Garros involved men's matches because women’s tennis currently has less “appeal.”
ROME (AP) — It was just the type of scrambling, wear-down-the-opponent mentality and shot-making that took Novak Djokovic to within one match of a calendar-year Grand Slam in 2021.
A spectacle that was missing for so much of this year when Djokovic didn’t play because he wasn’t vaccinated against the coronavirus.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Elina Svitolina put on the yellow and blue colors of Ukraine and beat Anastasia Potapova of Russia 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the opening round of the Monterrey Open, deciding she could do more for her country by playing than boycotting the match.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — As much as Daniil Medvedev cared about taking over the No. 1 ranking in men's tennis, he knew there were more serious matters happening Thursday involving his home nation of Russia.
Australia sent Novak Djokovic home, but opinion remains divided worldwide on the No. 1 men's tennis player and whether he should have been allowed to compete in the Australian Open despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was on his way home, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park.
The top men's tennis player in the world, Novak Djokovic, spent Orthodox Christmas in an immigration detention hotel in Australia on Friday as he sought to fend off deportation over the country's COVID-19 rules and compete in the Australian Open.
Locked in a dispute over his COVID-19 vaccination status, Novak Djokovic was confined to an immigration detention hotel in Australia on Thursday as the No. 1 men's tennis player in the world awaited a court ruling on whether he can compete in the Australian Open later this month.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia is nervously awaiting the outcome of what increasingly looks like a soap opera with the country's most famous sports idol in the lead role.
LONDON (AP) — Six Moroccan men's tennis players, including four who played in the Davis Cup, have been banned in a match-fixing investigation, the International Tennis Integrity Unit said Tuesday.
A hearing found the six players “were guilty of multiple offenses and a variety of match-fixing charges, including fixing elements of matches, receiving money for fixing and failing to report corrupt approaches," the ITIA said in a statement.
Daniil Medvedev had just put Russia into the Davis Cup final by sealing a win over Germany when he turned to the stands at Madrid Arena and started pointing repeatedly at the hard court beneath his feet.
WTA President and CEO Steve Simon did not set out to lead the way for how sports should confront China when he announced that the women’s tennis tour would suspend tournaments there because of concerns about former Grand Slam doubles champion Peng Shuai's well-being.
NEW YORK (AP) — A LOOK AT SUNDAY
Novak Djokovic was stopped by Daniil Medvedev in his bid for the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men's tennis since 1969. Medvedev won 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 for his first major title.
NEW YORK (AP) — Never fazed, rarely flummoxed, Novak Djokovic is so collected in best-of-five-set matches — even when falling behind, as he has done repeatedly at the U.S. Open.
No opponent, or the prospect of what's at stake, has been too much to handle.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — For 1 1/2 sets, including one particularly compelling and competitive 24-point game, Novak Djokovic's fourth-round opponent at the U.S. Open — Jenson Brooksby, the last American left in singles — gave him fits amid a raucous atmosphere at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
LONDON (AP) — The ATP men's tennis tour will return to its pre-pandemic, 52-week ranking system later this month after a year using a special setup that accounted for tournaments canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Naomi Osaka returned to the spotlight for the first time since withdrawing from the French Open in May and skipping Wimbledon, posing on the red carpet at The ESPYS on Saturday night.
The world’s highest-paid female athlete faced a slew of photographers in New York, with one being heard urging her, “Nice smile” as cameras clicked furiously.
How much do you know about Wimbledon, the grass-court Grand Slam tennis tournament that begins Monday? Give this AP quiz a try:
1st Round: Wimbledon was canceled in 2020 for the first time since it was wiped out every year from 1940 through 1945 because of World War II.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
Well, here's a new one for the Big Three of men's tennis: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer ended up in the same half of the French Open field.
Thursday's draw in Paris marks the first time in their long and distinguished careers that Djokovic, Nadal and Federer all are on one side of the bracket at any Grand Slam tournament, according to the International Tennis Federation.
MADRID (AP) — Expanding the Davis Cup Finals to more venues will help attract more fans and avoid some of the late finishes that hurt the revamped event’s first edition, organizers said Thursday.
Madrid was the sole host of the inaugural edition of the restructured Davis Cup Finals in 2019.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The top-seeded Florida rallied to beat Baylor 4-1, and the second-seeded Texas women topped Pepperdine 4-3, on Saturday night to claim team national titles on Saturday night.
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Open will bring professional men's tennis to the city next year as the first ATP Tour event there since the circuit started in 1990.
The indoor hard-court tournament will be played at SMU from Feb.
GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer lost his comeback match after two months away from tour on Tuesday, falling to Pablo Andujar 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 in the second round of the Geneva Open.
His first match on clay in almost two years kept him on court for almost two hours in only his second tournament since the 2020 Australian Open.
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Andrey Rublev won his fourth tour singles title in seven months as the Russian beat Marton Fucsovics 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Sunday...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal didn't make it for Spain's ATP Cup opener because of a sore back, deciding it wasn't worth the risk a week ahead of the Australian Open...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing after several positive tests for the new COVID-19 variant that transmits at a higher rate.
The state Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday it issued recommendations for the school, although not an order.
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty has prioritized her health over her status as women's tennis No...
NEW YORK (AP) — No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic and former top-30 member Vasek Pospisil would be the co-presidents of a new group they are trying to set up to represent men’s professional tennis players...
SYDNEY (AP) — Rafael Nadal won a revamped Davis Cup in November and he lost Sunday's final of the ATP Cup, the newest international team competition.
He thinks it's too much.
After walking off following another hardcourt loss to Novak Djokovic, allowing Serbia to level the final after Roberto Bautista Agut won the opening singles for Spain, Nadal urged the men's tennis tour and the sport's international governing body to form one major team tournament...
NEW YORK (AP) — The ATP is considering whether to punish Nick Kyrgios for a "major offense" after he called the men's tennis tour "corrupt" because it fined him more than $100,000 for his behavior during a match last month...
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) — Rafael Nadal knew it was inevitable that sooner or later the Big Four would become the Big Three...
SAO PAULO (AP) — Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the U.S. Open in the 1950s and 1960s, and helped usher in modern women's tennis, has died after battling mouth cancer.
The Idaho State men's tennis team fell 4-3 on Saturday at Eastern Washington. The Bengals swept doubles play, but the Eagles won four of the six singles matches to seal the victory.
"The guys came out and played great doubles," ISU coach Mark Rodel said.
The Idaho State men's tennis team fell to visiting Sacramento State 5-2 on Friday at the Reed Gym Tennis Courts. The match marked ISU's final home match, and the Bengals honored seniors William Edin, Keegan Sullivan and Adam Hornby prior to the start of the match.