BAD HOMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Petra Kvitova had to dig deep to reach the second round of the Bad Homburg Open in beating Polish qualifier Katarzyna Piter 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Monday.
Kvitova lost serve three times but hit 10 aces while prevailing against 135th-ranked Piter in just under two hours at the Wimbledon warmup.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Eighth-seeded Belinda Bencic had to face down a stubborn performance by a 17 year old on tour debut to reach the second round of the Porsche Grand Prix on Monday...
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open:
LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY
Ash Barty was on and off the court quickly in her third-round match, a straight-sets win that left her most of the rest of the day to do whatever she pleased.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — So close to victory, Naomi Osaka suddenly was letting the Australian Open final slip away...
NEW YORK (AP) — The arrest of an Estonian man last week for trespassing at the U.S. Open has renewed questions about "courtsiding," the surreptitious collection of instant data for gamblers using online exchanges to bet on all angles of professional tennis matches as they unfold in real time.
LONDON (AP) — The surgeon who repaired Petra Kvitova's left hand was in the Centre Court stands to watch her win in Wimbledon's first round on Monday...
LONDON (AP) — Petra Kvitova still has not regained full strength in her left hand, the one she uses to swing a tennis racket so well that she won Wimbledon twice — and the one that was stabbed by an intruder at her home in the Czech Republic late last year.