• ATP ATP roundup: Andy Murray loses in Washington opener

    Former world No. 1 Andy Murray of Great Britain lost in the first round of the Citi Open in Washington on Monday, falling 7-6 (8), 4-6, 6-1 to Sweden’s Mikael Ymer. The even match saw Murray put 63 percent of his first serves in play while Ymer was at 62 percent, and Murray converted 5 […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Jannik Sinner beats Carlos Alcaraz to win Umag crown

    Second-seeded Jannik Sinner had six aces and converted 77.4 percent of his first-serve points while producing a 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-1 victory over top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz on Sunday to win the Croatia Open Umag title. The Italian recovered from losing a first-set tiebreaker by dominating the final two sets to notch his sixth career victory. […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Jenson Brooksby upsets Frances Tiafoe, moves to Atlanta final

    Sixth-seeded Jenson Brooksby pulled off the upset of fellow American and No. 4 seed Frances Tiafoe to advance to the final round of the Atlanta Open. Brooksby took down Tiafoe 6-1, 6-4 and is set to play third-seeded Alex de Minaur of Australia. de Minaur came back to defeat Belarusian Ilya Ivashka 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Carlos Alcaraz, Jannik Sinner to battle in Umag

    Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz and second-seeded Jannik Sinner will face off in the Croatia Open Umag title match after winning their respective semifinal matches on Saturday in Umag, Croatia. Alcaraz saved 9 of 13 break points during his 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Italy’s Giulio Zeppieri. The Spaniard injured his right ankle during the second set […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic awaits U.S. Open ruling, says he’ll be ready

    Novak Djokovic said he remains hopeful he will be allowed to play at the U.S. Open when it begins in late August, despite not being vaccinated against COVID-19. Current rules require non-U.S. citizens to show proof of being fully vaccinated before entering the country by air from a foreign nation. He would need an exemption […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Jenson Brooksby upsets John Isner in Atlanta

    Sixth-seeded Jenson Brooksby upset defending champion and second-seeded John Isner 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Friday in an all-U.S. matchup to reach the semifinals of the Atlanta Open. Isner, a six-time winner of the event, saved four match points in the next-to-last game before Brooksby closed out his victory. Up next for Brooksby is a showdown […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Alex de Minaur reaches semifinals in Atlanta

    Third-seeded Australian Alex de Minaur posted six aces while rallying for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 victory over France’s Adrian Mannarino on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Atlanta Open. The 23-year-old de Minaur, who won the event in 2019, will face Ilya Ivashka of Belarus in the semis. Ivashka, 28, upset fifth-seeded Tommy Paul […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Carlos Alcaraz begins title defense in Croatia

    No. 1 seed Carlos Alcaraz of Spain made quick work of Slovakia’s Norbert Gombos, winning 6-2, 6-3 in the second round of the Croatia Open Umag on Thursday in Umag, Croatia. The 19-year-old won his maiden ATP title at Umag last year. Earlier this week, he became the youngest player to earn a top-five ATP […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Trio of seeded Americans roll in Atlanta

    Three seeded Americans recorded straight-set victories to easily advance at the Atlanta Open on Wednesday in Georgia. Fourth-seeded Frances Tiafoe cruised past Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel 7-5, 6-4, No. 5 Tommy Paul easily dispatched Soonwoo Kwon of South Korea 6-3, 6-3, and No. 8 Brandon Nakashima ousted Australian John Millman 7-6 (8), 6-4. A fourth, […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Nick Kyrgios (knee) withdraws from Atlanta Open

    Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the Atlanta Open before his scheduled first-round singles match on Tuesday. Kyrgios, who won an opening-round doubles match with fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis on Monday, sustained a knee injury that caused him to exit the singles draw. Kyrgios went on the court Tuesday to address the Atlanta crowd, saying, […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Fabio Fognini bows out in Croatia

    Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia took down seventh seed Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in the first round of the Croatia Open in Umag on Monday. Fognini was the only seeded player in action Monday and could not outlast the 99th-ranked Galan in the two-hour, 43-minute match. Galan saved 11 of 16 break […]

  • ATP Carlos Alcaraz is youngest in Top 5 since Rafael Nadal

    Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest player to crack the top 5 in the ATP Tour rankings since fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal. Alcaraz, 19, climbed to No. 5 on Monday following Sunday’s runner-up finish at the Hamburg European Open. Nadal was 18 when he reached the mark in May 2005. The only other teenager since 2000 […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Casper Ruud defends title at Swiss Open

    Top seed Casper Ruud rallied from a set down to defeat Italian Matteo Berrettini 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 and defend his title at the Swiss Open in Gstaad, Switzerland, on Sunday. Berrettini, the second seed, had three break chances in the second set, and Ruud fought them all off. The set then was decided by […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Casper Ruud to defend Gstaad title

    Defending champion and No. 1 seed Casper Ruud will meet 2018 champion and No. 2 seed Matteo Berrettini in the Swiss Open final in Gstaad, Switzerland. Ruud breezed to a 6-2, 6-0 victory in 62 minutes against No. 4 seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain in the semifinals of the ATP 250 clay-court event on Saturday. […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic joins Europe dream team for Laver Cup

    Novak Djokovic confirmed Friday that he will join Team Europe at the Laver Cup, completing a “Big Four” dream team with Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray. The European lineup, coached by Bjorn Borg, will face John McEnroe’s Team World in the fifth edition of the event from Sept. 23-25 at London’s 02 Arena. […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Dominic Thiem reaches Gstaad semifinals

    Unseeded Austrian Dominic Thiem continued his comeback and reached the Swiss Open semifinals with a 6-4, 6-3 victory against Peruvian qualifier Juan Pablo Varillas on Friday in Gstaad, Switzerland. The former World No. 3 and 2020 U.S. Open champ missed the second half of 2021 and the first half of this season with a wrist […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Carlos Alcaraz reaches Hamburg quarterfinals

    No. 1 seed Carlos Alcaraz of Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open with a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory against Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic on Thursday. Trailing 5-4 in the opening set, Alcaraz fought off four set points to break Krajinovic’s serve. He also reeled off five straight points after falling behind 4-2 […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Alex Molcan upsets Pablo Carreno Busta at Hamburg

    Alex Molcan rallied in the third set on Wednesday to post a 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (5) victory over fourth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain to reach the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open. The Slovakian trailed 3-1 in the third set before recovering to win the match. Carreno Busta, the defending champion, had 13 aces […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams on U.S. Open entry list

    Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams are on the official U.S. Open entry list revealed Wednesday, but Djokovic’s chances of playing are still remote. Djokovic is unvaccinated and reiterated after winning Wimbledon earlier this month that he doesn’t intend to get the vaccine. Current United States restrictions would prevent him from entering the country. The U.S. […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Top seed Carlos Alcaraz battles back in Hamburg

    No. 1 seed Carlos Alcaraz dropped his first set but bounced back to defeat German wild card Nicola Kuhn 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3) Tuesday during the first round of the Hamburg European Open in Germany. The Spanish teen, ranked sixth in the world, won 47 of 63 first-service points (74.6 percent) to advance, even as […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Fifth seed falls in Hamburg opener

    Alejandro Davidovich Fokina of Spain defeated fifth-seeded Botic van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands 6-4, 6-4, to open the main draw of the Hamburg European Open Monday in Hamburg, Germany. The 25th-ranked player in the world, van de Zandschulp encountered six double faults in the match in falling to world No. 35 Fokina, who moves […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Maxime Cressy wins in Newport for first career title

    Fourth-seeded Maxime Cressy racked up 14 aces and won his first career ATP title with a 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) victory over third-seeded Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan in the championship match of the Infosys Hall of Fame Open at Newport, R.I. Cressy, 25, lost the first set and then dropped the first three games of […]

  • ATP Lleyton Hewitt inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame

    Two-time Grand Slam champion Lleyton Hewitt was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday night. Hewitt remains the youngest No. 1 player in men’s tennis history, hitting the mark at 20 years, 8 months and 23 days in November 2001. He won 30 career singles titles and was named ATP Player of […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Maxime Cressy defeats John Isner to reach Newport final

    Fourth-seeded Maxime Cressy recorded 22 aces on Saturday to notch a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory over second-seeded John Isner to reach the championship match of the Infosys Hall of Fame Open at Newport, R.I. Cressy won 86.5 percent of his first-serve points in the battle between two Americans. Isner had 13 aces. Cressy will face […]

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