• ATP Cameron Norrie through, Andy Murray out at Wimbledon

    Great Britain won one and lost one in men’s singles action during the second round on Wednesday at Wimbledon. Ninth-seeded Cameron Norrie put together a furious rally to advance to the third round while all-time favorite Andy Murray was ousted by big-hitting John Isner. Norrie rallied from a set down to defeat Spain’s Jaume Munar […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal wins in four sets in Wimbledon opener

    Second-seeded Rafael Nadal began pursuit of his third career Wimbledon title by posting a 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 victory over Francisco Cerundolo of Argentina in a first-round match on Tuesday at the All England Club in London. It was the first match for the 22-time Grand Slam winner since he won the French Open title […]

  • ATP Nick Kyrgios spits at fan at end of Wimbledon match

    Controversial Nick Kyrgios spat in the direction of a fan immediately after winning his first-round match with Great Britain’s Paul Jubb at Wimbledon on Tuesday. The Australian said the fan was verbally abusing him through the entire match. Kyrgios won 3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-7 (3), 7-5. “Today, as soon as I won the match, I […]

  • ATP Matteo Berrettini (COVID-19) withdraws from Wimbledon

    Eighth-seeded Matteo Berrettini withdrew from Wimbledon on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19. The 26-year-old Italian was the runner-up at the grass-court Grand Slam last year, losing to Novak Djokovic in four sets. Berrettini, who posted on Instagram that he was “heartbroken” with the development, was scheduled to play his first-round match Tuesday against Chile’s […]

  • ATP Wimbledon Odds: Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek heavily backed favorites

    Wimbledon began play Monday with Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek drawing lopsided action as heavy favorites to win their respective titles. Djokovic entered the tournament as the -170 favorite at DraftKings. Matteo Berrettini owned the next-shortest odds at +550, followed by long-time rival Rafael Nadal at +750. Despite his status as the heavy favorite, Djokovic […]

  • ATP Marin Cilic (COVID-19) withdraws from Wimbledon

    Marin Cilic of Croatia announced Monday that he has withdrawn from Wimbledon due to an ongoing case of COVID-19. Cilic was seeded No. 14 and scheduled to play his first-round match against American Mackenzie McDonald on Tuesday. He was replaced in the draw by lucky loser Nuno Borges of Portugal. Cilic, 33, reached the semifinals […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic pushed early but wins Wimbledon opener

    No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic withstood an early challenge from South Korean Soon-woo Kwon to win 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in his opening match at Wimbledon on Monday. Djokovic, who has won the past three men’s singles titles at Wimbledon and six in all, moved to 17-0 in his career in first-round matches on the […]

  • ATP All England Club stands by ban of Russian, Belarusian players

    The chairman of the All England Club stood by the decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players from Wimbledon, saying there was “no viable alternative.” Ian Hewitt made the comments during an interview with ESPN on Sunday, on the eve of The Championships. The AEC’s decision in April came in response to Russia’s invasion of […]

  • ATP Aces for Ukraine: Hubert Hurkacz to donate at Wimbledon

    Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz is putting his money behind his serve at Wimbledon. The seventh-seeded Hurkacz said Sunday he will donate 100 euros — about $105 — for each ace he hits during the Wimbledon fortnight for the people of Ukraine. “Hope my serve works well! #acesforaid,” he tweeted, in part. I’d like to announce that […]

  • ATP Legends take center court, and center stage, at Wimbledon

    Rafael Nadal won the first two Grand Slam championships of 2022 at less than 100 percent, plagued by a chronic foot condition. But after winning the French Open earlier this month, during which he had to undergo frequent injections to compete, he had a procedure aimed at reducing nerve pain. And what he said at […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Stefanos Tsitsipas, Taylor Fritz win titles

    No. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece collected his first grass-court title with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (2) win Saturday over fifth-seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut at the Mallorca Championships in Spain. Tsitsipas needed two hours and 31 minutes to earn his ATP Tour-leading 40th win of the season. It was his second title of […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: All-American final on tap in Eastbourne

    Americans Maxime Cressy and 2019 champion Taylor Fritz will meet in the Rothesay International final on Saturday in Eastbourne, England. Both men went the distance in Friday’s semifinals. Cressy outlasted Great Britain’s Jack Draper 7-6 (5), 6-7 (2), 6-3 in two hours and 41 minutes. Cressy fired 21 aces, saved all six break points he […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Roberto Bautista Agut upsets No. 1 Daniil Medvedev in Spain

    Fifth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut won 74.4 percent of his first-serve points while rolling to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Mallorca Championship in Spain. The Spaniard won 12 straight points early in the second set while easily beating the top-seeded Medvedev, who won’t […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Denis Shapovalov bounced in Spain

    Benjamin Bonzi of France made quick work of No. 3 seed Denis Shapovalov of Canada 6-4, 6-1 in 68 minutes on Wednesday at the Mallorca Championships in Mallorca, Spain. Shapovalov had six double faults while Bonzi won 88 percent of his first-service points to advance to the quarterfinals. Top seed Daniil Medvedev rallied from a […]

  • ATP Nick Kyrgios withdraws from Mallorca Championships

    Australian Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the Mallorca Championships on Wednesday due to an abdominal injury. Kyrgios, who is ranked 45th in the world, made the announcement ahead of his scheduled round-of-16 match against Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain. “I have been playing a lot of great matches lately and unfortunately I woke up with a […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Wild card upends Holger Rune at Eastbourne

    British wild card Ryan Peniston upset No. 8 seed Holger Rune of Denmark 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the Rothesay International in Eastbourne, England. Peniston, the 147th ranked player in the world, won 72 percent of his second serves to oust Rune in two hours. Peniston will next play […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek draw No. 1 seeds at Wimbledon

    Six-time and defending champion Novak Djokovic and French Open winner Iga Swiatek were announced Tuesday as the top seeds for the fortnight of Wimbledon, set to begin Monday in London. While Swiatek is the No. 1 women’s player in the world, the No. 1 men’s player in the world, Daniil Medvedev, will not participate in […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek favored to claim Wimbledon titles

    Wimbledon is scheduled to begin in a matter of days, but the field has not yet been finalized. That doesn’t mean the favorites aren’t established by oddsmakers, with a lineup of usual suspects leading the pack. Before play begins in London on June 27, with the final winners to be determined on July 10, here’s […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Alex de Minaur advances at Eastbourne

    No. 6 seed Alex de Minaur began defense of his Rothesay International title with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Cristian Garin in a first-round match on Monday in Eastbourne, England. The 23-year-old Australian broke Garin four times en route to dispatching the Chilean in 83 minutes. Other seeded players were not as fortunate, however. Maxime […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Hubert Hurkacz, Matteo Berrettini win titles

    No. 5 seed Hubert Hurkacz of Poland raced to a 6-1, 6-4 victory against World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev of Russia to claim the Terra Wortmann Open title on Sunday in Halle, Germany. It was the first title on grass for Hurkacz and made him just the seventh player in the Open Era to win […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev, Hubert Hurkacz reach Halle final

    No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia and No. 5 Hubert Hurkacz of Poland will meet in Sunday’s final at the Terra Wortmann Open in Halle, Germany. Medvedev marched to a 7-6 (3), 6-3 win against home favorite Oscar Otte, and Hurkacz outlasted Australia’s Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (4) in Saturday’s semifinals. Medvedev […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev comes up aces at Halle

    Top-seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia rolled to a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut to advance to the semifinals of Terra Wortmann Open at Halle, Germany. Medvedev had eight aces to none for Bautista Agut, while winning 82.2 percent of his first-serve points. The seventh-seeded Bautista Agut saved just two of five break […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev reaches quarters in Halle

    Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev delivered 10 aces while posting a 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory over Ilya Ivashka on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Wortmann Open in Halle, Germany. Medvedev of Russia had to battle to win a first-set tiebreak before cruising through the second set. He saved all six break points while Ivashka of […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Nick Kyrgios upsets Stefanos Tsitsipas in Halle

    Australian Nick Kyrgios bounced second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 on Wednesday at the ATP 500 Terra Wortmann Open in Halle, Germany. With the win, Kyrgios reached the quarterfinals, where he will meet sixth seed Pablo Carreno Busta. The Spaniard earned his way there with a 6-4, 0-6, 6-3 win over American Sebastian Korda. […]

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