• ATP ATP roundup: Top seed Casper Ruud upset in London

    In his ATP Tour debut, British wild card Ryan Peniston stunned Norwegian Casper Ruud — the French Open runner-up and the top seed this week at The Queen’s Club — 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) on Tuesday in the first round of the Cinch Championships in London. Peniston fired nine aces with just one double fault […]

  • ATP Russians, Belarusians allowed to play at U.S. Open

    Players from Russia and Belarus will be allowed to compete in the 2022 U.S. Open under a neutral flag, the USTA announced Tuesday. Wimbledon, which begins June 27, is prohibiting them from playing because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Belarus has supported the Russian government as the fighting in Ukraine nears the end of its […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: No. 3 Andrey Rublev falls in Germany

    Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili ousted third-seeded Andrey Rublev of Russia 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Monday in the first round at the Terra Wortmann Open in Halle, Germany. Rublev fired 10 aces but won just 26.9 percent of his second serves as Basilashvili won in one hour, 25 minutes. No. 6 Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain advanced […]

  • ATP Daniil Medvedev reclaims No. 1 spot in world rankings

    Russia’s Daniil Medvedev surpassed Serbia’s Novak Djokovic as the No. 1 men’s player in the world on Monday. Djokovic slipped to No. 3 in the rankings behind Germany’s Alexander Zverev. Spain’s Rafael Nadal, winner of this year’s first two grand slam singles titles, remained at No. 4 and Norway’s Casper Ruud climbed one spot to […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Tim Van Rijthoven captures Dutch title

    Dutch wild card Tim Van Rijthoven claimed his first ATP Tour title with a 6-4, 6-1 victory Sunday against No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the Libema Open in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. Ranked No. 205 in the world, Van Rijthoven needed just 65 minutes to become the lowest-ranked champion this season on the ATP […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Andy Murray reaches Stuttgart final

    Scotland’s Andy Murray advanced to his first grass-court final since 2016 with a 7-6 (5), 6-2 win Saturday against Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in the BOSS Open semifinals in Stuttgart, Germany. The 35-year-old Murray, who knocked off top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas in the quarterfinals, needed one hour and 33 minutes to defeat Kyrgios. He saved all six […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Andy Murray moves to semis in Stuttgart

    Andy Murray won his first match against a Top 5 player in more than five years with a 7-6 (4), 6-3 win over World No. 5 and top seed Stefanos Tsitsipas on Friday at the BOSS Open in Stuttgart, Germany. Murray, the former World No. 1, will face Australian Nick Kyrgios in the semifinals on […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Four seeded players fall in Stuttgart

    Australia’s Nick Kyrgios rallied to beat fifth seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3 Thursday on a day of upsets during the second round of the BOSS Open in Stuttgart, Germany. Kyrgios smashed 20 aces while committing just one double fault, besting Basilashvili’s 17 aces and four double faults. Three other seeded players bowed out […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Matteo Berrettini avoids upset in Stuttgart

    No. 2 seed Matteo Berrettini outlasted Moldovan qualifier Radu Albot 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the BOSS Open in Stuttgart, Germany. Benjamin Bonzi also advanced to the final eight with a 7-6 (3), 6-2 defeat of fellow Frenchman Arthur Rinderknech. Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego was leading Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff 7-6 […]

  • ATP Alexander Zverev recovering after ankle surgery

    Alexander Zverev faces a lengthy recovery process following surgery on his right ankle Wednesday. The German star, who will rise to a career-high No. 2 in the rankings on Monday, sustained torn ligaments in the second set of his French Open semifinal battle last Friday against eventual champion Rafael Nadal. Zverev, 25, shared a photo […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal treated for foot injury after French Open win

    Rafael Nadal is recovering at home from treatment on his injured left foot and hopes to be ready for Wimbledon in three weeks. “I will be there if my body allows it,” the 36-year-old Spaniard said after winning his 14th French Open and record-extending 22nd grand slam title on Sunday. He returned home to Mallorca […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Andy Murray advances in grass-court play in Stuttgart

    Andy Murray launched his grass-court season successfully on Tuesday, defeating Australian qualifier Christopher O’Connell 6-4, 6-3 in opening round of the BOSS Open in Stuttgart, Germany. Murray, the former World No. 1, dropped the first three games on the match but stormed back to win in 95 minutes, moving his record on grass to 111-23. […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: No. 6 seed Lorenzo Sonego wins Stuttgart opener

    No. 6 seed Lorenzo Sonego of Italy defeated France’s Benoit Paire 7-5, 6-2 on Monday in the opening round of the BOSS Open in Stuttgart, Germany. Sonego broke Paire’s serve five times in the day’s only match involving a seeded player at the ATP 250 grass-court tournament. Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff outlasted Marcos Giron 7-5, 5-6, […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal dominates Casper Ruud to win 14th French Open title

    Rafael Nadal showed he isn’t ready to cede his title of the greatest player on clay, winning his 14th French Open title on Sunday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 win over Casper Ruud of Norway. Two days past his 36th birthday, Nadal became the oldest champion at Roland Garros in Paris. And he showed Ruud, […]

  • ATP Alexander Zverev tore ‘several’ foot ligaments in French Open

    German Alexander Zverev said Saturday that he tore “several lateral ligaments” in his right foot during his match against Rafael Nadal in the semifinals of the French Open in Paris. Zverev, 25, rolled his ankle late in the second set and was forced to retire versus the Spaniard on Friday. On Saturday, he provided an […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal on to French Open final after Alexander Zverev hurts ankle

    Rafael Nadal advanced to his 14th French Open final after German Alexander Zverev rolled his ankle late in the second set and was forced to pull out of their semifinal on Friday. Zverev and Nadal were already just over three hours into a tense match. Nadal won the first set 7-6 (8) and the second […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal coast into 4th round at French Open

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal each recorded straight-set wins on Friday in their respective third-round matches at the French Open in Paris. The top-ranked Djokovic cruised into the fourth round following his 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia. The 20-time Grand Slam champion recorded 30 winners and committed just 18 […]

  • ATP Marin Cilic defeats Andrey Rublev to reach French Open semis

    Marin Cilic unleashed 33 aces and dominated the fifth-set tiebreak while registering an upset of seventh-seeded Andrey Rublev on Wednesday to reach the semifinals of the French Open at Paris. The 20th-seeded Cilic prevailed 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (10-2) in the quarterfinal match to become just the fifth active player to reach the semifinals […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal ousts Novak Djokovic in French epic

    In a French Open quarterfinal match worthy of a championship classic, Rafael Nadal of Spain outlasted world No. 1 and rival Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in a duel that began Tuesday night in Paris and ended past 1 a.m. Wednesday. The four-hour, 12-minute marathon at Roland Garros marked the first […]

  • ATP Holger Rune ousts No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas at French Open

    Teenager Holger Rune stunned World No. 4 Stefanos Tsistipas of Greece 7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the fourth round of the French Open on Monday. As a result, Rune became the first Dane to reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament in the Open Era. It was the second-ever win over a Top 5 […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to clash in French quarters

    Rafael Nadal advanced to a quarterfinal clash with Novak Djokovic after surviving a five-set challenge Sunday from Felix Auger-Aliassime at the French Open in Paris. The fifth-seeded Nadal needed four hours and 21 minutes to pull out a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory against No. 9 Auger-Aliassime. The 13-time champion improved his record to […]

  • ATP Daniil Medvedev cruises into fourth round at French Open

    Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev breezed to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 win over Miomir Kecmanovic of Serbia on Saturday to advance to the fourth round of the French Open in Paris. Medvedev is bidding to return to at least the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the second straight year. The 26-year-old Russian broke serve on two occasions […]

  • Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal coast into 4th round at French Open

    Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal each recorded straight-set wins on Friday in their respective third-round matches at the French Open in Paris. The top-ranked Djokovic cruised into the fourth round following his 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia. The 20-time Grand Slam champion recorded 30 winners and committed just 18 […]

  • Daniil Medvedev wins ‘tough’ match to advance at French Open

    No. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev continued on his mission for a second Grand Slam title, defeating Laslo Djere of Serbia 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the third round of the French Open. Medvedev, of Russia, is still playing his way into form after missing most of the clay-court tuneups recovering from a hernia […]

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