• ATP ATP roundup: Alexander Bublik beats Andy Murray to reach Newport semis

    Third-seeded Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan advanced to the semifinals of the Infosys Hall of Fame Open by posting a 7-5, 6-4 victory over sixth-seeded Andy Murray on Friday at Newport, R.I. Bublik held a 12-2 edge in aces and won 80.5 percent of his first-serve points while avenging a defeat to Murray in Stuttgart last […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Maxime Cressy, John Isner reach Newport semis

    Maxime Cressy and John Isner earned victories Thursday to set up a meeting in the semifinals of the Infosys Hall of Fame Open at Newport, R.I. Isner, the No. 2 seed, pushed through with a 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5) victory over No. 5 seed Benjamin Bonzi of France. Isner had 29 aces and […]

  • WTA Serena Williams commits to WTA 1000 event in Toronto

    Serena Williams is in the field for next month’s National Bank Open in Toronto, the first WTA 1000 event post-Wimbledon, tournament officials revealed Thursday. Williams returned to competition last month after missing about a year with an injured right leg. She competed in the ladies’ doubles draw in Eastbourne, England, then headed to Wimbledon as […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: Xiyu Wang wins lengthy tiebreak in Budapest

    China’s Xiyu Wang posted a 7-6 (2), 7-6 (10) win over Romania’s Ana Bogdan on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest. The match lasted two hours and 45 minutes despite taking just two sets. Wang went ahead 6-4 in the second-set tiebreak, but Bogdan proceeded to save three […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: John Isner powers into Newport quarters

    All six seeded players who took the court on Wednesday advanced to the quarterfinals in the Infosys Hall of Fame Open at Newport, R.I. That group was led by second-seeded John Isner of the United States, who topped Germany’s Peter Gojowczyk 6-3, 7-6 (6). Isner finished with a 22-6 edge in aces and saved the […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: No. 3 seed Irina-Camelia Begu falls in Lausanne

    Russia’s Anastasia Potapova rolled to a 6-4, 6-2 upset of No. 3 seed Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania in second-round action Wednesday at the Ladies Open Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. Constantly thwarting danger in the one-hour, 39-minute match, Potapova advanced to the quarterfinals by saving 13 of 14 break points. No. 4 seed Sara Sorribes Tormo […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Andy Murray advances in Newport

    Great Britain’s Andy Murray cruised past the United States’ Sam Querrey 6-2, 6-0 on Monday in the first round of the Hall of Fame Open in Newport, R.I. Murray, the tournament’s sixth seed, won 21 of 31 first-service points (68 percent) and won six of seven service games to clinch the victory. He was one […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: Top seed Danielle Collins falls in Switzerland

    Switzerland’s Simona Waltert stunned American top seed Danielle Collins 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (6) Tuesday in the first round of the Ladies Open Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland. In a match that lasted three hours and one minute, Waltert saved 14 of 19 break points while Collins saved 11 of 17. Collins blew a 6-3 lead […]

  • ATP Dominic Thiem wins first match in 14 months

    Former World No. 3 Dominic Thiem of Austria collected his first tour-level win in 14 months on Tuesday in Bastad, Sweden. Back from a right wrist injury, Thiem battled for a 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (5) victory over Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori in a first-round match at the Nordea Open. It was the 2020 U.S. Open champion’s […]

  • WTA WTA roundup: Elena-Gabriela Ruse drops 3-hour match in Budapest

    It took three hours and three minutes for Russia’s Kamilla Rakhimova to upset seventh seed Elena-Gabriela Ruse of Romania 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest. Ruse lost despite holding an 8-1 advantage in aces. Rakhimova won 51 of 71 first-service points (71.8 percent) and […]

  • ATP ATP roundup: Steve Johnson, Jack Sock win in Rhode Island

    Americans Steve Johnson and Jack Sock opened the Infosys Hall of Fame Open with straight-set wins Monday in Newport, R.I. Johnson, who won the tournament in 2018, beat countryman Stefan Kozlov 7-5, 6-3. Johnson out-aced Kozlov 6-0 and won a dominant 31 of 37 first-service points (83.8 percent). Meanwhile, Sock topped Radu Albot of Moldova […]

  • ATP Unvaccinated Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic will likely miss U.S. Open

    It appears Novak Djokovic won’t be getting a chance to match Rafael Nadal’s Grand Slam record at the U.S. Open later this summer. The unvaccinated Djokovic reiterated Sunday that he has no plans to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, which would rule him out of the U.S. Open unless restrictions to enter the United States are […]

  • ATP Stars applaud Novak Djokovic following Wimbledon win

    Tennis stars such as Andy Roddick, Martina Navratilova and Billie Jean King took to social media to applaud Novak Djokovic following his 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (3) victory over Nick Kyrgios in the final at Wimbledon on Sunday. The win marked the fourth consecutive championship and seventh overall on the grass courts at the All […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic beats Nick Kyrgios for fourth straight Wimbledon title

    Novak Djokovic rallied from a set down and prevailed in a fourth-set tiebreaker to beat Australian Nick Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Sunday at Wimbledon, his 21st Grand Slam title. The win marked the fourth consecutive championship and seventh overall on the grass courts at the All England Club in London for the […]

  • WTA Elena Rybakina stuns herself, Ons Jabeur to win Wimbledon

    Elena Rybakina dropped the first set but roared back to defeat No. 3 seed Ons Jabeur and win the women’s singles title at Wimbledon on Saturday. Rybakina, the No. 17 seed who was born in Moscow but has represented Kazakhstan since 2018, triumphed 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 over the Tunisian at the All England Club in […]

  • WTA Ons Jabeur heavily backed favorite vs. Elena Rybakina

    Ons Jabeur will enter her first career Grand Slam final as the heavy favorite to win the women’s Wimbledon title on Saturday. The third-seeded Tunisian is being offered at -160 by BetMGM and at -165 by DraftKings, where Jabeur had drawn 60 percent of the early bets and 86 percent of the handle to beat […]

  • ATP Nick Kyrgios drawing support to upset Novak Djokovic

    Nick Kyrgios will be well rested entering his first career Grand Slam semifinal and bettors believe he stands a chance of upsetting heavily favored Novak Djokovic in the men’s final at Wimbledon on Sunday. Kyrgios battled his way to his first career Grand Slam semifinal appearance and then received a break when Rafael Nadal withdrew […]

  • ATP Novak Djokovic jolts Cameron Norrie to reach Wimbledon final

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic moved within one win of capturing his fourth consecutive Wimbledon title courtesy of a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 semifinal victory Friday against ninth-seeded Cameron Norrie in London. A six-time champion at the All England Club, Djokovic will compete in his 32nd career final in a Grand Slam on Sunday when he meets […]

  • WTA Desirae Krawczyk repeats as Wimbledon mixed doubles champion

    Desirae Krawczyk became the first American woman to repeat as Wimbledon mixed doubles champion since Billie Jean King nearly 50 years ago when she and Neal Skupski of Great Britain posted a 6-4, 6-3 victory over the Australian duo of Matthew Edben and Samantha Stosur on Friday in London. King and Australia’s Owen Davidson won […]

  • WTA Ons Jabeur, Elena Rybakina advance to Wimbledon final

    There will be a first-time ladies champion at Wimbledon. Third-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia and No. 17 Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan won their matches in Thursday’s semifinals to advance to Saturday’s final at the All England Club in London. Jabeur defeated Germany’s Tatjana Maria 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in one hour and 43 minutes in the […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon due to abdominal tear

    Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from Wimbledon due to an abdominal injury and will not play in Friday’s semifinals match against Nick Kyrgios. Kyrgios will advance to the finals in a walkover. He will face either top-seeded Novak Djokovic or ninth-seeded Cameron Norrie of Great Britain. Nadal has a 7-millimeter abdominal tear, Spanish newspaper Marca reported […]

  • WTA Simona Halep, Elena Rybakina advance to semis at Wimbledon

    Simona Halep extended her sizzling run at Wimbledon, advancing to the semifinals courtesy of a 6-2, 6-4 victory on Wednesday over 20th-seeded Amanda Anisimova in London. The 16th-seeded Romanian has won 12 straight matches and 21 consecutive sets at Wimbledon dating back to her journey to the 2019 championship. The event wasn’t held in 2020 […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal, Nick Kyrgios advance to semis at Wimbledon

    Rafael Nadal kept alive his bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam on Wednesday with a 3-6, 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4) victory over 11th-seeded Taylor Fritz in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon in London. The second-seeded Spaniard has won this year’s Australian Open and French Open. He is looking for his third Wimbledon title (2008, 2010) […]

  • ATP Rafael Nadal challenges Novak Djokovic as biggest liability at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic may be the No. 1 overall seed at Wimbledon and the defending champion three years running, but he isn’t the biggest liability in Vegas. That title belongs to French Open winner and No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal, at least at BetMGM. BetMGM listed Nadal as its biggest liability for the men’s singles draw […]

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