Men's tennis

Roger Federer of Switzerland waves to spectators as he leaves the court after he lost to Alexander Zverev of Germany in their men's singles quarterfinals match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 14, 2019 - 7:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Roger Federer wants to become a five-time Olympian. Already the most successful male tennis player in terms of Grand Slam singles titles, Federer wants to add another piece of hardware to his impressive collection. If he's healthy. "My heart decided I would love to play at the Olympic...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts during the men's singles match against David Goffin of Belgium at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 10, 2019 - 8:21 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer saved five set points in the first set as he scrambled to a 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over 13th-seeded David Goffin on Thursday and advanced to the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals. Second-seeded Federer holds a 10-1 winning record against Goffin, including all three matches they...
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October 09, 2019 - 10:02 am
MADRID (AP) — Andrés Gimeno, the Spanish tennis player who became the oldest man to win the French Open in the professional era, has died. He was 82. The Spanish tennis federation says Gimeno died Wednesday following a long illness. Gimeno was 34 years and 301 days old when he won the French Open...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland gestures to spectators after defeating Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain in the men's singles match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 08, 2019 - 8:08 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer didn't face a break point as he won his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2, 7-6 (5). The second-seeded Federer, who is bidding to win a third Shanghai Masters title, dominated in the first set, but was tested in the...
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Naomi Osaka of Japan, right, and Ashleigh Barty of Australia pose with their trophies after the final of the women's singles final at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Osaka defeated Barty 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 06, 2019 - 8:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — A surging Naomi Osaka found further redemption for a string of disappointing performances over the summer with her second consecutive title in Asia at the China Open on Sunday. Osaka bounced back from a set down to top-seeded Ash Barty, cruising through the final two sets to defeat...
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October 02, 2019 - 7:37 am
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Goran Ivanisevic has gained the most fan votes for the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Class of 2020. That means 2001 Wimbledon champion Ivanisevic will get a bonus of 3% added to his results from the official voting group that includes journalists, historians and members...
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September 27, 2019 - 3:33 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — David Haggerty has been re-elected as president of the International Tennis Federation. The American was up against three other candidates — David Miley, Anil Khanna and Ivo Kaderka — and won 60.5% of the 428 votes cast on Friday, ensuring there was no need for a second...
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Team Europe's Roger Federer returns a ball during a training session for the Laver Cup in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. The competition will pit a team of the best six European players against the top six from the rest of the world. The Laver Cup edition is scheduled for Sept. 20-22, 2019 at the Palexpo in Geneva. The Cup is named after the Australian tennis legend Rod Laver. (KEYSTONE/Martial Trezzini)
September 19, 2019 - 10:59 am
GENEVA (AP) — Team events are having quite the resurgence on the men's tennis circuit, with three different competitions scheduled in the next four months. What's still unclear, though, is whether they can all co-exist in the long term. "Something's got to shake out," John McEnroe acknowledged...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts during a match against Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 17, 2019 - 8:59 am
GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer plans to decide "in the next month or so" whether he will play at next year's Tokyo Olympics. Federer said Tuesday his 2020 schedule is set through Wimbledon, which ends July 12. The week-long Olympic tournament starts July 25 and ends a few days before his 39th birthday...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after defeating Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, to win the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 15, 2019 - 7:03 pm
SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal will start his 2020 season on the opposite side of Australia to Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer when he leads Spain in a group-stage qualifier in Perth in the new ATP Cup team competition. Spain was drawn into Group B with Japan and Georgia and will...
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