Men's tennis

April 30, 2019 - 5:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Wimbledon is "highly likely" at the 2020 tournament to introduce a serve clock for players that debuted in Grand Slams at last year's US Open. Tournament CEO Richard Lewis detailed the timetable at a news conference on Tuesday which announced a near-12% raise in prize money for the...
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FILE - This Sunday Nov. 22, 2009 file photo shows a view of the stadium as Britain's Andy Murray plays his tennis match against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London. The ATP Finals is moving to the Italian city of Turin in 2021, the ATP is expected to announce the move Wednesday April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
April 24, 2019 - 2:59 am
ROME (AP) — The ATP Finals is moving to Turin in 2021. The Italian city will host the tennis event for five years through 2025, succeeding current host London. The tournament will be played inside the PalaAlpitour, a 15,000-seat multi-purpose arena built to host hockey games during the 2006 Turin...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2019, file photo, Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, hits a forehand to Roger Federer, of Switzerland, during a quarterfinal match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury. Anderson announced Tuesday, April 23, 2019, via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well as tuneup tournaments in Estoril, Madrid and Rome. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File)
April 23, 2019 - 9:03 am
Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury. Anderson announced Tuesday via a post on Twitter that he is withdrawing from the French Open, as well as tuneup tournaments in Estoril, Madrid and Rome. The 6-foot-8...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 15, 2019 file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return to Russia's Karen Khachanov at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, Calif. The second-ranked Spaniard Nadal is making his latest comeback at the Monte Carlo Masters, April 13-21, "It has been a tough year and a half for me, so it's tough to have a clear view about how I am,” Nadal said Monday April 15, 2019, at the tournament. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)
April 15, 2019 - 10:55 am
MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal is unsure how his latest injury return will go this week, even though it will be on the clay-court king's favorite surface. The second-ranked Spaniard is coming back at the Monte Carlo Masters, a tournament he has won a record 11 times along with the French Open and...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Novak Djokovic hits during a practice round for the Miami Open tennis tournament at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. As Djokovic begins his preparations for a fourth straight Grand Slam title, he likes to imagine beating Rafael Nadal in the French Open final. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP, File)
April 14, 2019 - 3:15 pm
MONACO (AP) — As Novak Djokovic begins his preparations for a fourth straight Grand Slam title, he likes to imagine beating Rafael Nadal in the French Open final. "That would be the match of the season, yes," Djokovic said Sunday at the Monte Carlo Masters. Djokovic and his longtime rival Nadal are...
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John Isner grabs his leg during a changeover during his singles final match against Roger Federer, of Switzerland, in the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Federer won 6-1, 6-4. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
April 04, 2019 - 9:30 am
HOUSTON (AP) — No. 1 seed John Isner has withdrawn ahead of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship because of an injured foot. Isner was hurt in the final of the Miami Open last week while playing Roger Federer. Isner has played in the U.S. Clay Court Championship every year since 2008 and won the...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2009 file photo, Russia's Elena Dementieva returns the ball to Lourdes Dominguez from Spain during Madrid Open Tennis Tournament at the Caja Magica (Magic Box) in Madrid, Spain.The changes about the new Davis Cup will go beyond its revamped format. A new sponsorship strategy will make tennis' top team competition look different to television viewers depending on where they are watching it. The group behind the new Davis Cup is planning to use virtual replacement advertising during broadcasts at the inaugural "World Cup" of tennis in Madrid from Nov. 18-24, meaning sponsors' logos and banners will be superimposed digitally on the courts. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
April 01, 2019 - 2:36 am
MADRID (AP) — The changes in the Davis Cup go beyond its revamped format. In addition to a new playing formula that will bring nations together for a weeklong tournament in a single venue, the Davis Cup is also implementing a new sponsorship strategy that will make tennis' top team competition look...
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