Tennis

October 17, 2019 - 11:05 am
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Dowse is the new CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association. He replaces Gordon Smith, who is retiring. The USTA announced Dowse's appointment Thursday. Dowse has been president of Wilson Sporting Goods since 2013 and also has worked at Nike. He will...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
October 16, 2019 - 9:43 am
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson is once again sitting atop the Atlantic Coast Conference — and the third-ranked Tigers are putting the struggling league on their back and bringing the ACC along for the championship ride. The ACC hasn't had much to hang its hat on this football season with Clemson the...
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October 15, 2019 - 10:07 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Daniil Medvedev has withdrawn from the Kremlin Cup because of fatigue, two days after winning the Shanghai Masters. The fourth-ranked Russian was coming into the Moscow tournament as the No. 1 seed after beating Alexander Zverev in the Shanghai final on Sunday. He's reached the final...
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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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Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts while competing against Ashleigh Barty of Australia during their women's final at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 10, 2019 - 6:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka says she intends to represent Japan at next year's Tokyo Olympics. The Olympic Channel says Osaka, who plays under a Japanese flag in WTA events and in the Fed Cup, has told national broadcaster NHK that she has started proceedings to choose...
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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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