Tennis

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 July 23, 2008, file photo, Justin Gimelstob, then a member of Kastles' World Team Tennis, smiles during a match in Washington. Now a tennis broadcaster and coach, Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday, April 22, 2019, to three years of probation, 60 days of community service and a year's worth of anger management classes. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
April 22, 2019 - 6:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday to three years of...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 26, 2015 file photo Brazil's Joao Souza returns in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Daniel Gimeno-Traver at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit. Souza had already been provisionally suspended on March 29, 2019 but was reinstated following a successful appeal on April 8. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
April 19, 2019 - 9:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit. Souza had already been provisionally suspended on March 29 but was reinstated on April 8 following a successful appeal. The TIU says that the...
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April 19, 2019 - 5:21 am
ROUEN, France (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic of France will face second-ranked Simona Halep of Romania in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal Saturday. No. 21 Caroline Garcia meets Mihaela Buzarnescu in the second singles at the clay-court Kindarena in Rouen, northwest France. Following the...
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April 18, 2019 - 6:16 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Samantha Stosur will open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus when singles play begins in a Fed Cup semifinal Saturday on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena. Ninth-ranked Ashleigh Barty of Australia will play often doubles partner Victoria Azarenka in the second singles match...
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FILE - In this May 28, 2018 file photo, Argentina's Marco Trungelliti riases his fist after defeating Australia's Bernard Tomic during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Blowing the whistle on betting-related corruption that is eating at tennis' credibility has come at a cost for the Argentine whose mad-dash road trip to Roland Garros last year caused a sensation. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
April 17, 2019 - 2:58 am
ORDINO, Andorra (AP) — As a brave whistleblower, Marco Trungelliti should be feeling good about himself. The Argentine player exposed match-fixing crooks in tennis, helped the fight against the criminal gambling syndicates that are corroding his sport from within and testified about dishonest...
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Tiger Woods smiles as he wears his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 16, 2019 - 6:56 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a traditional score, even if it won'...
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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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April 13, 2019 - 10:57 am
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Wimbledon junior champion Iga Swiatek advanced to her first WTA tour final by beating Kristyna Pliskova 6-0, 6-1 in the Samsung Open semifinals on Saturday. The 17-year-old Pole, playing in a tournament main draw for only the third time, won in just 54 minutes. Swiatek,...
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