Tennis

April 10, 2019 - 11:50 am
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — The season-long streak of having different winners at each WTA tour event will continue for another week after Alison Van Uytvanck lost in the second round of the Samsung Open on Wednesday. Van Uytvanck is among the 16 women who have won a singles title in 2019. She was...
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Sloane Stephens returns a shot from Sara Sorribes Tormo during their match Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Volvo Car Open held in Charleston, South Carolina. Stephens won the match 7-6, 7-6. (Brad Nettles/The Post And Courier via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 8:42 am
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will lead the United States against Switzerland in the Fed Cup World Group playoffs at San Antonio. Captain Kathy Rinaldi's roster released Wednesday also includes Sofia Kenin, Jessica Pegula and Jennifer Brady. The matches are April 20-21...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, Virginia's Kyle Guy (5) takes a shot as Auburn's Samir Doughty (10) was called for a foul during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, in Minneapolis. Guy sank all three free throws and Virginia defeated Auburn 63-62. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 08, 2019 - 4:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The toilet paper was already flying at Toomer's Corner, the spot where the biggest celebrations go down when Auburn's sports teams win big. Then, the whistle blew. A foul. Three free throws. A comeback win transformed into a devastating loss. And within seconds, the pain and...
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April 08, 2019 - 3:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia, Pauline Parmentier and Alize Cornet have been named in France's Fed Cup team for the semifinals against Romania. France will host the best-of-five series on clay in the Normandy city of Rouen from April 20-21. Romania, which upset defending...
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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HOUSTON (AP) — No. 1 seed John Isner has withdrawn ahead of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship because of an injured foot.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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Nelly Korda hits her tee shot on the 11th hole during the pro-am round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 03, 2019 - 4:04 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Nelly Korda is ready to take a major step at the ANA Inspiration. She's also trying not to get too far ahead of herself, barely letting herself think about the traditional victory leap into Poppy's Pond. "I'm not going to think about it too much," Korda said Wednesday...
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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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