Federer wins 101st title, beating Isner in Miami Open final

Sports 03/31/19, 13:53

Roger Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title Sunday by beating defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final, 6-1, 6-4.Federer neutralized Isner's big serve and won 32 of 35 points on his own serve. The 6-foot-10 Isner scrambled so desperately ...

Australian Barty beats Pliskova for Miami Open title

Sports 03/30/19, 14:25

Ashleigh Barty had 15 aces and became the 33rd different player to win a title in as many ATP and WTA tournaments this year when she beat Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (1), 6-3 on Saturday in the final of the Miami Open.The 22-year-old Australian, who was seeded 12th, won her fourth ...

Petra Kvitova advances to quarterfinals of Miami Open

Tennis 03/25/19, 14:48

Petra Kvitova faced only one break point and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Miami Open by beating Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-3 on Monday.Kvitova, a two-time Wimbledon champion, is ranked a career-high No. 2 and will rise to No. 1 if she wins the title. No. 1 Naomi Osaka lost ...

Australian Open: Kvitova, Federer, Nadal in action

Tennis 01/19/19, 19:32

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova opens play at Rod Laver Arena on Day 7 of the Australian Open with a match against 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova.Anisimova has beaten two seeded players on her way to the fourth round and a win Sunday would advance her to a quarterfinal against either ...

Update: Greek stars in early action at Australian Open

Tennis 01/17/19, 20:33

The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local):12:20 p.m.Greek stars Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari featured on two of the three main show courts at Melbourne Park as rain delayed the start of play on outside courts.It's the first time a Greek man and woman have advanced ...

Kvitova beats Barty in Sydney International women’s final

Sports 01/12/19, 06:49

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3) in the women's singles final on Saturday at the Sydney International.Barty led the deciding set 3-0 before Kvitova began a comeback to win her 26th WTA title.Barty beat No. 1 Simona Halep, No.9 Kiki Bertens and No.12 Elise ...

Ashleigh Barty into Sydney International singles final

Tennis 01/11/19, 01:21

Ashleigh Barty continued her strong run at the Sydney International with a semifinal win over Kiki Bertens, beating the Dutch player 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-5 Friday.Barty withstood 15 aces from Bertens in the 2-hour, 18-minute match to advance to her second consecutive final in Sydney.She will play two-time Wimbledon champion ...

Sasnovich, Barty through to Sydney International semifinals

Tennis 01/10/19, 01:58

Aliaksandra Sasnovich's impressive start to the season continued on Thursday with a straight-sets win over Timea Bacsinszky to advance to the Sydney International semifinals.The No. 33-ranked Sasnovich, who made it to the quarterfinals last week in Brisbane, was in control most of the way to beat the Swiss 6-3, 6-3.Sasnovich ...

Ash Barty beats No. 1 Simona Halep in Romanian’s tour return

Tennis 01/09/19, 02:39

Ashleigh Barty broke Simona Halep's serve in the final game to beat the No. 1-ranked Halep 6-4, 6-4 in a second-round match Wednesday at the Sydney International.It was Halep's first match since October after a lengthy layoff due to a herniated disc in her back. Halep won last year's French ...

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