Crafty Kyrgios leaves Medvedev slamming his racket

Tennis 05/14/19, 08:17

Nick Kyrgios took full advantage of his crafty game to eliminate Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the first round of the Italian Open on Tuesday.For his first win on clay this year, Kyrgios was full of smiles as he fired aces and passing shots seemingly at will.Medvedev played better ...

Wozniacki, Keys to play clay-court final in Charleston

Sports 04/06/19, 17:49

Caroline Wozniacki and Madison Keys will play for the title in Charleston after posting straight-set wins on Saturday.The fifth-seeded Wozniacki advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over No. 16 seed Petra Martic of Croatia. The eighth-seeded Keys outlasted Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-4, 6-0, winning eight of the final ...

Update: Tauson wins Australian Open girls singles title

Sports 01/26/19, 01:48

The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local):5:30 p.m.Top-seeded Clara Tauson of Denmark has beaten fourth-seeded Leylah Annie Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3 to win the girls title at the Australian Open.Tauson said she was inspired by Caroline Wozniacki's run to the Australian Open title last year, ...

Indian Wells tennis to feature all top 75 men and women

Tennis 01/24/19, 22:51

The BNP Paribas Open will include all of the top 75 ranked men's and women's players in the world, including defending champions Juan Martin del Potro and Naomi Osaka.The tournament runs March 4-17 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in the Southern California desert.Del Potro skipped the Australian Open while ...

Defending champ gone: Sharapova ousts Wozniacki in Australia

Sports 01/18/19, 02:18

Maria Sharapova showed that she's ready to be a Grand Slam factor once again, eliminating defending champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open's fourth round. Sharapova's victory Friday was built on aggressive groundstrokes that gave her a 37-10 edge in total winners. She is seeded only 30th at ...

Sharapova, Wozniacki to meet in 3rd round at Australia Open

Sports 01/16/19, 10:31

A side effect of not playing much for Maria Sharapova is the likelihood of having to face highly ranked rivals in the first week of a major.It doesn't come much tougher in the third round than a match against the defending champion.That's the equation at the Australian Open after Sharapova ...

Champions Wozniacki, Federer on different ends of spectrum

Sports 01/12/19, 23:44

Caroline Wozniacki is entering new territory at the Australian Open as a defending champion for the first time at a major. For Roger Federer, it's a well-worn experience.A women's final last year featuring two players aiming for their first Grand Slam title finished with Wozniacki holding off top-ranked Simona Halep ...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN ’19: A quiz about the year’s 1st tennis Slam

Sports 01/10/19, 10:54

How well do you know the Australian Open? Give this quiz a try before play begins at the year's first Grand Slam tennis tournament:___1st Round: Which of the following players did not win a junior title at the Australian Open?a.) Andy Roddickb.) Alexander Zverevc.) Roger Federerd.) Bernard Tomice.) Stefan Edberg___2nd ...

Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep top seeds for Australian Open

Tennis 01/09/19, 22:10

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep, as expected, were given the No. 1 seedings on Thursday when the Australian Open announced its singles seedings list.Defending champion Roger Federer is seeded No. 3 after Rafael Nadal, while women's defending singles champion Caroline Wozniacki, who beat Halep in last year's final at ...

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 ...

Serena Williams launches pop-up shop during Art Basel Miami

Tennis 12/06/18, 16:50

Strong. Sophisticated. Sexy. Like the tennis champ herself, Serena Williams' fashion line is all about power moves and she's hoping it will also inspire woman to find their own voice."I want everyone to be able to do that and to step into their power," she said Wednesday night at the ...

All top players set for Australian Open in January

Tennis 12/04/18, 20:31

Australian Open officials say the world's top 102 women and top 101 men have confirmed they will compete at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2019.World No. 1 Simona Halep heads up the women's field and Novak Djokovic, seeking his record seventh Australian Open title, is the No. 1-ranked ...

Wozniacki has rheumatoid arthritis

Tennis 10/25/18, 14:35

Caroline Wozniacki was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis ahead of this year's U.S. Open, the Danish tennis player revealed at the WTA Finals on Thursday.She made the announcement after being eliminated from the year-end competition following a 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 loss to Elina Svitolina in her third round-robin match."It turns out ...

Osaka drawn with 2 other Grand Slam champions at WTA Finals

Tennis 10/20/18, 02:38

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka was drawn in the same group as Angelique Kerber, Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens for her debut appearance at the WTA Finals in Singapore.Karolina Pliskova, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitova and Elina Svitolina are in the other group for the end-of-season tournament starting on ...

Wozniacki wins 2nd China Open title

Tennis 10/07/18, 07:12

Caroline Wozniacki defeated Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-3 to win the China Open and her third WTA title of the year on Sunday.The victory was also the Dane's second in Beijing, eight years after the first.Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts after beating Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in the women's singles final ...

Sevastova beats Osaka 6-4, 6-4 in China Open semifinal

Tennis 10/06/18, 05:36

Anastasija Sevastova beat U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-4 Saturday to reach the China Open final.The 20th-ranked Latvian will face the winner of the semifinal between China's Wang Qiang and Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.Naomi Osaka of Japan receives medical treatment during a set break while competing against Anastasija Sevastova ...

US Open champion Osaka reaches Pan Pacific Open final

Tennis 09/24/18, 06:05

Naomi Osaka relied on a dominant serve to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open on Saturday with a comfortable 6-2, 6-3 win over Camila Giorgi.The U.S. Open champion, who upset Serena Williams in the final in New York, overpowered her unseeded opponent and will face fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova ...

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