Update: Svitolina advances to 3rd round without playing

Sports 05/29/19, 04:32

The Latest on the French Open (all times local):___11:20 a.m.Switzerland's Roger Federer plays a shot against Italy's Lorenzo Sonego during their first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler )Ninth-seeded Elina Svitolina advanced to the ...

Federer reaches Indian Wells semis in pursuit of 6th title

Tennis 03/15/19, 14:41

Roger Federer defeated Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in pursuit of a record sixth title.Federer hasn't dropped a set in four matches in the desert and has been broken just once. He fought off two break points in the second set, including ...

Osaka tops Svitolina for 1st Australian semi; Serena next?

Sports 01/22/19, 21:19

Naomi Osaka reached the Australian Open semifinals for the first time by stretching her Grand Slam winning streak to 12 matches.The 21-year-old from Japan moved closer to a second consecutive major championship by parlaying her aggressive and powerful style into a 31-11 edge in winners that helped her put together ...

Update: Naomi Osaka into 1st Australian Open semifinal

Sports 01/22/19, 20:33

The Latest at the Australian Open on Wednesday (all times local):12:28 p.m.Naomi Osaka has reached her first semifinal at the Australian Open with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Elina Svitolina.Osaka used her aggressive style and big hitting to compile a 31-11 edge in winners, including eight aces.The No. 4-seeded Osaka ...

Svitolina beats Keys to reach Australian Open quarterfinals

Sports 01/20/19, 21:54

For a quarter of an hour, Elina Svitolina served and served, and served again, tossing the ball into the sun, in a desperate bid to hold a game in the third set against Madison Keys.The sixth-seeded Svitolina fended off five break points in game that went to deuce 11 times, ...

Update: Svitolina beats Keys, reaches QFs in Australia

Sports 01/20/19, 21:05

The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open (all times local):12:50 p.m.Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a momentum-swinging 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 win over 2017 U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys.The WTA Finals winner fended off five breakpoints in a pivotal third game in the ...

Update: Elina Svitolina advances at Australian Open

Tennis 01/16/19, 20:39

The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local):12:35 p.m.Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina has advanced to the third round at Melbourne Park and kicked off proceedings at Rod Laver Arena with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Viktoria Kuzmova.Svitolina will next play either Karolina Pliskova or Madison Brengle, who were ...

Svitolina beats Stephens to win season-ending WTA Finals

Sports 10/28/18, 10:55

Elina Svitolina secured the biggest title of her career on Sunday, becoming the first Ukrainian player to win the season-ending WTA Finals trophy.The No. 6-seeded Svitolina rebounded from a one-set deficit for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens, the 2017 U.S. Open champion.Elina Svitolina of the Ukraine ...

Svitolina beats Bertens at WTA Finals

Tennis 10/27/18, 07:53

Last year Elina Svitolina became the first Ukrainian woman to play singles at the WTA Finals. This year Svitolina became the first woman from her country to reach the season-ending final after beating Kiki Bertens 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-4 Saturday."It feels amazing and it was such a tough battle today," ...

Osaka retires with injury, Bertens reaches WTA semifinals

Tennis 10/26/18, 08:58

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka finished her debut appearance at the WTA Finals on Friday with an injury and an 0-3 record. Osaka was trailing Kiki Bertens 6-3 when she retired from the match with an upper left leg injury. Naomi Osaka of Japan plays a return shot while competing against Kiki ...

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 ...

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