Update: Djokovic, Pouille start Australian Open semi

Tennis 01/25/19, 03:47

The Latest at the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):7:45 p.m.Novak Djokovic and Lucas Pouille have started their Australian Open semifinal under the lights at Rod Laver Arena.The top-seeded Djokovic is contesting his 34th career Grand Slam semifinal. He is pursuing a record seventh championship at Melbourne Park and ...

Pouille’s drought-breaking Australian run reaches semifinals

Sports 01/23/19, 03:52

Having an Australian Open champion in his corner has helped Lucas Pouille overcome a drought at Melbourne Park, where he's reached the semifinals after five previous first-round exits.Working with 2006 Australian Open women's champion Amelie Mauresmo has been one of the key factors.Pouille reached the semifinals of a Grand Slam ...

Britain beats Greece 2-1 in opening Hopman Cup match

Tennis 12/29/18, 03:07

Cameron Norrie and Katie Boulter beat Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari 4-3, 3-4, 4-3, including 5-4 in a tiebreaker in the deciding mixed doubles set in the Fast4 format, to give Britain a 2-1 win over Greece in the opening match of the eight-team Hopman Cup tennis tournament on Saturday.Norrie ...

Davis Cup organizers downplay criticism from French players

Tennis 11/27/18, 12:03

Despite renewed complaints from France's players about the upcoming changes to the Davis Cup, the organizers of the revamped tennis tournament are adamant that everything will soon be better.Javier Alonso, the CEO of the company behind the new competition, spoke to The Associated Press two days after France's Davis Cup ...

French players united in defeat against Davis Cup overhaul

Tennis 11/25/18, 15:14

French players don't like the new Davis Cup format and they're saying it loud and clear.After failing to defend their title this weekend in northern France in a 3-1 loss to Croatia, the French lashed out at future plans adopted earlier this year and Lucas Pouille said he would boycott ...

Cilic seals Davis Cup title for Croatia against France

Sports 11/25/18, 09:35

Marin Cilic sealed Croatia's victory over defending champion France in the Davis Cup final with a 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-3 win over Lucas Pouille on Sunday.France's Lucas Pouille, left, run to return the ball from Croatia's Marin Cilic during the Davis Cup final between France and Croatia Sunday, Nov. 25, ...

Noah replaces Chardy with Pouille in Davis Cup final

Tennis 11/25/18, 06:10

France captain Yannick Noah is sending out Lucas Pouille to face Croatia's top player Marin Cilic in Sunday's first reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final in an attempt to keep his team in contention.France cut Croatia's lead to 2-1 by winning the doubles on Saturday but Croatia still ...

Chardy to open for France against Croatia in Davis Cup final

Tennis 11/22/18, 07:02

France captain Yannick Noah has chosen Jeremy Chardy ahead of Lucas Pouille for the opening match of the Davis Cup final against Croatia.FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 file photo, Croatia's Marin Cilic celebrates winning a point against Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their Davis Cup finals ...

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