Italy’s men are starting to matter in tennis like its women

Tennis 05/15/19, 05:59

After four decades of dormancy, male tennis players in Italy are finally showing signs of becoming as good as the women have been.Marco Cecchinato got things rolling by reaching the French Open semifinals last year — the first Italian man to reach the last four of a major since 1978. ...

Chile’s Garin upsets Cecchinato to reach Munich Open final

Tennis 05/04/19, 12:45

Chilean outsider Cristian Garin extended his remarkable run at the Munich Open by reaching the final after beating third-seeded Marco Cecchinato 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday.Garin saved both break points he faced after rain delayed play twice in the second set on the outdoor clay.Ranked No. 47, he claimed the biggest ...

Thiem wins in St. Petersburg, Youzhny calls it a day

Tennis 09/24/18, 06:05

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem reached the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Open with a 7-6 (4), 6-4 win over Jan-Lennard Struff on Thursday.The Austrian player's next opponent will be eighth-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia, who prevailed against Mikhail Kukushkin 6-3, 6-4.Russian veteran Mikhail Youzhny retired from tennis after losing 7-6 (6), ...

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