FRENCH OPEN ’19: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic still rule tennis

Sports 05/22/19, 10:19

The Big 3 are still very much around. They're still leading the rankings, still collecting the biggest trophies. And they're still the dominant figures in men's tennis, responsible for the main story lines when the French Open starts Sunday. Roger Federer returns to Roland Garros for the first time since 2015 ...

Teen Shapovalov earns early morning win at Miami Open

Sports 03/27/19, 08:04

Denis Shapovalov worked the late-night shift to reach the quarterfinals at the Miami Open.The 19-year-old Canadian left-hander beat 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) in a match that started following a two-hour rain delay and ended shortly after 1:30 Wednesday morning.The match was extremely close: Each player ...

Novak, Naomi, other things we learned at Australian Open

Tennis 01/27/19, 12:53

The way things went at the Australian Open didn't exactly teach the world that Novak Djokovic is the best there is in men's tennis right now. Certainly confirmed it, though.And while those within the game knew all about Naomi Osaka, she made sure her talent is more obvious to more ...

50 years past last men’s Slam, Laver says it’ll happen again

Tennis 01/23/19, 02:22

Fifty years after Rod Laver won the last true Grand Slam in men's tennis, he's fairly confident the feat will be replicated one day, unlikely as it may seem."It's got to happen again," the Australian left-hander said Wednesday at the Australian Open.While Steffi Graf won all four major tennis tournaments ...

De Minaur in Australia’s Davis Cup team; Tomic, Kyrgios out

Tennis 01/22/19, 08:48

Alex de Minaur is in. Nick Kyrgios is out. Bernard Tomic was not even a consideration.There were no surprises in the team Lleyton Hewitt picked for Australia's Davis Cup match against Bosnia and Herzegovina next month.The squad was published in a news release Tuesday after the last of the local ...

One of the sleepers, Berdych, reawakens rivalry with Nadal

Tennis 01/18/19, 07:47

The men's tennis tour picked four "sleepers" to watch at the Australian Open. One of them has reached the fourth round at the Australian Open as many times — 11 — as Stefan Edberg, who won two titles in five finals here. He also has won more matches (47) at ...

Australian men’s tennis hit by infighting, Twitter rants

Tennis 01/16/19, 22:31

The situation seems mostly nasty these days in Australian men's tennis.Compared with the genteel nature of past stars like Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall and more recently, the likes of Pat Rafter over-ruling line calls and giving points to his opponents long before video replays existed, Australian men's tennis is ...

Nadal: Murray will be a big loss, but the game goes on

Sports 01/12/19, 01:02

Rafael Nadal knew it was inevitable that sooner or later the Big Four would become the Big Three.That Andy Murray is the first of the long-time leading four in men's tennis to signal the end of his career is something Nadal has to keep in perspective.The No. 2-ranked Nadal enters ...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN ’19: So many Slam champs over past 2 years

Sports 01/11/19, 02:32

When Serena Williams was at her best, there was never much doubt that she'd be the favorite at pretty much any tournament she entered. While she was off the tour becoming a mom, women's tennis was as wide open as ever.Could the Australian Open, where play begins Monday (Sunday EST), ...

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, ...

ITF president says Davis Cup, ATP Cup could ‘work together’

Tennis 11/24/18, 09:37

ITF president David Haggerty is confident he can find a deal with the ATP to make sure their two team competitions do not clash on an already busy calendar.Speaking in France at the final of the last Davis Cup played in its traditional format, Haggerty said he had "very positive" ...

The Davis Cup and the Laver Cup are getting a new companion

Tennis 11/15/18, 11:39

The Davis Cup and the Laver Cup are getting a new team-competition companion.The men's tennis tour said Thursday the debut of the ATP Cup will take place in January 2020, just a week before the start of the Australian Open.The announcement of the 24-team event comes three months after the ...

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