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Gullikson retires as full-time USTA player development coach
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- U.S. Tennis Association lead national coach Tom Gullikson is retiring from full-time coaching with the group's development program....

Halep, Cornet give Sharapova wild-card debate new impetus
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- A day before Maria Sharapova was to play her first tennis match since being banned for doping, the debate about the Russian's wild-card entry for the Porsche Grand Prix continued Tuesday....

Thiem beats Edmund to reach 3rd round in Barcelona
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Fourth-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria cruised to a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Kyle Edmund of Britain to advance to the third round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday....

Nastase will be the 'bad boy' if he says more about Williams
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Ilie Nastase said he would be considered the "bad boy" if he says anything more about Serena Williams, and then later said more in a separate interview....

Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova's return
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Even with eight of the world's top 10 women in the Porsche Grand Prix, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines this week....

Serena Williams at No. 1, despite not playing since January
Serena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January - and with plans to take the rest of 2017 off because she is expecting a baby....

Sharapova's 1st opponent opposes wild cards after doping ban
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Maria Sharapova's first opponent after her 15-month doping suspension says the Russian should not have been granted a wild card for the Porsche Grand Prix or upcoming tournaments....

Belarus stuns Switzerland to reach 1st Fed Cup final
MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Belarus surprised a higher-rated Swiss team 3-2 to reach its first-ever Fed Cup final Sunday....