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Fognini, Sinner advance in straight sets at Monte Carlo

Apr. 13, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Fabio Fognini opened the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over Miomir Kecmanovic Tuesday as second-ranked Daniil Medvedev withdrew from the clay-court tournament after testing positive for COVID-19. The 15th-seeded Fognini...

Innsbruck and Turin to co-host Davis Cup Finals with Madrid

Apr. 12, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The cities of Innsbruck in Austria and Turin in Italy will co-host the Davis Cup Finals along with the Spanish capital of Madrid this year, the International Tennis Federation said Monday. Madrid was the sole host of the inaugural edition of the revamped...

Goffin and Thompson reach 2nd round at Monte Carlo Masters

Apr. 11, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — David Goffin beat an erratic Marin Cilic 6-4, 3-6, 6-0 to reach the second round of the clay-court Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday. Although the 2014 U.S. Open champion Cilic had 10 aces and led the match 3-0, he made 52 unforced errors and also dropped...

When will next generation of tennis overtake the Big Three?

Apr. 05, 2021 14:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The next generation of men’s tennis remains a jumble of unrealized potential. With Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer skipping the Miami Open, the tournament was expected to bring the game’s new faces into sharper focus. Instead, the outlook...

Hurkacz wins his biggest title by beating Sinner in Miami

Apr. 04, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — With the Big Three absent at the Miami Open, and tennis' next generation scrambling to fill the void, it was Hubert Hurkacz of Poland who made a breakthrough. The 24-year-old Hurkacz won the biggest title of his career by beating 19-year-old Jannik Sinner...

No. 1 Barty repeats as Miami champ when Andreescu retires

Apr. 03, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ash Barty pushed a forehand winner into the open court as her opponent, Bianca Andreescu, laid on her back in the far corner, injured yet again. With that, the Miami Open final was decided. Andreescu limped through 11 more points before...

Italian 19-year-old Jannik Sinner reaches Miami Open final

Apr. 02, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former junior skiing champion Jannik Sinner has joined some fast company at the Miami Open. On Friday, the 19-year-old Italian became the fourth teenager to reach the Miami men’s final. The others: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Andre Agassi. ...

Defending champ Barty to play Andreescu in Miami Open final

Apr. 02, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In her first match at this year's Miami Open, Ash Barty was one point from elimination. Now she’s one win from becoming a repeat champion. The top-ranked Barty returned to the final by beating No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday. ...

Osaka's win streak ends, Medvedev also loses at Miami Open

Apr. 01, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — As Naomi Osaka's 23-match winning streak neared an end Wednesday, she paused before serving to crane her neck and study the sky, as if seeking intervention from above. Then she carried on, and so did No. 23-seeded Maria Sakkari, who upset Osaka 6-0, 6-4 in...

Barty, Medvedev rise to challenge on tough day at Miami Open

Mar. 30, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Aryna Sabalenka clearly labored in the final set of her match. Frances Tiafoe seemed to barely have the energy needed to reach the post-match handshake. Conditions were tough at the Miami Open. The top seeds, however, were up to the...