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Opelka wins New York Open for first ATP Tour title

Feb. 17, 2019 9:57 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Reilly Opelka had climbed out of trouble all week, though this time his big serve alone couldn't save him. Technology did first. Moments after an electronic review overturned what appeared to give his opponent a match point, Opelka pounded his 43rd ace to win his first ATP Tour title...

Wawrinka loses his 1st final since comeback from knee injury

Feb. 17, 2019 2:59 PM EST

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka's rebuilt knee couldn't quite carry him to the title in Rotterdam on Sunday. Wawrinka lost his first final since his comeback a year ago from left knee surgeries, succumbing 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 to Gael Monfils of France at the ABN AMRO World...

Opelka edges top-seeded Isner to reach New York Open final

Feb. 17, 2019 12:41 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Reilly Opelka edged top-seeded John Isner the same way he knocked his fellow American out of the Australian Open, winning a match full of tiebreakers Saturday night in a New York Open semifinal that set a record for combined aces in a three-set match. Opelka fought off six match...

Wawrinka reaches first final in nearly 2 years in Rotterdam

Feb. 16, 2019 4:46 PM EST

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka reached his first final on Saturday since his comeback a year ago from left knee surgeries. The unseeded Wawrinka beat top-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the ABN AMRO World Tournament semifinals to face Gael Monfils for the title...

Isner gets another shot at Opelka in New York Open semis

Feb. 15, 2019 9:02 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Isner advanced to the semifinals of the New York Open, where he will face the player who knocked him out of the Australian Open. The top-seeded Isner beat No. 7 seed Jordan Thompson of Australia, 6-4, 6-1 on Friday night. He will play fellow American Reilly Opelka, a 6-3, 6-4...

Top-seeded Thiem advances at Argentina Open, Ferrer out

Feb. 14, 2019 9:41 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria advanced to the Argentina Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Germany's Maximilian Marterer 6-4, 6-4. Thiem will face Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas, a 6-4, 7-5 winner over Portugal's Joao Sousa. Fourth-seeded Diego Schwartzman...

Tiafoe upset in first match since Australian Open run

Feb. 14, 2019 9:33 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Frances Tiafoe lost his first match since the Australian Open quarterfinals, falling to Jason Jung of Taiwan 6-3, 7-5 on Thursday night in the second round of the New York Open. Tiafoe was the No. 2 seed after accepting a wild card into the field and had a first-round bye. The...

Defending champion Croatia to face Spain in new Davis Cup

Feb. 14, 2019 3:13 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Defending champion Croatia will meet Rafael Nadal's Spain in the first edition of the revamped Davis Cup Finals in November. Russia also was drawn into the same three-nation group for the inaugural 18-team tournament that will be played in Madrid. Thursday's draw for the six groups also...

Isner wins at New York Open for 1st victory of 2019

Feb. 14, 2019 12:52 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Isner snapped a six-match losing streak, beating Bernard Tomic 7-6 (7), 6-4 on Wednesday in the second round of the New York Open. The top-seeded American needed six match points to finish off Tomic for his first victory since last year's Paris Masters. He followed that...

Second seed Fognini out of Argentina Open

Feb. 13, 2019 11:01 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Second-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini was eliminated from the Argentina Open on Wednesday by Spain's Jaume Munar 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the round of 16. Fognini's compatriot and third seed Marco Cecchinato had better luck and won his tie Chile's Christian Garin 7-6 (4), 6-4....