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Garin upsets Chardy in marathon match at US Clay tourney

Apr. 11, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Garin upset No. 2 seed Jeremy Chardy to advance to the quarterfinals in one of the longest matches in US Clay history on Wednesday at the US Men's Clay Court Championship. Garin saved five match points to defeat Chardy 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) in a match that lasted 3 hours, 5...

Tipsarevic defeats former finalist Sandgren in clay court

Apr. 10, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Janko Tipsarevic defeated last year's finalist Tennys Sandgren in the first round of the US Men's Clay Court Championship on Tuesday. Tipsarevic, who is back after missing much of the past two seasons with hamstring issues, beat Sandgren 6-1, 7-6 (4). Sam Querrey, a two-time finalist, began...

Federer finishes with flurry of aces in 3rd round at Miami

Mar. 25, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer knew he had things going his way at the Miami Open when he hit three shots off his frame during a wild 17-stroke exchange and still won the point because Filip Krajinovic dumped a half volley into the net. Krajinovic quickly grabbed the ball and flipped it over the...

Serena withdraws, No. 1 Osaka loses, Federer wins at Miami

Mar. 23, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The new site for the Miami Open suddenly is missing a lot of star power. Serena Williams withdrew Saturday, blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury. Less than two hours later, top-ranked Naomi Osaka lost in the third round to tour veteran Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan, 4-6,...

Isner returns to scene of 1st Masters 1000 title in Miami

Mar. 19, 2019 5:39 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When John Isner first got to town for his Miami Open title defense, he went for a practice session at the old tournament site in Key Biscayne instead of the new location at the stadium used by the NFL's Dolphins. It wasn't that he wasn't sure where to go, of course. Nor was he...

Del Potro beats Opelka in 2nd round at Delray Beach

Feb. 21, 2019 10:12 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro never faced a break point and won his second-round match Thursday night at the Delray Beach Open, beating American Reilly Opelka 6-4, 6-4. Del Potro overcame 18 aces by Opelka and will next face American Mackenzie McDonald, who beat Guillermo...

John Isner advances in Delray Beach Open

Feb. 20, 2019 7:36 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Second-seeded John Isner advanced to the third round of the Delray Beach Open on Wednesday night, beating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-4, 6-3. The 6-foot-10 American set up a match against eighth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France, a 6-2, 7-6 (3) winner over Denis Istomin of...

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...