Latest Steve Johnson News

2-time Houston defending champ Steve Johnson upset by Galan

Apr. 12, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Two-time defending champion Steve Johnson's nine-match winning streak at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship ended with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to 241st-ranked qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia on Thursday. Johnson was beaten in the second round, but it was his opening match this year at...

John Isner out of US clay championship with injured foot

Apr. 4, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — No. 1 seed John Isner has withdrawn ahead of the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship because of an injured foot. Isner was hurt in the final of the Miami Open last week while playing Roger Federer. Isner has played in the U.S. Clay Court Championship every year since 2008 and won the title in...

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,...

Serena tops Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-3 at Indian Wells

Mar. 9, 2019 11:28 AM EST

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams met Victoria Azarenka in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, but it seemed more like a final. Each a two-time winner at the event, Williams edged her friend and rival 7-5, 6-3 on Friday night in a display of fierce forehands and shot-making. Both returned...

Nadal tumbles out of Mexican Open, falling to Kyrgios

Feb. 28, 2019 12:36 PM EST

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Rafael Nadal tumbled out of the Mexican Open on Wednesday night, squandering three match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6) loss to Australia's Nick Kyrgios. The top seed also fell in the women's event, with Sloane Stephens losing to Brazilian qualifier Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-3, 6-3....

American McDonald beats del Potro in Delray Beach Open

Feb. 22, 2019 11:09 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — American Mackenzie McDonald beat No. 1-seeded Juan Martin del Potro on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5). McDonald, ranked 84th, advanced to his first ATP Tour semifinal. Del Potro was playing in his first event after missing four months...

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...

Tiafoe loses to Daniel Evans in 1st round at Delray Beach

Feb. 19, 2019 11:03 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Frances Tiafoe squandered an early lead and lost Tuesday to Britain's Daniel Evans in the first round of the Delray Beach Open, 3-6, 7-6 (1), 7-5. Tiafoe, seeded No. 3, lost his third match in a row. He won the first five games and was up 4-1 in the third set...

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...