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Goran Ivanisevic leads fan vote in Hall of Fame balloting

Oct. 2, 2019 10:37 AM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Goran Ivanisevic has gained the most fan votes for the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Class of 2020. That means 2001 Wimbledon champion Ivanisevic will get a bonus of 3% added to his results from the official voting group that includes journalists, historians and members of the...

Injured Kevin Anderson to sit out rest of 2019 ATP season

Sep. 10, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson says he will take the rest of the 2019 season off as he continues to recover from a right knee injury. The hard-serving South African hasn't played in a tournament since losing in the third round of Wimbledon in July, and pulled out of the...

The Latest: Nadal beats Berrettini to reach US Open final

Sep. 6, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Rafael Nadal moved closer to his fourth U.S. Open title and 19th from all Grand Slam tournaments by pulling away for a 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-1 semifinal victory over 24th-seeded Matteo Berrettini of Italy. Nadal trailed...

Dimitrov's stunning run in New York ends with semifinal loss

Sep. 6, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov saved two match points in the third set, a fleeting sign that perhaps the lowest-ranked semifinalist at the U.S. Open since 1991 could somehow scrap to one more set. Then maybe, an astounding comeback. For the Bulgarian who knocked Roger Federer out of Flushing Meadows,...

Osaka consoles teary Gauff, 15, after beating her at US Open

Aug. 31, 2019 11:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka looked across the net after ending Coco Gauff's U.S. Open in the third round Saturday night and saw the tears welling in the 15-year-old's eyes. Osaka also saw a bit of herself in the kid she'd just beaten 6-3, 6-0. So the tournament's defending champion and No. 1 seed, who is...

Gauff, 15, to take on defending champ Osaka next at US Open

Aug. 30, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is still not quite used to hearing her name shouted by thousands of U.S. Open spectators reveling in each booming serve, each "How did she do that?" shot and each victory by a 15-year-old American who is the youngest woman in the U.S. Open's third round since 1996. Imagine what...

The Latest: 2014 Open champ Cilic to face Isner in 3rd Rd

Aug. 30, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Marin Cilic, the 2014 champion, has moved into a third-round matchup of big servers against John Isner at Flushing Meadows with a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 victory over Cedrik-Marcel Stebe. The 22nd-seeded Cilic overcame...

Djokovic deals with pain, Federer faces deficit at US Open

Aug. 29, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe, just maybe, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are feeling some lingering after-effects of their historic Wimbledon final last month. For Djokovic, it's in the form of a left shoulder that is hurting right now and probably contributed to slower-than-usual serves in the U.S. Open's...

The Latest: Kyrgios calls ATP "corrupt" for $100K fine

Aug. 28, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:50 a.m. Nick Kyrgios says the ATP is "corrupt" for fining him more than $100,000 this month for his behavior during a match. Asked if that recent punishment from the men's tour — only the latest in a long series that...

The Latest: Federer wins, stays perfect in US Open 1st round

Aug. 26, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Roger Federer bounced back from a shaky start to keep a perfect record. The five-time champion improved to 19-0 in the first round of the U.S. Open by beating Sumit Nagal 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in the last match to...