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Michael Dowse leaving as CEO of US Tennis Association

Dec. 08, 2021 13:45 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Dowse is resigning as CEO of the U.S. Tennis Association after about two years in the position, during which the coronavirus pandemic led to a zero-spectators U.S. Open in 2020 and an increase in participation in the sport. The USTA announced...

A sign for '22: Zverev dominates to claim ATP Finals trophy

Nov. 21, 2021 13:42 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — If Alexander Zverev’s performance this weekend is any indication, a lot can be expected from the third-ranked German in 2022. Zverev beat the top two players in consecutive matches to earn his second title at the ATP Finals. ...

Sakkari beats Sabalenka to reach semifinals at WTA Finals

Nov. 16, 2021 00:26 AM EST

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Maria Sakkari needed almost three hours to upset top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka 7-6 (1), 6-7 (6), 6-3 on Monday and advance to a semifinal against Anett Kontaveit at the WTA Finals. Fourth-seeded Sakkari took advantage of Sabalenka´s 19...

Medvedev and Zverev win; Berrettini injured at ATP Finals

Nov. 14, 2021 17:58 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Strong serving and consistent baseline play propelled U.S. Open champion Daniil Medvedev to a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 win over first-time qualifier Hubert Hurkacz in the opening match of the ATP Finals on Sunday. In the day’s second match, 2018 champion...

Djokovic beats Medvedev for record 37th Masters title

Nov. 07, 2021 12:35 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The day after ensuring he finishes No. 1 for a record seventh year, Novak Djokovic beat No. 2 Daniil Medvedev 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the Paris Masters final on Sunday for a record 37th Masters title. Djokovic moved one clear of fellow 20-time Grand Slam winner...

Djokovic reaches Paris final to end record 7th year as No. 1

Nov. 06, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic will end the year at No. 1 for a record seventh time after rallying to beat Hubert Hurkacz 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 (5) in the Paris Masters semifinals on Saturday. Djokovic, who also stays on course for a record-extending sixth Paris Masters title,...

Ivanovic, Pennetta, Moya among 6 nominees for tennis Hall

Oct. 14, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Grand Slam title winners Ana Ivanovic, Flavia Pennetta, Carlos Moya and Cara Black are the new nominees on the International Tennis Hall of Fame ballot for the Class of 2022, joining holdovers Lisa Raymond and Juan Carlos Ferrero. The Rhode...

Dimitrov downs top-seeded Medvedev in 3 sets at Indian Wells

Oct. 14, 2021 02:20 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov outlasted top-seeded Daniil Medvedev 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, extending the parade of upsets that has knocked out several top players. Medvedev’s loss left the combined ATP and WTA...

Top-seeds Medvedev, Pliskova roll to wins at Indian Wells

Oct. 10, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Top seeds Daniil Medvedev and Karolina Pliskova rolled to straight-set victories at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, when several lower-seeded players were knocked out. Medvedev beat American Mackenzie McDonald 6-4, 6-2, extending his...

US Open champ Raducanu upset at Indian Wells; Murray wins

Oct. 09, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Emma Raducanu came down to earth in her first tournament since her surprising U.S. Open victory, losing in straight sets to Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night. Raducanu lost 6-2, 6-4 in the second round, ending her...