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Chicago returns to World TeamTennis with expansion Smash

Feb. 10, 2020 8:42 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago will return to World TeamTennis this summer, with 2017 U.S. Open women's champion Sloane Stephens leading the expansion Smash. Stephens' coach, Chicago native Kamau Murray, will coach the team that will play its home matches at Credit Union 1 Arena on the campus of the University of...

Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a shot during her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Kerber out of Adelaide International with lower back injury

Jan. 15, 2020 1:22 AM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Former Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber sustained a lower back injury and retired from her Adelaide International match on Wednesday. The former world No. 1 trailed 6-2, 2-0 in her match against Dayana Yastremska when she stopped playing. Kerber, who won the Australian...

Ashleigh Barty of Australia reacts after missing a shot during her match against Jennifer Brady of the United States at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Top-ranked Barty overcomes late collapse to win at Adelaide

Jan. 14, 2020 5:21 AM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Although 2019 was a breakout year for No. 1-ranked Ash Barty, the Australian is finding 2020 to be an early challenge. After losing in her first appearance last week at the Brisbane International, Barty appeared to be cruising in the final set of her second-round match against...

Serbia players hold up the ATP CUP after defeating Spain during their ATP Cup tennis tournament in Sydney, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)

Djokovic leads Serbia to win over Spain in ATP Cup final

Jan. 12, 2020 11:34 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal, again, in a must-win match to keep Serbia in contention. Then he went back on court within an hour and combined with long-time friend Viktor Troicki to clinch the very first ATP Cup. In the country where the seven-time Australian Open champion performs like...

Madison Keys of the United States reacts after winning a point during her match against Samantha Stosur of Australia at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

Madison Keys beats Sam Stosur at Brisbane International

Jan. 8, 2020 3:19 AM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys beat Samantha Stosur 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday to be among three Americans with second-round wins at the Brisbane International. Stosur had beaten former world No.1 Angelique Kerber to progress beyond the first round at the tournament for just the second time in seven...

File-This Jan. 26, 2019, file photo shows Japan's Naomi Osaka holding her trophy after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Osaka sure looks here to stay. Australia makes her resume. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

Ash Barty gets tough draw in her home Brisbane tournament

Jan. 4, 2020 1:40 AM EST

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — No. 1-ranked Ashleigh Barty will begin the new year with a tough draw at the Brisbane International. She's one of six Grand Slam champions in her half of the draw. There are three others her quarter at her home tournament. Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka, who is on...

Andreescu out of Auckland event due to lingering knee injury

Dec. 24, 2019 12:15 AM EST

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu has withdrawn from the ABS Classic due to a lingering left knee injury. Andreescu said in a video released Tuesday on social media by tournament organizers that she was disappointed with the decision but that she needed more time to recover...