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Tillman, Wright, Carter-Vickers get looks for US Cup roster

May. 20, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

Malik Tillman, Haji Wright, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Djordje Mihailovic are joining the U.S. national team for four World Cup prep matches next month, signalling open spots remain on what is expected to be a 26-man roster in November. “Around the edges, there is room," U.S. coach...

Wimbledon's Russia ban prompts tours to cut ranking points

May. 20, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The women's and men’s professional tennis tours will not award ranking points for Wimbledon this year because of the All England Club’s ban on players from Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine, an unprecedented move that stands as a significant rebuke of the sport's...

Women's tennis tour will not award ranking points for Wimbledon because of ban on Russian players over Ukraine invasion

May. 20, 2022 15:08 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Women's tennis tour will not award ranking points for Wimbledon because of ban on Russian players over Ukraine invasion.

Men's tennis tour removes ranking points for Wimbledon because of ban on players from Russia over Ukraine invasion

May. 20, 2022 14:01 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Men's tennis tour removes ranking points for Wimbledon because of ban on players from Russia over Ukraine invasion.

FRENCH OPEN 2022: Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz lead men's field

May. 20, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Some of the men to watch at the French Open, which begins Sunday at Roland Garros: NOVAK DJOKOVIC Ranked: 1 Country: Serbia Age: Turns 35 on Sunday 2022 Record: 12-4 ...

FRENCH OPEN 2022: No. 1 Swiatek, Osaka among top players

May. 20, 2022 12:51 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Some of the women to watch at the French Open, which begins Sunday at Roland Garros: ___ IGA SWIATEK Ranked: 1 Country: Poland Age: 20 (Turns 21 on May 31) 2022...

France's Macron appoints new government for 2nd term

May. 20, 2022 12:13 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron announced a new-look Cabinet on Friday, with a new foreign minister part of the reshuffled line-up behind France’s first female prime minister in 30 years. Three senior ministers — Gérald Darmanin at the interior ministry, Bruno Le...

Naomi Osaka at French Open news conference: 'I think I'm OK'

May. 20, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka cracked jokes at Roland Garros on Friday — and, yes, laughed at those jokes. She smiled after some reporters’ questions. She paused to contemplate, as is her wont, before offering answers. All of which seemed to confirm this assessment that she offered...

Cyprus drills hone skills on evacuations from conflict zones

May. 20, 2022 09:04 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Seven countries including the U.S., France, Italy, Israel and Greece have taken part in an series of drills in and around Cyprus designed to ease civilian evacuations from conflict zones and to conduct offshore rescue operations, amid a renewed sense of urgency due to the...

FRENCH OPEN: More buzz about Alcaraz than Nadal, Djokovic

May. 20, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — For the first time in a year, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are both entered in a major tournament — and, somehow, most of the buzz heading into the French Open is about Carlos Alcaraz, a teenager without one Grand Slam title to his name. There’s plenty of...