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Quote Box: Reaction to Federer's retirement from tennis

Sep. 15, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Reaction to Roger Federer's announcement that he will retire from tennis after the Laver Cup in London next week. ___ "I wish this day would have never come… it’s a sad day for me personally and for sports people around the world. I said it to you...

Tiafoe ends Nadal's 22-match Slam streak in US Open 4th Rd

Sep. 06, 2022 02:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frances Tiafoe's vision was blurry from the tears. He was thrilled — overwhelmed, even — when the last point was over and it hit him that, yes, he had ended Rafael Nadal's 22-match Grand Slam winning streak Monday and reached the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time. ...

No. 5 seeds Ruud, Jabeur to play in US Open quarterfinals

Sep. 06, 2022 02:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Both No. 5 seeds headline the first day of quarterfinal play at the U.S. Open. On the men's side, Casper Ruud of Norway plays No. 13 Matteo Berrettini of Italy at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Ruud is the French Open runner-up and Berrettini was...

No. 3 Alcaraz beats Cilic in 5-set match | US Open updates

Sep. 06, 2022 02:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:30 a.m. It’s going to be a U.S. Open quarterfinals matchup of two rising stars when third-seeded Carlos Alcaraz plays No. 11-seed Jannik Sinner. The 19-year-old...

No. 1 Swiatek, No. 2 Nadal head into US Open's 4th round

Sep. 05, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY After a string of upsets and Serena Williams' loss in what is expected to be her final match left no past U.S. Open women's champions in the field, all eyes are now on No. 1 Iga Swiatek. The two-time French Open champion will try to make the U.S....

Defending champ Medvedev set to face Kyrgios at U.S. Open

Sep. 04, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first major men's showdown takes place when defending U.S. Open champion and No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev plays No. 23 Nick Kyrgios. Kyrgios, the Wimbledon runner-up, and Medvedev play in the night session at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Medvedev is trying to became the first repeat...

Serena's gone, Open must go on: Kvitova, Pegula set rematch

Sep. 04, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Much like for so many other folks, Serena Williams' last match at the U.S. Open was must-see TV for players still in the tournament, so Jessica Pegula and Petra Kvitova tuned in from their hotel rooms the night before their victories led off Saturday's schedule and set up a...

Sinner a winner at Open over Nakashima | US Open updates

Sep. 04, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:15 a.m. No. 11 seed Jannik Sinner is headed to the fourth round of the U.S. Open after a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 win over Brandon Nakashima. Sinner, who has improved his...

Caroline Garcia, Borna Coric get 1st titles in Cincinnati

Aug. 21, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Caroline Garcia generated momentum going into the U.S. Open in a week, capturing the Western & Southern Open women’s championship with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Petra Kvitova on Sunday. And Borna Coric continued his headlong rush up the men’s rankings,...

Kvitova, Garcia advance to Cincinnati women's final

Aug. 20, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Petra Kvitova outlasted Madison Keys 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the Western & Southern Open final. The 32-year-old Kvitova had never advanced to the semifinals in 10 prior appearances in the Cincinnati tournament. It is Czech's 40th career final,...