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Nakashima takes first ATP Tour title at San Diego

Sep. 25, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandon Nakashima earned his first ATP Tour victory in his hometown, beating friend and fellow Southern Californian Marcos Giron 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday in the San Diego Open final. “It’s super-special, something you dream of, but to have it happen in my hometown...

Americans Nakashima, Giron reach ATP San Diego Open final

Sep. 24, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandon Nakashima will face former NCAA champion Marcos Giron in the San Diego Open singles final, an all-Southern California matchup between two friends who are also frequent practice partners. Each advanced Saturday in the $612,000 event, played in sunny,...

Federer, Serena retire; tennis moves on to Alcaraz, Swiatek

Sep. 16, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

The timing of it all hardly could be more symbolic: Within a span of two weeks, Serena Williams plays what is believed to be her last match at age 40, Roger Federer announces he’ll be retiring at 41, Iga Swiatek wins her third Grand Slam title at 21, and Carlos Alcaraz gets his first at 19. ...

Alcaraz, Ruud at 1-2 in ATP rankings; Swiatek, Jabeur in WTA

Sep. 12, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz's U.S. Open championship moved him to No. 1 on Monday at age 19, making him the youngest man to lead the ATP computerized rankings since they began in 1973. “It’s a dream. At the moment, I can't believe I reached No. 1. It’s going to take time...

US Open breaks its attendance record| US Open updates

Sep. 11, 2022 22:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 10 p.m. The U.S. Open broke its record for attendance, drawing 776,120 fans for the two-week tournament. The previous best was 737,872, set in 2019, the...

Swiatek right to set no limits after US Open title: Analysis

Sep. 11, 2022 09:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of the U.S. Open trophy ceremony, Iga Swiatek pulled on a white jacket with “1GA” written in black over her heart — the numeral replacing the “I” of her first name represents her No. 1 ranking. Above that were three gold stars to reflect her updated...

Seal, Broadway among Iga's NYC adventures | US Open updates

Sep. 10, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 9:20 p.m. There's more to New York than just the U.S. Open. Meeting celebrities, for one. Going to a Broadway show, for another. Iga...

Ons Jabeur vows to keep fighting after loss in US Open final

Sep. 10, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ons Jabeur dropped her racket in disgust after one poor shot in the U.S. Open final. Minutes later, she was on the court right along with it after lunging to hit a volley that flew out of bounds. Jabeur picked herself up and kept on fighting Saturday, and that's...

Iga Swiatek beats Ons Jabeur for 1st US Open title, 3rd Slam

Sep. 10, 2022 21:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she’s been this year, Iga Swiatek came to the U.S. Open unsure of what to expect. She complained that women use different, slightly lighter, tennis balls than the men do at Flushing Meadows, where she’d never been past the fourth round. She was trying to...

Alcaraz, Ruud meet for US Open title and No. 1 in rankings

Sep. 10, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY Carlos Alcaraz or Casper Ruud will win his first major title, then move to No. 1 in the ATP rankings on Monday. If it's the 19-year-old Alcaraz, he would become the youngest Grand Slam champion since fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal was also 19 when...