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Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts during his ATP bett1HULKS Indoors tennis final against Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Zverev beats Auger-Aliassime in Cologne to end title wait

Oct. 18, 2020 2:02 PM EDT

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Alexander Zverev ended his 17-month wait for a title by drawing on the pain of his U.S. Open final defeat to beat Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 6-3 and win the Cologne Indoors on Sunday. Zverev has had a breakthrough year in Grand Slam tournaments with his first semifinal at the...

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 file photo, Sam Querrey of the U.S. makes a forehand return to compatriot Tennys Sandgren during their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. U.S. tennis player Sam Querrey was placed in isolation by Russian authorities after testing positive for the coronavirus but left the country on a private plane, organizers of the St. Petersburg Open said on Thursday Oct. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File)

Querrey accused of leaving Russia despite virus positive

Oct. 15, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — American tennis player Sam Querrey was placed in isolation by Russian authorities after testing positive for the coronavirus and then left the country on a private plane, organizers of the St. Petersburg Open said Thursday. The tournament said Querrey and his wife tested...

An Italian fan wears a protective mask attends the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Poland and Italy at Energa stadium in Gdansk, Poland, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

The Latest: Women's title fight called off because of virus

Oct. 14, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ A women’s world middleweight title fight in England has been called off after a trainer tested positive for the coronavirus. The trainer is Peter Fury. He is the uncle of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury. Peter Fury is...

FILE  - In this June 5, 2011, file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, and Switzerland's Roger Federer pose with their trophies after the men's final match for the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in the French Open final to win his 20th Grand Slam title, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. That ties Roger Federer’s record for most major tennis championships by a man. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

Analysis: Let Nadal vs. Federer vs. Djokovic GOAT debate go

Oct. 12, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

Now that the 2020 Grand Slam season is done and Rafael Nadal is tied with Roger Federer at 20 major championships, the most for a man in tennis history, followed by Novak Djokovic at 17, some might be tempted to rekindle the conversation about which is the “Greatest of All-Time.” The truth is,...

The Eiffel Tower is seen in the background, as Poland's Iga Swiatek, suddenly becoming a Grand Slam champion at the age of 19, poses with her trophy during a photo call on the rooftop of Galeries Lafayette, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

French Open champ Swiatek rises to 17th; Djokovic, Nadal 1-2

Oct. 12, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

French Open champion Iga Swiatek joined the Top 20 for the first time Monday by rising 37 spots in the WTA rankings to a career-best No. 17. Rafael Nadal’s 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 victory over Novak Djokovic on Sunday for a 13th championship at Roland Garros and 20th Grand Slam trophy in all — tying Roger...

Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Perfect in Paris, Nadal overwhelms Djokovic to tie Federer

Oct. 11, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — All the years of work, all the many wins, led to this moment, with Rafael Nadal preparing to serve against Novak Djokovic, one point from a 13th French Open championship, one point from a 20th Grand Slam trophy to tie Roger Federer's record for men. Nadal swept his right foot along the...

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

The Latest: Federer congratulates Nadal on 20th Slam title

Oct. 11, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 7 p.m. Roger Federer has congratulated rival Rafael Nadal on pulling even at 20 Grand Slam titles. In an Instagram post Sunday after Nadal's victory over Novak Djokovic in the French Open final, Federer wrote that he has “always had...

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in French Open final to tie Roger Federer with 20 Grand Slam titles

Oct. 11, 2020 11:53 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic in French Open final to tie Roger Federer with 20 Grand Slam titles.
Poland's Iga Swiatek, suddenly becoming a Grand Slam champion at the age of 19, poses with her trophy during a photo call on the rooftop of Galeries Lafayette, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Analysis: Swiatek, younger set thriving in women's tennis

Oct. 11, 2020 8:36 AM EDT

Iga Swiatek took note when Naomi Osaka was accumulating three Grand Slam trophies by age 22. Swiatek also was paying attention, of course, when Bianca Andreescu won her first major at 19. And when Sofia Kenin added her name to the list of Slam champions at 21. “For sure, it’s, like, inspiring. I...

Sofia Kenin of the U.S. reacts to losing the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Poland's Iga Swiatek at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

The Latest: Australian champ Kenin cries after French loss

Oct. 10, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Sofia Kenin found out what it feels like to win a Grand Slam final at the Australian Open in February. Now she knows how it feels to lose one. While French Open champion Iga Swiatek was doing a TV interview right after...