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Kyrgios to play Davis Cup for Australia, despite probation

Oct. 22, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt said he's willing to overlook Nick Kyrgios's recent outbursts on the ATP Tour, selecting the talented but wayward star for the revamped Davis Cup finals. Kyrgios is serving a six-month probation on the ATP Tour after a meltdown at the Cincinnati tournament and...

2014 US Open runner-up Nishikori to have right elbow surgery

Oct. 21, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

Kei Nishikori, the 2014 U.S. Open runner-up, will have season-ending surgery on his right elbow and is aiming to be ready to go for the start of 2020. Nishikori's manager, Olivier van Lindonk, wrote in an email Monday that the right-hander from Japan will have a "small procedure removing two small bone spurs" in...

Andy Murray chosen to represent Britain in Davis Cup finals

Oct. 21, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray has been chosen to play for Britain in the Davis Cup finals, organizers said Monday. The three-time Grand Slam champion, who won a title on Sunday for the first time since hip surgery in January, has not played in the team tournament since 2016. Britain will play the Netherlands...

Just 15, Coco Gauff tops Ostapenko for 1st WTA singles title

Oct. 14, 2019 8:37 AM EDT

LINZ, Austria (AP) — Coco Gauff is still just 15. She also is already the owner of a WTA singles title. The American beat 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 in the final of the Upper Austria Ladies tournament Sunday, making Gauff the youngest winner of a singles trophy on the WTA tour...

Gauff reaches 2nd round in Linz thanks to lucky loser spot

Oct. 8, 2019 5:57 PM EDT

LINZ, Austria (AP) — Coco Gauff took full advantage of a "lucky loser" spot at the Upper Austria Ladies, beating Swiss qualifier Stefanie Voegele, 6-3, 7-6 (3) Tuesday to reach the second round at the indoor tournament. The American teenager lost in qualifying for the tournament — her first event...

Andy Murray, Bianca Andreescu win at China Open

Oct. 2, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Andy Murray won consecutive singles matches for the first time since undergoing hip surgery in January while U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu won her 15th in a row at the China Open on Wednesday. The 32-year-old Murray beat British countryman Cameron Norrie 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 6-1 to make...

Venus Williams, Simona Halep both lose at China Open

Sep. 30, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Former top-ranked players Venus Williams and Simona Halep both lost in the second round of the China Open on Monday. Williams lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to ninth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who saved two match points in the final set to outlast the seven-time Grand Slam champion despite...

Doubles defeat doesn't dent Djokovic's comeback

Sep. 30, 2019 7:10 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Novak Djokovic's return from injury had a stuttering start at the Japan Open, with defeat Monday in the opening round of doubles. Yet for the No. 1-ranked Djokovic, playing at the tournament for the first time, the result was less important than emerging from the match unscathed. Djokovic had...

Medvedev beats Coric to win St. Petersburg Open

Sep. 22, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev continued his storming run of form by beating Borna Coric 6-3, 6-1 to win the St. Petersburg Open final. On a run of playing in five consecutive finals including his U.S. Open defeat to Rafael Nadal, the Russian never faced a break point against Coric —...

Medvedev reaches 5th straight final in St. Petersburg

Sep. 21, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev reached his fifth straight final Saturday in St. Petersburg, continuing his strong form after reaching the final of the U.S. Open. The top-seeded Russian beat qualifier Egor Gerasimov 7-5, 7-5 in front of his home crowd in Russia and will play Borna Coric in...