Latest Alexander Zverev News

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...

Swiatek goes for a 3rd major title, Jabeur a 1st at US Open

Sep. 10, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Iga Swiatek tries to win her third Grand Slam title, while Ons Jabeur gets a second straight chance to win her first. The top-ranked Swiatek won her second French Open title in June, part of her stretch of nine consecutive finals won in...

Serena at night, Medvedev starts defense on US Open's Day 1

Aug. 28, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A glance at the U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2022: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Flushing Meadows SCHEDULE Play in the two-week tournament begins Monday with the top half...

Serena's farewell, Nadal's return highlight 2022 US Open

Aug. 25, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A glance at the U.S. Open, the final Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2022: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Flushing Meadows SCHEDULE Play in the two-week tournament begins Monday with the top half...

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open; can't travel to States

Aug. 25, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic will not play in the U.S. Open, as expected, because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 and thus is not allowed to travel to the United States. Djokovic announced his withdrawal from the year’s last Grand Slam tournament on Twitter on Thursday,...

Zverev, 2020 US Open runner-up, to miss event with injury

Aug. 22, 2022 12:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexander Zverev, the 2020 U.S. Open runner-up, will miss the tournament this year while recovering from surgery on his right ankle. Zverev tore ligaments in the ankle during his semifinal match against Rafael Nadal at the French Open in June, and the No. 2-ranked...

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open tuneup in Cincinnati

Aug. 12, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Novak Djokovic pulled out of next week's hard-court tournament in Cincinnati on Friday because he has not gotten any COVID-19 vaccine shots and so is not allowed to travel to the United States. That is also why Djokovic is not expected to be able to enter the...

Djokovic tops Kyrgios for 7th Wimbledon, 21st Slam trophy

Jul. 10, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic waited. He waited for Nick Kyrgios to lose focus and lose his way. Waited to find the proper read on his foe’s big serves. Waited until his own level rose to the occasion. Djokovic is not bothered by a deficit — in a game, a set, a...

Serena Williams loses at Wimbledon in 1st match in a year

Jun. 28, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams began — and ended — her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition looking very much like someone who hadn’t competed in just that long. She missed shots, shook her head, rolled her eyes. In between, there were...

2021 Wimbledon runner-up Matteo Berrettini out with COVID-19

Jun. 28, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Matteo Berrettini, last year's runner-up at Wimbledon, dropped out of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament hours before he was scheduled to play his first-round match Tuesday, saying that he tested positive for COVID-19. The eighth-seeded Berrettini...