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German woman sentenced to 5 years for joining Islamic State

Jul. 5, 2019 4:45 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German woman has been sentenced to five years in prison for membership in the Islamic State group. The regional court in the southwestern German city of Stuttgart had earlier Friday convicted the 32-year-old defendant of joining a foreign terrorist organization. The woman, who was...

Zverev, Khachanov bounce back at Halle Open

Jun. 17, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

HALLE, Germany (AP) — Alexander Zverev and Karen Khachanov bounced back from disappointments in Stuttgart last week to reach the second round of the Halle Open on Monday. Second-seeded Zverev defeated Robin Haase 6-4, 7-5, while Khachanov celebrated his first match as a top-10 player with a 7-6 (5), 6-4...

Berrettini breaks through on grass to win Stuttgart Open

Jun. 16, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Matteo Berrettini beat Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-4, 7-6 (11) to win the Stuttgart Open and his third tour-level title on Sunday. The Italian saved five set points in a second-set tiebreaker and clinched his first title on grass. His other titles came at Budapest in...

Auger-Aliassime, 18, to play Berrettini in Stuttgart final

Jun. 15, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime will play Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final of the Stuttgart Open. The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime progressed to his third tour-level final without playing on Saturday as compatriot Milos Raonic withdrew ahead of their semifinal due to...

Auger-Aliassime to face Raonic in Stuttgart semifinal

Jun. 14, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime saved a match point before beating German qualifier Dustin Brown 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2), 7-6 (2) Friday to reach the semifinals of the Stuttgart Open. The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime hit 30 aces and will next play compatriot Milos Raonic, last...

Brown beats top-seeded Zverev at Stuttgart Open

Jun. 13, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — German qualifier Dustin Brown upset top-seeded Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Stuttgart Open. Brown was playing just his second tour-level match of the year but hit a number of spectacular winners to beat the fifth-ranked Zverev and...

Raonic edges Tsonga to reach Stuttgart Open quarterfinals

Jun. 12, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Milos Raonic edged past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (1) Wednesday to reach the Stuttgart Open quarterfinals. Raonic, who lost last year's final to Roger Federer and also needed a tiebreaker to get past Australian qualifier Alexei Popyrin on Tuesday, hit 24 aces to beat...

Raonic hits 31 aces to beat Popyrin at Stuttgart Open

Jun. 11, 2019 12:52 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Milos Raonic hit 31 aces to beat Australian qualifier Alexei Popyrin 6-7 (6), 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the first round of the Stuttgart Open on Tuesday. The sixth-seeded Raonic, who lost last year's final to Roger Federer, next faces Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the grass-court tournament. Fellow...

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga strikes 13 aces on Stuttgart Open debut

Jun. 10, 2019 1:32 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga powered past 2017 semifinalist Mischa Zverev 6-3, 6-0 before rain brought an early end to play at the Stuttgart Open on Monday. Tsonga struck 13 aces as he wrapped up his debut at the grass-court tournament in under an hour to set up a second-round meeting with...