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The Latest: Medvedev wins to end long first day at US Open

Aug. 31, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 1:05 a.m. Daniil Medvedev ended a long first day at the U.S. Open by beating Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-3, 6-1. Medvedev, the...

British teen sensation Raducanu gets wild card for San Jose

Jul. 13, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — British teen sensation Emma Raducanu has received a wild card into the main draw of next month's Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. The 18-year-old Raducanu made plenty of fans during a stellar run to the second week of Wimbledon earlier this...

Britain's Raducanu, 18, joins Gauff, 17, in Wimbledon Week 2

Jul. 03, 2021 16:46 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Here’s how hushed the crowd at No. 1 Court was before points Saturday: You could hear Emma Raducanu’s palm slap her thigh while she waited to receive serves. Here’s how loud the place got after points: You could close your eyes and...

Roger Federer finds his rhythm, reaches Week 2 at Wimbledon

Jul. 03, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer knows, naturally, that this Wimbledon marks his last Grand Slam tournament before turning 40. He knows, too, that he hadn't played a third-round match at a major in nearly 1 1/2 years. And, truthfully, he knows he can't possibly know how many more he...

Wimbledon Lookahead: American Korda makes Centre Court debut

Jul. 01, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Sebastian Korda of the United States has achieved another milestone in his breakout year by making the schedule to play on Wimbledon's Centre Court for the first time. Korda will face No. 22-seeded Daniel Evans of Britain...

Kyrgios 'not bad for a part-time player' in Wimbledon win

Jun. 30, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Nick Kyrgios was back on the scene at Wimbledon, offering his inimitable brand of showmanship and shot-making, with tennis by turns exhilarating and exasperating. Even if he hadn't played on tour at all since February, even if he came in with a...

2 lucky losers in semis of same ATP tournament for 1st time

Jun. 24, 2021 16:09 PM EDT

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Lucky losers Max Purcell and Kwon Soon-woo won quarterfinals at the grass-court Eastbourne tournament Thursday, marking the first time in ATP Tour history that more than one man who lost in qualifying reached the semifinals of the same event. ...