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Kim Clijsters loses in 3 sets in 1st round at Indian Wells

Oct. 08, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Kim Clijsters hit another detour in her comeback to pro tennis, losing in three sets in her first-round match Thursday at the BNP Paribas Open. She was beaten 6-1, 2-6, 6-2 by Katerina Siniakova, a three-time major doubles champion from Czech...

Andy Murray beats Denis Kudla in 1st round of San Diego Open

Sep. 29, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former world No. 1 Andy Murray of Britain beat Denis Kudla of the United States 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the San Diego Open on Tuesday night. The 34-year-old Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, is still...

The Latest: Medvedev says celebration was nod to FIFA game

Sep. 12, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 8:35 p.m. Daniil Medvedev's celebration for his first major tennis title was a nod to a soccer video game. Medvedev slowly...

A look at each of Novak Djokovic’s 2021 Grand Slam matches

Sep. 11, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic is 27-0 in Grand Slam matches in 2021, moving him one victory from being the first man to win all four major tennis championships in one season since Rod Laver in 1969. Djokovic, a 34-year-old from Serbia who is ranked No. 1, won seven...

The Latest: Djokovic wins, takes Grand Slam chance to final

Sep. 10, 2021 23:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Novak Djokovic still has his Grand Slam chance. Pushed to a fifth set by Alexander Zverev, the top-seeded Djokovic won it 6-2 to advance...

Set down, Djokovic tops Berrettini at Open, nears year Slam

Sep. 09, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Never fazed, rarely flummoxed, Novak Djokovic is so collected in best-of-five-set matches — even when falling behind, as he has done repeatedly at the U.S. Open. No opponent, or the prospect of what's at stake, has been too much to handle. Not yet,...

The Latest: Djokovic takes Grand Slam bid into US Open semis

Sep. 09, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 12:35 a.m. Novak Djokovic will take his Grand Slam bid into the U.S. Open semifinals. Djokovic beat Matteo Berrettini 5-7,...

The Latest: Zverev advances at Open when Sock retires in 4th

Sep. 05, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ Alexander Zverev advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open when Jack Sock was forced to retire in the fourth set because of an injury. ...

US Open Lookahead: Fernandez follows Osaka win with Kerber

Sep. 04, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY Leylah Fernandez hits the court for the first time since the 18-year-old Canadian defeated defending champion Naomi Osaka. Fernandez’s knee-to-the-ground, quick-redirect style at the baseline is reminiscent of another lefty,...

Djokovic lets emotions show at US Open; No. 1 Barty loses

Sep. 04, 2021 23:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic did not seek to keep his thoughts to himself on court Saturday, the way he mostly did through his first two U.S. Open matches. Instead, he let it all out, slapping his chest or sneering with a fist raised to celebrate success, pointing to his ear to ask the...