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English qualifier Evans upsets Isner in Delray Beach semis

Feb. 23, 2019 10:47 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — English qualifier Daniel Evans upset second-seeded John Isner 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the Delray Beach Open final. "I just play every match as it comes," Evans said. "I know it sounds very cliche." The semifinal victory marked the 40th tour-level match victory for...

Canadian teenager Auger-Aliassime reaches Rio Open final

Feb. 23, 2019 6:51 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Canadian teen Felix Auger-Aliassime reached the Rio Open final Saturday, beating Uruguay's Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, The 18-year-old Auger-Aliassime will face Serbia's Laslo Djere on Sunday. Dere advanced in a walkover after Slovenia's Aljaz Bedene withdrew because of a right leg...

Top-seeded Tsitsipas reaches Open 13 final, faces Kukushkin

Feb. 23, 2019 4:29 PM EST

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas remains on course for his first title of the year after beating David Goffin 7-6 (1), 6-2 on Saturday to reach the Open 13 final. He next plays Mikhail Kukushkin after the 31-year-old Kazakh beat French wildcard entry Ugo Humbert 6-4, 6-4. The...

American McDonald beats del Potro in Delray Beach Open

Feb. 22, 2019 11:09 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — American Mackenzie McDonald beat No. 1-seeded Juan Martin del Potro on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (5). McDonald, ranked 84th, advanced to his first ATP Tour semifinal. Del Potro was playing in his first event after missing four months...

Del Potro beats Opelka in 2nd round at Delray Beach

Feb. 21, 2019 10:12 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro never faced a break point and won his second-round match Thursday night at the Delray Beach Open, beating American Reilly Opelka 6-4, 6-4. Del Potro overcame 18 aces by Opelka and will next face American Mackenzie McDonald, who beat Guillermo...

5th-seeded Sousa out of Rio Open, Cuevas advances

Feb. 21, 2019 7:10 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fifth-seeded Joao Sousa was eliminated from the Rio Open on Thursday, adding to the list of favorites knocked out of the clay-court tournament in the early stages. Norwegian Casper Ruud topped Portugal's Sousa 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 in the round of 16. Top seeds Dominic Thiem of Austria,...

Murray's mother says former Wimbledon champ could play again

Feb. 21, 2019 9:18 AM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Andy Murray is currently recovering from his hip surgery, and his mother thinks the two-time Wimbledon champion still has a chance of making a return. Murray announced last month at the Australian Open that he would compete in the season's first major but might never be able to play...

Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

Feb. 20, 2019 7:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Ohanian wants other guys to be jealous of him. Not because he's a multimillionaire venture capitalist. Or because he's married to tennis pro Serena Williams. The Reddit co-founder wants men to covet the time he gets to spend with his 1-year-old daughter, Olympia. The pair is all over...

John Isner advances in Delray Beach Open

Feb. 20, 2019 7:36 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Second-seeded John Isner advanced to the third round of the Delray Beach Open on Wednesday night, beating Lukas Lacko of Slovakia 6-4, 6-3. The 6-foot-10 American set up a match against eighth-seeded Adrian Mannarino of France, a 6-2, 7-6 (3) winner over Denis Istomin of...

Top seeds Thiem and Fognini upset at Rio Open

Feb. 20, 2019 9:37 AM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top seeds Dominic Thiem of Austria, and Italy's Fabio Fognini and Marco Cecchinato were ousted in the first round of the Rio Open clay-court tournament on Tuesday. No. 1-seeded Thiem lost to Serbia's Laslo Dere 6-3, 6-3, while the second-seeded Fognini was defeated by Canadian Felix...