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Former Wimbledon finalist Radwanska retires from tennis

Nov. 14, 2018 2:41 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska announced Wednesday she is retiring from tennis after a 13-year career. The 29-year-old Pole, who reached a career-high ranking of No. 2, says she is "no longer able to train and play the way I used to." Radwanska won 20 WTA titles in her...

Ex-Wimbledon junior champion Todd Reid dies at age 34

Oct. 26, 2018 12:51 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tennis Australia has confirmed 2002 Wimbledon junior singles champion Todd Reid has died. He was 34. Australian media reported Friday that Reid died Tuesday and that there were no suspicious circumstances. Reid turned pro in 2002 after winning the junior Wimbledon title and was...

Kerber, Stephens win in 3 sets at WTA Finals

Oct. 24, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Sloane Stephens and Angelique Kerber both earned three-set victories at the WTA Finals on Wednesday to leave their group wide open ahead of the last round. Stephens, who is making her debut at the year-end event, beat Kiki Bertens 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3 for her second straight victory in...

Isner needs final-set tiebreaker to reach Stockholm semis

Oct. 19, 2018 6:50 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — On the day Wimbledon introduced final-set tiebreakers, the player behind the two longest ever matches at the All England Club needed yet another one to advance to the semifinals of the Stockholm Open. Big-serving John Isner won his second all-American matchup of the week in the Swedish...

Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreakers in 2019

Oct. 19, 2018 8:06 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged. The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the decider. The grass-court Grand Slam tournament is the second of the...

All England Club says Wimbledon will introduce fifth-set tiebreakers starting next year

Oct. 19, 2018 6:06 AM EDT
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — All England Club says Wimbledon will introduce fifth-set tiebreakers starting next year.

Coric upsets Federer, facing Djokovic in Shanghai final

Oct. 13, 2018 10:42 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday. Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday. "It was one of the best matches of my life," Coric said. Coric...

Chardy keen for tips on beating Djokovic in Shanghai

Oct. 7, 2018 7:23 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Jeremy Chardy has lost track of how many times he's lost to Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Novak Djokovic. It's a lot. Chardy set up a 12th career meeting against Djokovic — he thought it was a 15th — after beating Maximilian Marterer of Germany 6-3, 7-6 (5) in the first...

Kerber, Osaka, Garcia march into China Open 3rd round

Oct. 2, 2018 10:26 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber came back from a break down twice in the first set to beat Carla Suarez Navarro 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the second round of the China Open on Tuesday. "The conditions with the shadow on court were not so easy to play in the first set," the third-ranked Kerber...

Novak Djokovic credits hike with turnaround

Oct. 1, 2018 11:53 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic put his career back on track this year, and he credits a mind-cleansing hiking trip with his wife after the French Open with the extraordinary turnaround. The Serbian tennis great went from winning all four Grand Slam tournaments in a row in 2015-16 to a two-year...