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Ivanovic, Pennetta, Moya among 6 nominees for tennis Hall

Oct. 14, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Grand Slam title winners Ana Ivanovic, Flavia Pennetta, Carlos Moya and Cara Black are the new nominees on the International Tennis Hall of Fame ballot for the Class of 2022, joining holdovers Lisa Raymond and Juan Carlos Ferrero. The Rhode...

Dimitrov downs top-seeded Medvedev in 3 sets at Indian Wells

Oct. 14, 2021 02:20 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov outlasted top-seeded Daniil Medvedev 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 Wednesday in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open, extending the parade of upsets that has knocked out several top players. Medvedev’s loss left the combined ATP and WTA...

Top-seeds Medvedev, Pliskova roll to wins at Indian Wells

Oct. 10, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Top seeds Daniil Medvedev and Karolina Pliskova rolled to straight-set victories at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, when several lower-seeded players were knocked out. Medvedev beat American Mackenzie McDonald 6-4, 6-2, extending his...

US Open champ Raducanu upset at Indian Wells; Murray wins

Oct. 09, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Emma Raducanu came down to earth in her first tournament since her surprising U.S. Open victory, losing in straight sets to Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the BNP Paribas Open on Friday night. Raducanu lost 6-2, 6-4 in the second round, ending her...

Rogers, Stephens win opening matches at Indian Wells

Oct. 07, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Shelby Rogers beat Anhelina Kalinina 7-6 (2), 6-2, and Sloane Stephens outlasted Heather Watson 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-1 on Wednesday in opening matches at the BNP Paribas Open. Rogers and Stephens were joined by fellow American Madison Keys in...

Shelby Rogers beats 2019 US Open champ Andreescu in Chicago

Sep. 29, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Unseeded Shelby Rogers saved 7 of 8 break points and put together a 6-4, 7-5 victory over 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Chicago Fall Classic. The 43rd-ranked Rogers, a 28-year-old from South...

Djokovic is latest big name to drop out of Indian Wells

Sep. 29, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is the latest big name to drop out of the BNP Paribas Open set for next month in the Southern California desert. “I am sorry I won't get to see my fans in Indian Wells and play in the desert, my favourite place to...

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...

Muguruza, Jabeur advance at Chicago

Sep. 28, 2021 21:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Garbiñe Muguruza and Ons Jabeur won in straight sets in the second round of the Chicago Fall Tennis Classic on Tuesday. Muguruza said the breezy conditions were challenging during her 6-4 6-4 win over 21-year-old American Ann Li. ...

US Open champ Raducanu gets wild card into BNP Paribas Open

Sep. 28, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu has received a wild card into the BNP Paribas Open next month. The combined men’s and women’s tournament will be played Oct. 4-17 in the Southern California desert, a move from its usual March date because...