Latest Steve Johnson News

Milos Raonic advances to 1st ATP Tour semifinal since June

Feb. 21, 2020 10:23 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — No. 2-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada advanced to his first ATP Tour semifinal since June by beating American Steve Johnson 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Friday night at the Delray Beach Open. Raonic endured an injury-filled year in 2019. His opponent Saturday will be No. 4 Reilly Opelka of the...

Kyle Edmund, of Britain, reacts after defeating Andreas Seppi, of Italy, in the finals of the New York Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Edmund beats Seppi to win title at New York Open

Feb. 16, 2020 7:20 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — First, there was a five-match losing streak, and later things got even worse for Kyle Edmund. He dropped seven straight matches during a difficult 2019 that sent him tumbling down the rankings, just a year after he enjoyed his greatest success in tennis. That's what made Edmund appreciate...

No. 2 seed Raonic ousted in first match at New York Open

Feb. 12, 2020 11:23 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — No. 2 seed Milos Raonic was upset in his opening match at the New York Open, falling 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4) 6-4 on Wednesday night to Soonwoo Kwon. The Canadian was playing his first match since losing to eventual champion Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. He ran...

Johnson edges Tennys Sandgren in 1st round of New York Open

Feb. 11, 2020 12:23 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Steve Johnson edged fellow American Tennys Sandgren 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Monday night in the first round of the New York Open. It was Sandgren's first match since falling to Roger Federer in the Australian Open quarterfinals. Sandgren had seven match points but couldn't put away...

Austria's Dominic Thiem gestures to his opponent Spain's Rafael Nadal after hitting the net cord and winning the point during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Sorry, not sorry: Net cords & insincere apologies in tennis

Jan. 29, 2020 12:13 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It might just be the most insincere gesture in sports: A tennis player apologizes by raising a hand after a ball clips the net tape and makes it over, accidentally winning — or eventually helping to win — a point. Happens all the time, on courts all around the...