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Australia's Nick Kyrgios walks off the court to boos from the crowd, after retiring from a match against France's Ugo Humbert during the first round of the Mexican Open tennis tournament in Acapulco, Mexico, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Kyrgios, de Minaur out of Australia Davis Cup team vs Brazil

Feb. 27, 2020 9:01 PM EST

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur are out of the Australian team to play Brazil in a Davis Cup qualifier next weekend in Adelaide. Kyrgios has a left wrist injury that forced him out of a tournament in Mexico this week while de Minaur has aggravated an abdominal injury which...

Clijsters, on comeback trail, gets Indian Wells wild card

Feb. 27, 2020 2:16 PM EST

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Kim Clijsters has been given a wild card into next month's BNP Paribas Open, another step in her tennis comeback at age 36. The four-time major winner won in 2003 and 2005 at Indian Wells before retiring nearly eight years ago. Clijsters hasn't competed at the tournament in the...

Unseeded Nishioka rallies past Humbert in Delray semifinals

Feb. 22, 2020 11:28 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Unseeded Yoshihito Nishioka of Japan rallied past No. 6 Ugo Humbert of France 1-6, 6-4, 6-0 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Delray Beach Open. The second semifinal between No. 2 Milos Raonic of Canada and No. 4 Reilly Opelka of the United States was postponed until Sunday...

Thiem loses in Rio Open quarterfinals

Feb. 22, 2020 2:45 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria was eliminated by qualifier Gianluca Mager of Italy in their rain-affected, two-day Rio Open quarterfinal on Saturday. Mager led 7-6 (4), 2-1 when rain forced the match to be suspended on Friday. He won the second set 7-5 on Saturday to reach the...

Thiem trails Mager in rain-delayed Rio Open quarterfinal

Feb. 21, 2020 11:16 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria trailed Italy's Gianluca Mager 7-6 (4), 2-1 on Friday when rain forced the suspension of their Rio Open quarterfinal until Saturday. Thiem will overtake Roger Federer for the No. 3 spot in the world if he beats Mager. Mager or Thiem will face the...

Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during press conference following his semifinal loss to Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Federer to miss French Open, other events after knee surgery

Feb. 20, 2020 2:36 PM EST

Roger Federer will miss the French Open and no fewer than three other tournaments while he is sidelined for at least four months after having arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. It's only the second operation for the 38-year-old Federer — the other was on his left knee in 2016 — and one that is...

Nakashima youngest Delray quarterfinalist in 12 years.

Feb. 19, 2020 7:58 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Teenage wild card Brandon Nakashima beat qualifier Cameron Norrie 7-5, 6-2 on Wednesday to become the youngest quarterfinalist at the Delray Beach Open in 12 years. The 18-year-old Nakashima, from San Diego, is playing in his first tour-level tournament. With two wins this week,...

Jack Sock earns 2nd tour-level victory since start of 2019

Feb. 18, 2020 8:36 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — American Jack Sock earned his second tour-level victory since the start of 2019 by overcoming a match point to beat defending champion Radu Albot 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (2) Tuesday night in the first round at the Delray Beach Open. Sock missed much of last year with a thumb injury and made...

Japan's Nishioka rallies past Millman at Delray Beach Open

Feb. 17, 2020 8:18 PM EST

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Yoshihito Nishioka rallied past No. 5-seeded John Millman 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 on the opening day of the Delray Beach Open on Monday. It was Millman's first match since a wrenching loss to Roger Federer at the Australian Open last month. Wild card Ryan Harrison of the United States...

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...