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Daniil Medvedev of Russia holds up the winners trophy as confetti falls after defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria in the final of the ATP World Finals tennis match at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Analysis: Medvedev, Thiem get tennis set for intriguing 2021

Nov. 23, 2020 1:18 PM EST

No one thinks it’s time to write off Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal — or even Roger Federer — just yet. Well, they shouldn’t, anyway. Still, the season-ending ATP Finals set the stage for an intriguing 2021 in men’s tennis with the emergence of Daniil Medvedev and the continued...

Rafael Nadal of Spain reacts during the semifinal match against Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

It'll be Thiem-Medvedev, not Djokovic-Nadal, at ATP Finals

Nov. 21, 2020 7:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Instead of No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 2 Rafael Nadal for the ATP Finals trophy, it’ll be No. 3 Dominic Thiem against No. 4 Daniil Medvedev. Nadal had won 71 matches in a row when grabbing the opening set, and he served for the victory in Saturday's semifinals when leading 5-4 in the...

Daniil Medvedev of Russia plays a return to Alexander Zverev of Germany during their singles tennis match at the ATP World Finals tennis tournament at the O2 arena in London, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Medvedev wins with underarm serve at ATP Finals

Nov. 16, 2020 6:11 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Daniil Medvedev pulled off an underarm serve as he outlasted Alexander Zverev and joined Novak Djokovic as a winner at the ATP Finals on day two Monday. Medvedev prevailed 6-3, 6-4, while Djokovic cruised past Finals debutant Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-2 in an empty O2 Arena. Djokovic and...

Austria's Dominic Thiem returns a shot to  Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas, during their London 2020 group singles match on day one of the ATP Finals tennis championship at the O2 Arena, London, Sunday Nov. 15, 2020. (John Walton/PA via AP)

Thiem, Nadal win opening matches at ATP Finals in London

Nov. 15, 2020 6:13 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Dominic Thiem made sure this year's ATP Finals didn't begin the same way last year's ended. Thiem outlasted Stefanos Tsitsipas in a rematch of the 2019 final, beating the defending champion 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-3 Sunday in the opening singles match of the tournament inside a largely empty O2...

FILE  - In this June 5, 2011, file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, and Switzerland's Roger Federer pose with their trophies after the men's final match for the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Rafael Nadal beat Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 in the French Open final to win his 20th Grand Slam title, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. That ties Roger Federer’s record for most major tennis championships by a man. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

Analysis: Let Nadal vs. Federer vs. Djokovic GOAT debate go

Oct. 12, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

Now that the 2020 Grand Slam season is done and Rafael Nadal is tied with Roger Federer at 20 major championships, the most for a man in tennis history, followed by Novak Djokovic at 17, some might be tempted to rekindle the conversation about which is the “Greatest of All-Time.” The truth is,...

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets, 6-3, 6-3, 7-6, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

'It's his house': Nadal vs. Djokovic in French Open final

Oct. 10, 2020 12:55 AM EDT

Go all the way back to June 8, 2006, when Rafael Nadal moved on at the French Open after his 19-year-old, 63rd-ranked opponent in the quarterfinals quit because of a bad back while trailing two sets to none. That opponent’s assessment of Nadal after facing him for the first time as pros:...

Sofia Kenin of the U.S. clenches her fist after scoring a point against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

French Open Glance: Sofia Kenin vs. Iga Swiatek in final

Oct. 9, 2020 9:35 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A quick look at the French Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Sofia Kenin, a 21-year-old from Florida, and Iga Swiatek, a 19-year-old from Poland, will face each other in the French Open women’s final. Kenin is seeded No. 4 and is seeking a second Grand Slam title of the season after winning...

Serbia's Novak Djokovic screams after scoring a point against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

No. 1 Djokovic escapes in 5, will face No. 2 Nadal in final

Oct. 9, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic seemed well on his way to yet another ho-hum victory, yet another French Open final, yet another matchup against rival Rafael Nadal. And then, suddenly, what had been a gallop became a grind. Slightly more than two hours into his semifinal against Stefanos Tsitsipas on Friday...

Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

The Latest: Rafael Nadal reaches 13th French Open final

Oct. 9, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:15 p.m. Defending champion Rafael Nadal is through to a 13th French Open final after beating Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (0). The 12th-seeded Argentine won their previous meeting last month in the Italian Open quarterfinals. But this...

Stadium workers watch Argentina's Diego Schwartzman celebrate his win as the duration of the match, five hours and eight minutes, is shown in the quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Analysis: Let Slam rules be -- 5 sets; no 'breaker in Paris

Oct. 8, 2020 11:35 AM EDT

As it is, Rafael Nadal would be a big favorite to win his French Open semifinal, of course. He is, after all, a 12-time champion and a combined 24-0 in that round and finals at Roland Garros; he's 9-1 against Friday’s opponent, Diego Schwartzman. There’s also this working in Nadal’s favor: He...