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Daniil Medvedev rounding into form in time as US Open looms

Aug. 19, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Top-ranked Daniil Medvedev moved into the Western & Southern Open semifinals Friday as he prepares for his U.S. Open title defense, beating 11th-seeded Taylor Fritz 7-6 (1), 6-3. Medvedev, the 26-year-old Russian banned from Wimbledon for his country’s...

Keys knocks out No. 1 Swiatek at Western & Southern Open

Aug. 18, 2022 21:06 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — American Madison Keys upset No. 1 Iga Swiatek 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the Western & Southern Open quarterfinals. Swiatek, a two-time Grand Slam champion, hasn’t gotten past the round of 16 in four tournaments since winning the French Open in June. ...

US Open champs get $2.6 million, total compensation $60M

Aug. 18, 2022 20:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Open singles champions will receive $2.6 million this year, with total player compensation for the Grand Slam tournament surpassing $60 million for the first time. A larger portion of that total is being allocated to the earlier rounds, the U.S. Tennis...

Coric spoils Nadal's return in Western & Southern Open

Aug. 18, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Borna Coric spoiled Rafael Nadal’s return from a six-week layoff, beating the Spanish star 7-6 (9), 4-6, 6-3 on Wednesday night in the Western & Southern Open. The winner of a men’s record 22 Grand Slam championships, including two this year, hadn’t...

Venus Williams back in US Open after being given wild card

Aug. 17, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams will be back in the U.S. Open this year after being given a wild card on Wednesday into what could be younger sister Serena's final tournament. Venus Williams won back-to-back U.S. Opens in 2000 and 2001, and this year marks 25 years since she reached...

Serena Williams loses to Raducanu; US Open next

Aug. 17, 2022 08:09 AM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — The second stop on Serena Williams’ farewell tour was a short one. The 40-year-old Williams fell to 0-2 in matches since announcing “the countdown has begun” on her career, losing 6-4, 6-0 to U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu in the Western & Southern...

Murray overcomes Wawrinka in 3 sets in Cincinnati

Aug. 15, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Andy Murray pulled out a 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 win over Stan Wawrinka on Monday in the first round of the Western & Southern Open in a matchup of three-time Grand Slam champions trying to put injuries behind them. Murray and Wawrinka both have a U.S. Open title...

Serena Williams' Cincinnati opener pushed back to Tuesday

Aug. 14, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Serena Williams' opening match in the Western & Southern Open has been rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday. The 40-year-old Williams, preparing to retire, is set to face 19-year-old Emma Raducanu, the defending U.S. Open champion. A spokesman for the...

Pablo Carreno Busta wins in Montreal, 1st Masters 1000 title

Aug. 14, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain won the National Bank Open on Sunday, beating eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. The first unseeded winner in the event since Argentina’s Guillermo Canas in 2002, Busta won his seventh ATP Tour title and first...

Simona Halep wins 3rd National Bank title, needs 3 sets

Aug. 14, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Simona Halep of Romania won her third National Bank Open title Sunday, beating Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil 6-3, 2-6, 6-3. The 30-year-old Halep, also the 2016 and 2018 winner in Montreal, won her 24th WTA Tour and first since switching to Patrick Mouratoglou as her...