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Kostyuk, Saville and Boulter advance to the quarterfinals of the Cymbiotika San Diego Open

Feb. 29, 2024 01:33 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Marta Kostyuk of Ukraine, Daria Saville of Australia and Katie Boulter of England advanced to the quarterfinals of the Cymbiotika San Diego Open on Wednesday. Kostyuk continues to build on the form that saw her reach her first major quarterfinal last month at the...

Saudi Arabia's PIF and the ATP tennis tour have a 5-year sponsorship deal that includes the rankings

Feb. 28, 2024 15:01 PM EST

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and the men's professional tennis tour have agreed to a five-year partnership that includes naming rights for the ATP rankings, the latest move by the kingdom into that sport and others. The ATP already had a deal that placed its Next Gen ATP...

Vekic and Yastremska are among those advancing in the Cymbiotika San Diego Open

Feb. 28, 2024 02:04 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Croatia’s Donna Vekic and Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska were among those moving into the second round of the Cymbiotika San Diego Open on Tuesday. Vekic, a finalist here in 2022, beat local wildcard Katherine Hui, 7-5, 6-2, in her WTA Tour singles debut. A Santa...

Andy Murray hints he's heading into the 'last few months' of his career after a win in Dubai

Feb. 27, 2024 14:25 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Andy Murray hinted he is heading into the “last few months” of his career after rallying past Denis Shapovalov 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 at the Dubai Championships for his 500th hard-court win. “I obviously still love competing and still love the...

A low-ranked American tennis player is banned after testing positive for marijuana at a tournament

Feb. 27, 2024 13:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A low-ranked American tennis player who competed for the University of North Carolina has been suspended for two years after testing positive for marijuana during an ATP Challenger tournament, the International Tennis Integrity Agency announced Tuesday. The ITIA said...

Boulter, Saville among opening-day winners at Cymbiotika San Diego Open

Feb. 26, 2024 22:23 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Katie Boulter of Britain and Daria Saville of Australia scored decisive wins Monday in the rain-interrupted opening round of the Cymbiotika San Diego Open. Boulter earned her first win over Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko in four career matchups, 6-3, 6-1, in one hour...

James Blake, the Miami Open tournament director, was fined for betting sponsorship ties

Feb. 21, 2024 11:27 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Miami Open tournament director and former Top 10 player James Blake was fined $56,250 for violating tennis's rules about betting sponsorship, the International Tennis Integrity Agency announced Wednesday. The London-based ITIA said the violation was unintentional and...

Amelia Island will host the Billie Jean King Cup matches between Ukraine and Romania

Feb. 20, 2024 10:15 AM EST

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Ukraine's Billie Jean King Cup matches against Romania next month will be held in Amelia Island, Florida, because of the ongoing war in Ukraine. The location for the qualifying matches on April 12-13 was announced Tuesday. Ukraine's team in...

IOC won't change boxing age limit to let Manny Pacquiao compete at Paris Olympics at age 45

Feb. 19, 2024 05:47 AM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee will not change its rules on age limits to let boxing great Manny Pacquiao compete at the Paris Games. Pacquiao, who retired in 2021, wanted to box at age 45 in the Olympic tournament in Paris where medal bouts will...

Jenson Brooksby, an American tennis player, has his whereabouts suspension cut. He can play in March

Feb. 15, 2024 11:59 AM EST

American tennis player Jenson Brooksby's suspension for missing three doping tests will end on March 3, 10 months earlier than the original date, the International Tennis Integrity Agency said Thursday. The ITIA said it reached an agreement with Brooksby to reduce the ban from 18...