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Analysis: Teen Slam champ Raducanu still winning, learning

Jan. 18, 2022 14:04 PM EST

At this time two years ago, Emma Raducanu was participating in the Australian Open junior event — and losing in the first round. A year ago, she was keeping tabs on Melbourne Park via TV, holed up at home in England, a teenager taking a break from the tour while studying for high...

Emma Raducanu honored by queen in annual New Year's list

Dec. 31, 2021 17:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu was honored by Queen Elizabeth II in the British monarch's annual New Year's list on Friday following the teenager's breakthrough performance at Flushing Meadows. The 19-year-old Raducanu, who became the first qualifier to win a Grand...

Michael Dowse leaving as CEO of US Tennis Association

Dec. 08, 2021 13:45 PM EST

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Dowse is resigning as CEO of the U.S. Tennis Association after about two years in the position, during which the coronavirus pandemic led to a zero-spectators U.S. Open in 2020 and an increase in participation in the sport. The USTA announced...

A sign for '22: Zverev dominates to claim ATP Finals trophy

Nov. 21, 2021 13:42 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — If Alexander Zverev’s performance this weekend is any indication, a lot can be expected from the third-ranked German in 2022. Zverev beat the top two players in consecutive matches to earn his second title at the ATP Finals. ...

Sakkari beats Sabalenka to reach semifinals at WTA Finals

Nov. 16, 2021 00:26 AM EST

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Maria Sakkari needed almost three hours to upset top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka 7-6 (1), 6-7 (6), 6-3 on Monday and advance to a semifinal against Anett Kontaveit at the WTA Finals. Fourth-seeded Sakkari took advantage of Sabalenka´s 19...

Medvedev and Zverev win; Berrettini injured at ATP Finals

Nov. 14, 2021 17:58 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Strong serving and consistent baseline play propelled U.S. Open champion Daniil Medvedev to a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 win over first-time qualifier Hubert Hurkacz in the opening match of the ATP Finals on Sunday. In the day’s second match, 2018 champion...

Djokovic beats Medvedev for record 37th Masters title

Nov. 07, 2021 12:35 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The day after ensuring he finishes No. 1 for a record seventh year, Novak Djokovic beat No. 2 Daniil Medvedev 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the Paris Masters final on Sunday for a record 37th Masters title. Djokovic moved one clear of fellow 20-time Grand Slam winner...

Djokovic reaches Paris final to end record 7th year as No. 1

Nov. 06, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic will end the year at No. 1 for a record seventh time after rallying to beat Hubert Hurkacz 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 (5) in the Paris Masters semifinals on Saturday. Djokovic, who also stays on course for a record-extending sixth Paris Masters title,...