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Nakashima takes first ATP Tour title at San Diego

Sep. 25, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandon Nakashima earned his first ATP Tour victory in his hometown, beating friend and fellow Southern Californian Marcos Giron 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday in the San Diego Open final. “It’s super-special, something you dream of, but to have it happen in my hometown...

Analysis: Think of Federer's Laver Cup as an All-Star affair

Sep. 25, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer is, by his own admission, a jokester. A couple of his Laver Cup teammates would agree. Stefanos Tsitsipas, the 2021 French Open runner-up, described the 20-time Grand Slam champion as “goofy and giggling” in the locker room during the three-day...

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic set new bar for next generations

Sep. 24, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Here is one way to look at what Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and the now-retired Roger Federer accomplished: The group known as the Big Three of men’s tennis accumulated so many Grand Slam titles — 63 in all — that it seems unlikely anyone will reach the standards they set. ...

Federer to AP: Tennis will withstand big-name retirements

Sep. 22, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer was paying attention right along with everybody else when Serena Williams played what is expected to be her last match three weeks ago at the U.S. Open. “Not surprised. Just very similar to me, in many ways. We were expecting it to come at some...

Federer, Serena retire; tennis moves on to Alcaraz, Swiatek

Sep. 16, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

The timing of it all hardly could be more symbolic: Within a span of two weeks, Serena Williams plays what is believed to be her last match at age 40, Roger Federer announces he’ll be retiring at 41, Iga Swiatek wins her third Grand Slam title at 21, and Carlos Alcaraz gets his first at 19. ...

As Roger Federer retires, an appreciation of his career

Sep. 15, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

Roger Federer never let ’em see him sweat. He played tennis with a style that only rarely betrayed the effort behind the masterful serving, the rare-in-its-day attacking and the flawless footwork. He was not one to grunt loudly on shots or celebrate wildly after them. ...

Roger Federer says he is retiring from pro tennis at age 41

Sep. 15, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

Roger Federer is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after a series of knee operations, closing a career in which he won 20 Grand Slam titles, finished five seasons ranked No. 1 and helped create a golden era of men's tennis with rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. ...

Krejcikova, Siniakova win US Open, career doubles Grand Slam

Sep. 11, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The only thing that could stop Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in Grand Slam tournaments this year was COVID-19. The Czechs won their third major in 2022 and completed a career Grand Slam on Sunday, rallying late to beat Caty McNally and Taylor Townsend...

Swiatek right to set no limits after US Open title: Analysis

Sep. 11, 2022 09:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of the U.S. Open trophy ceremony, Iga Swiatek pulled on a white jacket with “1GA” written in black over her heart — the numeral replacing the “I” of her first name represents her No. 1 ranking. Above that were three gold stars to reflect her updated...

Seal, Broadway among Iga's NYC adventures | US Open updates

Sep. 10, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 9:20 p.m. There's more to New York than just the U.S. Open. Meeting celebrities, for one. Going to a Broadway show, for another. Iga...