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Nadal, Alcaraz to meet in exhibition at Las Vegas in March

Dec. 06, 2022 08:24 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz will resume their rivalry for the ages in an exhibition match in Las Vegas on March 5. Nadal, who is 36, owns a men’s-record 22 Grand Slam titles, including two in 2022 at the Australian Open in January and French Open in June,...

Carlos Alcaraz youngest year-end No. 1 in ATP rankings

Dec. 05, 2022 12:24 PM EST

Teenager Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest year-end No. 1 in the history of the ATP computerized rankings and joins fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season since Americans Pete Sampras and Michael Chang in 1996. ...

Auger-Aliassime, Shapovalov give Canada 1st Davis Cup title

Nov. 27, 2022 12:38 PM EST

MALAGA, Spain (AP) — Felix Auger-Aliassime fell to his back behind the baseline, then waited for teammates to race off Canada's bench and pile on top of him. A few minutes later, the Canadians finally could lift the Davis Cup. “I think of us all here, we’ve...

Auger-Aliassime leads Canada past Italy into Davis Cup final

Nov. 26, 2022 15:43 PM EST

MÁLAGA, Spain (AP) — Felix Auger-Aliassime led Canada to its second ever Davis Cup final after winning both his singles and doubles rubbers in a 2-1 fightback over Italy on Saturday. The 22-year-old Auger-Aliassime, whose four career titles have all come this year, will look to...

Davis Cup: Italy tops US in doubles to reach semifinals

Nov. 24, 2022 11:34 AM EST

MÁLAGA, Spain (AP) — Italy beat the United States in a doubles decider Thursday to advance to the Davis Cup semifinals for the first time in eight years. Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini defeated Tommy Paul and Jack Sock 6-4, 6-4 to secure a 2-1 win for Italy after the teams split...

Tiafoe, Fritz try to give US 1st Davis Cup title since 2007

Nov. 21, 2022 14:06 PM EST

Frances Tiafoe and Taylor Fritz spent 2022 achieving milestones for themselves — and for U.S. men’s tennis — and now they’ll try to take another step this week by earning their country's first Davis Cup title in 15 years. “It’s been a long time since we’ve had the team...

Djokovic matches Federer's record with 6th ATP Finals title

Nov. 20, 2022 16:07 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Novak Djokovic claimed a record-equaling sixth ATP Finals title by beating the third-seeded Casper Ruud on Sunday to top a fantastic finish to the season for the Serb. Djokovic won 7-5, 6-3 to secure his first title at the event since 2015 and match Roger...

Men’s tennis tour payouts up $37.5M to above $215M in 2023

Nov. 17, 2022 09:51 AM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Player compensation on the ATP Tour and the lower-level ATP Challenger Tour will rise to a record $217.9 million combined in 2023, thanks to a $37.5 million increase announced Thursday that is the largest single-season jump for the men’s tennis circuit. ...

Novak Djokovic has visa to play Australian Open in January

Nov. 16, 2022 22:58 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government confirmed on Thursday that Novak Djokovic had been granted a visa to compete in the Australian Open in January a year after he was deported over his stance against COVID-19 vaccination. The 21-time Grand Slam singles champion had...

Nadal out of ATP Finals after loss; Ruud through to semis

Nov. 15, 2022 18:13 PM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Rafael Nadal's error-strewn performance on Tuesday saw him eliminated from the ATP Finals, missing out once again on adding one of the few major trophies still missing from his glittering list of titles. The top-seeded Nadal lost 6-3, 6-4 to tournament debutant...