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Thiem out of sync, out of French Open with 10th loss in row

May. 22, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — It all used to come so easily for Dominic Thiem on a tennis court — his powerful forehand, his elegant backhand, his hit-which-shot-when calculations, all fine-tuned to the point of a title at the U.S. Open and three other Grand Slam final appearances, including two at Roland...

French Open updates | 2016 champ Muguruza out in 1st round

May. 22, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Two-time Grand Slam champion Garbiñe Muguruza is out of the French Open in the first round for the second year in a row. Muguruza won the title at...

EXPLAINER: Why will Russia's Ukraine war affect Wimbledon?

May. 21, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

The usual trophies and prize money will be on the line for Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek and other top players at Wimbledon, but there is a significant change there this year: No one will earn ranking points, a valuable currency in tennis, when play begins June 27. The women’s and...

FRENCH OPEN: No. 1 Swiatek enters on 28-match winning streak

May. 21, 2022 10:57 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Here's one measure of just how dominant Iga Swiatek has been as the French Open begins Sunday: The 28-match winning streak accumulated by the new No. 1 in the WTA rankings has been surpassed by only three women since 2000 — Venus Williams (35 in 2000), Serena...

Wimbledon's Russia ban prompts tours to cut ranking points

May. 20, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The women's and men’s professional tennis tours will not award ranking points for Wimbledon this year because of the All England Club’s ban on players from Russia and Belarus over the invasion of Ukraine, an unprecedented move that stands as a significant rebuke of the sport's...

Men's tennis tour removes ranking points for Wimbledon because of ban on players from Russia over Ukraine invasion

May. 20, 2022 14:01 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Men's tennis tour removes ranking points for Wimbledon because of ban on players from Russia over Ukraine invasion.

FRENCH OPEN 2022: Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz lead men's field

May. 20, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Some of the men to watch at the French Open, which begins Sunday at Roland Garros: NOVAK DJOKOVIC Ranked: 1 Country: Serbia Age: Turns 35 on Sunday 2022 Record: 12-4 ...

FRENCH OPEN: More buzz about Alcaraz than Nadal, Djokovic

May. 20, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — For the first time in a year, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are both entered in a major tournament — and, somehow, most of the buzz heading into the French Open is about Carlos Alcaraz, a teenager without one Grand Slam title to his name. There’s plenty of...

Naomi Osaka gets rematch as she returns to French Open

May. 19, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka will not have the luxury of easing into her return to the courts of the French Open, facing a tough foe in her very first match. Week 2 at Roland Garros, meanwhile, could be quite fascinating for Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz — the three...

No. 2 Medvedev back on ATP tour after Wimbledon ban

May. 15, 2022 15:24 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Watching the recent news from Ukraine is “very upsetting," No. 2-ranked tennis player Daniil Medvedev said Sunday of the war that led Wimbledon organizers to ban him and other Russians from their tournament. The U.S. Open champion spoke at the Geneva Open where he...