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Thiem and Carreno Busta into clay-court final in Rio

February 25, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

Austria’s Dominic Thiem returns the ball to Spain’s Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the semi-finals of the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Dominic Thiem and Pablo Carreno Busta will face off in the final of the clay-court Rio Open. Thiem defeated [&hellip...

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Tsonga beats Kyrgios to set up all-French final at Open 13

February 25, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated defending champion Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (5), 2-6, 6-4 at the Open 13 on Saturday, setting up an all-French final at the indoor tournament. The first matchup between the pair was hard-fought as Tsonga...

Jack Sock beats Donald Young to reach Delray Beach final

February 25, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jack Sock won the last seven points of a second-set tiebreaker to beat Donald Young 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Saturday in an all-American semifinal at the Delray Beach Open. Sock, seeded third and ranked 21st in the world, will face No. 1...

2nd-seeded Thiem reaches semifinals of clay-court Rio Open

February 24, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

Austria’s Dominic Thiem returns the ball to Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman at the Rio Open tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Second-seeded Dominic Thiem beat Diego...

Svitolina beats Kerber and will face Wozniacki in the final

February 24, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball to Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during a semi final match of the Dubai Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —...

Sock beats Johnson to set up Delray semifinal against Young

February 24, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jack Sock moved into the semifinals at the Delray Beach Open by beating Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6 (4) in an all-American matchup Friday. Sock will play yet another American on Saturday for a berth in the final: Donald Young, who...

Top seed Monfils and No. 2 Tsonga into Open 13 quarterfinals

February 23, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Top-seeded Gael Monfils and No. 2 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals of the Open 13 on Thursday. Monfils beat Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine 6-1, 6-4 in less than an hour, and the Frenchman next faces...

Sam Querrey, Donald Young reach Delray Beach quarterfinals

February 23, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Defending champion Sam Querrey reached the Delray Beach Open quarterfinals by hitting 13 aces and winning 24 of 25 first-serve points in a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Jared Donaldson on Thursday. Querrey, ranked 35th and seeded No. 4,...

Novak Djokovic will return in Acapulco

February 23, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nursing an aching right shoulder injury, Novak Djokovic planned to return to tennis at Indian Wells in the California desert. But the Serbian star changed his mind and accepted a wild card to play in the Acapulco tournament that starts...

American teen Bellis upsets Radwanska in Dubai

February 22, 2017 • AP TennisComments (0)

Catherine Bellis of the U.S. returns the ball to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during the Dubai Tennis Championships, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — American teen...