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January 15, 2019 12:00 PM Djokovic begins seventh Aussie Open title bid with romp

The world No. 1 makes quick work of Mitchell Krueger to set up a second round date with old foe Jo-Wilfried Tsonga CONSISTENTLY GREAT. Novak Djokovic has now advanced to the second round of the Australian Open for 13 straight years. Photo from Twitter (@AustralianOpen) MELBOURNE, Australia – Novak Djokovic began his bid for a record seventh Australian 282

January 14, 2019 5:12 AM Nadal blazes through to Australian Open 2nd round

Nadal shows no signs of injury worries with a straight-set victory over James Duckworth MELBOURNE, Australia – A ruthless Rafael Nadal showed no mercy in a clinical first round thumping at the Australian Open Monday, January 14. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who cut short his 2018 season to have surgery on a foot injury, cruised through to round two of the opening 90

January 2, 2019 2:03 PM Struggling Sharapova progresses at Shenzhen as opponent retires

China's Wang Xinyu is forced to retire from the match after feeling pain in her thigh BEIJING, China – Former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova qualified for the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen WTA after struggling against China's great tennis hope Wang Xinyu, who was forced to retire from the match in pain. The fifth-seed Russian was surprised early on by the power 77

September 2, 2018 5:48 AM Bracket busted: 10 of top 13 women’s seeds gone at US Open

“Madison’s backhand is lethal !” Vitale tweeted Saturday from the Open . “Her physical skills r #awesomebaby.” But much like Vitale would say in a March stuffed with busted brackets, the women’s side is loaded with upset specials. Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber was eliminated, leaving none of this year’s Grand Slam winners left in the U.S. Open. And No. 5 Petra 19

August 29, 2018 2:36 AM Bouchard gets 1st US Open victory since 2015

Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, sits between games against Harmony Tan, of France, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Eugenie Bouchard has won a match at the U.S. Open for the first time since 2015, the year she withdrew from the tournament after a fall left her with a concussion 21

August 29, 2018 2:33 AM Polansky ends Grand Slam season as tennis’ luckiest loser

NEW YORK — Peter Polansky was still trying to qualify for the U.S. Open when fellow players began congratulating him. When it comes to tennis’ luckiest loser, there was no need to wait to see if he’d win. Polansky lost to No. 4 seed Alexander Zverev on Tuesday in the first round, but not until after he’d become the first player to compete in all four Grand 16

July 30, 2018 2:46 AM Top seeded Isner serves up his fifth Atlanta title

The 33-year-old Isner earned his second win of 2018 and a record fifth in Atlanta to go with previous wins in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017. The top seed served out the match to love in the 10th game of the third set, clinching victory with a powerful serve down the line that handcuffed Harrison. Isner is having one of the best seasons of his career. Earlier 41

July 29, 2018 3:49 AM Isner outlasts Ebden to set up all-American Atlanta rematch

LOS ANGELES -- Top seed John Isner booked his spot in his eighth Atlanta Open final, defeating Aussie Matthew Ebden 6-4, 6-7 (6/8), 6-1 in the semi-finals on Saturday. The hard-serving Isner avenged his only loss to Ebden in five career ATP Tour meetings when the Aussie beat him earlier this year at the Australian Open. "It was tough," Isner said. "Just 32

July 24, 2018 1:18 AM Roger Federer withdraws from Rogers Cup

Roger Federer of Switzerland wipes his face during his men’s singles match against France’s Adrian Mannarino, on day seven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Monday July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland) Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer has pulled out of next month’s ATP Rogers Cup tournament in Toronto due to scheduling concerns 17

July 17, 2018 4:37 AM Halep stays on top as Kerber and Serena move up

PARIS, France -- Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women's rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused turmoil. Winner Angelique Kerber jumped six places to fourth, while the two women who contested the 2017 final both fell sharply after failing to match that performance 26