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ATP roundup: Lorenzo Sonego cruises to 1st-round win in Moselle Open

Fifth-seeded Italian Lorenzo Sonego needed just 73 minutes to record a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Marton Fucsovics of Hungary on Monday in first-round play at the Moselle Open in Metz, France. Eighth-seeded Nikoloz Basilashvili also advanced with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) win over Italy’s Gianluca Mager. Canada’s Vasek Pospisil moved on with a 6-3, 6-4 […]

  • Casper Ruud becomes first Norwegian in ATP top 10

    Casper Ruud became the first player from Norway to reach the top 10 of the ATP rankings. The 22-year-old hit No. 10 when the new rankings were released Monday. He also is the youngest occupant of the top 10 list. “I am very excited and happy of course to reach this milestone,” Ruud told ATPTour.com. […]

  • Daniil Medvedev torpedoes Novak Djokovic to win U.S. Open

    Daniil Medvedev recorded 16 aces and ended Novak Djokovic’s pursuit of a calendar grand slam with a dominating 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 victory in the U.S. Open final on Sunday in New York. The 25-year-old Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title while preventing Djokovic from joining legendary Rod Laver (1969) as men who won all […]

  • Rafael Nadal undergoes procedure on injured foot

    Tennis legend Rafael Nadal underwent treatment on his left foot as he continues to try to recover from an injury that forced him to end his season after the French Open. “I was in Barcelona with my team and the medical team to receive a treatment on my foot that will give me a few […]

  • Novak Djokovic reaches U.S. Open final, one win from Grand Slam

    Novak Djokovic is one win away from two momentous achievements. The top-seeded Serbian beat fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 on Friday to advance to the U.S. Open final in New York. If Djokovic can beat second-seeded Daniil Medvedev of Russia for the title on Sunday, he would become the first […]

  • Daniil Medvedev powers way into second U.S. Open final

    Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev reached his second career U.S. Open final with a dominating 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 victory over 12th-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime on Friday at New York. Medvedev racked up 12 aces in the semifinal match and also staged a second-set rally while dispatching the 21-year-old Canadian in two hours and four minutes. Medvedev will face […]

  • Novak Djokovic favored, but tough tests remain at U.S. Open

    Novak Djokovic is heavily favored ahead of the semifinals of the U.S. Open to become the first male player to complete a calendar-year sweep of the four Grand Slam events since Australia’s Rod Laver in 1969. But his quest for history still includes two major obstacles. The first comes in the form of Germany’s Alexander […]

  • After another slow start, Novak Djokovic rolls into U.S. Open semis

    For the third consecutive match at the U.S. Open, top-seeded Novak Djokovic lost his opening set Wednesday in New York. And for the third consecutive match, the Serbian star was barely challenged thereafter. A 5-7, 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win over sixth-seeded Matteo Berrettini of Italy sends Djokovic to the semifinals. Djokovic is two wins away […]

  • Alexander Zverev rolls into U.S. Open semis in straight sets

    Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated South African Lloyd Harris in straight sets Wednesday to cruise into the semifinals of the U.S. Open in New York. Zverev eliminated the unseeded Harris 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-4 in two hours, six minutes at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Zverev broke Harris’ serve four times, three of those coming at […]

  • Daniil Medvedev advances to U.S. Open semis for third straight year

    Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev reached the U.S. Open semifinals for the third straight year following a 6-3, 6-0, 4-6, 7-5 victory over qualifier Botic van de Zandschulp on Tuesday in New York. The Russian racked up 13 aces while ending the surprising run of van de Zandschulp, a 25-year-old from the Netherlands. Medvedev lost in the […]

  • Novak Djokovic charges into U.S. Open quarterfinals

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic moved one step closer to completing a calendar-year Grand Slam sweep, winning in four sets Monday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open in New York. After a slow start, the Serbian star topped American Jenson Brooksby 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. “I must say that it wasn’t a great start […]

  • Alexander Zverev, Lloyd Harris roll into U.S. Open quarterfinals

    Fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev recorded 17 aces on Monday and cruised to a 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (6) victory over 13th-seeded Jannik Sinner of Italy to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open in New York. Zverev, who lost to Austria’s Dominic Thiem in last year’s final, is red-hot with 15 consecutive victories, including winning the Olympic […]

  • Daniil Medvedev to face Botic van de Zandschulp in U.S. Open quarters

    Second-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev recorded 13 aces to roll past Englishman Dan Evans 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open in New York. Medvedev had 43 winners and 20 unforced errors while finishing off the 24th-seeded Evans in one hour and 43 minutes. Medvedev next faces Netherlands qualifier Botic […]

  • Reilly Opelka blasts $10K fine for unapproved bag as a ‘joke’

    Reilly Opelka was none too pleased to be fined $10,000 for bringing an unapproved tennis bag onto the court before his second-round match at the U.S. Open last Thursday, calling it a “joke.” Opelka carried in a pink bag with a custom logo with the name of an art gallery in Belgium. “The head referee […]

  • Novak Djokovic rallies to reach round of 16 at U.S. Open

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic recorded 15 aces on Saturday en route to a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Japan’s Kei Nishikori to reach the round of 16 at the U.S. Open in New York. Djokovic recovered after losing the opening set and finished with 45 winners against 52 unforced errors while taking another step […]

  • Carlos Alcaraz becomes part of U.S. Open history, upsets Stefanos Tsitsipas

    Carlos Alcaraz is just 18 years old and already owns a milestone victory for the ages. The Spaniard loaded up with 61 winners and notched the biggest upset of this year’s U.S. Open thus far with a 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 0-6, 7-6 (5) victory over No. 3 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in an […]

  • Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev win easily at U.S. Open

    Top-seeded Novak Djokovic of Serbia made quick work of his opponent in the round of 64 on Thursday at the U.S. Open in New York. Djokovic, also the top-ranked player in the world, beat Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. The match lasted 1 hour, 39 minutes, a contrast to Djokovic’s first match, […]

  • Daniil Medvedev logs second straight U.S. Open rout

    Daniil Medvedev is off to a stellar start at the U.S. Open in New York. The No. 2 seed from Russia routed Germany’s Dominik Koepfer 6-4, 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday in second-round action, his second consecutive straight-set victory. Medvedev has yet to lose a set in the event, and he is on a 10-1 run […]

  • Qualifier Maxime Cressy upsets Pablo Carrena Busta at U.S. Open

    French-born American Maxime Cressy got into the U.S. Open as a qualifier and didn’t waste time delivering a monumental upset. The 24-year-old Cressy hammered an astounding 44 aces and saved four match points on Tuesday while rallying for a 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (7) victory over ninth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain in a […]

  • Stefanos Tsitsipas edges Andy Murray in dramatic U.S. Open opener

    Nine years after winning the U.S. Open championship, Scotland’s Andy Murray nearly pulled off a first-round upset Monday in New York. Murray, now ranked 112th in the world after multiple hip operations, pushed third-ranked Stefanos Tsitsipas for 4 hours, 48 minutes before the Greek player prevailed 2-6, 7-6 (7), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. After winning the […]

  • Ilya Ivashka defeats Mikael Ymer for first ATP title

    Ilya Ivashka of Belarus defeated Mikael Ymer in straight sets to claim the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday and secure his first ATP Tour title. Ivashka dispatched the Swede in 56 minutes, 6-0, 6-2, becoming the eighth first-time winner on Tour this season. He’s also the first Belarusian to win since Max Mirnyi in 2003. Ivashka […]

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