Tennis News

Nick Kyrgios blasts ref, smashes rackets in Cincy loss

Aug 15, 2019 02:37 AM EDT

In the end the record books will say Karen Khachanov beat Nick Kyrgios two sets to one in a second-round match in Cincinnati on Wednesday, but that tells virtually none of the actual story.


Despite loss, Andy Murray makes great strides in singles return

Aug 12, 2019 09:02 PM EDT

His game might be a bit rusty, but Andy Murray's on-court demeanor was in vintage form in a first-round loss at the Cincinnati Open.


Coco Vandeweghe grateful for return to tennis from rare pain condition

Aug 15, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

Coco Vandeweghe barely watched tennis after a rare condition sidelined her most of the year. Now, she's slowly getting back into the swing of things.


Cincinnati tourney is like coming home for Madison Keys

Aug 15, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

Having grown up in the Midwest, tennis star Madison Keys relishes the opportunity to return to play in Mason, Ohio, each year.


Djokovic falls to Medvedev in Cincy semis stunner

Aug 17, 2019 10:22 PM EDT

Novak Djokovic was overcome by Daniil Medvedev's 14 aces, as the Russian pulled an upset in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open.


Barty fails to reach No. 1 with loss in Cincy semis

Aug 17, 2019 03:32 PM EDT

Ashleigh Barty, who could've captured the No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings heading into the US Open with a win Saturday, instead lost to Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open.


Osaka out with knee injury, will undergo MRI

Aug 16, 2019 06:54 PM EDT

Naomi Osaka retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open on Friday, unsure what's going on in her left knee. She expected to get an MRI.


Murray to miss US Open to focus on singles

Aug 16, 2019 04:02 AM EDT

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray will not feature at the US Open at Flushing Meadows this month to focus on his singles career.


Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances

Aug 15, 2019 06:38 PM EDT

Seven-time champion Roger Federer was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in a little over an hour, falling in straight sets at the Western & Southern Open to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced. Novak Djokovic moved into the quarterfinals.


Kyrgios fined $113K for racket-smashing rant

Aug 15, 2019 02:55 PM EDT

Nick Kyrgios' racket-smashing, obscenity-filled outburst at the Western and Southern Open earned him a $113K fine. The ATP is investigating whether there should be additional penalties..


Halep rallies past Alexandrova to avoid upset

Aug 14, 2019 06:01 PM EDT

Simona Halep wasn't sure how her left foot would feel. After dropping her first set but feeling no pain, she dug in and advanced at the Western & Southern Open.


A new wave of American women's tennis players is emerging

Aug 07, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

In 2017, four U.S. women made the semifinals at the US Open, with Sloane Stephens winning it all. Now, a new class of U.S. contenders has risen up, led by Amanda Anisimova, Coco Gauff and Sofia Kenin.


How Coco Gauff compares to past tennis prodigies

Aug 02, 2019 11:47 AM EDT

At age 15, Coco Gauff is already strong in all the key areas, where some previous phenoms were lacking, to make it her world for the taking.


Where will we see Coco Gauff next? It's complicated

Aug 07, 2019 01:02 PM EDT

The spotlight is shining bright on Coco Gauff after her Wimbledon run, but don't expect to see her regularly on the WTA Tour. Here's why.


Road to the US Open: Djokovic, Serena, Halep among top storylines

Jul 25, 2019 03:11 PM EDT

Can Novak Djokovic be stopped? When will we see Serena Williams? Can Simona Halep keep her Wimbledon momentum going? Those are some of the key questions as the hard-court season begins.


Serena Williams hasn't lost focus -- she's gained perspective

Jul 14, 2019 08:04 PM EDT

While Serena Williams remains one away from Margaret Court's record 24 Grand Slam titles, she already has cemented her place in history, on and off the court.


 


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