Men's tennis

November 19, 2018 - 2:25 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Whitney Osuigwe, a 16-year-old from Florida, has earned an Australian Open wild-card berth from the U.S. Tennis Association. Osuigwe clinched a spot in the field at next year's first Grand Slam tournament by faring the best in recent lower-level tournaments, including a...
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds his runner-up trophy as Alexander Zverev of Germany speaks to the crowds after their ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday Nov. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 18, 2018 - 5:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — Despite beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the ATP Finals at only 21, Alexander Zverev knows keeping pace with the Serb isn't going to be easy. Zverev claimed the biggest title of his career with a 6-4, 6-3 upset on Sunday, becoming the youngest champion of the season-...
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El alemán Alexander Zverev celebra tras vencer a Roger Federer en semifinales de la Copa Masters de la ATP en Londres el sábado, 17 de noviembre del 2018. (AP Foto/Tim Ireland)
November 17, 2018 - 5:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — After pulling off one of the biggest wins of his career, Alexander Zverev was left apologizing for an unforced error he didn't make. Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title by beating the Swiss great 7-5, 7-6 (5) at the ATP Finals on Saturday to advance to the...
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Alexander Zverev of Germany celebrates winning a point against John Isner of the United States in their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Friday Nov. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 16, 2018 - 6:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — After reaching the last four at the ATP Finals for the first time, Alexander Zverev isn't satisfied. He set up a semifinal with six-time champion Roger Federer by defeating John Isner 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Friday. Zverev is the youngest player at 21 to reach the semifinals since 2009 and...
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Japan's Kei Nishikori enters the court for the men's singles match against Austria's Dominic Thiem on day five of the ATP Finals at The O2 Arena, London, Thursday Nov. 15, 2018. (John Walton/PA via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 6:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup and the Laver Cup are getting a new team-competition companion. The men's tennis tour said Thursday the debut of the ATP Cup will take place in January 2020, just a week before the start of the Australian Open. The announcement of the 24-team event comes three months...
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a return to Alexander Zverev of Germany during their ATP World Tour Finals men's singles tennis match at the O2 arena in London, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 14, 2018 - 7:52 pm
LONDON (AP) — Novak Djokovic overcame an illness — and Alexander Zverev — to advance to the last four of the ATP Finals. Using a tissue to blow his nose between points, Djokovic was able to beat Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday for his second straight victory of the tournament. "Unfortunately, today...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates winning a point against Dominic Thiem of Austria during their ATP World Tour Finals men's singles tennis match at the O2 arena in London, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 13, 2018 - 6:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — Sometimes no practice makes perfect — for Roger Federer anyway. After cancelling his training session a day earlier, Federer produced a much-improved performance to get his campaign for a seventh ATP Finals title back on track with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Dominic Thiem on Tuesday...
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November 13, 2018 - 9:54 am
PARIS (AP) — Lucas Pouille will lead France in the Davis Cup final against Croatia this month as the hosts bid to win successive titles. Pouille was the highest-ranked player among Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Jeremy Chardy, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the team picked by captain Yannick Noah...
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia walks across the court during his ATP World Tour Finals tennis match against John Isner of the United States at the O2 Arena in London, Monday Nov. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 12, 2018 - 6:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — The opening matches at the ATP Finals led to a debate over whether conditions at the O2 Arena were trickier than in past years. Novak Djokovic ended it. The Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion made an impressive start to his campaign for a sixth title by dismissing John Isner 6-4, 6-3 on...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer wipes his face during his ATP World Tour Finals singles final tennis match against Japan's Kei Nishikori at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 11, 2018 - 5:05 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer lost his opening match at the ATP Finals for the first time since 2013 as he went down 7-6 (4), 6-3 to Kei Nishikori on Sunday. An error-strewn display from the 20-time Grand Slam champion allowed Nishikori to take the first set via a tiebreaker despite the Japanese...
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