Men's tennis

Roger Federer of Switzerland waves to spectators as he leaves the court after he lost to Alexander Zverev of Germany in their men's singles quarterfinals match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 14, 2019 - 10:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Roger Federer wants to become a five-time Olympian. Already the most successful male tennis player in terms of Grand Slam singles titles, Federer wants to add another piece of hardware to his impressive collection. If he's healthy. "My heart decided I would love to play at the Olympic...
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October 13, 2019 - 8:51 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Daniil Medvedev extended the form that made him the hottest player in men's tennis when he captured the Shanghai Masters title with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev on Sunday. The third-seeded Medvedev picked up his third title in six consecutive finals played since the tour...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland waves to spectators as he leaves the court after he lost to Alexander Zverev of Germany in their men's singles quarterfinals match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 11, 2019 - 11:05 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic went from perfectly unbeatable to unbelievably beaten in the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters. Federer and Djokovic had been a combined 13-0 in Shanghai with a spot in the semifinals on the line, but both lost Friday. Federer saved five match...
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating John Isner of the United States in their men's singles match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 10, 2019 - 6:34 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — John Isner served his 1,000th ace of the season but it wasn't enough to stop defending champion Novak Djokovic from moving into the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals with a 7-5, 6-3 win on Thursday. Top-seeded Djokovic is on a 24-0 sets winning streak in Asia dating back to last year's...
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October 09, 2019 - 1:02 pm
MADRID (AP) — Andrés Gimeno, the Spanish tennis player who became the oldest man to win the French Open in the professional era, has died. He was 82. The Spanish tennis federation says Gimeno died Wednesday following a long illness. Gimeno was 34 years and 301 days old when he won the French Open...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland gestures to spectators after defeating Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain in the men's singles match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 08, 2019 - 11:08 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer didn't face a break point as he won his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2, 7-6 (5). The second-seeded Federer, who is bidding to win a third Shanghai Masters title, dominated in the first set, but was tested in the...
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Naomi Osaka of Japan, right, and Ashleigh Barty of Australia pose with their trophies after the final of the women's singles final at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Osaka defeated Barty 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 06, 2019 - 11:34 am
BEIJING (AP) — A surging Naomi Osaka found further redemption for a string of disappointing performances over the summer with her second consecutive title in Asia at the China Open on Sunday. Osaka bounced back from a set down to top-seeded Ash Barty, cruising through the final two sets to defeat...
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia returns a shot against John Millman of Australia during a final of Japan Open tennis championships in Tokyo, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 06, 2019 - 5:57 am
TOKYO (AP) — Novak Djokovic couldn't have asked for a better tournament debut in Tokyo. Playing in the Japanese capital for the first time, Djokovic beat Australian qualifier John Millman 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Japan Open on Sunday, marking the 10th time the Serbian has lifted a trophy on his...
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October 02, 2019 - 10:37 am
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Goran Ivanisevic has gained the most fan votes for the International Tennis Hall of Fame's Class of 2020. That means 2001 Wimbledon champion Ivanisevic will get a bonus of 3% added to his results from the official voting group that includes journalists, historians and members...
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September 27, 2019 - 6:33 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — David Haggerty has been re-elected as president of the International Tennis Federation. The American was up against three other candidates — David Miley, Anil Khanna and Ivo Kaderka — and won 60.5% of the 428 votes cast on Friday, ensuring there was no need for a second...
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