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Bryan twins to retire after 2020 U.S. Open

Tennis Nov 14, 2019

Bryan twins to retire after 2020 U.S. Open

Bob and Mike Bryan say they will retire after the 2020 U.S. Open, closing a professional tennis partnership that includes a men's doubles record of 16 Grand Slam championships. The 41-year-old American twins announced on Wednesday their plans at the season-ending ATP Finals, which they ...

Ashleigh Barty clinches top spot in group at WTA Finals

Tennis Oct 31, 2019

Ashleigh Barty clinches top spot in group at WTA Finals

World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty clinched pole position in the Red Group after defeating Petra Kvitova in straight sets at the WTA Finals on Thursday. The French Open champion stormed into the semifinals with a crushing 6-4, 6-2 win in 1 hour and 28 minutes ...

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to Paris Masters third round

Tennis Oct 31, 2019

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal advance to Paris Masters third round

Four-time champion Novak Djokovic overcame a first-set wobble against unheralded Corentin Moutet, beating the 97th-ranked Frenchman 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 to reach the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday. The top-ranked Djokovic lost his serve in game seven and needed to save two set ...

Kei Nishikori has season-ending surgery on elbow

Tennis Oct 23, 2019

Kei Nishikori has season-ending surgery on elbow

Kei Nishikori had surgery on his right elbow at a hospital in Japan on Tuesday evening, his management company said. The 29-year-old Japanese tennis star is due to begin rehab on Thursday, return to full training in early December, and make his comeback next season, ...

Kei Nishikori parts ways with longtime coach Dante Bottini

Tennis Oct 15, 2019

Kei Nishikori parts ways with longtime coach Dante Bottini

Kei Nishikori announced Tuesday on Twitter that he will part with longtime coach Dante Bottini, who has guided him since 2011. "After nine years of working together literally day in and day out, I have decided it is time for a new voice," wrote Nishikori, ...

Tennis Oct 9, 2019

Maria Sharapova commits to 2020 return despite injury struggles

Maria Sharapova said on Tuesday that she could make a comeback at Luxembourg next week after her troublesome shoulder forced her to withdraw injured from the WTA indoor event in Linz. The five-time Grand Slam winner dropped out of the Austrian tournament last week but ...