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Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

/ Jun 21, 2017

Sugita falls to Federer in Gerry Weber Open

Swiss superstar Roger Federer ushered Yuichi Sugita to a first-round exit Tuesday at the Gerry Weber Open. World No. 5 and top seed Federer needed just 52 minutes to beat the 66th-ranked Sugita 6-3, 6-1 for the 1,100th win of his career, second behind American ...

/ Jun 15, 2017

Sharapova invited to Stanford tournament

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has received an invitation to play at the WTA's Bank of the West Classic at the end of July as the Russian star continues her return from a doping suspension. Sharapova's comeback from a 15-month doping ban will include ...

Kamiji wins French Open women's wheelchair title

/ Jun 11, 2017

Kamiji wins French Open women's wheelchair title

Yui Kamiji won the French Open women's wheelchair championship on Saturday for her second straight Grand Slam title. The 23-year-old Kamiji, the Rio Paralympic bronze medalist, defeated Germany's Sabine Ellerbrock 7-5, 6-4 for her fourth career Grand Slam championship. "Regardless of how well I played, I'm ...

Unseeded teen Ostapenko makes semifinals

/ Jun 7, 2017

Unseeded teen Ostapenko makes semifinals

Suddenly a Grand Slam semifinalist for the first time, Jelena Ostapenko sounded a lot like the carefree teenager she'll be for only a bit longer. Ostapenko, an unseeded 19-year-old from Latvia, displayed unbridled joy after using the go-for-it strokes of someone too bold to know ...

Nishikori rallies from set down to make quarters

/ Jun 6, 2017

Nishikori rallies from set down to make quarters

Kei Nishikori admitted he couldn't remember last year's U.S. Open upset of Andy Murray after booking a quarterfinal rematch with the world No. 1 at Roland Garros on Monday. Nishikori recovered from a dreadful start to beat veteran Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0 ...

Nishikori outlasts Chung at French Open

/ Jun 4, 2017

Nishikori outlasts Chung at French Open

Kei Nishikori outlasted rising South Korean Chung Hyeon in five sets on Sunday to advance to the French Open round of 16 for the third straight year. In a match that started on Saturday before being suspended by rain, eighth seed and world No. 9 ...

Nishikori's match stopped by rain

/ Jun 4, 2017

Nishikori's match stopped by rain

Rain on Saturday forced the remainder of Kei Nishikori's third-round match against South Korean Hyeon Chung at the French Open to be pushed to Sunday, with the match seemingly headed to a deciding set. Nishikori, the eighth seed, was leading 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4-7), 0-3 ...

Nadal overwhelms Basilashvili in third round

/ Jun 2, 2017

Nadal overwhelms Basilashvili in third round

Rafael Nadal took another step closer to a 10th French Open with a ruthless 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 demolition of Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili in the third round on Friday. Fourth seed Nadal coasted to the most one-sided win of his Roland Garros career as his 63rd-ranked ...