Tennis

Ukraine’s Kostyuk beats Russia’s Gracheva for 1st WTA title

Posted by March 5, 2023

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marta Kostyuk won her first career WTA title at age 20 by beating Varvara Gracheva 6-3, 7-5 in the ATX Open final on Sunday, then dedicat

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Champions League elimination games put coach jobs at risk

Posted by March 5, 2023

Exiting the Champions League at the round of 16 stage is never good for a coach’s often shaky job security at Europe’s top clubs.Chelsea and Paris Saint-Ger

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Analysis: Novak Djokovic clearly not done dominating tennis

Posted by January 29, 2023

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic clearly is not done dominating his sport.He says so.His coach says so.And, most importantly, his performances throu

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Tommy Paul’s Australian run helps make US men relevant again

Posted by January 26, 2023

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tommy Paul was too little at the time to remember watching Andy Roddick win the 2003 U.S. Open, the last Grand Slam singles title

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4 with Russian flags kicked out of Australian Open by…

Posted by January 26, 2023

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four people were kicked out of the Australian Open after displaying Russian flags — which have been banned from Melbourne Park

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Murray match highlights how tennis can be an all-night sport

Posted by January 20, 2023

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray just wanted to go to the bathroom.It was 3 a.m., he’d already been playing his Australian Open second-round match ag

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Djokovic worried about leg, bothered by heckler in Australia

Posted by January 19, 2023

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic propped up his left shoe on a courtside sign so he could stretch out a hamstring that he acknowledged afterward con

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2023: AP quiz on the year’s 1st tennis…

Posted by January 12, 2023

How well do you know the Australian Open, which is scheduled to begin at Melbourne Park on Monday morning (Sunday night EST)? Try this AP quiz about the year’

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Madrid begins defense of Super Cup title in Saudi Arabia

Posted by January 10, 2023

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish Super Cup is returning to Saudi Arabia with defending champion Real Madrid and Valencia looking to get back on track and Barcelona a

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Wrexham thrills Hollywood owners with upset win in FA Cup

Posted by January 7, 2023

COVENTRY, England (AP) — Welsh soccer club Wrexham thrilled its Hollywood owners by causing a big shock in the FA Cup on Saturday.A 4-3 win over Coventry in t

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