UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz eased past Norbert Gombos 6-2, 6-3 to start the defense of his first ATP title at the Croatia Open on Thursday.
The 19-year-old Spaniard became the second-youngest player this century to break into the top five in the rankings, which were announced Monday.
UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Eighth-seeded Lorenzo Musetti marked his first top 50 ranking by defeating Aljaz Bedene 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in the opening round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday.
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Lorenzo Musetti needed six match points Sunday to upset top-seeded Carlos Alcaraz 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-4 in the final of the Hamburg European Open.
The 20-year-old Italian claimed his first tour-level title in 2 hours, 47 minutes.
HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — American player Bernarda Pera stunned top-seeded Anett Kontaveit 6-2, 6-4 to win the Hamburg European Open on Saturday for her second title in seven days.
The 81st-ranked Pera, who won her first WTA title in Budapest last week, saved three of the four break points she faced and took four of the six she created to beat Kontaveit, the world No.
LONDON (AP) — Former champions Grigor Dimitrov and Marin Cilic advanced to the last 16 at the Queen's Club grass-court tournament on Monday as three seeded players were eliminated from the Wimbledon warmup.
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Matteo Berrettini marked his injury comeback with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 win over Radu Albot in the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Wednesday.
The second-seeded Berrettini was playing in his first match since undergoing surgery on his right hand in March.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open tennis tournament (all times local):
Gilles Simon's last French Open will continue into the second round after a marathon first-round victory over a seeded opponent.
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY
The top two men on the bottom half of the French Open draw finally get their tournament started on Day Three. Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev, the reigning U.S.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Second-seeded Casper Ruud defeated American Brandon Nakashima 6-3, 6-2 to reach the third round of the Barcelona Open on Tuesday.
Ruud, seeking his second title of the season after winning in Argentina in February, broke serve four times to comfortably get past his 81st-ranked opponent.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Novak Djokovic won his first match of the year when he beat Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-3 to open the Dubai Championships on Monday.
Djokovic couldn't defend his Australian Open title last month because he was deported from the country for being unvaccinated.
MILAN (AP) — Sebastian Korda and Brandon Nakashima set up an all-American semifinal at the Next Gen ATP Finals by winning their last round-robin matches on Thursday.
The 21-year-old Korda, the son of 1998 Australian Open champion Petr Korda, methodically picked apart local favorite Lorenzo Musetti of Italy in a 4-2, 4-3 (4), 4-2 victory to win Group B with a record of 3-0.
NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan (AP) — Defending champion John Millman battled through another tough match at the Astana Open on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-7 (5), 7-5 win over Jaume Munar of Spain.
NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan (AP) — Defending champion John Millman came through a tough first-round match against local qualifier Dmitry Popko at the Astana Open on Tuesday as sixth-seeded Benoit Paire was eliminated in his opening match.
TORONTO (AP) — An Italian tennis pro was dropped from the qualifying rounds at a tournament in Toronto because he left the “controlled environment" meant to keep players and their team members from getting COVID-19.
PARIS (AP) — For two sets and more than two hours at the French Open on Monday, Novak Djokovic found himself being outplayed by a 19-year-old opponent from Italy making his Grand Slam debut.
And yet, to hear Djokovic tell it afterward, he had the kid right where he wanted him.
PARIS (AP) — A quick look at the French Open:
LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY
Two teenagers have reached the men's fourth round at the French Open for the first time since 2006. For 19-year-old Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti, the reward will be matches against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
PARMA, Italy (AP) — The three highest-seeded players were all eliminated in the second round of the Emilia-Romagna Open on Wednesday.
Home favorite and top-seeded Lorenzo Sonego lost 6-1, 7-5 to 20-year-old American Sebastian Korda, who is ranked 63rd in the world.
PARMA, Italy (AP) — Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti advanced to the second round of the Emilia-Romagna Open by rallying past countryman Gianluca Mager 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 on Tuesday.
It was the 13th ATP tour victory for Musetti this season, having entered the year with only five tour-level wins.
LYON, France (AP) — Gael Monfils ended a 15-month victory drought by defeating lucky loser Thiago Seyboth Wild of Brazil 7-5, 6-4 Tuesday at the Lyon Open.
Less than two weeks before the French Open starts in Paris, the fifth-seeded Frenchman got a welcome boost after being slowed by injuries recently.
ROME (AP) — Jannik Sinner is just as comfortable on the hard courts of Miami as he is on the red clay of Rome, where he’s scheduled to face Rafael Nadal on Wednesday.
Lorenzo Musetti modeled his all-court game after Roger Federer...
MONACO (AP) — Aslan Karatsev set up a second-round match with Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Monte Carlo Masters by defeating Lorenzo Musetti 6-3, 6-4 on Monday as rain played havoc with the clay-court tournament's schedule...
CAGLIARI, Sardinia (AP) — Third-seeded Lorenzo Sonego rallied past Yannick Hanfmann 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-3 for a spot in the Sardegna Open semifinals on Friday...
CAGLIARI, Sardinia (AP) — Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti saved four match points before beating top-seeded Daniel Evans 6-1, 1-6, 7-6 (8) Thursday to reach the Sardegna Open quarterfinals...