Czechs oust US and join Switzerland in BJK Cup semifinalsNovember 11, 2022 GMT
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The unheralded Czech Republic upset the United States to reach the Billie Jean King Cup semifinals for the first time time in four years on Friday.
The Czechs will meet Switzerland on Saturday in Glasgow after the Swiss beat Canada 2-1.
Garcia ends Swiatek’s winning streak on clayJuly 29, 2022 GMT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Fifth-seeded Caroline Garcia advanced Friday to the semifinals of the Poland Open after ending the clay-court winning streak of top-ranked Iga Swiatek at 18 matches.
Garcia won 6-1, 1-6, 6-4, breaking Swiatek in the 10th game of the deciding set for her first win over the Pole.
Swiatek keeps winning on clay, into quarterfinals in PolandJuly 28, 2022 GMT
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek extended her clay-court winning streak to 18 matches by defeating Gabriela Lee 6-3, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals at the Poland Open on Thursday.
The 21-year-old Pole has not lost on clay since the 2021 French Open quarterfinals.
Riske, Haddad Maia into grass-court Nottingham Open finalJune 11, 2022 GMT
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Alison Riske and Beatriz Haddad Maia will face each other for the Nottingham Open title after winning their semifinal matches on Saturday.
Riske, the sixth-seeded American, beat Viktorija Golubic 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 in a rain-delayed match and will look to capture the fourth title of her career in Sunday's final of the grass-court tournament.
Evans reaches quarterfinals in bid for 2nd Nottingham titleJune 8, 2022 GMT
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Top-seeded Dan Evans maintained his bid for a second title at the Nottingham Open by reaching the quarterfinals of the grass-court event with a 7-5, 6-0 win against Thomas Fabbiano of Italy on Wednesday.
Kasatkina knocks out Gauff in Stuttgart Open 1st roundApril 19, 2022 GMT
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — American Coco Gauff was knocked out in the first round of the Stuttgart Open on Tuesday after a 6-4, 6-2 loss to Daria Kasatkina.
The 18-year-old Gauff seemed in control when she was 4-0 up in the opening set but Kasatkina recovered to win the next six games, then only dropped two more as she wrapped up the win in 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Swiatek clinches No. 1 ranking, moves on at Miami OpenMarch 26, 2022 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Iga Swiatek started her week by deciding that she wanted to set her sights on becoming the No. 1 player in the world, without knowing how long that quest would take.
A few days and one surprising retirement later, mission accomplished.
The Latest: Andreescu stays unbeaten at US Open with victorySeptember 1, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
US Open Lookahead: No. 1 seeds Djokovic, Barty get startedAugust 31, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY
The second day of the tournament brings the No. 1 seeds into action. Novak Djokovic would become the first man since 1969 to win a calendar-year Grand Slam and break a tie with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for most major titles among men if he wins the tournament.
Not Federer, not Wawrinka: Bencic gets gold for SwitzerlandJuly 31, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — A Swiss tennis player won gold in singles at the Olympics and it’s not Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka.
Belinda Bencic accomplished something Saturday that her better-known fellow Swiss players never managed.
Olympic Latest: Bencic wins tennis gold for SwitzerlandJuly 31, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
Osaka and Djokovic raise profile of tennis at Tokyo GamesJuly 26, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka has the hopes of the entire host nation resting on her.
Novak Djokovic is attempting to accomplish something that no man has done before in tennis.
Both players are after something special at the Tokyo Olympics and both produced convincing victories Monday to reach the last 16 at Ariake Tennis Park.
The Latest: Murray’s great moments, frustration at WimbledonJuly 2, 2021 GMT
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local):
Andy Murray says there were “some great moments” for him during this appearance at Wimbledon but the way he played is also “extremely frustrating.”