Tennis

10:11 AM ET Associated Press Nick Kyrgios fought back from a set down before finding his touch as he beat Kamil Majchrzak of Poland 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 to enter the quarterfinals of the ATP Japan Open in Tokyo on Thursday. The Australian hit 22 aces to qualify for his ninth quarterfinal appearance this year. Miomir
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5:46 PM ET Associated Press OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek advanced to the quarterfinals of the Agel Open after Ajla Tomljanovic retired with an injury during the second set of their second-round match on Wednesday. The Polish US Open champion was leading 7-5, 2-2 when her Australian opponent retired due to a left
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Oct 4, 2022 The International Tennis Federation will work with the Women’s Tennis Association to ensure players can play in both series’ tournaments after Iga Swiatek opted to skip the Billie Jean King Cup, the world tennis governing body said Tuesday. World No. 1 Swiatek said she had no choice but to pull out of
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5:31 PM ET Associated Press ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Carlos Alcaraz‘s first match as the No. 1-ranked player ended with a straight-sets loss to David Goffin at the Astana Open on Tuesday. Alcaraz, 19, lost 7-5, 6-3 in his first tour match since winning the US Open and capturing the No. 1 ranking. “David was playing
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4:58 PM ET Associated Press Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Fifth-seeded Daria Kasatkina defeated 2021 US Open champion Emma Raducanu 7-5, 6-4 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Agel Open. Kasatkina was playing her first match since losing in the first round of the US Open
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10:24 PM ET Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios is seeking to have his assault charge dismissed on mental health grounds, media reported on Tuesday. Kyrgios is facing a charge of common assault in relation to an incident in January 2021 which his barrister said involved a “domestic relationship”. Kyrgios’ lawyer, Michael Kukulies-Smith, requested an adjournment
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9:16 AM ET Cameron Norrie was forced to pull out of the Japan Open after testing positive for Covid-19 while out competing in South Korea. Norrie wrote in a social media post: “Unfortunately, I had a positive Covid test in Korea and wasn’t able to compete in the rest of my matches. I have no
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4:09 PM ET Associated Press Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka claimed his second career title after beating fourth seed Denis Shapovalov of Canada 6-4, 7-6 (5) to win the Korean Open on Sunday. The 27-year-old Japanese, who beat top seed and world No.2 Casper Ruud in the quarter-finals, was impressive in defence and his counter-punching style eventually
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2:59 PM ET Associated Press Canada’s Denis Shapovalov will face Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka in the final of the Korea Open in Seoul after he eased to a straight-sets victory over United States’ Jenson Brooksby on Saturday. Shapovalov claimed a 7-5, 6-4 win over Brooksby to reach his first ATP Tour final this year. The fourth-seeded
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8:58 AM ET Cameron Norrie withdrew from the Korea Open on Friday due to illness, giving American Jenson Brooksby a bye into the semifinals of the competition in Seoul. Norrie, the British No. 1, said he was jetlagged after defeating Japan’s Kaichi Uchida 6-2, 6-2 in the previous round. Brooksby will face Denis Shapovalov for
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9:07 AM ET British No. 1 Cameron Norrie defeated Kaichi Uchida 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the last eight at the Korea Open in Seoul. Norrie bounced back from three consecutive defeats to down Uchida in just over an hour of play. 1 Related Norrie will face American Jenson Brooksby — who sent home
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7:43 AM ET Associated Press Canada’s Denis Shapovalov, No. 4 seed, defeated Spain’s Jaume Munar in straight sets to advance to the second round of the Korea Open on Wednesday. Shapovalov won 7-5, 6-4, in one hour and 49 minutes to secure his first victory since his US Open third round defeat to Andrey Rublev.
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2:53 AM ET Novak Djokovic said he wants his biggest rivals to be by his side when he brings the curtain down on his career, much like Roger Federer‘s emotional goodbye to professional tennis last week. Images of Federer and Rafael Nadal — who shared one of the sport’s most enthralling rivalries — sitting together
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10:56 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print British No. 2 Daniel Evans was defeated by Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka 6-2, 7-6 (3) in one hour, 49 minutes in the first round of the Korea Open on Tuesday. Evans, the No. 5 seed for the tournament, has lost all six of his previous
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