ZADAR, Croatia — The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final is pleased to be getting back to work. Carlos Ramos is assigned to the Davis Cup semifinal between Croatia and the United States this weekend in Zadar. “I’m just focusing on this tie and working again. That’s all I can … Continue reading ZADAR, Croatia | US Open umpire tells AP he is focusing on ‘working again’
NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Marin Cilic has reached his fifth U.S. Open quarterfinal, and his opponent will be the man he beat when he won the title in Flushing Meadows. The seventh-seeded Cilic ousted No. 10 seed David Goffin 7-6 (6), 6-2, 6-4 … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Cilic sets up rematch with Nishikori in quarters
NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:22 a.m. Marin Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, needed eight match points to recover from a two-set deficit and eventually edge 19-year-old Alex de Minaur 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 at 2:22 a.m., four minutes shy of the latest finish … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Cilic edges de Minaur as match ends past 2 a.m.
LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Karolina Pliskova advanced to the third round of Wimbledon for the first time with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Victoria Azarenka. Seventh-seeded Pliskova didn’t face a break point as she cruised through a meeting of the two former No.1-ranked players on Centre Court. It … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Pliskova reaches Wimbledon 3rd Rd for 1st time
MELBOURNE, Australia/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Serving for a spot in the Australian Open semifinals and with the score at 40-love, Hyeon Chung started thinking how he might celebrate being the first Korean to reach the last four of a Grand Slam. Not so fast. He hadn’t let up when upsetting No. 4 Alexander Zverev or six-time … Continue reading Chung’s stunning run continues into Australian Open semis
LONDON/November 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – In a rematch of the Wimbledon final, Roger Federer came out on top again. The second-ranked Swiss lost the first set but still managed to beat Marin Cilic 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-1 at the ATP Finals on Thursday. “It wasn’t easy,” Federer said. “I mean, look, it’s a fast court. … Continue reading Federer beats Cilic again, this time at ATP Finals – Tennis