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NEW YORK | The Latest: Thiem ousts 2017 US Open runner-up Anderson

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Dominic Thiem has eliminated 2017 U.S. Open finalist Kevin Anderson with a 7-5, 6-2, 7-6 (2) victory in the fourth round. Anderson was hoping to earn a rematch with Rafael Nadal, who beat him last year in the final … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Thiem ousts 2017 US Open runner-up Anderson

NEW YORK | Alexander Zverev finally reaches 3rd round at US Open

NEW YORK — Alexander Zverev is finally hanging around for the third round of the U.S. Open. The No. 4 seed beat Nicolas Mahut 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday, winning a second-round match for the first time in his four trips to Flushing Meadows. The German leads the ATP Tour in wins this year, has … Continue reading NEW YORK | Alexander Zverev finally reaches 3rd round at US Open

NEW YORK | The Latest: Isner’s 38 aces help him get to US Open’s 3rd Rd

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Serena Williams set up a third-round showdown at the U.S. Open against her older sister by hitting 13 aces and overwhelming 101st-ranked Carina Witthoeft of Germany 6-2, 6-2 in a little more than an hour. This Williams vs. Williams … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Isner’s 38 aces help him get to US Open’s 3rd Rd

NEW YORK | Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal on schedule as US Open begins

NEW YORK — A long list of returns highlights Day 1 at the U.S. Open as the year’s last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started. The schedule Monday includes Serena Williams, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka — all past champions at Flushing Meadows who missed last year’s U.S. Open. In addition, defending champions Rafael Nadal … Continue reading NEW YORK | Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal on schedule as US Open begins

TORONTO | Nadal ends Tsitsipas’ Toronto run on Greek’s 20th birthday

TORONTO— Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday — and spoiled Stefanos Tsitsipas’ 20th birthday. The top-ranked Nadal beat the unseeded Greek upstart 6-2, 7-6 (4) for his fourth Rogers Cup crown and fifth victory of the year. He has 33 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles. “If you told me this … Continue reading TORONTO | Nadal ends Tsitsipas’ Toronto run on Greek’s 20th birthday

TORONTO | Greek teen Tsitsipas, top-ranked Nadal reach Toronto final

TORONTO — Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas became the youngest player to beat four straight top-10 players in an event since the ATP World Tour was established in 1990, outlasting Kevin Anderson 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (7) on Saturday to reach the Rogers Cup final. Tsitsipas will celebrate his 20th birthday Sunday by facing top-ranked Rafael … Continue reading TORONTO | Greek teen Tsitsipas, top-ranked Nadal reach Toronto final

LONDON  | Djokovic eyes 4th Wimbledon title, facing Anderson in final

LONDON  — Novak Djokovic will be trying to win his fourth Wimbledon championship when he faces Kevin Anderson in the men’s singles final. Djokovic is also aiming for what would be a 13th Grand Slam trophy and his first in more than two years after dealing with an injured right elbow that needed surgery. Anderson … Continue reading LONDON  | Djokovic eyes 4th Wimbledon title, facing Anderson in final

LONDON | The Latest: Nadal, Djokovic 7-7 in 5th set

LONDON — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 3:35 p.m. Novak Djokovic advanced to a fifth Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal. The match — which began on Friday evening — finished after 5 hours, 14 minutes as Djokovic secured the only break of the fifth … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Nadal, Djokovic 7-7 in 5th set