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Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Pablo Cuevas to reach Hamburg quarterfinals

Stefanos Tsitsipas reached the quarterfinals of the Hamburg European Open by beating Pablo Cuevas 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday as he continues his warm-up for the French Open.In a rematch of his only clay-court final win, Tsitsipas saved four break...

ATP chairman wants to work with Novak Djokovic-led players’ group

The chairman of the Association of Tennis Professionals said he wants to work together with the Novak Djokovic-led players' group that is seeking a stronger voice in the sport."They definitely have the objective to improve life for the players...

Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams learn opponents as French Open draw announced

PARIS -- Rafael Nadal will begin his bid for a record-extending 13th French Open title against Egor Gerasimov in the first round, while Serena Williams starts her attempt for a record-equaling 24th major against Kristie Ahn in all-American matchup.Nadal,...

French Open Sets Marquee Matchups but Virus Still Looms

Andy Murray is set to play Stan Wawrinka in the first round of the 2020 French Open: a matchup that could never have taken place so early at a Grand Slam tournament when both were at their peaks for...

Benoit Paire plays in Hamburg after earlier positive virus test

French tennis player Benoit Paire was allowed to compete at the Hamburg Open despite twice testing positive for the coronavirus, he said Wednesday.Paire retired from his opening-round match while trailing Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-0 on Wednesday with what the...

A Girl Wanted to Try Out for Boys Tennis. Ginsburg Helped Make it Happen.

In time, the case was put on hold, and eventually dropped, after the state reversed course and agreed to allow girls to try out for boys teams. But though the result immediately opened new doors for young female athletes...

Electronic line-calling has its fans but don’t expect to see it at the 2020...

It's a sight as emblematic of the French Open as white socks deeply stained by red clay dust: The chair umpire climbs down from the lofty perch and jogs over to inspect a skid mark in the clay near...

Medvedev beaten in Hamburg after run to US Open semifinals

Daniil Medvedev lost his first match since reaching the US Open semifinals as he was beaten 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday by unseeded French player Ugo Humbert in the first round of the Hamburg European Open.The top-seeded Medvedev was a...

ATP Medvedev beaten in Hamburg after run to US Open semifinals

HAMBURG, Germany -- Daniil Medvedev lost his first match since reaching the U.S. Open semifinals as he was beaten 6-4, 6-3 Tuesday by unseeded French player Ugo Humbert in the first round of the Hamburg European Open.2 RelatedThe top-seeded...

Coach fumes at French Open virus ban for Damir Dzumhur

PARIS -- A tennis coach who failed a coronavirus test for the French Open, forcing his player's withdrawal from qualifying for the Grand Slam tournament, sharply criticized organizers on Tuesday for their handling of the case.Damir Dzumhur, a former...

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