Tennis

The Latest: Nadal edges Thiem in 5th-set…

The Latest: Defending champion Rafael Nadal edged Dominic Thiem in a fifth-set tiebreaker to win their U.S. Open quarterfinal

US Open umpire who spoke to Kyrgios gets…

Chair umpire who left seat to talk with Kyrgios during US Open banned for 2 tournaments

Sharapova cuts season short due to shoulder injury recovery

Maria Sharapova says she will end her 2018 season early, withdrawing from the China Open in Beijing, the Tianjin Open, and the Kremlin Cup in Moscow due to her recovery from a right shoulder injury

Williams puts aside shaky start to beat Pliskova…

Serena Williams put aside a shaky start to beat Karolina Pliskova in the U.S. Open quarterfinals

Osaka victory tour stops at sumo match, and she…

Naomi Osaka showed how deep her Japanese roots run by attending sumo tournament

Tsonga loses to defending champion at Moselle Open

Defending champion Peter Gojowczyk of Germany cut short Jo-Wifried Tsonga's return to competition with a 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 win over the Frenchman in the first round of the Moselle Open on Tuesday

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Wheelchair competition gets going at US Open

The wheelchair tennis competition at the U.S. Open continues to gain visibility

Old Davis Cup format shines bright in US-Croatia…

The atmosphere at the best-of-five semifinal series between Croatia and the United States over the weekend was a reminder of what makes the old Davis Cup format so attractive

Tiafoe replaces Del Potro at Laver Cup in Chicago

Frances Tiafoe will replace Juan Martin del Potro at the Laver Cup in Chicago this weekend

US Open tournament director: Courts were slowed 'a touch'

U.S. Open tournament director David Brewer says that the event's hard courts were purposely slowed down 'a touch' in response to players noting in recent years that the surface seemed to be speeding up.

Bryan's return from Davis Cup retirement helps…

Doubles specialist Mike Bryan's decision to come out of Davis Cup retirement gave the United States a much-needed lift

Defending champ Dzumhur advances to St Petersburg 2nd round

Defending champion Damir Dzumhur has advanced to the second round of the St. Petersburg Open after beating Austrian qualifier Lucas Miedler in straight sets

The Latest: Djokovic beats Millman to reach US…

The Latest: Novak Djokovic beats John Millman in 3 sets to reach the U.S. Open semifinals

Defending champion France advances to Davis Cup…

Doubles pair Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut gave France an unassailable 3-0 lead over Spain in their Davis Cup semifinal on Saturday

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Top seed Cornet out of Guangzhou Open in 1st round

Top-seeded Alize Cornet has lost a rain-interrupted match to Jennifer Brady to exit the Guangzhou Open in the first round

Mike Bryan, minus Bob, moves into another Grand Slam final

Mike Bryan continues to excel at the U.S. Open, even without his twin brother and longtime doubles partner Bob

Serena Williams talks fashion, not fouls at Las…

Tennis star Serena Williams talked about her fashion business, not tennis fouls during an appearance before a business convention in Las Vegas

Sloane Stephens loses early at Pan Pacific Open

Fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens was eliminated from the Pan Pacific Open by Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-4

Japan rejoices in having first grand slam champion

Japanese tennis and non-tennis fans alike are celebrating one of their own winning a Grand Slam tournament for the first time

Davis Cup: Paire and Pouille give France 2-0 lead…

Paire and Pouille give France 2-0 lead over Spain in Davis Cup semifinals

Radwanska beats Mattek-Sands to advance at Korea Open

Agnieszka Radwanska began her quest for a second Korea Open title with a 6-4, 7-5 win over Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Mattek-Sands completes comeback with Open title…

Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands win U.S. Open mixed doubles title

US Open umpire tells AP he is focusing on…

The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final tells The Associated Press he is 'just focusing on this tie and working again'

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Lucky loser Maden reaches 2nd round in Metz

Lucky loser Yannick Maden upset fellow German Mischa Zverev 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 to reach the second round of the Moselle Open on Monday

'10 French champ Schiavone retires, shifts focus to coaching

2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone announced her retirement at age 38 during a news conference at the U.S. Open; she was the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title

Osaka: Serena says 'proud' of her on US Open…

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka reveals on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' that Serena Williams said she's proud of her during trophy ceremony