Men's tennis

FILE - A Wednesday, April 26, 2017 file photo showing Russia's Maria Sharapova hitting a backhand against Italy's Roberta Vinci at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany. Maria Sharapova recovered from a shaky opening to defeat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 in the first round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, May 7, 2017, setting up a match against Eugenie Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against her return from doping. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
May 07, 2017 - 1:56 pm
MADRID (AP) — Maria Sharapova's reward for advancing to the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday is a match against Eugenie Bouchard, one of the most outspoken players against the Russian's return after a doping ban. Sharapova recovered from a shaky opening to defeat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:33 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic has split with his longtime coach Marian Vajda and two other team members, saying he wants to find "the winning spark on the court again." Djokovic said on his website on Friday that he "mutually agreed" with Vajda, fitness coach Gebhard Phil Gritsch, and...
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Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova returns the ball to Kristina Mladenovic from France during the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (Bernd Weissbrod/dpa via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 8:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Maria Sharapova may have to wait until June 20 to see if she will be welcomed back to this year's tournament at Wimbledon. Sharapova, the 2004 champion at the All England Club, returned to the WTA Tour last week after serving a 15-month ban for doping and reached the semifinals in...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning his men's finals match 6-4, 6-1 against Dominic Thiem of Austria during their singles final match at the Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
April 30, 2017 - 12:14 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 to win his 10th Barcelona Open title on Sunday. It was the second consecutive week that Nadal had won a tournament for the 10th time. He had become the first men's tennis player in the Open era to win the same title 10 times at...
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Andy Murray of Britain reacts during his match against Dominic Thiem of Austria in a semifinal match at the Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
April 29, 2017 - 2:55 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Dominic Thiem upset top-ranked Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 to advance to the final against defending champion Rafael Nadal at the Barcelona Open on Saturday. Nadal beat Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 6-3, 6-4 after the fourth-seeded Thiem dispatched with Murray in windy...
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Andy Murray of Britain reacts during his match against Dominic Thiem of Austria in a semifinal match at the Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
April 29, 2017 - 12:38 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Dominic Thiem upset world No. 1 Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 to advance to a final against defending champion Rafael Nadal at the Barcelona Open on Saturday. Nadal returned to the final by beating Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 6-3, 6-4 after Thiem dispatched with Murray at the...
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Andy Murray of Britain reacts during his match against Dominic Thiem of Austria in a semifinal match at the Barcelona Open Tennis Tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
April 29, 2017 - 10:55 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — World No. 1 Andy Murray lost to Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 in the Barcelona Open semifinals on Saturday. Murray's defeat came a week after he exited the third round at Monte Carlo. That loss prompted Murray to enter Barcelona to whip up some form for the French...
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Julien Benneteau of France celebrate with teammate after defeating Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot of Britain during their doubles Davis Cup quarterfinal tennis match between France and Britain at the Kindarena Stadium of Rouen, France, Saturday, April 8, 2017. France won the doubles and be qualified for the semifinal. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
April 09, 2017 - 10:49 am
ROUEN, France (AP) — Jeremy Chardy beat Kyle Edmund 6-4, 6-4 in reverse singles to give France a comprehensive 4-1 win against Britain in their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Sunday. Both players had seven aces on indoor clay at the Kindarea in Rouen. Chardy dropped his serve once and broke Edmund three...
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Team captain Lleyton Hewitt, top, celebrates with Nick Kyrgios of Australia after he won his match against Sam Querrey of the U.S. at the Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, April 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
April 09, 2017 - 10:04 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Australia advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals after Nick Kyrgios beat late substitute Sam Querrey of the United States 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-4 in the first reverse singles match on Sunday, clinching the quarterfinal 3-1 with a match to spare. On a hard court at Pat Rafter...
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Steve Johnson, left, celebrates with Jack Sock of the U.S. after they won the doubles match against Australia's Sam Groth and John Peers at the Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal in Brisbane, Australia, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
April 08, 2017 - 7:54 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Late substitute Jack Sock and partner Steve Johnson kept the United States alive in its Davis Cup quarterfinal with Australia, beating Sam Groth and John Peers 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 in Saturday's doubles. The win on a hard court at Brisbane's Pat Rafter Arena reduced...
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