Men's tennis

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, tosses the ball to serve to Frances Tiafoe during a tennis match at the Miami Open, Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
March 25, 2017 - 5:08 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer won his opening match Saturday at the Miami Open, returning to the tournament after a two-year absence and beating 19-year-old American qualifier Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (2), 6-3. Federer took the lead with a flawless tiebreaker after both players held easily...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, gestures after defeating Dudi Sela, of Israel, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
March 25, 2017 - 12:32 am
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Nadal's first fist pump Friday followed his second point in the Miami Open, when he kissed a forehand off the sideline to win a long rally. He accompanied the celebratory gesture with a skip in his step and then hit the accelerator, holding every service game to...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, gestures after defeating Dudi Sela, of Israel, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
March 24, 2017 - 8:47 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Nadal's first fist pump Friday followed his second point in the Miami Open, when he kissed a forehand off the sideline to win a long rally. He accompanied the celebratory gesture with a skip in his step and then hit the accelerator, holding every service game to...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, gestures after defeating Dudi Sela, of Israel, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 24, 2017, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)
March 24, 2017 - 7:57 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Nadal won his opening match Friday at the Miami Open, holding every service game to beat Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-4. Nadal, playing at Key Biscayne for the 13th time, has never won the tournament. He was the runner-up in 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2014. Making Nadal's bid easier...
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March 22, 2017 - 8:09 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — An iguana caused quite a racket during a professional tennis match at the Miami Open, perching atop a scoreboard and then scurrying across the court. The rather large reptile showed up at Court 1 midway through the final set of Jiri Vesely's 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 victory over...
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Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, hits to Roger Federer, also of Switzerland, during a final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 20, 2017 - 4:52 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer has a reputation as one of the nicest pro athletes among his fellow tennis players and fans. When Stan Wawrinka got emotional in his post-match comments to the crowd after losing the BNP Paribas Open final, Federer sat courtside laughing. "I would like to...
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Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, hits to Roger Federer, also of Switzerland, during a final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 20, 2017 - 4:45 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer has a reputation as one of the nicest pro athletes among his fellow tennis players and fans. When Stan Wawrinka got emotional in his post-match comments to the crowd after losing the BNP Paribas Open final, Federer sat courtside laughing. "I would like to...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates his win against Stan Wawrinka, also of Switzerland, in their final match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 19, 2017 - 7:27 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer defeated Stan Wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth BNP Paribas Open title in the all-Swiss final. At 35 years and seven months, Federer became the oldest champion in the desert tournament's history on Sunday, surpassing Jimmy Connors, who was 31...
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Elena Vesnina, of Russia, celebrates her win against Svetlana Kuznetsova, of Russia, in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 19, 2017 - 6:09 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Elena Vesnina defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-7 (6), 7-5, 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open in an all-Russian final on Sunday. Vesnina had never advanced beyond the third round in singles and just last year she lost in the first round of qualifying, although she has won...
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March 18, 2017 - 2:33 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Andy Murray has pulled out of the Miami Open with a right elbow injury. The world's top-ranked player and part-time South Florida resident made the announcement in a tweet on Saturday, saying he will turn his focus to the upcoming clay-court season. Murray lost his only...
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