Men's tennis

FILE - In this June 7, 2009, file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses his trophy after defeating Sweden's Robin Soderling in their men's singles final match of the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France. Roger Federer says he won't play in the French Open and instead prepare to play on grass and hard courts later this season. Federer posted a message entitled "Roger to skip Roland Garros" on his website on Monday, May 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 15, 2017 - 4:59 pm
After spending a few days practicing on clay courts in Switzerland, a healthy and well-rested Roger Federer settled on his upcoming schedule: He will bypass the French Open and turn his focus to Wimbledon, then the U.S. Open. "It was a tough decision to take, because he likes to play the French...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2009, file photo, Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses his trophy after defeating Sweden's Robin Soderling in their men's singles final match of the French Open tennis tournament in Paris, France. Roger Federer says he won't play in the French Open and instead prepare to play on grass and hard courts later this season. Federer posted a message entitled "Roger to skip Roland Garros" on his website on Monday, May 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 15, 2017 - 2:56 pm
Roger Federer is skipping the French Open and instead will prepare for the grass and hard courts later this season. The 18-time major champion posted a message entitled "Roger to skip Roland Garros" on his website on Monday. Federer's agent, Tony Godsick, confirmed that the player will not compete...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their mens semifinal tennis match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Nadal won the match 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 13, 2017 - 6:30 pm
MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal is near his best again, and he showed it with an emphatic win over a rival he hadn't beaten in three years. Nadal ended his seven-match winless streak against Novak Djokovic with a 6-2, 6-4 win that put him in the Madrid Open final again on Saturday. Nadal overpowered...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their mens semifinal tennis match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Nadal won the match 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 13, 2017 - 4:39 pm
MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal is near his best again, and he showed it with an emphatic win over a rival he hadn't beaten in three years. Nadal ended his seven-match winless streak against Novak Djokovic with a 6-2, 6-4 win that put him in the Madrid Open final again on Saturday. Nadal overpowered...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in their mens semifinal tennis match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Nadal won the match 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 13, 2017 - 1:28 pm
MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal ended his seven-match winless streak against Novak Djokovic with a 6-2, 6-4 win that put him in the Madrid Open final again on Saturday. Nadal overpowered Djokovic, and converted on his third match point to earn his first victory against the second-ranked Serb since the...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their mens semifinal tennis match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, May 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 13, 2017 - 12:11 pm
MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal ended his seven-match winless streak against Novak Djokovic with a 6-2, 6-4 win that put him in the Madrid Open final again on Saturday. Nadal overpowered Djokovic from the start, and converted on his third match point to earn his first victory against the second-ranked...
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CORRECTING SCORES : Novak Djokovic of Serbia gestures after defeating Nicolas Almagro of Spain 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul White)
May 10, 2017 - 1:39 pm
MADRID (AP) — Defending champion Novak Djokovic recovered from a 3-0 deficit in the third set to defeat Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 and reach the third round at the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Djokovic rallied in the final set by breaking Almagro to go up 6-5 and served out to earn his 15th win of...
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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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