Tennis

FILE - In this July 23, 2008, file photo, Justin Gimelstob, then a member of Kastles' World Team Tennis, smiles during a match in Washington. Now a tennis broadcaster and coach, Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday, April 22, 2019, to three years of probation, 60 days of community service and a year's worth of anger management classes. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson, File)
April 22, 2019 - 9:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday to three years of...
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United States' Sofia Kenin carries the flag around the arena after winning a tie breaker against Switzerland's Timea Bacsinszky, after their playoff-round Fed Cup tennis match, Sunday, April 21, 2019, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
April 22, 2019 - 9:42 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens won matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland on Sunday in a Fed Cup World Group playoff. Kenin, a late replacement for Madison Keys, beat Timea Bacsinszky 6-3, 7-6 (4) to wrap up the match at Freeman Coliseum. The Americans...
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April 21, 2019 - 4:32 pm
ROUEN, France (AP) — Caroline Garcia held her nerve on serve in the decisive doubles match as France reached the Fed Cup final with a nail-biting 3-2 win Sunday against a Simona Halep-inspired Romania. Teaming up with Kristina Mladenovic for the first time in two years in the Fed Cup, Garcia sealed...
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Italy's Fabio Fognini grimaces during the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Serbia's Dusan Lajovic in Monaco, Sunday, April, 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 21, 2019 - 10:48 am
MONACO (AP) — Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. The 13th-seeded Italian's first title of the year was his ninth overall but first at Masters level. It came the day after he stunned defending champion...
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Italy's Fabio Fognini returns the ball to Spain's Rafael Nadal during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Saturday, April, 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 20, 2019 - 2:46 pm
MONACO (AP) — Fabio Fognini ended Rafael Nadal's winning streak at the Monte Carlo Masters, stunning the defending champion 6-4, 6-2 Saturday to reach the final for the first time and hand Nadal his first defeat here since a loss to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 semifinals. Fognini had beaten Nadal...
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April 06, 2019 - 4:23 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the Volvo Car Open final, Petra Metric of Croatia 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. Wozniacki, who won this clay-court tournament in 2011, has now beaten Matric all six times they have played. Matric was seeded 16th. Wozniacki, seeded fifth, will play for...
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Caroline Wozniacki reaches for a shot from Mihaela Buzarnescu at the Volvo Car Open tennis tournament Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (Grace Beahm Alford/The Post And Courier via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 10:50 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Defending champion Kiki Bertens and third-seeded Aryna Sabalenka, both among the top 10 players in the world, lost Thursday at the Volvo Car Open. Top-seeded American Sloane Stephens, ranked eighth in the world, needed three sets to advance over 14th-seeded Ajla Tomljanovic...
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April 03, 2019 - 9:58 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Fourth-seeded Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia was among three of the world's top 20 players who lost to unseeded opponents at the Volvo Car Open on Wednesday. Sevastova, ranked 12th in the WTA, fell to American Jessica Pegula 6-4, 6-2. Sixth-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium,...
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April 02, 2019 - 7:53 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Top-seeded American Sloane Stephens outlasted Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) to advance Tuesday at the WTA's Volvo Car Open. Stephens, the 2017 U.S. Open champion, needed almost 2 hours, 40 minutes to put away Tormo in the season's first clay-court tournament...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after defeating John Isner in the singles final of the Miami Open tennis tournament, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 31, 2019 - 4:57 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Orange streamers rained down while Roger Federer held another championship trophy aloft, his familiar grin as wide as ever. For the ageless Federer, winning never gets old. Now 37, Federer became tennis' first repeat champion of 2019 when he won his 101st career title...
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