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Frances Tiafoe, Peter Gojowczyk reach Delray Beach final

Peter Gojowczyk of Germany has beaten the last eight American opponents he's faced in ATP tour-level matches and will have a chance to defeat another Sunday when he faces Frances Tiafoe in the Delray Beach Open final. The 91st-ranked Tiafoe, a wild-card recipient this week, journeyed to his first

Tiafoe, Gojowczyk to meet in Delray Beach final

US wildcard Frances Tiafoe will be gunning for his first ATP title on Sunday when he takes on Germany's Peter Gojowczyk in the final at Delray Beach, Florida. The 20-year-old Tiafoe, ranked 91st in the world, defeated 46th-ranked Canadian Denis Shapovalov 7-5, 6-4 to reach his first final. Gojowczyk

Tennis: Schwartzman, Verdasco win semis to set up Rio Open final

Argentine Diego Schwartzman beat Nicolas Jarry 7-5 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Rio Open and set up a showdown with Fernando Verdasco after the Spaniard beat Fabio Fognini 6-1 7-5. The semi-final results mean the tournament will have a new winner and give either Schwartzman or Verdasco

Tennis: Khachanov outplays Berdych to reach Marseille final

(Reuters) - Russian Karen Khachanov outplayed Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-2 to reach the Marseille Open final on Saturday, setting up a title showdown with Frenchman Lucas Pouille. World number 47 Khachanov was impeccable on serve, saving the meager three break points Berdych had throughout the duel. The

Tennis - Schwartzman, Verdasco win semis to set up Rio Open final

Argentine Diego Schwartzman beat Nicolas Jarry 7-5 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Rio Open and set up a showdown with Fernando Verdasco after the Spaniard beat Fabio Fognini 6-1 7-5. The semi-final results mean the tournament will have a new winner and give either Schwartzman or Verdasco

Verdasco, Schwartzman advance to Rio Open final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Spain's Fernando Verdasco and Argentina's Diego Schwartzman advanced Saturday to the Rio Open final.

Bouchard feels 'vindicated' by lawsuit outcome

Former world number five Eugenie Bouchard said Saturday she felt "happy, relieved and vindicated" after a jury found the US Tennis Association mostly liable for her fall at the US Open in 2015. "After 2.5 years my lawsuit against the USTA is finally over," Bouchard said in a statement

Tennis - Khachanov outplays Berdych to reach Marseille final

(Reuters) - Russian Karen Khachanov outplayed Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-2 to reach the Marseille Open final on Saturday, setting up a title showdown with Frenchman Lucas Pouille. World number 47 Khachanov was impeccable on serve, saving the meager three break points Berdych had throughout the duel. The

No comeback for Kasatkina as Svitolina wins again in Dubai

Top-seeded Elina Svitolina retained her Dubai Championships title on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-0 win over unseeded Daria Kasatkina, who was finally unable to make a comeback. It was the 11th singles title for the 23-year-old Svitolina, who had won a tour-high five titles in 2017, and added Brisbane to

Svitolina joins Henin, Venus as back-to-back Dubai winner

Elina Svitolina joined former world number ones Justine Henin and Venus Williams as a back-to-back Dubai title winner on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-0 cruise past Russia's Daria Kasatkina. Svitolina, the world number four, won her 11th career title after a 70-minute rout of Kasatkina. "When they

Tennis: Svitolina races past Kasatkina to retain Dubai title

(Reuters) - Top seed Elina Svitolina became the third woman to defend the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title on Saturday, defeating Russia's Daria Kasatkina 6-4 6-0 in the final. World number four Svitolina, who had won both her previous meetings against Kasatkina, dominated the early phase

Lucas Pouille to face Karen Khachanov in Open 13 final

Third-seeded Lucas Pouille remains on course for his second ATP title of the season after beating qualifier Ilya Ivashka 6-3, 7-6 (6) to reach the Open 13 final on Saturday. The 16th-ranked Pouille won the Open Sud de France two weeks ago and is gunning for his sixth career title. Pouille took control

Svitolina joins Henin, Venus as back-to-back Dubai winner

Elina Svitolina beat Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-0 on Saturday to win the Dubai Championships for the second year in a row. The fourth-ranked Ukrainian becomes only the third woman to defend the title, after Justine Henin (2003-2004)and Venus Williams (2009-2010). Svitolina beat the 24th-ranked Kasatkina

Svitolina joins Henin, Venus as back-to-back Dubai winner

Elina Svitolina beat Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-0 on Saturday to win the Dubai Championships for the second year in a row. The fourth-ranked Ukrainian becomes only the third woman to defend the title, after Justine Henin (2003-2004)and Venus Williams (2009-2010). Svitolina beat the 24th-ranked Kasatkina

Svitolina joins Henin, Venus as back-to-back Dubai winner

Dubai (AFP) - Elina Svitolina beat Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-0 on Saturday to win the Dubai Championships for the second year in a row.

Dimitrov becomes top seed and top draw as Federer skips Dubai

With the withdrawal of Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov will be thrust into the favourite's role when the Dubai Championships start on Monday. The Bulgarian is ranked No. 4 in the world and won the season-ending ATP Finals in November, but he lost to Federer in the Rotterdam final a week ago, at the

Canadian Shapovalov beats Fritz at the Delray Beach Open

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Denis Shapovalov of Canada beat American Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-4 on Friday at the Delray Beach Open to earn the second semifinal berth of his career.

Shapovalov reaches Delray Beach semi-finals

Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov beat Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-4 on Friday, but had to wait to find out who he'll face in the semi-finals of the ATP Delray Beach Open. Shapovalov, ranked 46th in the world, is vying to become the first 18-year-old since Japan's Kei Nishikori at Delray Beach in 2000

Top-seeded defending champion Thiem tumbles out of Rio Open

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Top-seeded defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria tumbled out of the Rio Open on Friday, falling 6-4, 6-0 to Spain's Fernando Verdasco in the quarterfinals of the clay-court event.

Bouchard reaches settlement in lawsuit against USTA

(Reuters) - Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard reached a settlement in her lawsuit with the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) on Friday after a fall at the 2015 U.S. Open resulted in her withdrawal and a concussion. The terms of the settlement were confidential. “It’s been two-and-a-half years, so

3rd-seeded Pouille & 4th-seeded Berdych reach Open 13 semis

MARSEILLE, France (AP) -- Third-seeded Frenchman Lucas Pouille and fourth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych advanced to the Open 13 semifinals on Friday.

Bouchard reaches settlement with USTA in lawsuit over US Open fall

Eugenie Bouchard reached a settlement with the US Tennis Association on Friday to end her lawsuit over a locker room fall at the 2015 US Open Tennis Championships, US media reported. The terms of the settlement were confidential. The resolution came a day after a jury in US federal court in Brooklyn

Tennis association, player who fell settle liability lawsuit

The United States Tennis Association and popular Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard reached a settlement in her liability lawsuit on Friday, ending a trial at which she testified about slipping and falling on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S. Open and suffering a head injury. Asked how she felt

Federer turns down Dubai wild card, heads to Monte Carlo instead

Roger Federer will not take up a wild card invitation to next week's Dubai Championships, the event's tournament director confirmed on Friday, with the new world number one opting for an awards ceremony in Monte Carlo instead. Tournament director Salah Talhak told local media that 36-year-old

Kasatkina upsets Muguruza to set up Dubai final with Svitolina

(Reuters) - Russia's Daria Kasatkina stunned second seed Garbine Muguruza to reach the final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Friday, while defending champion Elina Svitolina cruised past former world number one Angelique Kerber. Kasatkina, ranked 24 in the world, survived three match

Kasatkina edges Muguruza to line up Svitolina in Dubai final

Daria Kasatkina saved three match points before knocking out second-seeded Garbine Muguruza 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-1 to reach the Dubai Championships final on Friday. The unseeded Kasatkina beat the world No. 3 from Spain for the first time in a 2 1/2-hour thriller. Muguruza dominated the opening set, though

Kasatkina stands in Svitolina's back-to-back Dubai title bid

Elina Svitolina beat Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-3 on Friday to set up a Dubai Championships title defence against Daria Kasatkina. Russia's unseeded Kasatkina upset Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 3-6, 7-6 (13/11), 6-1, saving three match points in her semi-final which lasted two and a half hours

Kasatkina upsets Muguruza to reach Dubai final

Unseeded Daria Kasatkina upset Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 3-6, 7-6 (13-11), 6-1 on Friday with a dramatic fightback in their semi-final at the Dubai Championships. Kasatkina saved nine of 12 break points and broke Muguruza five times in a thriller lasting for more than two and a half hours.

Kasatkina upsets Muguruza to reach Dubai final

Unseeded Daria Kasatkina upset Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 3-6, 7-6 (13-11), 6-1 on Friday after a dramatic fightback in their semi-final at the Dubai Championships. Kasatkina saved nine of 12 break points and broke Muguruza five times in a thriller lasting for more than two and a half hours

American Tiafoe beats del Potro at Delray Beach Open

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- American wild card Frances Tiafoe saved 14 of 16 break-point chances to edge No. 2-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 7-6 (6), 4-6, 7-5 Thursday night in the second round of the Delray Beach Open.

Eugenie Bouchard will press for millions of dollars in damages after Canadian wins injury case against United States Tennis Association

The lawyer for the former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard says he will be pressing for millions of dollars in damages, after Bouchard won her long-awaited court case against the United States Tennis Association. In a decision reached late on Thursday night, UK time, a jury in Brooklyn found that

Tiafoe topples del Potro at ATP Delray Beach

Frances Tiafoe turned the tables on Juan Martin del Potro on Thursday, toppling the second-seeded former champion 7-6 (8/6), 4-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP tournament at Delray Beach, Florida. The 20-year-old American needed four match points to finish off Argentina's del Potro,

Tennis: Jury finds USTA mostly liable for Bouchard fall - report

(Reuters) - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) was found by a jury mostly liable when Canada's Eugenie Bouchard fell in a training room at the 2015 U.S. Open, resulting in her withdrawal and a concussion, The New York Times reported on Thursday. The jury decided the tennis association will

Monfils beats top-seeded Cilic at Rio Open, Thiem advances

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Frenchman Gael Monfils beat top-seeded Marin Cilic 6-3, 7-6 (8) on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open.

US Tennis Association 'mostly liable' in Bouchard fall

The US Tennis Association was found "mostly liable" by a New York jury on Friday for Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard's locker room fall at the 2015 US Open, US media reported. The jury in federal court in Brooklyn, where Bouchard sued the body that organizes the US Open, needed less

US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for player's fall

The United States Tennis Association on Thursday was found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on a wet locker room floor at the 2015 U.S. Open and hit her head, suffering what she said was a ''serious head injury'' that changed the course of her career. A

Court rules USTA liable for Eugenie Bouchard slip, fall she claims has hindered her career

A court ruled that the USTA is liable for a slip-and-fall that forced Eugenie Bouchard from the 2015 U.S. Open and she claims led to a career downfall.

Open 13: Wawrinka hobbles out of 2nd round as knee flares up

Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka hobbled out of the Open 13 second round with a recurrence of his left knee problem, retiring when trailing 6-4, 1-1 against Ilya Ivashka on Thursday. The 21-year-old Khachanov was in clinical form in a 6-2, 6-1 win against Mischa Zverev, taking all four of his break-point

Injured Wawrinka retires against world number 193 in Marseille

Stan Wawrinka's troubled comeback from a six-month injury lay-off suffered another setback Thursday when he was forced to quit his second-round match in Marseille against world number 193 Ilya Ivashka of Belarus. The 32-year-old Wawrinka, the winner of three Grand Slam titles, was 6-4, 1-1 down

Muguruza beats Garcia again to advance to Dubai semifinals

Second-seeded Garbine Muguruza overcame Caroline Garcia 7-5, 6-2 Thursday to seal her place in the semifinals of the Dubai Championships. Muguruza next plays Russian Daria Kasatkina, who defeated compatriot Elena Vesnina 7-6 (5), 6-1. Top-seeded Elina Svitolina moved to within two matches of retaining

Muguruza sees off Garcia to reach Dubai semis

Spaniard Garbine Muguruza reached the Dubai Championships semi-finals for the second time with a 7-5, 6-2 defeat of Caroline Garcia on Thursday, while Angelique Kerber set up a last-four clash with Elina Svitolina. Reigning Wimbledon champion Muguruza needed more than an hour to claim the opening set

Muguruza sees off Garcia to reach Dubai semis

Spaniard Garbine Muguruza reached the Dubai Championships semi-finals for the second time with a 7-5, 6-2 defeat of Caroline Garcia on Thursday, while Angelique Kerber set up a last-four clash with Elina Svitolina. Reigning Wimbledon champion Muguruza needed more than an hour to claim the opening set

The Tennis debate: Aggro doesn't shame the sport - it enhances it

Agree with the arguments put forward here? Disagree? Have your say in the comments section below. February is traditionally a dead month for tennis - an intermission between the Australian Open and the 'Sunshine Double' of Indian Wells and Miami.  But the last week or so has been enlivened

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard testifies against United States Tennis Association over locker room slip at US Open

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard took the witness stand on Wednesday in her negligence lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association, describing how she slipped and fell on a wet locker room floor at the US Open in 2015. Bouchard had just played in a mixed doubles match when she returned to the locker

Sock, Isner and Raonic bundled out of Delray Beach Open

(Reuters) - Top seed Jack Sock was "served off the court" while John Isner and Milos Raonic also exited on a day of upsets at the Delray Beach Open in Florida on Wednesday. Two months after clinching his first Masters 1000 title in Paris, Sock was in less stellar form, beaten 4-6 7-5 6-3 by

Top-ranked Sock loses to fellow American Opelka at Delray

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Top-ranked Jack Sock lost Wednesday night to fellow American Reilly Opelka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the second round of the Delray Beach Open.

Wildcard Opelka topples Sock at ATP Delray Beach

Wildcard Reilly Opelka, ranked 228th in the world, stunned top seed and defending champion Jack Sock 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP tournament in Delray Beach, Florida. Towering 20-year-old Opelka, playing in his first ATP level tournament of 2018, fired 17 aces past

Rain suspends play in Rio Open

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Frenchman Gael Monfils led top-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-3 and was tied 7-7 in a second-set tiebreaker when heavy rain suspended play Wednesday night in the Rio Open.

Good night and good morning as Muguruza wins late Dubai duel

Defending champion and top seed Elina Svitolina toiled for more than two hours to reach the Dubai quarter-finals while second seed Garbine Muguruza had to wait until 2 a.m. to complete her opening victory. Svitolina took two and a quarter hours to overcome stubborn resistance from China's Wang Qiang

Bouchard recalls locker room fall in lawsuit testimony

Former world number five Eugenie Bouchard testified Wednesday in US District Court in Brooklyn that she screamed in pain in a locker room fall at the US Open in 2015, US media reported. "I screamed, 'Oh my God, it burns!" Bouchard told jurors, according to the New York Post. The 23-year-old

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Coach K 'very confident' about Carter eligibility

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Bridges, Sexton, 2 others eligible amid inquiry

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'Disgusted' Fox says blame 'starts with coaches'

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Nietes stops Reveco; Arroyo outpoints Cuadras

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