Tennis

7:08 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Nick Kyrgios doesn’t expect to remain on tour for too many more years and said he probably won’t play in the Laver Cup again. He spoke to reporters Saturday after losing in straight sets to Stefanos Tsitsipas during the day session as Team Europe went up 7-1 over
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6:58 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup — and first without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic participating — began Friday with Matteo Berrettini and Casper Ruud giving Team Europe a 2-0 lead over Team World. Italy’s Berrettini, the runner-up to Djokovic at Wimbledon in July,
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12:14 PM ET Britain’s Andy Murray has been knocked out of the Moselle Open quarterfinals by top seed Hubert Hurkacz in straight sets. The 34-year-old, who is ranked No. 133 in the world, was defeated 7-6(4), 6-3 by Poland’s Hurkacz. Murray’s run to the quarterfinals at Moselle began with a first-round victory against sixth seed
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10:16 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Emma Raducanu has split from her coach, less than two weeks after winning the U.S. Open as a qualifier. Andrew Richardson coached Raducanu for two years at youth level and linked up with her again in July on a short-term deal for the duration of her time in
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3:50 PM ET Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz will face in-form Andy Murray in the quarterfinals of the Moselle Open in Metz, France after he eased past Lucas Pouille in straight sets on Thursday. No. 1 seed Hurkacz took just 68 minutes to cruise to a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Pouille, putting in a dominant display as
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3:42 PM ET Andy Murray saw off Vasek Pospisil in straight sets to advance into the quarterfinals at the Moselle Open in Metz on Wednesday. The three-time Grand Slam champion eased to a 6-3, 6-3 victory, reaching his first ATP Tour quarterfinal this year. Murray, 34, dominated the opening exchanges, nearly breaking Pospisil in the
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6:18 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Naomi Osaka pulled out of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, a move that was expected after she indicated following her US Open loss this month that she planned to take another extended break from tennis. The withdrawal was announced by the official Twitter feed for
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6:39 PM ET Associated Press Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep will no longer be coached by Darren Cahill. Halep announced the split “after six wonderful years working together” via a Twitter post on Wednesday, saying that she and Cahill “have decided that it’s time to end our working relationship.” Halep won the French Open
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Sep 22, 2021 British tennis must lose the image of exclusivity to make the sport more accessible and ensure the wait for another Grand Slam champion is not too long, former world No. 1 Andy Murray said. US Open champion, Raducanu did not drop a set throughout the tournament in New York this month as
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9:33 AM ET Andy Murray is confident that his game is on an upward trajectory and he can compete against top players once again after struggling with injuries across the past few seasons. On Tuesday, Murray, who has slipped to 113th in the men’s ATP rankings, defeated Frenchman Ugo Humbert 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the
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7:50 PM ET Associated Press Top-seeded Belgium recovered from being two matches down to beat Bolivia 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday. Belgium trailed 2-0 at the start of the day in Asuncion, Paraguay, after losing its opening singles on Saturday, but advanced to the Qualifiers next year after Sander Gille and
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5:04 PM ET Unseeded Jasmine Paolini dominated Alison Riske in a straight-sets win to claim her first WTA Tour title at Zavarovalnica Sava Portoroz in Slovenia on Sunday. World No. 87 Paolini recovered from a double break down in the first set to defeat No. 3 seed Riske 7-6(4), 6-2 in the final as she
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4:34 PM ET Denmark teenager Clara Tauson upset reigning champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in a three-set thriller in two hours and five minutes to claim her second WTA title at the Luxembourg Open on Sunday. Tauson, 18, twice broke Ostapenko’s serve to claim the opening set 6-3. However, the Latvian saved a break
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7:58 PM ET Associated Press No. 17-ranked Cristian Garin was crushed in 50 minutes and won only one game to seal seeded Chile’s upset 3-1 loss to Slovakia in Bratislava in the Davis Cup World Group on Saturday. Norbert Gombos, ranked nearly 100 spots lower, also knocked off Nicolas Jarry on Friday on the indoor
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4:26 PM ET Jelena Ostapenko defeated the seventh-seed Liudmila Samsonova in straight sets by 6-1, 7-6(4) in one hours and 28 minutes to reach the Luxembourg Open final on Saturday. The Latvian won the tournament in 2019 and the result sees her progress into her second final of the year after winning the Eastbourne title
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11:17 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Casper Ruud‘s Davis Cup debut as a Top 10 player resulted in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Khumoyun Sultanov on Friday, helping Norway take a 2-0 lead over visiting Uzbekistan in the World Group I playoffs. The 22-year-old Ruud — whose father, Christian, played for Norway’s Davis Cup
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8:21 AM ET Inordinately long toilets breaks and medical timeouts at critical moments could soon be a thing of the past in men’s tennis with the ATP Tour planning to impose stricter rules, a source at the men’s governing body told Reuters. The practice has long been a bugbear of players, most recently at the
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4:00 PM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com NEW YORK — The 2021 US Open is officially in the books, and it ended with titles for Emma Raducanu and Daniil Medvedev. Just as we all predicted, right? Needless to say, it was one of the most unexpected and surprising tournaments in memory and provided unforgettable introductions to the
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