11:16 PM ET Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — Unseeded American Shelby Rogers defeated No. 9 seed Veronika Kudermetova of Russia 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Rogers will play No. 7 seed Daria Kasatkina of Russia in Sunday’s final of the hard-court US Open tuneup, looking for
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6:12 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Kaia Kanepi moved within one victory of her first title in nine years, overwhelming Daria Saville 6-3, 6-1 at the Citi Open on Saturday. Kanepi, a 37-year-old from Estonia, won the last of her four WTA titles in 2013 in Brussels. But she has enjoyed a resurgence this
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12:55 AM ET Associated Press SAN JOSE, Calif. — Second-seeded Paula Badosa beat Coco Gauff 7-6(4), 6-2 on Friday at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic to reach her fourth semifinal of the year. Badosa won nine straight points while Gauff struggled with her serve, and led 2-0 in the second set before easing to a
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7:45 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios needed 14 minutes to complete his rain-delayed Citi Open match against Reilly Opelka, efficiently closing out a 7-6 (1), 6-2 victory on Friday. Saving energy was key for Kyrgios and others playing in hot, humid conditions at the hard-court US Open tuneup. Kyrgios, the
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8:59 AM ET Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from next week’s US Open tuneup event in Montreal due to the same abdominal strain that forced him to miss his Wimbledon semifinal last month, he said Friday. Nadal, who is No. 3 in the world rankings, had his quest for a calendar Grand Slam end when he
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,,We hebben besloten om niet naar Montreal af te reizen en door te gaan met de trainingen zonder onszelf te forceren. Vanaf mijn vakantie en mijn daaropvolgende terugkeer op de trainingsbanen is alles goed verlopen. Enkele dagen geleden ben ik weer begonnen met serveren en donderdag had ik na de training een klein ongemak rondom
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24 jan.Tennis Martina Navratilova hekelt Australian Open in zaak Peng Shuai Voormalig toptennisster Martina Navratilova heeft stevige kritiek geuit op de organisatie van de Australian Open voor het verbieden van steunbetuigingen aan Peng Shuai. „Dit is gewoon zielig”, aldus de achttienvoudig grandslamwinnares. „De WTA staat heel erg alleen in deze zaak. De Australische tenn…
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24 jan.Tennis Martina Navratilova hekelt Australian Open in zaak Peng Shuai Voormalig toptennisster Martina Navratilova heeft stevige kritiek geuit op de organisatie van de Australian Open voor het verbieden van steunbetuigingen aan Peng Shuai. „Dit is gewoon zielig”, aldus de achttienvoudig grandslamwinnares. „De WTA staat heel erg alleen in deze zaak. De Australische tenn…
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12:46 AM ET Associated Press SAN JOSE — Coco Gauff held off four-time major champion Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Gauff, the No. 6 seed, held all of her serves in the opening set and finished the 45-minute session with three aces.
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6:51 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Reigning U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu reached her second quarterfinal of the season Thursday, edging Camila Osorio 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) at the Citi Open in a match that lasted nearly three hours on a hot and humid afternoon. With the temperature in the 90s, the second-seeded Raducanu
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4:35 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — Novak Djokovic withdrew from the upcoming hard-court tournament in Montreal on Thursday because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 and is therefore not allowed to enter Canada. By the same reason, as things stand now, he also will not be able to compete in the US Open later
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De 21-voudig grandslamwinnaar is niet gevaccineerd tegen het coronavirus en mag Canada daarom niet in. Djokovic stond wel op de deelnemerslijst voor het masterstoernooi voor het geval de autoriteiten de regels zouden versoepelen, maar dat gebeurde niet. De 35-jarige Serviër mocht begin dit jaar niet meedoen aan de Australian Open. Djokovic werd na een juridische
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5:18 AM ET Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina said she feels more “free” since coming out as gay last month as support poured in for the women’s world No. 12 from her fellow players. Kasatkina said last month that she was inspired to come out after Russian football player Nadya Karpova said she was gay
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Medvedev kwam voor het laatst in actie op het grastoernooi van Mallorca in juni, waar hij werd uitgeschakeld in de kwartfinales. De 26-jarige Rus mocht daarna niet meedoen aan Wimbledon, dat vanwege de Russische inval in Oekraïne spelers uit Rusland en Belarus uitsloot van deelname. In Los Cabos won Medvedev zijn 250e partij. „Iemand vertelde
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