Maand: november 2022

11:09 AM ET ESPN News Services Wimbledon, after protests during the 2022 event, is relaxing its requirement for all-white clothing to allow female players to wear “mid/dark-colored undershorts” to be more comfortable on their periods. Wimbledon’s strict policy about all-white attire for players is one of the best-known features of the grass-court Grand Slam tournament,
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9:59 AM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Player compensation on the ATP Tour and the lower-level ATP Challenger Tour will rise to a record $217.9 million combined in 2023, thanks to a $37.5 million increase announced Thursday that is the largest single-season jump for the men’s tennis circuit. On-site prize money will go up
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6:56 PM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Five-time champion Novak Djokovic eased into the final four of the ATP Finals with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Andrey Rublev on Wednesday. It took the seventh-seeded Djokovic just 68 minutes to defeat Rublev and make it two wins out of two to qualify for his 11th
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10:48 AM ET ESPN News Services Novak Djokovic has confirmed that he will take part in next year’s Australian Open after being granted a visa. “I was very happy to receive the news yesterday,” said Djokovic, who was sent home to Serbia from Australia on the eve of last year’s event after a row about
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11:13 AM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Rafael Nadal’s error-strewn performance damaged his chances Tuesday of adding the ATP Finals trophy to his glittering list of titles. The top-seeded Nadal lost 6-3, 6-4 to tournament debutant Felix Auger-Aliassime to leave him with two straight defeats in Turin. The 36-year-old Nadal has now lost four
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6:42 AM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic is set to be granted a visa to play in next year’s Australian Open despite his high-profile deportation in January. The Australian Broadcasting Corp. on Tuesday said it had confirmed newspaper reports that the immigration minister had overturned a potential three-year exclusion period for Djokovic.
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5:31 PM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas for the ninth straight time by 6-4, 7-6 (4) in the players’ opening match at the ATP Finals on Monday. Djokovic has beaten Tsitsipas in his third straight tournament following wins in Astana, Kazakhstan, and at the Paris Masters. “All the matches
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6:25 PM ET Associated Press TURIN, Italy — Rafael Nadal’s bid to win one of the few titles missing from his glittering career started poorly as he was beaten in straight sets by eighth-seeded Taylor Fritz in their opening match at the ATP Finals on Sunday. After a close-fought opening set, Fritz dominated the second
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3:20 PM ET Associated Press GLASGOW, Scotland — – Belinda Bencic keeps delivering big titles for Switzerland. The Olympic singles champion made sure Switzerland won the biggest prize in women’s team tennis for the first time on Sunday, completing a near-perfect tournament by beating Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic in straight sets in the Billie Jean King
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7:33 PM ET Associated Press MILAN — American Brandon Nakashima stayed perfect in Milan as he won the Next Gen ATP Finals on Saturday with his second straight-set victory over Jiri Lehecka this week. Nakashima took just 80 minutes to win 4-3 (5), 4-3 (6), 4-2, securing the title on the first of three championship
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1:26 PM ET Australia edged hosts Britain 2-1 in the semifinals of the Billie Jean King Cup Finals on Saturday to move into the summit clash where they will look to win their first title since 1974. Storm Sanders was Australia’s hero after she won the first singles rubber before returning for the deciding doubles
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NOS Sport•vandaag, 15:52 Nederland heeft in de play-offs van de Billie Jean King Cup een afgetekende nederlaag geleden tegen Frankrijk. De tennissters van captain Elise Tamaëla en de debuterende assistent Kiki Bertens kwamen zaterdag op een onoverbrugbare 3-0 achterstand: Lesley Pattinama-Kerkhove verloor van Caroline Garcia: 2-6, 3-6. Door de nederlaag dalen de Nederlandse vrouwen af
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5:05 PM ET Associated Press GLASGOW, Scotland — The unheralded Czech Republic upset the United States to reach the Billie Jean King Cup semifinals for the first time in four years Friday. The Czechs will meet Switzerland on Saturday in Glasgow after the Swiss beat Canada 2-1. Fellow group winners Australia and Britain meet in
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6:55 PM ET Associated Press GLASGOW, Scotland — Britain pulled off an unlikely 3-0 victory over Spain in the Billie Jean King Cup on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the top team event in women’s tennis for the first time in 41 years. Australia also reached the last four in Glasgow, but the story
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11:39 PM ET SYDNEY — Rafael Nadal and world No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek were among the top players who had their pre-Australian Open tournament destinations set when the draw was held for the new United Cup mixed teams event on Thursday. Nadal, who will team with world No. 13 Paula Badosa for Spain, is headed
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7:18 PM ET Associated Press GLASGOW, Scotland — Coco Gauff and Caty McNally beat the Polish pair of Magda Linette and Alicja Rosolska 6-1, 6-2 to give the United States a 2-1 win at the Billie Jean King Cup team event on Wednesday. Earlier Linette beat Madison Keys 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in singles to force
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