4:21 PM ET Associated Press EASTBOURNE, England — Serena Williams might yet win a title in her comeback event. The American star moved into the semifinals of the women’s doubles at Eastbourne by partnering with Ons Jabeur in a 6-2, 6-4 win over Shuko Aoyama and Hao-Ching Chan on Wednesday. And, ahead of playing in
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3:54 PM ET Associated Press Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep booked their places in the quarterfinals of the Bad Homburg Open on Wednesday while Sabine Lisicki continued her winning comeback. Defending champion Kerber, seeded third, beat Lucia Bronzetti 6-2, 6-3 to set up a meeting with Alizé Cornet, who won 7-6 (4), 6-4 against Tatjana
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3:36 PM ET Australian Nick Kyrgios slammed the ATP Tour’s decision to trial off-court coaching and said Wednesday that the beauty of the sport where players had to figure things out on their own was being taken away. The ATP will trial off-court coaching in the second half of the year, with players set to
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10:44 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Vancouver and Berlin will be upcoming hosts for the Laver Cup men’s tennis team event. The competition is played in a Europe vs. World format and does not award ATP ranking points. It will be at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on Sept. 22-24, 2023, and at Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena
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11:26 AM ET Associated Press PALMA, Spain — Nick Kyrgios withdrew from the Mallorca Championships on Wednesday because of an abdominal injury, saying he didn’t want to aggravate the problem ahead of Wimbledon. The 45th-ranked Australian made the announcement before his round-of-16 match against Roberto Bautista Agut. “I have been playing a lot of great
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Molcan, de mondiale nummer 50, begon sterk aan de wedstrijd en stond in de eerste set geen game af tegen Griekspoor. De 25-jarige Noord-Hollander herpakte zich door vervolgens de tweede set naar zich toe te trekken en dwong daarmee een derde set af. Daarin draaide het uit op een tiebreak, die Griekspoor won (7-3). Eerder
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6:41 PM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com The ATP announced on Tuesday it will allow off-court coaching during the second half of the season on a trial basis. Starting with events held after the conclusion of Wimbledon in July, coaches will be allowed to sit in designated seats and provide verbal and non-verbal coaching (hand signals) during
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4:18 PM ET Associated Press EASTBOURNE, England — As “What A Feeling” boomed around Devonshire Park, Serena Williams strode onto center court at Eastbourne to a standing ovation for her first competitive tennis match in nearly a year. Around 90 minutes later, fans were on their feet again, celebrating a comeback win for the 23-time
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2:00 PM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com Four-time major champion Naomi Osaka announced the launch of her new media company on Tuesday. Called Hana Kuma, which translates to “flower bear” in Japanese, the company is a partnership with LeBron James‘ SpringHill Company and will produce documentaries as well as scripted and unscripted series. “What excites me is
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11:15 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Retired tennis player David Ferrer was appointed tournament director of the Davis Cup Finals on Tuesday. The 40-year-old, a three-time Davis Cup champion with Spain who reached a career-best singles ranking of No. 3, replaces Albert Costa, who had held the position since 2019. “The Davis Cup is
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9:16 AM ET Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England — This time, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will be on opposite sides of the draw. The seedings for Wimbledon were announced Tuesday, with Djokovic and Nadal being Nos. 1 and 2, respectively, in the men’s draw because of the absence of Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev. The
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1:10 PM ET Associated Press EASTBOURNE, England — Serena Williams skipped her scheduled practice session at Eastbourne with late notice on Monday as the 23-time Grand Slam champion prepares to make her return to competition after a year away. Williams trained at a nearby club over the weekend and was expected to have an on-site
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