4:34 PM ET Associated Press GLASGOW, Scotland — Australia and Kazakhstan claimed victories on the opening day of the Billie Jean King Cup, the biggest team event in women’s tennis. The Australians, bidding for a first title in the competition in 48 years, beat Slovakia 2-1 in Group B thanks to victories by Storm Sanders
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11:19 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Caroline Garcia plopped on a cowboy hat to go with the trophy she was holding after telling fans she had enjoyed her first trip to Texas. There was plenty for the Frenchwoman to like in Cowtown. Garcia took a tight first set and went on to
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12:00 AM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Former world No. 1 Ash Barty has emphatically ruled out ever making a comeback to tennis, or switching to another sport. Launching her autobiography at Melbourne Park — scene of her Australian Open triumph in January just two months before her shocking retirement announcement — the 26-year-old
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7:19 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Caroline Garcia rolled to a 6-3, 6-2 semifinal victory over Maria Sakkari on Sunday, reaching the championship of the WTA Finals for the first time in her career. Garcia will face either top-ranked Iga Swiatek or Aryna Sabalenka on Monday night with a chance to join
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12:30 PM ET ESPN News Services PARIS — Danish teenager Holger Rune fought back from a set down to beat favorite Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 and win his first Masters title on Sunday. Rune, who beat four other top-10 players in Hubert Hurkacz, Andrey Rublev, Carlos Alcaraz and Felix Auger-Aliassime en route to the
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8:32 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Caroline Garcia claimed the last spot in the semifinals of the season-ending WTA Finals with a 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(5) round-robin victory over Daria Kasatkina on Saturday. The sixth-ranked Frenchwoman became the first in 30 matches this season to beat Kasatkina after losing the first set to
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3:10 PM ET Associated Press PARIS — Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas for the eighth straight time, edging an entertaining semifinal 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (4) to stay on track for a record-extending seventh Paris Masters title Saturday. The 21-time Grand Slam champion next faces unseeded Danish teenager Holger Rune, who has never been in a
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12:49 PM ET Associated Press Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz will miss the rest of the season after suffering an abdominal muscle tear while playing at the Paris Masters. The Spanish teenager pulled out during a second-set tiebreaker against fellow 19-year-old Holger Rune in their quarterfinal on Friday. Following medical exams, the US Open champion posted details
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7:13 PM ET Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas — Jessica Pegula dropped her head to the table in front of the microphone, smiling while hoping there might be a consolation victory awaiting her in her WTA Finals debut. The Buffalo native was New York honest about going winless in all three singles matches, capped by
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Getty Images NOS Sport•gisteren, 23:31 Tennisster Demi Schuurs heeft zich op de WTA Finals verzekerd van een plek in de halve finales. De 29-jarige dubbelspecialiste versloeg in de laatste groepswedstrijd samen met haar Amerikaanse partner Desirae Krawczyk het Chinese duo Xu Yifan/Yang Zhaoxuan in twee sets: 7-6 (2), 6-3. Schuurs en Krawczyk waren het toernooi
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