Djokovic accepts wild card into Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco
Novak Djokovic hasn't played an ATP tournament since losing at the Australian Open. (AP) Novak Djokovic announced on Thursday that he has taken a wild card into the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco, which begins on Monday. The 500-level tournament is played on outdoor hard courts. Great news! You’ll see... Read more
Roger Federer, 35 years young: ‘I still have so much in the tank’
Roger Federer, who will play Dubai next week, says he's not yet 100 percent. (AP) Roger Federer says he is still “riding the wave” of his Australian Open victory, sounding even more determined to keep playing while also indicating he is not back in full training a week before his... Read more
Kerber falls, keeping Serena No. 1; Wozniacki, Svitolina meet in final
Angelique Kerber, who would have reclaimed the top spot with the title, lost to Elina Svitolina. (AP) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Top-seeded Angelique Kerber struggled with a knee injury during a 6-3, 7-6 (3) loss to seventh seed Elina Svitolina in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis... Read more
Flying under radar, defending champ Kyrgios rolls into Marseille semis
Nick Kyrgios will play Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for a spot in the final. (AP) At the site of his first career ATP title—which he won last year—Nick Kyrgios is flying under the radar and playing some of his best tennis in the process. The Australian has gotten off to a rough... Read more
Nine surgeries later, 38-year-old Tommy Haas gives his all in Delray
Tommy Haas, the Indian Wells tournament director who was once ranked No. 2, is still plugging away. (AP) DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Tommy Haas picked up his first win since 2015 this week, though it wasn’t exactly how he might have imagined it. The former world No. 2, back from... Read more
Jack Sock beats Steve Johnson to set up Delray semifinal against Young
Jack Sock will play yet another American on Saturday for a berth in the final: Donald Young. (AP) DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jack Sock moved into the semifinals at the Delray Beach Open by beating Steve Johnson 6-4, 7-6 (4) in an all-American matchup Friday. Sock will play... Read more
Juan Martin del Potro to keep working with Orsanic for next few weeks
Juan Martin del Potro has not officially named Daniel Orsanic his coach. (AP) Juan Martin del Potro will keep working with Daniel Orsanic for the next few weeks, but has not officially made the Davis Cup-winning captain his coach. Orsanic is with Del Potro this week in Delray Beach, but... Read more
Darcis withdraws from Delray as young daughter gets sets for surgery
Steve Darcis, who has a 3-year-old daughter, Camille, did not play his scheduled quarterfinal. (AP) Steve Darcis has withdrawn from Delray Beach because his daughter is having surgery next week, according to Belgian reports. Sorry that I have to withdraw from @DelrayBeachOpen 1/4 …good luck to @Yimlife1313 #personnalreason#famillyfirst# — steve... Read more
No. 4 Pablo Carreno Busta reaches quarterfinals at Rio Open
Pablo Carreno Busta topped Victor Estrella Burgos, and will face Alexandr Dolgopolov next. (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fourth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta has reached the quarterfinals of the clay-court Rio Open, defeating Victor Estrella Burgos 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. The Spaniard will face Alexandr Dolgopolov, who won his second-round match on Thursday... Read more
Andre Agassi: Kyrgios ‘needs to get to the heart of his disconnect’
Andre Agassi recently launched his first online course. (AP) Andre Agassi has stayed relatively out of the spotlight since his retirement in 2006, but he’s never stopped learning and using his platform to better society. His livelihood—in addition to his two kids and wife of nearly 16 years, Steffi Graf—is... Read more