Thiem unable to complete comeback against Dimitrov in ATP Finals
LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal will have to wait another year to win the ATP Finals. The world No. 1 withdrew from the elite, season-ending tournament after losing his opening match to David Goffin 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-4 on Monday at the O2 Arena. Nadal pulled out of... Read more
CoCo Vandeweghe puts up three points to propel U.S. to Fed Cup glory
It took the deciding doubles match to seal the 18th Fed Cup title for the United States 3-2 over Belarus. Playing against a dogged Belarusian team in Minsk, CoCo Vandeweghe had to win all three of her matches to help Team USA grab hold of the hardware.  With the tie even... Read more
Hyeon Chung beats Rublev to win Next Gen Finals and first ATP title
MILAN (AP) — Hyeon Chung beat top-seeded Andrey Rublev of Russia 3-4 (5), 4-3 (2), 4-2, 4-2 to win the inaugural Next Gen Finals on Saturday. It took Chung just under two hours to win his first ATP title, sealing the result with a powerful crosscourt forehand. Chung, who... Read more
Jelena Dokic describes extent of abuse from father, coach Damir Dokic
Former WTA player Jelena Dokic has described experiencing severe abuse  from her father, Damir Dokic, as a child and then a teenager on tour. Dokic has just released a book, Unbreakable, discussing her career and hardships. The former No. 4 broke with Damir, who was also her coach, in... Read more
Federer and Nadal don’t want big adjustments to how tennis is played
Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have weighed in on the rule changes being used at the ATP NextGen Finals, saying they don’t want any big adjustments to the way the game is played. The Grand Slam events, according to British newspapers, are also looking at changes like going back to 16... Read more
Federer starts bid for seventh ATP Finals title with win over Sock
It appears that Roger Federer intends to finish off his comeback year on a high note. He defeated Jack Sock in the opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals with relative ease, 6-4, 7-6 (4), in an hour and thirty minutes. The 36-year-old didn’t give the American a single... Read more
ATP Finals Preview: Breaking down Group Boris Becker
To the casual tennis fan, this year’s ATP Finals can probably be described as “Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and…everyone else.” Each of the tournament’s two group consists of one very famous player (Federer or Nadal) and three relative unknowns. The rest of the ATP’s ruling establishment—Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray,... Read more
Roger Federer wins opening match at ATP Finals against Jack Sock
LONDON (AP) — One break of serve, and a mini-break, was all Roger Federer needed to win his opening match at the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday. The 19-time Grand Slam champion broke Jack Sock at the start of his 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory at the O2 Arena. Both... Read more
ATP Finals Preview: Taking a look at Group Pete Sampras
To the casual tennis fan, this year’s ATP Finals can probably be described as “Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and…everyone else.” Each of the tournament’s two group consists of one very famous player (Federer or Nadal) and three relative unknowns. The rest of the ATP’s ruling establishment—Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Stan... Read more
United States wins Fed Cup 3-2 over Belarus in dramatic fashion
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A 17-year championship drought came to an end Sunday for the United States when it beat Belarus 3-2 to take its 18th Fed Cup title. CoCo Vandeweghe and Shelby Rogers defeated Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the deciding doubles of the... Read more