Tennis

File—File picture taken June 28, 2020 shows Poland's President Andrzej Duda casting his vote during presidential election in Krakow, Poland. Duda was tested positive on Corona. (AP Photo/Beata Zawrzal, file)
October 24, 2020 - 10:23 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Andrzej Duda says he feels well despite testing positive for the coronavirus, and he apologized Saturday to everyone who must quarantine because they had contact with him. Duda, 48, said in a recording published on Twitter that he was experiencing no COVID-19...
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Germany's Alexander Zverev reacts during his ATP bett1HULKS Indoors tennis final against Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime in Cologne, Germany, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
October 18, 2020 - 8:50 am
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Alexander Zverev ended his 17-month wait for a title by drawing on the pain of his U.S. Open final defeat to beat Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3, 6-3 and win the Cologne Indoors on Sunday. Zverev has had a breakthrough year in Grand Slam tournaments with his first semifinal at...
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October 15, 2020 - 8:47 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — U.S. tennis player Sam Querrey was placed in isolation by Russian authorities after testing positive for the coronavirus but left the country on a private plane, organizers of the St. Petersburg Open said on Thursday. The tournament said Querrey and his wife tested...
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Referee Daniele Doveri inspects the pitch of the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 ahead of the scheduled Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Napoli. Napoli is likely to be handed a 3-0 loss by the Italian league’s judge for failing to show for its Serie A match at Juventus on Sunday night. Napoli did not travel to Turin for the match after local health authorities ordered the squad into quarantine after two players tested positive for the coronavirus. (Tano Pecoraro/LaPresse via AP)
October 12, 2020 - 5:15 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ A unnamed tennis player has been withdrawn from the St. Petersburg Open after testing positive for the coronavirus. The ATP Tour says the player has been moved into isolation and “is currently asymptomatic.” The...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal bites the trophy as he celebrates winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in three sets, 6-0, 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 11, 2020 - 3:17 pm
PARIS (AP) — All the years of work, all the many wins, led to this moment, with Rafael Nadal preparing to serve against Novak Djokovic, one point from a 13th French Open championship, one point from a 20th Grand Slam trophy to tie Roger Federer's record for men. Nadal swept his right foot along the...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after scoring a point against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 11, 2020 - 9:50 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 4:46 p.m. Rafael Nadal leads Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2 in the French Open final and is one set away from a record-extending 13th title at Roland Garros. Djokovic saved three break points before holding his serve in the opening game...
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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. reacts to losing the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Poland's Iga Swiatek at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 10, 2020 - 12:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. Sofia Kenin found out what it feels like to win a Grand Slam final at the Australian Open in February. Now she knows how it feels to lose one. While French Open champion Iga Swiatek was doing a TV interview right after...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets, 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 09, 2020 - 4:12 pm
PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic seemed well on his way to yet another ho-hum victory, yet another French Open final, yet another matchup against rival Rafael Nadal. And then, suddenly, what had been a gallop became a grind. Slightly more than two hours into his semifinal against Stefanos Tsitsipas on...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 09, 2020 - 11:21 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:15 p.m. Defending champion Rafael Nadal is through to a 13th French Open final after beating Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (0). The 12th-seeded Argentine won their previous meeting last month in the Italian Open quarterfinals...
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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. clenches her fist after scoring a point against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 08, 2020 - 1:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Sofia Kenin entered 2020 with an 11-11 record in Grand Slam action. She never had made the quarterfinals at any clay-court tournament until this trip to Roland Garros — and lost her only tuneup match on the surface 6-0, 6-0 last month. Iga Swiatek is just 19. She’s ranked 54th. She’s...
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