Tennis

Andrey Rublev to play Marton Fucsovics in Rotterdam final

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Andrey Rublev will face qualifier Marton Fucsovics for the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament title after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6...

Petra Kvitova, Garbiñe Muguruza advance to Qatar Open final

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DOHA, Qatar — Petra Kvitova and Garbiñe Muguruza both advanced to the Qatar Open final on Friday, one winning in straight sets and the...

Badosa beats 4th seed Mladenovic to reach Lyon Open semis

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LYON, France — Seventh-seeded Paola Badosa of Spain beat fourth-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in an error-strewn match to reach...

Men’s tennis tour tweaks rankings, prize money amid pandemic

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LONDON — The men’s professional tennis tour is increasing prize money at smaller tournaments that had 50% cuts during the coronavirus pandemic and is...

Billie Jean King memoir ‘All In’ to be published in August

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NEW YORK — Billie Jean King has a memoir coming this summer, and she calls it a journey to her “authentic self.” ...

Everyman’s everyman, who faced Federer at Wimbledon, retires

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Marcus Willis, the Everyman’s everyman who was ranked 772nd when he faced Roger Federer at Wimbledon in 2016, is ending his playing career and...

Djokovic ties Federer in weeks at No. 1; Gauff up to No. 38

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Novak Djokovic is gaining on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Grand Slam standings, and he’s already caught Federer in another significant statistic:...

Goffin beats Bautista Agut to win Open Sud de France title

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MONTPELLIER, France — Second-seeded David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to win the Open...

Top seeds Bautista Agut and Goffin reach Open Sud final

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MONTPELLIER, France — Top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut beat Peter Gojowczyk 7-5, 6-1 and set up an Open Sud de France final against second-seeded David...

French veteran Gilles Simon taking a break from tennis tour

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PARIS — Gilles Simon will step away from the tennis tour for an undetermined period of time because he said his heart wasn’t in...