Tennis

Simona Halep of Romania reacts after defeating Sloane Stephens of the United States to win the final of the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 12, 2018 - 5:19 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Top-ranked Simona Halep outlasted third-ranked Sloane Stephens 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-4 on Sunday to win her second Rogers Cup title. The 26-year-old Romanian star also won the hard-court event that rotates between Toronto and Montreal in 2016 in Montreal. In a rematch of Halep's French...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas, of Greece, celebrates his win over Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, during the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament in Toronto, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 12, 2018 - 12:08 am
TORONTO (AP) — Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas became the youngest player to beat four straight top-10 players in an event since the ATP World Tour was established in 1990, outlasting Kevin Anderson 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-6 (7) on Saturday to reach the Rogers Cup final. Tsitsipas will celebrate his 20th...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece hits a forehand to Alexander Zverev of Germany during Rogers Cup quarterfinal tennis tournament action in Toronto on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 10:34 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset Friday at the Rogers Cup, and top-seeded Rafael Nadal rallied at night to join the Greek teenager in the semifinals. Tsitsipas saved two match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 victory over second-seeded defending champion Alexander Zverev,...
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Sloane Stephens of the United States celebrates her victory over Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia during quarterfinals play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 8:19 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens romped into the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday, beating Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-2. The 25-year-old Stephens, ranked No. 3 in the world, won a hard-court title in Miami in March and lost the French Open final to top-ranked Simona Halep...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas, of Greece, celebrates after defeating Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament in Toronto, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 11:44 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Greek teen Stefanos Tsitsipas upset Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3 on Thursday in the Rogers Cup. The 19-year-old Tsitsipas broke the ninth-seeded Serb's serve early in the third set and held serve from there to reach his first career ATP World Tour Masters 1000...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, file photo, Serena Williams, of the United States, waits to walk onto the court before the match against Johanna Konta, from Britain, during the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic tennis tournament in San Jose, Calif. Williams says she's been struggling with postpartum emotions and wants other new moms to know they are "totally normal." (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
August 07, 2018 - 5:15 am
Serena Williams says she's been struggling with postpartum emotions and wants other new moms to know they are "totally normal." The 23-time Grand Slam champion suffered the most lopsided defeat of her career, a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Johanna Konta in San Jose, California, last Tuesday. She then withdrew...
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August 06, 2018 - 9:03 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwean soldiers opened fire on rioters, protesters and bystanders after a disputed election, teen-agers in an International Tennis Federation tournament were battling each other on hard courts a few kilometers (miles) from the deadly violence. On Monday, junior tennis...
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Alexander Zverev, of Germany, celebrates after he won over Alex de Minaur, of Australia, in the men's finals in the Citi Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 05, 2018 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alexander Zverev's second Citi Open title in a row is merely the latest sign that he is separating himself from the other up-and-coming youngsters in tennis. That doesn't mean he is sure that guys such as Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal are worrying just yet. "You've got to ask them...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after missing a shot from Johanna Konta, of Britain, during the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic tennis tournament in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Konta won 6-1, 6-0. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
August 04, 2018 - 2:26 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Serena Williams has pulled out of next week's Rogers Cup hard-court tournament, citing personal reasons. The tournament announced Williams' withdrawal on Saturday. The 23-time Grand Slam champion is coming off the most lopsided defeat of her career, a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Johanna Konta...
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The stadium court lies wet and matchless during a weather delay at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 03, 2018 - 10:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defending champion Alexander Zverev returned to the Citi Open semifinals by coming back for a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 victory over No. 7 seed Kei Nishikori at the rain-drenched tournament Friday. Only two other men's and women's quarterfinals were completed before all play was called off on...
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