Tennis

6:18 PM ET Associated Press INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Naomi Osaka pulled out of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, a move that was expected after she indicated following her US Open loss this month that she planned to take another extended break from tennis. The withdrawal was announced by the official Twitter feed for
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6:39 PM ET Associated Press Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep will no longer be coached by Darren Cahill. Halep announced the split “after six wonderful years working together” via a Twitter post on Wednesday, saying that she and Cahill “have decided that it’s time to end our working relationship.” Halep won the French Open
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3:42 PM ET Andy Murray saw off Vasek Pospisil in straight sets to advance into the quarterfinals at the Moselle Open in Metz on Wednesday. The three-time Grand Slam champion eased to a 6-3, 6-3 victory, reaching his first ATP Tour quarterfinal this year. Murray, 34, dominated the opening exchanges, nearly breaking Pospisil in the
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7:50 PM ET Associated Press Top-seeded Belgium recovered from being two matches down to beat Bolivia 3-2 in the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday. Belgium trailed 2-0 at the start of the day in Asuncion, Paraguay, after losing its opening singles on Saturday, but advanced to the Qualifiers next year after Sander Gille and
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5:04 PM ET Unseeded Jasmine Paolini dominated Alison Riske in a straight-sets win to claim her first WTA Tour title at Zavarovalnica Sava Portoroz in Slovenia on Sunday. World No. 87 Paolini recovered from a double break down in the first set to defeat No. 3 seed Riske 7-6(4), 6-2 in the final as she
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4:34 PM ET Denmark teenager Clara Tauson upset reigning champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in a three-set thriller in two hours and five minutes to claim her second WTA title at the Luxembourg Open on Sunday. Tauson, 18, twice broke Ostapenko’s serve to claim the opening set 6-3. However, the Latvian saved a break
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7:58 PM ET Associated Press No. 17-ranked Cristian Garin was crushed in 50 minutes and won only one game to seal seeded Chile’s upset 3-1 loss to Slovakia in Bratislava in the Davis Cup World Group on Saturday. Norbert Gombos, ranked nearly 100 spots lower, also knocked off Nicolas Jarry on Friday on the indoor
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4:26 PM ET Jelena Ostapenko defeated the seventh-seed Liudmila Samsonova in straight sets by 6-1, 7-6(4) in one hours and 28 minutes to reach the Luxembourg Open final on Saturday. The Latvian won the tournament in 2019 and the result sees her progress into her second final of the year after winning the Eastbourne title
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11:17 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Casper Ruud‘s Davis Cup debut as a top-10 player resulted in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Khumoyun Sultanov on Friday, helping Norway take a 2-0 lead over visiting Uzbekistan in the World Group I playoffs. The 22-year-old Ruud — whose father, Christian, played for Norway’s Davis Cup team
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