Tennis

1:04 PM ET Associated Press NEWPORT, R.I. — Goran Ivanisevic, Sergi Bruguera, Conchita Martinez and Jonas Bjorkman are the four candidates for the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s class of 2020. The four players announced Wednesday, all former Grand Slam tournament champions, are in their second year of a three-year possible candidacy in the player
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9:56 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — The United States will face Latvia for a place in next year’s Fed Cup finals, the first time the “World Cup of Tennis” tournament system will be used. The draw for February’s qualifying matches pits the Americans against a Latvian team that could include former French Open champion
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8:41 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Chilean tennis player Juan Carlos Saez has been banned for eight years for match-fixing. The Tennis Integrity Unit says Saez refused to cooperate with its investigation and also failed to report “a corrupt approach” at a tournament. Saez originally attracted the TIU’s attention because of evidence of unusual
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3:47 AM ET Former world No. 1 Andy Murray, continuing his comeback from hip surgery, fell 7-6(8), 7-5 to Tennys Sandgren in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina. The match was delayed by rain for several hours before Murray battled hard to save three set points in the tiebreak before Sandgren
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10:03 PM ET Alyssa RoenigkESPN Close Alyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com whose assignments have taken her to six continents and caused her to commit countless acts of recklessness. (Follow @ESPN_Alyssa on Twitter). Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the U.S. Open after Konstantin Anisimov, her father and longtime coach,
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11:43 AM ET Sloane Stephens announced Monday that she has parted with coach Sven Groeneveld after working with him since May. Stephens, 26, ranked No. 11 in the world, made the announcement on Twitter. After much thought, @sventennis & I have decided to go our separate ways. Change is never easy, but I’m so appreciative
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8:03 PM ET ESPN News Services Russia’s Daniil Medvedev won his first Cincinnati title on Sunday, concluding a tournament that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming U.S. Open. Will stumbles in the men’s bracket at the Western & Southern Open carry over to New York? And is Medvedev capable of carrying his newfound
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4:21 PM ET Associated Press MASON, Ohio — Madison Keys rallied late in both sets and beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 7-6 (5) for her first Cincinnati championship Sunday, sending her into the U.S. Open on a one-week upswing. By winning her first hard-court final since the 2017 U.S. Open, she’ll be No. 10 when she
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