Tennis

8:55 AM ET Novak Djokovic has broken Roger Federer‘s record for most weeks as the ATP world No. 1, holding the top spot for the 311th week in Monday’s rankings. Djokovic’s record-breaking ranking was guaranteed last month when he won the Australian Open for the ninth time in his career. Djokovic, 33, has held the
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9:19 PM ET Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Coco Gauff had trouble closing out and needed to save two match points before finally fending off Ekaterina Alexandrova 7-6 (3), 2-6, 7-6 (8) on Sunday to advance to the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship. The 16-year-old American led 5-1 in
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2:48 PM ET Associated Press ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Andrey Rublev won his fourth tour singles title in seven months as the Russian beat Marton Fucsovics 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Sunday. Rublev continued the form which has made him one of the top players in men’s
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5:41 PM ET Associated Press Andrey Rublev will face qualifier Marton Fucsovics for the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament title after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6 (2) in the semifinals on Saturday. Rublev saved all five of the break points he faced in the first set and broke Tsitsipas twice. Neither player had a single
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2:55 PM ET Associated Press LYON, France — Danish teenager Clara Tauson continued her remarkable form at the Lyon Open, beating seventh-seeded Paula Badosa 7-5, 6-1 on Saturday to set up a first career final against fellow qualifier Viktorija Golubic. Golubic caused another upset by beating second-seeded Fiona Ferro 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (4) in the
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12:42 PM ET Associated Press DOHA, Qatar — Petra Kvitova won her first title since 2019 as she swept past Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 6-1 to win the Qatar Open final on Saturday. Kvitova broke Muguruza’s serve five times in a row to seal the first set and take a commanding lead in the second. It
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4:52 PM ET Associated Press LYON, France – Seventh-seeded Paula Badosa of Spain beat fourth-seeded Kristina Mladenovic of France 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in an error-strewn match to reach the Lyon Open semifinals on Friday. Neither player looked comfortable on serve, combining for 21 double faults and 15 service breaks at the indoor tournament. 1
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1:55 PM ET Associated Press DOHA, Qatar — Petra Kvitova and Garbine Muguruza both advanced to the Qatar Open final on Friday, one winning in straight sets and the other without even playing a point. Muguruza advanced when Victoria Azarenka pulled out with a back injury. Kvitova beat Jessica Pegula 6-4, 6-4, winning the final
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1:50 PM ET Associated Press ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Stefanos Tsitsipas recovered from a break down in the deciding set to beat Karen Khachanov and reach the semifinals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament on Friday. The No. 2 seed was 3-1 down in the third before breaking back and beating Khachanov 4-6, 6-3, 7-5.
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1:55 PM ET Defending champion Simona Halep has withdrawn from next week’s Dubai Tennis Championships with a lower back complaint, organisers of the WTA 1000 tournament said on Thursday. World No. 3 Halep, who also pulled out of this week’s Qatar Open in Doha, has not played a competitive match since losing in straight sets
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