Tennis

2:26 PM ET Associated Press PARIS — Roger Federer announced Sunday he will play at the French Open, and the Swiss star is preparing for it on home clay at a tournament in Geneva next month. The 20-time Grand Slam champion revealed his plans on his official Twitter page. “Happy to let you know that
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10:47 AM ET MONACO — Stefanos Tsitsipas won the Monte Carlo Masters without dropping a set, beating Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday for his first title this year and sixth overall. Fourth-seeded Tsitsipas was in dominant form as he edged 4-3 ahead of the sixth-seeded Russian in their career meetings, having also beaten him
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6:33 PM ET Associated Press Britain, Canada, Italy and Ukraine were among the eight countries that reached the qualifying round of the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup with victories Saturday. These were the first matches in the women’s tennis team competition since its name was changed from Fed Cup last year. Also advancing were Kazakhstan,
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9:39 AM ET Associated Press MONACO — Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas swatted aside unseeded Daniel Evans 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final for the first time, and stay on course for a first title this year. The big-serving Greek player faces the winner of a later semifinal between sixth-seeded Russian Andrey
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4:58 PM ET Associated Press Six Challenger tennis tournaments scheduled for Canada this year have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Tennis Canada said Friday the events are the men’s Winnipeg (Manitoba) National Bank Challenger; the women’s Challenger event in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; the National Bank Challenger in Granby, Quebec; and the Odlum Brown VanOpen
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12:41 PM ET Associated Press MONACO — A day after knocking out top-ranked Novak Djokovic, unseeded Daniel Evans beat 11th-seeded David Goffin 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Friday. The British player will contest the first Masters semifinal of his career against fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas, a French Open semifinalist last
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9:44 AM ET Associated Press MONACO — – Novak Djokovic produced a clinical 6-4, 6-2 win over up-and-coming Jannik Sinner at the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday, making a successful return to clay. Facing a stern test in his first competitive match since his record-extending ninth win at the Australian Open, the two-time Monte Carlo
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9:56 PM ET Associated Press Serena Williams has signed a deal with Amazon Studios under which she will create scripted and non-scripted programming, including a docuseries that follows her exploits on and off the court, the tennis star said Tuesday. Williams made the announcement during a conversation with actor Michael B. Jordan that was part
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