Tennis

5:46 AM ET Three-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray has been included in Britain’s team for the group stage of the Davis Cup finals in mid-September, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) said on Monday. The British team will be made up of Murray, world No. 11 Cameron Norrie, Dan Evans and Joe Salisbury, with a
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11:29 PM ET Associated Press MASON, Ohio — Serena Williams‘ opening match in the Western & Southern Open has been rescheduled from Monday to Tuesday. The 40-year-old Williams, preparing to retire, is set to face 19-year-old Emma Raducanu, the defending US Open champion. A spokesperson for the tournament said the change was “on account of
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7:12 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain won the National Bank Open on Sunday, beating eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. The first unseeded winner in the event since Argentina’s Guillermo Canas in 2002, Busta won his seventh ATP Tour title and first Masters 1000 victory. The 23rd-ranked
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8:40 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Two-time champion Simona Halep of Romania advanced to the National Bank Open’s final, beating Jessica Pegula of the United States 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. Halep will face Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia, 6-4, 7-6 (7) winner over 14th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the night semifinal.
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7:42 PM ET Associated Press MASON, Ohio — Serena Williams plays Monday night at the Western & Southern Open in what is expected to be one of her final matches. It’s a big deal, even for a U.S. Open tuneup accustomed to hosting the world’s best players. “Serena Williams is a global icon whose impact
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5:54 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — Eighth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland beat fourth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday in the National Bank Open semifinals. Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta faced Britain’s Daniel Evans in the night match. The 6-foot-5 Hurkacz had 18 aces and came to the net regularly. “I think
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5:37 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — Two-time champion Simona Halep beat Coco Gauff 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Friday to reach the National Bank Open semifinals. Halep, the 30-year-old from Romania, won the event in Montreal in 2016 and 2018. She will face seventh-seeded Jessica Pegula, a 6-3, 6-3 winner over Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan.
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6:46 PM ET Jerry Humphrey III Twenty-three-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams begins her farewell tour after announcing her retirement from tennis after the US Open. Since making her professional debut in 1995, Williams has won 73 singles titles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles alongside older sister Venus Williams, four Olympic gold medals and
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5:48 PM ET Associated Press MONTREAL — Fourth-seeded Casper Ruud of Norway routed hometown favorite Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-1, 6-2 on Friday in the National Bank Open quarterfinals. “It was one of those days where everything goes in one favor and luckily it was in my favor,” Ruud said after reaching his third Masters 1000 semifinal
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