Tennis

3:02 PM ET Associated Press ROME — Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone revealed on Friday she’s beaten cancer. “They diagnosed me with a malign tumor. It was the toughest fight that I’ve ever faced,” the retired Italian player said in a video on Instagram. “The best thing is that I was able to win
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3:02 PM ET Associated Press ROME — Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone revealed on Friday she is cancer-free. “They diagnosed me with a [malignant] tumor. It was the toughest fight that I’ve ever faced,” the retired Italian player said in a video on Instagram. “The best thing is that I was able to win
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3:56 PM ET Associated Press Marcos Baghdatis, the 2006 Australian Open runner-up, is going to start helping coach top-10 player Elina Svitolina. Baghdatis wrote Wednesday on Twitter that he was “glad to announce the next chapter of my life.” I am so glad to announce the next chapter of my life and look forward to
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10:32 AM ET Australia’s Ashleigh Barty has been named WTA Player of the Year after capturing her maiden Grand Slam singles title and reaching the top of the world rankings. The 23-year-old, who quit tennis to play cricket in 2014 before returing to the game in 2016, became the first Australian to win the French
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8:35 AM ET Caroline Wozniacki, the former world No. 1 and 2018 Australian Open winner, will play the 2020 Australian Open as her final tournament, she told ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Friday. She also announced her decision in a post on Instagram. View this post on Instagram I’ve played professionally since I was 15
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9:55 AM ET Tennis is now in its annual offseason, but don’t blink, lest you miss it. It says something about this 12-month sport that the 2019 season hasn’t even really ended — it’s been quietly humming along in the background with Challenger (ATP) and 175K WTA Tour events, offering both rankings points, prize money
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9:55 AM ET Tennis is now in its annual offseason, but don’t blink, lest you miss it. It says something about this 12-month sport that the 2019 season hasn’t even really ended — it’s been quietly humming along in the background with Challenger (ATP) and 175K WTA Tour events, offering both rankings points, prize money
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5:41 PM ET Ashleigh Barty has added yet more silverware to her stunning 2019 collection after winning a third straight Newcombe Medal as Australia’s outstanding tennis player of the year. Never in doubt, Barty formally received her award from John Newcombe at tennis’s night of nights at Melbourne’s Crown Palladium on Monday. During an unforgettable
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6:37 AM ET Associated Press BERN, Switzerland — The Swiss government says it will produce a 20 franc silver coin with Roger Federer’s image on it. The government says it’s the first time it has dedicated a commemorative coin to a living person. A 50 franc gold coin with Federer’s image on it will be
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Nov 29, 2019 NUR-SULTAN — Leander Paes bettered his own Davis Cup record by winning his 44th doubles match along with debutant Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan as India took an unassailable 3-0 lead against Pakistan with victory in the third rubber in Nur-Sultan on Saturday. The reverse singles rubbers were cancelled after India secured the tie. Pakistani
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