Tennis

Associated Press Feb 26, 2024, 10:45 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SAN DIEGO — Katie Boulter of Britain and Daria Saville of Australia scored decisive wins Monday in the rain-interrupted opening round of the Cymbiotika San Diego Open. Boulter earned her first win over Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko in four career matchups, 6-3, 6-1, in one
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Associated Press Feb 25, 2024, 06:46 PM ET Open Extended Reactions RIO DE JANEIRO — Sebastian Baez won his fifth and biggest title Sunday with a 6-2, 6-1 victory against his Argentine compatriot Mariano Navone at the Rio Open. The fifth-seeded Baez wasn’t seriously challenged by the 22-year-old Navone, a qualifier, in the final of
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Associated Press Feb 24, 2024, 05:15 PM ET Open Extended Reactions RIO DE JANEIRO — Fifth-seeded Sebastián Báez beat his Argentine compatriot Francisco Cerundolo in straight sets on Saturday to reach the final of the Rio Open. The 30th-ranked Báez won 7-5, 6-0 in Rio de Janeiro. He will face either defending champion Cameron Norrie
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Associated Press Feb 24, 2024, 01:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Jasmine Paolini earned the biggest victory of her career by defeating qualifier Anna Kalinskaya 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 to win the Dubai Championships title on Saturday. The 26th-ranked Paolini fought back from a break down in both the second and
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Associated Press Feb 23, 2024, 08:12 PM ET Open Extended Reactions RIO DE JANEIRO — Defending champion Cameron Norrie of Great Britain beat Brazil’s Thiago Seyboth Wild 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Rio Open. Norrie, the tournament’s No. 2 seed and the 23rd-ranked player in the world, will take
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Associated Press Feb 23, 2024, 11:15 AM ET Open Extended Reactions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Jasmine Paolini of Italy held off Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 7-6 (6) to advance to the final of the Dubai Championships on Friday. Paolini saved six set points in the second set to reach her first WTA 1000 final, where
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Associated Press Feb 23, 2024, 01:03 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LONDON — Italian tennis player Andrea Rita has been suspended for 15 months as part of a corruption investigation, the International Tennis Integrity Agency said Friday. The ITIA said Rita, 23, admitted to four breaches of anti-corruption rules “including wagering on tennis matches and
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Associated Press Feb 22, 2024, 05:13 PM ET Open Extended Reactions RIO DE JANEIRO — Defending champion Cameron Norrie beat Tomás Barrios Vera of Chile 6-1, 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Thursday. The second-seeded Norrie needed just 26 minutes to take the first set of a match originally scheduled for
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