Tennis

11:43 AM ET American teenager Coco Gauff’s Wimbledon preparations suffered a blip as she bowed out of the Eastbourne tournament on Wednesday, losing to Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. Sevastova, who is world No. 64, broke Gauff’s serve to claim the first set. The American hit back soon after, edging the second set to
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7:51 PM ET Associated Press MALLORCA, Spain — Fifth-ranked Dominic Thiem retired from his match at the grass-court Mallorca Championships on Tuesday because of pain in his right wrist, less than a week before the start of Wimbledon. The 27-year-old Austrian was leading 5-2 against Adrian Mannarino, but he grimaced and clutched his wrist after
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2:00 PM ET Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska‘s provisional doping suspension has been lifted with immediate effect as there was no fault or negligence on her part, an independent tribunal under the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme said on Tuesday. Yastremska, 21, was suspended in January after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found a banned substance in an out-of-competition
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12:53 PM ET Italian top seed Matteo Berrettini marked himself down as a genuine Wimbledon threat after beating Britain’s Cameron Norrie 6-4 6-7(5) 6-3 to win the Queen’s Club title on Sunday. The 25-year-old used his huge serve and forehand to great effect once again to claim his fifth career title and become the first
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12:35 PM ET Associated press BERLIN — Qualifier Liudmila Samsonova completed a remarkable week by beating Belinda Bencic 1-6, 6-1, 6-3 to win the German Open on Sunday. Samsonova rallied after losing the opening set and hit 14 aces to on her way to her first ATP Tour title at the grass-court Wimbledon warm-up tournament.
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3:41 PM ET Associated Press HALLE, Germany — Andrey Rublev reached his first grass-court final at the Halle Open on Saturday and will face Ugo Humbert. Rublev needed four match points to wrap up his 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 win over Nikoloz Basilashvili in a semifinal where both players landed fewer than half of their first
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3:39 PM ET Associated Press BERLIN — Belinda Bencic will aim to win her first title since 2019 when she takes on qualifier and first-time finalist Liudmilla Samsonova at the Berlin Open. Bencic won her semifinal against Alize Cornet 7-5, 6-4 on Saturday after converting all four of her break points and saving eight of
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1:16 PM ET Britain’s Cameron Norrie set up a Queen’s Club final against top seed Matteo Berrettini after continuing his impressive season with victory over Denis Shapovalov on Saturday. Norrie was too solid for the young Canadian as he won the battle of the left-handers 7-5 6-3 under murky London skies. 1 Related Big-serving Italian
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4:49 PM ET Associated Press BERLIN — Americans Jessica Pegula and Madison Keys lost to Victoria Azarenka and Liudmila Samsonova in the quarterfinals of the German Open on Friday. Pegula, who beat the fourth-seeded Karolína Plíšková for the fourth time this year on Thursday, was unable to follow up against the seventh-seeded Azarenka, losing 6-2,
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