Tennis

This undated photo released by Spencer Segura Sr., shows tennis player Pancho Segura with his two-handed forehand. Segura, who rose from poverty to win three U.S. Pro Tennis Championships in a row and was one of the world's greatest players in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from complications of Parkinson's disease at his home in the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif., his son, Spencer Segura of Connecticut, said Sunday.(Spencer Segura Sr. via AP)
November 19, 2017 - 6:29 pm
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease at his...
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El búlgaro Grigor Dimitrov levanta el trofeo de la Copa Masters, tras ganar la final en Londres el domingo 19 de noviembre de 2017 (AP Foto/Tim Ireland)
November 19, 2017 - 6:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — Grigor Dimitrov's talent took him to the brink of his biggest career win — but he needed more than that to get over the line. The sixth-seeded Bulgarian claimed the title at the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday, prevailing on his fifth match point to beat David Goffin 7-5, 4-6, 6-3...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland dejected after losing a point during his ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match against David Goffin of Belgium at the O2 Arena in London, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
November 18, 2017 - 1:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — A set up against a man he'd never lost to, Roger Federer looked to be cruising toward a shot at a seventh ATP Finals title. David Goffin had other ideas. The Belgian rallied in the semifinals on Saturday to claim the biggest win of his career and stun the favorite 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. "It...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017 file photo, Serena Williams, left, and Alexis Ohanian attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between exhibition in New York. The game is love for tennis star Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night, Nov. 17, 2017. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 18, 2017 - 12:09 am
The game is love for tennis star Serena Williams and her new husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. The couple got married at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, according to a story and photos posted on Vogue's website on Friday night. Vogue said the celebrity guests at Thursday's...
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United States' team celebrates during the awarding ceremony after winning the Fed Cup final match between Belarus and USA, in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, Nov.12, 2017. United States defeated Belarus 3-2 and gained the Fed Cup title. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
November 12, 2017 - 4:40 pm
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A 17-year championship drought came to an end Sunday for the United States when it beat Belarus 3-2 to take its 18th Fed Cup title. CoCo Vandeweghe and Shelby Rogers defeated Aryna Sabalenka and Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the deciding doubles of the 2017 final. It...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates at match point after beating Jack Sock of the United States in their singles tennis match at the ATP World Finals at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 12, 2017 - 12:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — One break of serve, and a mini-break, was all Roger Federer needed to win his opening match at the season-ending ATP Finals on Sunday. The 19-time Grand Slam champion broke Jack Sock at the start of his 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory at the O2 Arena. Both then held serve the rest of the way,...
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United States Fed Cup team members captain Kathy Rinaldi, CoCo Vandeweghe, Sloane Stephens, Shelby Rogers, Alison Riske, from left to right, pose for photo after drawing ceremony, in Minsk, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. The Fed Cup final matches between Belarus and USA will take place Nov. 11 - 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
November 10, 2017 - 4:36 pm
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — CoCo Vandeweghe will play in the opening match of the Fed Cup final on Saturday when the United States takes on Belarus, with the Americans looking to break a 17-year championship drought. Vandeweghe was drawn to face Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the first singles match. U.S. Open...
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Jack Sock of the United States kisses the trophy after he defeated Filip Krajinovic of Serbia during their final match of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, France, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 05, 2017 - 12:03 pm
PARIS (AP) — Jack Sock beat Filip Krajinovic 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 Sunday to win the Paris Masters and qualify for the season-ending ATP Finals. It was the 16th-seeded American's third title of the year, fourth overall and first at a Masters. It sends him through to the finals in London for the first time...
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Filip Krajinovic of Serbia celebrates his victory against John Isner of the United States during their semi-final match of the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Bercy Arena in Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
November 04, 2017 - 3:50 pm
PARIS (AP) — Qualifier Filip Krajinovic reached the Paris Masters final after upsetting John Isner 6-4, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (5) on Saturday. Isner was also playing for a berth in the elite eight-man ATP Finals, and that ended, too. Krajinovic slid onto his back and sobbed, his arms raised, after sealing...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer cheers after winning his final match against Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland, on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)
October 29, 2017 - 3:56 pm
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Roger Federer finally beat Juan Martin del Potro in a Swiss Indoors final, winning 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to go clear in second place on the Open era title list. Federer's 95th ATP tournament win — the eighth in his hometown Basel event where he was once a ballboy —...
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