Tennis

11:17 PM ET Associated Press LONDON — Casper Ruud‘s Davis Cup debut as a Top 10 player resulted in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Khumoyun Sultanov on Friday, helping Norway take a 2-0 lead over visiting Uzbekistan in the World Group I playoffs. The 22-year-old Ruud — whose father, Christian, played for Norway’s Davis Cup
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8:21 AM ET Inordinately long toilets breaks and medical timeouts at critical moments could soon be a thing of the past in men’s tennis with the ATP Tour planning to impose stricter rules, a source at the men’s governing body told Reuters. The practice has long been a bugbear of players, most recently at the
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1:58 PM ET Emma Raducanu‘s astonishing US Open triumph could lead to a fortune worth around £20 million ($27.7 million) over the next two years and that may be just the start, according to sports marketing experts. The 18-year-old Briton was almost unheard before reaching the fourth round at this year’s Wimbledon, having earned around
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11:52 AM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Emma Raducanu‘s qualifier-to-champion run at the US Open vaulted her 127 spots in the WTA rankings to a career-high No. 23 on Monday. The 18-year-old from Britain began the year ranked 345th, rose to 179th in July by reaching Wimbledon’s fourth round in her Grand Slam debut
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Sep 13, 2021 Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The season-ending WTA Finals have been moved from China to the Mexican city of Guadalajara, the WTA said Monday. The tournament was supposed to be held in the Chinese city of Shenzhen in November. The WTA didn’t give a reason for the switch but said the
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Sep 12, 2021 ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Diede de Groot became the first woman to achieve a Golden Slam after winning the women’s wheelchair singles title at the US Open on Sunday. De Groot, of the Netherlands, beat Yui Kamiji 6-3, 6-2 in the final. The Golden Slam consists of winning all four
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6:58 PM ET NEW YORK — No one knew what to expect out of this US Open all-teen women’s final between Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez. The Open has seen two teens battle it out for the championship before. The last time was in 1999 when a then-17-year-old Serena Williams stopped an 18-year-old Martina Hingis.
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1:29 AM ET NEW YORK — Novak Djokovic had just held serve for a commanding 5-0 lead in the fifth set when he let out a Kobe Bryant-esque scream while clenching his fist. All Alexander Zverev could do was put his racket into his mouth and bite down in frustration. On the opposite side, Djokovic
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