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Analysis: Federer sees 'end is near,' hopes for on-court bye

Just before the start of Wimbledon in late June, Roger Federer recalled a conversation about retirement that he had with Pete Sampras a decade ago. “He was wondering how much longer ...

At 38, Hall of Famer Clijsters makes latest return to tennis

Kim Clijsters is back again, eager to see what it feels like to be a professional tennis player at age 38 — two decades after she reached her first Grand Slam final and one decade after she won her la...

Analysis: Djokovic 'still hanging on,' seeking major titles

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic was, understandably, deflated. The quest to do something no man has done in more than a half-century took a lot out of him, physically and emotionally. ...

Raducanu's US Open title moves her up 127 spots to No. 23

NEW YORK (AP) — Emma Raducanu's qualifier-to-champion run at the U.S. Open vaulted her 127 spots in the WTA rankings to a career-high No. 23 on Monday. The 18-year-o...

'Relief': Djokovic's bid for year Slam ends against Medvedev

NEW YORK (AP) — A game from the end of his bid for what would have been the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men’s tennis since 1969, Novak Djokovic covered his face with a towel, hiding his tears du...

Analysis: US Open champion Raducanu shows poise at just 18

NEW YORK (AP) — Emma Raducanu sat on her sideline chair at Arthur Ashe Stadium with her left knee, in her words, “gushing with blood.” OK, maybe a bit of hyperbole there. Still, the ...

Qualifier to champion: Britain's Raducanu, 18, wins US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — British teenager Emma Raducanu arrived in New York last month with a ranking of 150th, just one Grand Slam appearance to her name and a flight booked to head out of town after the U.S....

Djokovic bids for history at US Open: year Slam, 21st major

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic remembers just how close Serena Williams came to a calendar-year Grand Slam in 2015 before coming up short at the U.S. Open. He recalls chatting with W...

A look at each of Novak Djokovic’s 2021 Grand Slam matches

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic is 27-0 in Grand Slam matches in 2021, moving him one victory from being the first man to win all four major tennis championships in one season since Rod Laver in 1969....

1 to go: Djokovic into US Open final, nears year Grand Slam

NEW YORK (AP) — If Novak Djokovic does complete the first calendar-year Grand Slam for a man since 1969 — and he is headed to the U.S. Open final, just one victory away — he, and everyone else, will r...

Roger Federer says he's out of Olympics after knee 'setback'

Roger Federer will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics, writing on social media Tuesday that he “experienced a setback" with his knee during the grass-court season. Federer had sai...

Analysis: Now that Djokovic has No. 20, why doubt Slam bid?

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic is never satisfied. When he won his first Grand Slam title, he wanted a second. When he proved his excellence on hard courts, he wanted to ex...

20 Slams! Djokovic wins Wimbledon to tie Federer, Nadal

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Wimbledon final was locked up at a set apiece after nearly 2 1/2 hours, and Novak Djokovic’s bid for a record-tying 20th Grand Slam title was at a critical juncture, when...

Analysis: If Ash Barty keeps learning, she'll keep winning

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Ash Barty still considers herself a work in progress. Even though she is ranked No. 1 and already owns two Grand Slam titles? Even after e...

Pliskova proud of effort to make Wimbledon final competitive

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It's never a good thing to lose the first 14 points of a Grand Slam final. At least Karolina Pliskova could laugh and smile about it afterward. “Definitely ...