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ITF moves rankings cutoff for Olympic tennis to June 14

LONDON (AP) — The WTA and ATP rankings of June 14 will be used to determine which tennis players earn direct entry into the Tokyo Olympics for singles and doubles, a delay of a week to match the chang...

Pavlyuchenkova wins, Tauson's run ends in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova eased into the second round of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy on Tuesday as teenager Clara Tauson's 13-match winning run came to a halt. ...

Finals of Billie Jean King Cup postponed amid virus concerns

LONDON (AP) — The finals of the Billie Jean King Cup, formerly the Fed Cup, were postponed for a second time on Thursday. The International Tennis Federation said the 12-nation tourn...

Tennis pro Yastremska denied in bid to lift suspension

LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation on Saturday denied a bid by 29th-ranked Dayana Yastremska to lift a suspension for failing an out-of-competition doping test. The r...

Davis Cup Finals up to 11 days in 2021, could be in 3 cities

LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup Finals will expand to 11 days from seven in 2021, and the International Tennis Federation is considering holding the competition in three European cities instead of just Ma...

Report: Australian Open arrivals hit by positive COVID tests

Less than 48 hours after the first planeload of players arrived for the delayed Australian Open on charter jets from around the world, the first tennis major of the year and often dubbed the “Happy Sl...

Tennis pro Yastremska provisionally suspended for doping

LONDON (AP) — Top 30 tennis pro Dayana Yastremska was provisionally suspended for failing an out-of-competition doping test, the International Tennis Federation announced Thursday. Y...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

American tennis player given 4-year ban for positive test

LONDON (AP) — A 21-year-old Californian who once earned a U.S. Open berth by winning the U.S. Tennis Association’s national girls’ championship was given a four-year doping ban after testing positive ...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Promisedland exhibits at the Taiwan Tourism Bureau’s largest International Travel Fair this year, offering a high-value discount -- “Buy Five Get One Free” Accommodations

The largest "2020 ITF Taipei International Travel Exhibition" in Taiwan will be held at Nangang Exhibition Hall from 10/30~11/2. The booth design of Promisedland Resort is based on the class...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

Spanish tennis player banned for 4 years for courtsiding

LONDON (AP) — Spanish tennis player Gerard Joseph Platero Rodriguez has been suspended for four years and fined $15,000 after being convicted of courtsiding, the first player to be charged with the of...

Fed Cup changes name to honor tennis great Billie Jean King

The Fed Cup is changing its name to honor tennis great Billie Jean King, the woman whose lifelong battle for equality and social justice laid the foundation for generations that followed. ...

ITF drops doping violation charge against Tikhomirov

LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation has dropped a doping violation charge against American player Maksim Tikhomirov because of a lack of evidence. T...