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Ex-champion Sofia Kenin out in 1st round of Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sofia Kenin was the Australian Open champion in 2020, and made it to the final of the French Open, too, that year, when she climbed to a career-high ranking of No. 4. ...

Sebastian Munoz has career-best 60 to lead Sea Island

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Sebastian Munoz saw the tough weather conditions on the way to the RSM Classic and figured all he could do was keep his head down and make birdies. He wound up with a 10-...

Taiwan’s Hsieh and partner finish second at WTA Finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Elise Mertens of Belgium were defeated by Czech duo Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in the doubles at the Akron WTA Finals in Guadalajara,...

Taiwan's Hsieh and partner beat Japanese duo, advance to final of WTA Finals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese tennis star Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Elise Mertens of Belgium defeated Japanese duo Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara (6-2, 6-2) in Tuesday’s (Nov. 16) semifina...

Sakkari beats Sabalenka to reach semifinals at WTA Finals

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Maria Sakkari needed almost three hours to upset top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka 7-6 (1), 6-7 (6), 6-3 on Monday and advance to a semifinal against Anett Kontaveit at the WTA Fin...

Paula Badosa qualifies to last 4 at WTA Finals

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Paula Badosa extended her winning streak to eight matches on Saturday with a 7-6 (4), 6-4 victory over Maria Sakkari to qualify for the semifinals at the WTA Finals. ...

Medvedev advances, Tsitsipas retires at Paris Masters

PARIS (AP) — Defending champion Daniil Medvedev stayed in contention for the year-end No. 1 ranking by defeating Ilya Ivashka of Belarus 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday in the second round of the Paris Masters. ...

Murray blows seven match points in losing Paris opener

PARIS (AP) — Andy Murray blew seven match points and lost his Paris Masters opener to lucky loser Dominik Koepfer of Germany 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (9) on Monday. Murray was let down by his s...

Alcaraz beats Murray, faces Berrettini in Vienna quarters

VIENNA (AP) — Andy Murray saw his perfect record at the Erste Bank Open come to an end Wednesday, slumping to a 6-3, 6-4 defeat to teenager Carlos Alcaraz of Spain in the second round. ...

Raducanu beats Hercog in Romania for 1st win since US Open

CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania (AP) — Emma Raducanu rallied to beat Polona Hercog of Slovenia 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 at the Transylvania Open on Tuesday for her first win since her stunning run to the U.S. Open title mo...

Alexandrova beats Sabalenka to reach Kremlin Cup semifinals

MOSCOW (AP) — Aryna Sabalenka’s first tournament since testing positive for the coronavirus ended after only two matches. The second-ranked Belarusian lost to Ekaterina Alexandrova 6...

Sabalenka returns with win over Tomljanovic at Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — In her first match since reaching the U.S. Open semifinals and subsequently testing positive for COVID-19, Aryna Sabalenka beat Ajla Tomljanovic 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-1 on Wednesday to reach t...

Cilic overcomes Dzumhur at Kremlin Cup in match of ex-champs

MOSCOW (AP) — Marin Cilic began his bid for a third Kremlin Cup trophy by beating another former champion Damir Dzumhur 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 on Monday. Cilic ended a three-match losing ...

Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei and Belgian partner win Indian Wells title

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan tennis star Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and her partner Elise Mertens of Belgium defeated Veronika Kudermetova of Russia and Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan, 7-6 (1), 6-3, in t...

Norrie, Badosa are 1st-time winners at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — A handful of tennis' superstars skipped the coronavirus-delayed BNP Paribas Open. A rash of upsets sent other big names packing, too. Left standing at the end as champions ...