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We have a great chance of winning a medal in Tokyo: Bopanna

For Rohan Bopanna, 2019 had got off to a great start, with him and Divij Sharan winning the Tata Open title in Pune in the first week of the year. But the pair's inability to get a combined ranking...

Kerber reaches semis after Keys stops with injury

OSAKA, Japan -- Fourth-seeded Angelique Kerber advanced to the semifinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Friday after Madison Keys retired injured in the deciding set.Kerber led 6-4, 4-6, 2-1 when the fifth-seeded Keys retired."It was a really...

We have a great chance to win a medal in Tokyo – Rohan Bopanna

For Rohan Bopanna, 2019 had got off to a great start, with him and Divij Sharan winning the Tata Open title in Pune in the first week of the year. But the pair's inability to get a combined ranking...

Moselle Open: Top seed Goffin falls, Simon out

Top seed and 2014 champion David Goffin crashed out of the Moselle Open in the second round Thursday, losing 6-3, 6-2 to Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta.The Belgian was dispatched in 71 minutes, leaving the victorious Carreno Busta to face...

Roger Federer’s Laver Cup brings the fun to the men’s tennis game

When Roger Federer came up with the idea for the Laver Cup a few years ago, he envisioned a low-key "weekend festival of tennis" that would honor former greats and give today's stars the opportunity to mentor the rising...

Giorgi stuns Stephens, into Pan Pacific quarters

OSAKA, Japan -- Camila Giorgi dropped just three games to upset third-seeded Sloane Stephens 6-0, 6-3 in the second round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Thursday.The unseeded Italian, who reached the semifinals last year, beat the 2017...

Coach: ‘Time is working’ for fitter, faster Serena

Serena Williams is getting faster and fitter in her hunt for an elusive 24th Grand Slam title, her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has said.Williams suffered her fourth consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final at the US Open earlier this...

Osaka reaches quarters at Pan Pacific Open

OSAKA, Japan -- Top-seeded Naomi Osaka reached the quarterfinals at the Pan Pacific Open by beating qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday.Osaka, who was broken twice early in the match, is looking to win her first title in...

Moselle Open: Gasquet, Tsonga battle to progress

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty ImagesRichard Gasquet battled past Marcel Granollers to progress to the second round of the Moselle Open Tuesday.The former World no. 7 needed two hours and 35 minutes to defeat Granollers 4-6. 7-6, 6-4.Wild card Gregoire...

Federer to decide soon on Tokyo Olympic plans

GENEVA -- Roger Federer says he will soon decide if he will play at next year's Tokyo Olympics.Federer says his schedule is set through Wimbledon, which ends July 12. The Olympic tournament starts July 25 and ends a few...