Tennis

Associated Press Jul 17, 2024, 12:20 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEWPORT, R.I. — The International Tennis Hall of Fame will move its enshrinement ceremony to August starting next year to better capture the attention of the tennis world on the eve of the US Open. The Newport facility also announced it will host a
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Jul 17, 2024, 08:54 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The Billie Jean King Cup finals in November have been switched from Seville to Malaga, organizers the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Wednesday, causing an overlap with the Davis Cup which will be held at the same venue. The tournament will kick off at the
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Associated Press Jul 16, 2024, 06:03 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — Rafael Nadal was on the US Open entry list released Tuesday via a protected ranking, although that doesn’t necessarily mean he will compete in the year’s last Grand Slam tournament. Nadal has been dealing with injuries the past two seasons and
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Associated Press Jul 15, 2024, 07:13 AM ET Open Extended Reactions LONDON — Wimbledon champion Barbora Krejcikova returned to the WTA’s top 10 for the first time in six months on Monday, and runner-up Jasmine Paolini rose to a career-best No. 5. Krejcikova’s run to her second Grand Slam title, capped by a 6-2, 2-6,
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ESPN News Services Jul 14, 2024, 08:18 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Former tennis player Mardy Fish won the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament for the second time Sunday, holding off NHL player Joe Pavelski by four points. The 42-year-old Fish had a 26-point round at Edgewood Tahoe under
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Associated Press Jul 14, 2024, 03:01 PM ET Open Extended Reactions WIMBLEDON, England — Nicolai Budkov Kjaer became the first Norwegian man to win a Grand Slam singles title at either the junior or professional level by beating Mees Rottgering of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-3 Sunday in the boys’ final at Wimbledon. The 17-year-old Budkov
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Associated Press Jul 14, 2024, 05:56 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LONDON — Hsieh Su-Wei is leaving Wimbledon with a trophy for the fourth time in her last four appearances. After her winning streak in the women’s doubles ended in the semifinals, Hsieh teamed up with Jan Zielinski to win the mixed doubles final on
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ESPN News Services Jul 14, 2024, 11:38 AM ET Open Extended Reactions A dominant Carlos Alcaraz swept Novak Djokovic 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (4) in the men’s final on Centre Court on Sunday to claim a second straight Wimbledon title. After breaking his opponent twice in each of the first two sets, Alcaraz broke in the
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Jul 13, 2024, 05:59 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LONDON — American Taylor Townsend captured her first Grand Slam title as she and Czech partner Katerina Siniakova beat Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski and New Zealand’s Erin Routliffe in the Wimbledon women’s doubles final on Saturday. With the rest of the All England Club in darkness at
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Associated Press Jul 13, 2024, 11:11 AM ET Open Extended Reactions WIMBLEDON, England — Barbora Krejcikova won Wimbledon for her second Grand Slam title with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 victory over Jasmine Paolini in the final on Saturday. Krejcikova is a 28-year-old from Czechia (Czech Republic) who adds this trophy to her championship at the
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ESPN News Services Jul 12, 2024, 11:55 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Carlos Alcaraz is only a couple of months past his 21st birthday, and yet this whole Grand Slam success thing is already a bit been-there, done-that for him. Moving a step closer to a second consecutive Wimbledon trophy and fourth major championship overall,
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Associated Press Jul 12, 2024, 02:01 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LONDON — Katerina Siniakova will play for a third women’s doubles title at Wimbledon after ending Hsieh Su-Wei‘s winning streak at the tournament. Siniakova and Taylor Townsend beat the top-seeded pairing of Hsieh and Elise Mertens 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 on No. 1 Court on
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