Tennis

  • Rosol, Berlocq and Montanes win in Umag

    UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Fifth-seeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic needed a late rally to beat 100th-ranked Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) in the first round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday.

    Associated Press
  • Top seeds Cirstea, Svitolina win openers in Baku

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- Top seed Sorana Cirstea of Romania struggled past wild card Ons Jabeur of Tunisia 6-3, 6-3 to open her account in the Baku Cup on Tuesday.

    The Associated Press
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  • Tennis-Atlanta Open men's singles round 1 results

    July 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Atlanta Open Men's Singles Round 1 matches on Tuesday Illya Marchenko (Ukraine) beat John-Patrick Smith (Australia) 6-4 6-4 Robby Ginepri (U.S.) beat Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) 7-6(3) 3-6 6-0 Benjamin Becker (Germany) beat Matthew Ebden (Australia)…

    Reuters
  • 2-time champ Bellucci wins 1st match at Swiss Open

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Two-time champion Thomaz Bellucci won his first-round match at the Swiss Open on Tuesday, beating Gerald Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4.

    Associated Press
  • Querrey beats Johnson at Atlanta Open

    Sam Querrey beat hometown buddy Steve Johnson 7-6 (3), 7-5 to open the BB&T Atlanta Open on Monday. Fellow American Donald Young lost in straight sets to Israel's Dudi Sela 6-3, 6-0. Defending champion John Isner (ranked No. 12 in the world) had a bye Monday as the No. 1 seed, and No. 72 Jack Sock…

    The Associated Press
  • Wozniacki moves up WTA chart after Istanbul success

    Paris (AFP) - Caroline Wozniacki, who opened her 2014 account with victory in Istanbul, climbed two places to 13 in the latest WTA rankings published on Monday.

    AFP
  • Jovanovski advances at Baku Cup

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Fifth-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia survived a scare against Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria, winning 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 Monday to advance to the second round of the Baku Cup.

    Associated Press
  • Carreno Busta, Coric reach 2nd round in Umag

    UMAG, Croatia (AP) -- Pablo Carreno Busta saved two match points to defeat Italy's Paolo Lorenzi 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 and reach the second round of the Croatia Open on Monday.

    The Associated Press
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  • Tomic tantalizes wary Australia with Bogota win

    Australia's frosty relationship with bad boy Bernard Tomic looks set to thaw after the 21-year-old displayed grit and passion to grind down big-serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic 7-6 3-6 7-6 in the Colombian Open final on Sunday. Too late to win automatic qualification for next month's U.S. Open,…

    Reuters
  • Troicki wins match at Swiss Open after 1-year ban

    GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Viktor Troicki returned from a one-year ban for a doping rules violation with victory in the Swiss Open first round on Monday.

    Associated Press
  • Tomic hails 'huge' Bogota win over Karlovic

    Australia's Bernard Tomic described as "huge" Sunday's 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) defeat of defending champion Ivo Karlovic in the Colombia Open final which secured his return to the world top 100. The 21-year-old Tomic, whose rollercoaster career took another twist when he split with global…

    AFP
  • Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin

    (Reuters) - Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks. Just two months after newly crowned British Open champion Rory McIlroy and Danish tennis…

    Reuters
  • Wozniacki routs Vinci for Istanbul title

    Top seed Caroline Wozniacki won her first title of the year and 22nd of her career on Sunday when she defeated second-seeded Italian Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 in the Istanbul WTA final. The former world number one has now won a WTA title every year for the last seven years, winning her first three in…

    AFP