Men's tennis

Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his final match against Romania's Marius Copil at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
October 28, 2018 - 11:57 am
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Roger Federer won his 99th career ATP Tour title on Sunday, beating qualifier Marius Copil 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors final. A ninth title at Federer's hometown event in Basel, where he was once a ball boy, matched the nine he won at the Halle grass-court event in...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland cheers after winning the quarter-final match against Gilles Simon of France at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)
October 26, 2018 - 6:41 pm
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Roger Federer was pushed hard to beat Gilles Simon 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4 in the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals on Friday. Top-seeded Federer clinched after more than 2-1/2 hours on court, breaking Simon's serve when the 32nd-ranked Frenchman sent a backhand long from the baseline...
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FILE - This June 24, 2010, file photo shows John Isner of the U.S. and France's Nicolas Mahut, right, posing for a photo next to the scoreboard following their record-breaking men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon. The All England Club said Friday Oct. 19, 2018, it will introduce fifth-set tiebreakers at Wimbledon next year when a match reaches 12-12. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool, File)
October 19, 2018 - 7:14 am
LONDON (AP) — That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged. The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the decider. The grass-court Grand Slam tournament is the second...
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Borna Coric of Croatia celebrates after winning his men's singles semifinals match against Roger Federer of Switzerland in the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 13, 2018 - 10:42 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Borna Coric upset defending champion Roger Federer to face Novak Djokovic in the Shanghai Masters final on Sunday. Coric earned passage to the final by taking down the top-seeded Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the semifinals on Saturday. "It was one of the best matches of my life," Coric said...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland reacts after losing a point to Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain during their men's singles match of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
October 11, 2018 - 10:22 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer was stretched to three sets for a second consecutive match to reach the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals on Thursday. Nevertheless, the top seed insisted he was content with how he's playing. Federer defeated Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 6-3, 2-6, 6-4, a day after...
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Team Europe's Roger Federer celebrates a men's singles tennis match win against Team World's John Isner at the Laver Cup, Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
September 23, 2018 - 10:09 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Alexander Zverev beat Kevin Anderson on Sunday night to give Team Europe a victory in the second Laver Cup. Zverev won the final five points to defeat Anderson 6-7, 7-5, (10-7). His victory helped Team Europe beat Team World 13-8. "Obviously it was an amazing feeling," Zverev said. "...
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Martin Klizan of Slovakia returns the ball to Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during the St. Petersburg Open ATP tennis tournament semi final match in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
September 22, 2018 - 12:11 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Martin Klizan's perfect record in ATP finals will be tested by top-seeded Dominic Thiem in the St. Petersburg Open decider. Klizan is 6-0 in finals, including a win in St. Petersburg six years ago, and the Slovak is coming off a victory at the Austrian Open last month...
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Team Europe's Roger Federer, right, and Novak Djokovic play against Team World's Jack Sock and Kevin Anderson during a men's doubles tennis match at the Laver Cup, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
September 22, 2018 - 9:41 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic looked quite comfortable while playing together for the first time Friday night. Except for one particular point. Djokovic drilled Federer in the lower back with a forehand in the third game of their doubles match against Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock...
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Croatian tennis fans support their team during a Davis Cup semifinal singles match between Croatia and the United States in Zadar, Croatia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Under a new format next year, the final phases of the competition will be held at a neutral site. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
September 17, 2018 - 5:01 am
ZADAR, Croatia (AP) — Fans banging drums and blowing trumpets for hours on end. Colorful costumes. Chants more reminiscent of soccer games than tennis matches. Plus, a series of marathon matches featuring constant momentum changes and drama. The atmosphere at the best-of-five semifinal series...
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Sam Querrey of the United States celebrates after defeating Marin Cilic of Croatia in their Davis Cup semifinal singles match in Zadar, Croatia, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
September 16, 2018 - 10:13 am
ZADAR, Croatia (AP) — Substitute Sam Querrey rallied from a deep hole to keep the United States alive in the Davis Cup semifinals. The American, who was playing in place of Steve Johnson, beat sixth-ranked Marin Cilic 6-7 (2), 7-6 (6), 6-3, 6-4 Sunday to even the best-of-five series at 2-2. Croatia...
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