Tennis

Fendrich on Tennis: Sharapova's French 'ban…

Maria Sharapova was not invited to play in the French Open, even though her drug suspension is over

Kvitova to decide this week on French Open…

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will decide this week whether she will make her comeback at the French Open

Injured Bouchard withdraws from Nuremberg Cup

Eugenie Bouchard has withdrawn from the Nuremberg Cup tennis tournament with a right ankle injury

Djokovic and Nadal set up Madrid Open semifinal

Rafael Nadal and defending champion Novak Djokovic set up Madrid Open semi

Zverev signals arrival, beats Djokovic to win…

Alexander Zverev signals his anticipated arrival among the tennis elite by defeating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 to win the Italian Open

Garcia advances in Strasbourg, Wozniacki retires

Defending champion Caroline Garcia advanced to the second round of the clay-court Strasbourg International with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Jennifer Brady

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Nadal snaps winless streak vs Djokovic to reach…

Rafael Nadal ended his seven-match winless streak against Novak Djokovic with a 6-2, 6-4 win that put him in the Madrid Open final again

Djokovic announces Agassi will coach him at…

Novak Djokovic has announced that Andre Agassi will coach him at the French Open, which starts next Sunday

Simon advances to 2nd round in Lyon

Fifth-seeded Gilles Simon of France saves seven of eight break points to get past Russian Danil Medvedev and reach the second round at the Lyon Open

After loss in Rome, Murray looks to regroup for Paris

Defending champion Andy Murray is eliminated by local favorite Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4 before a raucous crowd in his opening match at the Italian Open

Djokovic back in Rome final, vs. rapidly rising…

Novak Djokovic won twice on Saturday to play for another Italian Open title, his first final since January

Seeds Riske and Goerges win, Zhang upset at Nuremberg Cup

Oceane Dodin of France upset the third-seeded Zhang Shuai 6-7 (11), 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Nuremberg Cup on Monday

Sharapova's popularity doesn't earn a French Open…

Maria Sharapova's popularity and past success did not earn her the wild-card invitation she needed to get into the French Open after serving a 15-month doping ban

Nadal's winning streak on clay ends, Venus loses…

Rafael Nadal's winning streak ended at 17 as he loses in straight sets to Dominic Thiem in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open on Friday

Azarenka aims to come back in time for Wimbledon

Two-time Australian Open champion Viktoria Azarenka says she is planning to return to competition before Wimbledon

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Nadal beats Sock to reach Italian Open…

Rafael Nadal's preparations for the French Open continued apace as he swept past Jack Sock 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to ease into the quarterfinals of the Italian Open and extend his winning streak to 17 matches

Nastase says he is cooperating with ITF probe…

Ilie Nastase says he is fully cooperating with an International Tennis Federation investigation into his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior last month

Kevin Anderson beats Lorenzi at Geneva Open

Kevin Anderson won again on clay, beating seventh-seeded Paulo Lorenzi 7-5, 7-6 (1) in the first round of the Geneva Open

Djokovic, Nadal advance to 3rd round in Madrid…

Defending champion Novak Djokovic recovered from a 3-0 deficit in the third set to defeat Nicolas Almagro 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 and reach the third round at the Madrid Open

Federer to skip French Open, focus on grass, hard…

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open and instead prepare to play on grass and hard courts later this season

Nadal extends winning streak to 16 when Almagro retires

Rafael Nadal's winning streak was extended to 16 matches when Nicolas Almagro retired in the first set at the Italian Open

Top-ranked Murray loses to Coric in 3rd round of Madrid Open

Andy Murray's struggles continued with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to Borna Coric in the third round of the Madrid Open

Angelique Kerber retakes No. 1 from Serena…

Angelique Kerber is back at No. 1, replacing Serena Williams atop the WTA rankings

New ATP event for 21-and-unders will test new tennis rules

A whole new set of tennis rules will be tested by the ATP Tour during a new season-ending tournament for the top 21-and-under players beginning in Milan in November

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Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title

Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 7-6 (8), 6-4 in the Madrid Open final to win his third consecutive title and continue his good form heading into the French Open

UGA police investigate missing drugs within tennis programs

University of Georgia police department investigating alleged theft of prescription drugs within the school's tennis programs

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open

Roger Federer says he will not play in the French Open