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Serena Williams returns, Fed Cup 'start of a long…

Serena Williams returns, Fed Cup 'start of a long process'

US Tennis Association deemed mostly liable for…

US Tennis Association found mostly liable for when Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard slipped on wet locker room floor and hit head at 2015 US Open; jury assigns blame 75 percent to USTA, 25 percent to Bouchard

Open 13: Wawrinka hobbles out of 2nd round as knee flares up

Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka hobbled out of the Open 13 second round after retiring when trailing 6-4, 1-1 against Ilya Ivashka

New York Open tennis tournament arrives on Long Island

New York no longer has to wait for the U.S. Open for top-level tennis; men's players compete in Long Island next week

Kerber easily advances to 2nd round in Dubai…

Angelique Kerber beats Barbora Strycova 6-2, 6-1 in 1st round ofDubai Championships

Monfils beats top-seeded Cilic at Rio Open

Gael Monfils eliminates Marin Cilic 6-3, 7-6 (8) at Rio Open

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Australian Open finalist Halep signs new sponsorship deal

Australian Open finalist Simona Halep signs new sponsorship deal with Nike after playing without a sponsor in Melbourne

Federer overpowers Dimitrov to win 97th career…

Roger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour Sunday to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament for his 97th career title

Rain suspends play in Rio Open

Frenchman Gael Monfils led top-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-3 and was tied 7-7 in a second-set tiebreaker when heavy rain suspended play night in the Rio Open

Top-seeded Anderson wins 1st match at New York Open

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson needed a third-set tiebreaker to beat American Ernesto Escobedo 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the second round of the New York Open

Worth the wait: Federer will be world No. 1 at 36

Roger Federer has added another highlight to his age-defying career resurgence by returning to the top of the world rankings after more than five years and becoming the oldest No. 1 at 36

Top-seeded Svitolina beats Wang to reach Dubai quarters

Defending champion Elina Svitolina needed more than two hours to overcome Qiang Wang 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 and reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships

Verdasco, Monfils advance in Argentina Open

Fernando Verdasco and Gael Monfils won their first-round matches in the Argentina Open and Australian Open semifinalist Kyle Edmund withdrew from the tournament due to illness

Federer on brink of surpassing Agassi record

Roger Federer is within touching distance of becoming the oldest male to reach the top of the world rankings after marching into the quarterfinals of the ABN AMRO tournament

Thiem, Monfils, Carreno Busta advance at Rio Open

No. 6-ranked and second-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria has advanced in the Rio Open with a straight-sets victory over Serbian Dusan Lajovic

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Wozniacki stays No 1 after edging Kerber in Qatar quarters

Caroline Wozniacki has outlasted former No. 1 Angelique Kerber 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 in the Qatar Open quarterfinals and ensured she retains the top ranking from Simona Halep

Fed Cup: 10th straight SFs for Czechs; Serena…

Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3-1 to advance to its 10th straight Fed Cup semifinal on Sunday, and Serena Williams played her first competitive match in more than a year as defending champion United States defeated the Netherlands 3-1

Isner wins rematch against Albot at Delray Beach Open

No. 6-seeded John Isner overcame a slow start to win his rematch against Radu Albot in the first round of the Delray Beach Open, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4

The Latest: Hanyu, Yarnold, Ledeska win gold at…

Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won gold on Day 8 of the Pyeongchang Games to become the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button

Venus Williams, Vandeweghe give US 2-0 lead in…

Venus Williams, Vandeweghe give US 2-0 lead over Netherlands in Fed Cup.

Krajinovic, Khachanov reach 2nd round of Open 13

Eighth-seeded Serb Filip Krajinovic and ninth-seeded Russian Karen Khachanov advanced to the second round of the Open 13 on Tuesday

Anderson beats Querrey to win New York Open title

Top-seeded Kevin Anderson won the first New York Open, beating No. 2 seed Sam Querrey 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) for his fourth career ATP Tour title

Fognini drops tennis racket and still wins point in Rio Open

Fabio Fognini of Italy dropped his racket and still won the set point in the first round of the Rio Open tennis

Goffin to face Gasquet in Open Sud de France semis

Top seed David Goffin did not face a break point as he beat qualifier Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semifinals of the Open Sud de France

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Jack Sock wins match for 1st time this year at Delray Beach

Top-seeded Jack Sock won a match for the first time this year, beating qualifier John-Patrick Smith 6-4, 6-4 on the opening night of the Delray Beach Open

Fed Cup: 2017 finalist Belarus set for rookie Germans

Aryna Sabalenka will try to get Belarus off to a good start against Tatjana Maria, who will play her first Fed Cup tie for Germany in seven years on Saturday

Dzumhur, Fabbiano, Benneteau through to 2nd round at Open 13

Seventh-seeded Damir Dzumhur has staved off four match points to beat Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan in the first round of the Open 13