Tennis

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal advances to China Open…

Top-ranked Rafael Nadal moved into the semifinals of the China Open by beating sixth-seeded John Isner 6-4, 7-6 (0)

Sharapova wins her 1st title since doping ban

Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open

Cornet beats Makarova in Kremlin Cup first round

Alize Cornet of France has beaten hometown favorite Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-3 at the Kremlin Cup to set up a possible second-round meeting with Maria Sharapova

Nadal saves 2 match points, advances at China Open

Rafael Nadal needed to save two match points before advancing to the second round at the China Open

Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters title

Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday

Pavlyuchenkova overcomes bad weather to win in Hong Kong

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia won her third WTA singles title of the year after beating Daria Gavrilova of Australia 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the Hong Kong Open final

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Rafael Nadal advances to quarterfinals of China Open

Rafael Nadal earned his season-leading 58th victory by beating Karen Khachanov 6-3, 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the China Open

Nadal, Federer advance to Shanghai final for 38th…

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer will face each for the 38th time after advancing to the Shanghai Masters final

Strycova beats Rybarikova in Linz final for 2nd career title

Barbora Strycova ended a six-year wait for her second WTA singles title on Sunday by defeating Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-1 at the Ladies Linz

Halep secures top ranking, Nadal vs Kyrgios in…

Simona Halep will take over the top ranking after reaching the China Open final, and Rafael Nadal will play Nick Kyrgios for the men's title

Garcia secures WTA Finals spot after injured…

Caroline Garcia secures eighth and last spot in the WTA Finals after injured Johanna Konta withdraws from the Kremlin Cup

Top seeds Rybarikova, Strycova reach Ladies Linz final

Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic reached her first final of the season after beating Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania 6-3, 7-6 (3) at the Ladies Linz

Aussie officials expecting Serena Williams to defend title

Australian Open officials are hopeful Serena Williams will make her competitive comeback to tennis next January to defend the title at Melbourne Park

Pavlyuchenkova faces Gavrilova in Hong Kong Open final

Playing in windy conditions, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Wang Qiang 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the final of the Hong Kong Open

Donaldson sets up meeting with Nadal in Shanghai Masters

Jared Donaldson of the U.S. enjoyed an early birthday present in beating Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-4 in the Shanghai Masters first round

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Del Potro has wrist placed in splint after fall in Shanghai

Rafael Nadal has tied Andre Agassi for sixth place on the list of all-time Open Era wins by reaching the Shanghai Masters semifinals

Nadal wins 6th title of year in Beijing; Garcia beats Halep

Rafael Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia 6-2, 6-1 in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year

Autopsy details injuries in fatal crash with Venus Williams

A medical examiner says a Florida man died from complications of blunt force trauma suffered in a June car crash with tennis star Venus Williams

Roger Federer back for Switzerland at Hopman Cup team event

Roger Federer will return to partner Belinda Bendic for Switzerland at the Hopman Cup, while Japan will make its first appearance in 16 years at the international mixed team event

Pavlyuchenkova, Gavrilova advance to Hong Kong semis

The highest ranked player left in the Hong Kong Open, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia has beaten Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3, 6-3 in the quarterfinals

Harrison withstands Anderson's serve, advances at Japan Open

Ryan Harrison withstood the big serve of Kevin Anderson and advanced to the quarterfinals at the Japan Open by beating the U.S. Open finalist 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (2)

Nadal, Federer cruise into Shanghai Masters quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal has won his 14th consecutive match to reach the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals, beating Fabio Fognini of Italy 6-3, 6-1

Kyrgios smashes racket, advances to China Open quarterfinals

Nick Kyrgios smashed a racket after losing the first set, sang a song while relaxing during a changeover, and then advanced to the China Open quarterfinals

Fognini found guilty of major offenses by Grand Slam board

Italian tennis player Fabio Fognini has been handed a suspended ban of two Grand Slam tournaments for insulting a chair umpire at the U.S. Open

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Del Potro advances to 2nd round at Shanghai Masters

Juan Martin del Potro needed all three sets to reach the second round at the Shanghai Masters, beating Georgian qualifier Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-2, 3-6, 6-4

Nadal and Federer win in straight sets at Shanghai Masters

Rafael Nadal lost only four points on serve in a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Jared Donaldson in the second round of the Shanghai Masters

Goffin wins Japan Open for 2nd title in 2 weeks

David Goffin of Belgium has atoned for his defeat in the Japan Open final last year by winning it, beating Adrian Mannarino of France 6-3, 7-5