Tennis

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Two-time Grand Slam semifinalist CoCo Vandeweghe and Marcos Giron, the 2014 NCAA singles champion for UCLA, have earned main-draw berths at next year’s Australian Open via the U.S. Tennis Association’s wild-card challenge. The USTA announced the results Monday. Vandeweghe missed the 2019 Australian Open, part of about a 10-month absence from
0 Comments
The upcoming India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie, originally scheduled in Islamabad, is now likely to be played in the Kazakhstan capital of Nur-Sultan. Following unrelenting pressure from the All India Tennis Association (AITA), the ITF had on November 4 announced its decision to shift the tie to a neutral venue and gave the Pakistan Tennis Federation
0 Comments
PERTH, Australia — Kristina Mladenovic inspired France to a drought-breaking Fed Cup triumph after a 3-2 win in the final against Australia on Sunday. Mladenovic combined with Caroline Garcia to beat Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-3 in the decisive doubles match at Perth Arena. She produced a herculean effort on the outdoor hard
0 Comments
LONDON — Rafael Nadal staged another comeback to stay in contention for a semifinal spot at the ATP Finals. The top-ranked Spaniard still needs help from Daniil Medvedev to avoid an early exit. Nadal rallied to beat already-qualified Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (4), 6-4, 7-5 on Friday for his second win of the round-robin stage. That
0 Comments
Leander Paes, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna were all included in the squad as the All India Tennis Association (AITA) named an unconventional, eight-member team for the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan following its selection committee meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. Ramkumar and Sumit Nagal will lead India’s singles charge while three doubles specialists,
0 Comments