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Emma Raducanu vs Daria Kasatkina: live score and latest updates from 2022 Ostrava Open
Emma Raducanu vs Daria Kasatkina: live score and latest updates from 2022 Ostrava Open

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Sue Barker interview: Emma Raducanu missed out on fun - she needs to learn how to enjoy winning
Sue Barker interview: Emma Raducanu missed out on fun - she needs to learn how to enjoy winning

In the mind of the average British tennis fan, the sun is always shining at Wimbledon. It is a nationwide delusion which owes much to the upbeat personality of Sue Barker, one of life's natural mood-enhancers.

Nick Kyrgios seeks dismissal of assault case based on mental health grounds
Nick Kyrgios seeks dismissal of assault case based on mental health grounds

Tennis superstar Nick Kyrgios will seek to have an assault charge against him dismissed on mental health grounds, Australian media reported Tuesday.

Tennis star Kyrgios to fight charge on mental health grounds
Tennis star Kyrgios to fight charge on mental health grounds

Wimbledon runner-up Nick Kyrgios will apply to have an assault charge dismissed on mental health grounds, his lawyer told an Australian court on Tuesday.

Wimbledon champ Rybakova beats Keys in Ostrava opener
Wimbledon champ Rybakova beats Keys in Ostrava opener

Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakova came from a set down to defeat Madison Keys 5-7, 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the Agel Open on Monday.

Iga Swiatek out of BJK Cup, saying scheduling is
Iga Swiatek out of BJK Cup, saying scheduling is 'not safe'

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek says she won't play in the Billie Jean King Cup and has complained about that event being scheduled too close to the WTA Finals

'Sad' Swiatek says no to BJK Cup finals

Women's tennis world number one Iga Swiatek criticised governing bodies for not organising the calendar better as she announced Monday she will not play for Poland in the Billie Jean King Cup finals in Glasgow in November.

World No 1 Iga Swiatek slams tennis organisers over unsafe schedule
World No 1 Iga Swiatek slams tennis organisers over unsafe schedule

World No 1 Iga Swiatek has criticised tennis's governing bodies for providing "not safe" scheduling as she announced her decision to skip the Billie Jean King Cup Finals. Swiatek was expected to lead Poland out at the Glasgow ITF team event next month. In a punchy statement on Monday though, she said that the clash with the WTA Finals - the biggest individual tournament outside of the majors - makes her participation impossible. Three-time major winner Swiatek will be an odds-on favourite in the

Confident Tiafoe
Confident Tiafoe 'flying high' after Tokyo opener

US Open semi-finalist Frances Tiafoe said he was "flying high on confidence" after beating Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Japan Open on Monday.

'Excited' Kyrgios focused on Japan Open on eve of court case

Nick Kyrgios said it was "not difficult at all" to focus on this week's Japan Open, despite his court hearing on Tuesday at home in Australia for alleged common assault.

Djokovic wins Tel Aviv final for 89th career title
Djokovic wins Tel Aviv final for 89th career title

Novak Djokovic claimed his third title of 2022 and 89th of his career with an impressive straight-sets victory over Marin Cilic in the Tel Aviv final on Sunday.

Nishioka beats Shapovalov to win Korean Open
Nishioka beats Shapovalov to win Korean Open

Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka claimed his second career title after beating fourth seed Denis Shapovalov of Canada 6-4, 7-6 (5) to win the Korean Open on Sunday...

Rising tennis star Tiafoe staying focused after
Rising tennis star Tiafoe staying focused after 'crazy month'

Frances Tiafoe on Sunday reflected on a "crazy month" that saw him reach a US Open semi-final and play a starring role at the Laver Cup -- but hopes that's just the start.

Japan
Japan's Nishioka beats Shapovalov to win Korea Open

Yoshihito Nishioka stunned fourth seed Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) to win the Korea Open on Sunday for his second ATP title.

Mayar Sherif becomes first Egyptian to win WTA Tour event
Mayar Sherif becomes first Egyptian to win WTA Tour event

Mayar Sherif became the first Egyptian to win a WTA Tour event by beating top-seeded Maria Sakkari at the Parma Ladies Open.

'Quite emotional' Djokovic into fourth final of season in Tel Aviv

Novak Djokovic said he felt "quite emotional" after reaching his fourth final of 2022 on Saturday with a straight-sets win over Roman Safiullin in the Tel Aviv semi-finals.

'Means a lot for my country': Sherif becomes Egypt's first WTA champion

Mayar Sherif became the first woman from Egypt to win a WTA Tour title on Saturday when she defeated top seed and world number seven Maria Sakkari in the Parma final.

Parma Ladies Open semifinals postponed to same day as final
Parma Ladies Open semifinals postponed to same day as final

The semifinals of the Parma Ladies Open have been postponed by a day and will be played shortly before Saturday's final.

Hurricane Ian
Hurricane Ian's wind, rain start in Charleston

A revived Hurricane Ian threatened coastal South Carolina and the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding after the deadly storm caused catastrophic...

Putin signs treaties to annex parts of Ukraine
Putin signs treaties to annex parts of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed treaties to annex parts of Ukraine into Russia, defying Western powers and marking a sharp escalation of the...

Stunned Ruud follows ill Norrie out of Korea Open
Stunned Ruud follows ill Norrie out of Korea Open

World number two Casper Ruud crashed out of the Korea Open quarter-finals on Friday to 56th-ranked Yoshihito Nishioka, while Britain's Cameron Norrie pulled out ill.

Top-seeded Sakkari reaches semifinals at Parma Ladies Open
Top-seeded Sakkari reaches semifinals at Parma Ladies Open

Top-seeded Maria Sakkari rallied past 97th-ranked Maryna Zanevska 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday at the Parma Ladies Open.

Djokovic makes winning return to ATP action in Tel Aviv
Djokovic makes winning return to ATP action in Tel Aviv

Novak Djokovic, playing a singles tournament for the first time since winning Wimbledon in July, reached the Tel Aviv quarter-finals on Thursday with a...

Ruud qualifies for ATP Finals after reaching Seoul quarters
Ruud qualifies for ATP Finals after reaching Seoul quarters

World number two Casper Ruud secured a place at the ATP Finals for the second straight year after battling into the Korea Open quarter-finals on Thursday.

Sakkari through to Parma Open quarterfinals; Stephens loses
Sakkari through to Parma Open quarterfinals; Stephens loses

Top-seeded Maria Sakkari rallied past Arantxa Rus to reach the quarterfinals of the Parma Ladies Open.

Rod Laver exclusive:
Rod Laver exclusive: 'Federer could be a movie star. Kyrgios? He needs to apply himself'

There is still one figure in sport by whom even Roger Federer is starstruck. At 84, Rod Laver inhabits the most rarefied realm, his status as the only player ever to achieve a calendar grand slam twice establishing him within tennis as "Rod the God". A sense of his eminence is evident at the very moment of meeting him. Here at Greenwich's Intercontinental Hotel, as Stefanos Tsitsipas poses for selfies in the lobby and Bjorn Borg grabs a late breakfast with his wife Patricia, a setting has been l

World no.2 Ruud takes inspiration from Federer send-off
World no.2 Ruud takes inspiration from Federer send-off

World number two Casper Ruud said on Wednesday that a bit of Roger Federer had rubbed off on him after being part of the tennis legend's send-off last week.

Sorribes Tormo beats 2nd-seeded Trevisan at Parma Open
Sorribes Tormo beats 2nd-seeded Trevisan at Parma Open

Sara Sorribes Tormo beat second-seeded Martina Trevisan in the opening round of the Parma Ladies Open.

Frances Tiafoe visits Wizards
Frances Tiafoe visits Wizards' practice to shoot hoops with his buddy Bradley Beal

Tiafoe both signed and received a few autographs during his smile-filled visit on Tuesday.

Nakashima takes first ATP Tour title at San Diego
Nakashima takes first ATP Tour title at San Diego

Brandon Nakashima earned his first ATP Tour victory in his hometown, beating friend and fellow Southern Californian Marcos Giron in the San Diego Open final.

Murray backs Federer as future Laver Cup captain
Murray backs Federer as future Laver Cup captain

Andy Murray has backed Roger Federer as a future Laver Cup captain after Bjorn Borg indicated the sixth edition in Vancouver next year could be his last.

Tiafoe beats Tsitsipas to give Team World 1st Laver Cup win
Tiafoe beats Tsitsipas to give Team World 1st Laver Cup win

Frances Tiafoe staved off four match points to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas and clinch victory in the Laver Cup for Team World over Roger Federer's Team Europe for the first time.

Sonego beats Bublik at Moselle Open to win 1st title of 2022
Sonego beats Bublik at Moselle Open to win 1st title of 2022

Lorenzo Sonego clinched his first title of the season by beating Alexander Bublik in the Moselle Open final.

Samsonova beats Zheng to win 3rd WTA title in 2 months
Samsonova beats Zheng to win 3rd WTA title in 2 months

Liudmila Samsonova of Russia extended a remarkable summer run by clinching her third title in two months after beating rising Chinese player Zheng Qinwen 7-5, 7-5 at the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Sunday.

Auger-Aliassime beats Djokovic; Team World leads Laver Cup
Auger-Aliassime beats Djokovic; Team World leads Laver Cup

Felix Auger-Aliassime added a singles victory over Novak Djokovic to an earlier win in doubles Sunday, allowing Team World to take a 10-8 lead over Team Europe with two matches remaining in the Laver Cup.

Italy
Italy's Sonego romps to Metz ATP title

Lorenzo Sonego beat Alexander Bublik 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 to win the Moselle ATP Open in Metz on Sunday.

Analysis: Think of Federer
Analysis: Think of Federer's Laver Cup as an All-Star affair

Roger Federer is, by his own admission, a jokester. A couple of his Laver Cup teammates would agree. Stefanos Tsitsipas, the 2021 French Open runner-up, described the 20-time Grand Slam champion as "goofy and giggling" in the locker room during the three-day affair that finished Sunday and amounted to a celebration of Federer's career as he heads into retirement at age 41.

Auger-Aliassime downs Djokovic as Team World eye Laver Cup title
Auger-Aliassime downs Djokovic as Team World eye Laver Cup title

Felix Auger-Aliassime stunned Novak Djokovic to put Team World on the brink of winning the Laver Cup for the first time on Sunday.

Laver Cup 2022 live: Novak Djokovic in singles action after Andy Murray loses in doubles
Laver Cup 2022 live: Novak Djokovic in singles action after Andy Murray loses in doubles

Laver Cup: Team Europe 8 Team World 4 - 13 points needed to win Murray starts doubles action with Berrettini Djokovic to face Auger-Aliassime in singlesB

Sock and Auger-Aliassime keep Team World in Laver Cup chase
Sock and Auger-Aliassime keep Team World in Laver Cup chase

Felix Auger-Aliassime and Jack Sock dragged Team World back into contention to win the Laver Cup for the first time with a 2-6, 6-3, 10/8 win against Team Europe's Andy Murray and Matteo Berrettini on Sunday.

Russia
Russia's Alexandrova shines in Seoul for third title

Ekaterina Alexandrova overcame nerves to win the third title of her career as she dismantled injury-hampered top seed Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (7/4), 6-0 in the final of the Korea Open on Sunday.

In-form Samsonova beats Zheng to claim Tokyo title
In-form Samsonova beats Zheng to claim Tokyo title

Russia's Liudmila Samsonova won her third title in four tournaments by beating China's Zheng Qinwen 7-5, 7-5 in the final of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo on Sunday.

Qinwen, Samsonova set up China-Russia tennis final in Tokyo
Qinwen, Samsonova set up China-Russia tennis final in Tokyo

Rising teenager Zheng Qinwen continueds her run.

Giron, Nakashima advance to semifinals of San Diego Open
Giron, Nakashima advance to semifinals of San Diego Open

It's a Southern California showdown in San Diego.

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic set new bar for next generations
Federer, Nadal, Djokovic set new bar for next generations

Here is one way to look at what Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and the now-retired Roger Federer accomplished: The group known as the Big Three of men's tennis accumulated so many Grand Slam titles - 63 in all - that it seems unlikely anyone will reach the standards they set. Here was another way to think about things as the professional level of the sport began its post-Federer life on Saturday, following the last match of his career: What he and the other two members of that distinguished trio, along with Serena Williams, managed to do was demonstrate that it is possible to dominate for decades, not merely years, at a time. During an interview with The Associated Press this week,...

Novak Djokovic vs Frances Tiafoe live: Score and latest Laver Cup 2022 updates
Novak Djokovic vs Frances Tiafoe live: Score and latest Laver Cup 2022 updates

Laver Cup: Team Europe 4 Team World 4 Djokovic vs Tiafoe - match starts 7pm Do not mourn the end of the GOAT - sport always serves up new heroes

Fritz beats Norrie at Laver Cup as Federer watches on
Fritz beats Norrie at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Team World's Taylor Fritz defeated Team Europe's Cameron Norrie to level the Laver Cup at 4-4 on Saturday as the tennis world dealt with the hangover from Roger Federer's emotional farewell party.

Retired Federer offers advice to Laver Cup sub Berrettini
Retired Federer offers advice to Laver Cup sub Berrettini

Roger Federer's tearful farewell to his playing career is over. A day after heading into retirement with a Laver Cup doubles match alongside longtime rival Rafaal Nadal - the pair sat crying, side-by-side, when it ended - Federer was back on the sideline Saturday, offering coaching tips during a victory by his Team Europe fill-in for singles, Matteo Berrettini. Federer is unsure of his exact future plans, but he did vow to remain a part of the sport, saying, "I won't be a ghost."

Berrettini beats Auger-Aliassime at Laver Cup as Federer watches on
Berrettini beats Auger-Aliassime at Laver Cup as Federer watches on

Team Europe's Matteo Berrettini defeated Team World's Felix Auger-Aliassime in the Laver Cup on Saturday as the tennis world dealt with the hangover from Roger Federer's emotional farewell party.

Raducanu retires hurt from Korea Open semi-final
Raducanu retires hurt from Korea Open semi-final

Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu retired hurt during the third set of her Korea Open semi-final on Saturday against Jelena Ostapenko.


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