Men's tennis

FILE - This is a Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 file photo of the French captain Yannick Noah, center, holding the cup after France won the Davis Cup at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France. France won the Davis Cup for the first time in 16 years after beating Belgium 3-2. The Davis Cup is set to be transformed into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis in a major overhaul of the international team event in men’s tennis. The International Tennis Federation says it has unanimously endorsed a proposal to create a new season-ending event in November starting in 2019. The World Cup of Tennis would be played over seven days in the traditional week of the David Cup final and comprise a round-robin format followed by a quarterfinal knockout stage. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 27, 2018 - 1:19 pm
The Australians are surprised. The Brits are skeptical. The French are downright angry. "They have just killed the Davis Cup," French tennis player Nicolas Mahut said in reaction to bold plans to transform the 118-year-old competition into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis. The...
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FILE - This is a Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 file photo of the French captain Yannick Noah, center, holding the cup after France won the Davis Cup at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France. France won the Davis Cup for the first time in 16 years after beating Belgium 3-2. The Davis Cup is set to be transformed into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis in a major overhaul of the international team event in men’s tennis. The International Tennis Federation says it has unanimously endorsed a proposal to create a new season-ending event in November starting in 2019. The World Cup of Tennis would be played over seven days in the traditional week of the David Cup final and comprise a round-robin format followed by a quarterfinal knockout stage. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 27, 2018 - 12:51 pm
The Australians are surprised. The Brits are skeptical. The French are downright angry. "They have just killed the Davis Cup," French tennis player Nicolas Mahut said in reaction to bold plans to transform the 118-year-old competition into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis. The...
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FILE - This is a Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017 file photo of the French captain Yannick Noah, center, holding the cup after France won the Davis Cup at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France. France won the Davis Cup for the first time in 16 years after beating Belgium 3-2. The Davis Cup is set to be transformed into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis in a major overhaul of the international team event in men’s tennis. The International Tennis Federation says it has unanimously endorsed a proposal to create a new season-ending event in November starting in 2019. The World Cup of Tennis would be played over seven days in the traditional week of the David Cup final and comprise a round-robin format followed by a quarterfinal knockout stage. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
February 26, 2018 - 10:59 am
LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup is set to be transformed into a one-week, 18-nation World Cup of Tennis in a major overhaul of the international team event in the men's game. The International Tennis Federation said Monday it has unanimously endorsed a proposal to create a new season-ending event in...
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United States' Matt Hamilton prepares for their turn during the men's curling finals match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. United States won gold. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: "Two days ago it was unlikely," NBC's Jason Knapp said as the American men's curling team clinched a gold medal . "Now it is undeniable." How unlikely? The team had lost four of its first six games in South...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland holds up the trophy as he celebrates winning his match against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in two sets, 6-2, 6-2, in the men's singles final of the ABN AMRO world tennis tournament at the Ahoy stadium in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
February 18, 2018 - 11:58 am
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Roger Federer came to the ABN AMRO World Tournament aiming to secure a return to the top of the world rankings. He achieved that goal Friday. On Sunday, he put an exclamation point on a remarkable week by winning the tournament for good measure. Federer overpowered an...
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Tennis player Roger Federer faces the media Friday Feb. 16, 2018, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, after becoming ranked as the world number one player. Federer added another highlight to his age-defying career resurgence Friday, returning to the top of the world rankings for the first time in more than five years and becoming the oldest player to reach the top spot. (AP Photo/Michael C. Corder)
February 18, 2018 - 11:38 am
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Roger Federer came to the ABN AMRO World Tournament aiming to secure a return to the top of the world rankings. He achieved that goal Friday. On Sunday, he put an exclamation point on a remarkable week by winning the tournament for good measure. Federer overpowered an...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:49 am
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Roger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour Sunday to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament, his 97th career title. Federer extended his domination over the player once dubbed "Baby Fed" for the similarities in their playing style, registering...
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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan is introduced during flower ceremony after winning the gold medal in the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 10:08 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won gold on Day 8 of the Pyeongchang Games, becoming the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button. American Nathan Chen didn't make the podium...
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Kamil Stoch, of Poland, celebrates after winning the the gold medal in the men's large hill Individual ski jumping competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 9:44 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Defending champion Kamil Stoch won ski jumping's large hill at the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 30-year-old Polish jumper had leaps of 135 and 136.5 meters for 285.7 points to beat normal hill gold...
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Lizzy Yarnold of Britain celebrates her gold medal run in the finish area after the final of the women's skeleton competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
February 17, 2018 - 8:37 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Britain's Lizzy Yarnold has won her second consecutive gold medal in women's skeleton, her first victory in an international skeleton race in three years. Yarnold finished four runs in 3 minutes, 27...
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