Tennis

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece celebrates winning a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 16, 2019 - 7:35 pm
LONDON (AP) — The first time Dominic Thiem played at the ATP Finals, he was handed an unknown Greek teenager as a hitting partner in training. Three years later, Thiem is facing that same player in the final of the season-ending tournament. Thiem beat defending champion Alexander Zverev in the...
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Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece celebrates winning a point against Roger Federer of Switzerland during their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 16, 2019 - 5:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — The ATP Finals will have a first-time champion for the fourth year in a row after Stefanos Tsitsipas and Dominic Thiem won their semifinals on Saturday. Thiem beat defending champion Alexander Zverev after Tsitsipas ousted six-time winner Roger Federer, with both players reaching...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a return to Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during their ATP World Tours Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 15, 2019 - 1:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — 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...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a return to Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during their ATP World Tours Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
November 15, 2019 - 12:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — 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...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates the winning match point against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
November 14, 2019 - 6:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer showed that memories of this year’s Wimbledon final are well and truly behind him. In the first rematch between Federer and Novak Djokovic since that epic five-set final, the Swiss star dominated from the start to win 6-4, 6-3 Thursday and reach the semifinals of the ATP...
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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
November 14, 2019 - 4:51 pm
LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer finally found a way to put Novak Djokovic away, beating his rival 6-4, 6-3 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the ATP Finals. It was Federer’s first win over Djokovic since 2015, having lost their last five meetings - including that epic five-set Wimbledon final in July...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning match point against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 13, 2019 - 6:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — Facing match point at 5-1 down in the third set, Rafael Nadal gave himself about a one-in-a-thousand chance of turning things around against Daniil Medvedev at the ATP Finals. Those odds turned out to be more than good enough for the top-ranked Spaniard. Nadal saved that match point...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning match point against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 13, 2019 - 4:46 pm
LONDON (AP) — Facing match point at 5-1 down in the third set, Rafael Nadal gave himself about a one-in-a-thousand chance of turning things around against Daniil Medvedev at the ATP Finals. Those odds turned out to be more than good enough for the top-ranked Spaniard. Nadal saved that match point...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning match point against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 13, 2019 - 2:53 pm
LONDON (AP) — Facing match point at 5-1 down in the third set, Rafael Nadal gave himself about a one-in-a-thousand chance of beating Daniil Medvedev at the ATP Finals. Those odds turned out to be more than good enough for the top-ranked Spaniard. Nadal saved that match point with a perfect drop...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates after winning match point against Daniil Medvedev of Russia during their ATP World Tour Finals singles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 13, 2019 - 12:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — Rafael Nadal saved a match point at 5-1 down in the third set before rallying to beat Daniil Medvedev 6-7 (3), 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the ATP Finals on Wednesday, keeping alive his chances of advancing from the group stage. The Spaniard looked headed for a second straight loss at the season-...
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