Tennis

1:15 PM ET Associated Press STRASBOURG, France — Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska beat Caroline Garcia 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (3) to win the Internationaux de Strasbourg Saturday in the longest final of the WTA season. Yastremska wasted two match points in the second set and saved one in the third before closing out the encounter in
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11:10 AM ET Associated Press LYON, France — French veteran Benoit Paire denied Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime his first ATP title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory in the Lyon Open final on Saturday. It’s the second clay-court title in two months for the 51st-ranked Paire, who also raised the trophy in Marrakech, Morocco, in April.
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11:04 PM ET Associated Press ROEHAMPTON, England — Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their tournaments. The agreement announced Thursday by the International Tennis Federation allocates rankings on the ATP and
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3:08 PM ET Associated Press PARIS — Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for a record-extending 12th title at the French Open against a qualifier. And if he makes it to the second round of the clay-court Grand Slam, another qualifier will be waiting. The defending champion was handed what looked like quite an easy
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8:46 AM ET Associated Press STRASBOURG, France — Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty withdrew from the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament on Tuesday because of a right arm injury. Barty was replaced in the main draw by lucky loser Diana Marcinkevica. The eighth-ranked Australian said she would not take any risk ahead of the French Open, which
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