Tennis

8:39 AM ET Associated Press OSAKA, Japan — Top-seeded Naomi Osaka reached the quarterfinals at the Pan Pacific Open by beating qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday. Osaka, who was broken twice early in the match, is looking to win her first title in her hometown after finishing runner-up in 2016 and 2018. She
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3:15 AM ET Richard Gasquet battled past Marcel Granollers to progress to the second round of the Moselle Open Tuesday. The former World no. 7 needed two hours and 35 minutes to defeat Granollers 4-6. 7-6, 6-4. Wild card Gregoire Barrere produced the upset of the day claiming a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Hubert Hurkacz
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10:55 AM ET Associated Press GENEVA — Roger Federer said he will soon decide if he will play at next year’s Tokyo Olympics. Federer said his schedule is set through Wimbledon, which ends July 12. The Olympic tournament starts July 25 and ends a few days before his 39th birthday. Speaking ahead of the Laver
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9:11 AM ET Associated Press OSAKA, Japan — Fifth-seeded Madison Keys improved her overall record against Daria Kasatkina to 6-0 by beating the Russian 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open. Keys converted six of her 10 break points in the match. “I feel good. I’m always a little
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3:51 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Fernando Verdasco enjoyed a comfortable start at the Moselle Open with a straight sets victory over Steve Darcis. The No. 5 seed only needed 69 minutes to secure a 6-2, 6-2 win over the Belgian to reach the second round of the tournament. The
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1:34 PM ET Associated Press ZHENGZHOU, China — Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova overcame rain delays and an early deficit to beat Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Zhengzhou Open on Sunday. Rain halted play in the first set after seventh-seeded Martic went 2-0 ahead. When play resumed, Pliskova won the next three games
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2:59 AM ET Associated Press HIROSHIMA, Japan — Nao Hibino beat compatriot Misaki Doi 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday to win the Japan Women’s Open. In the first all-Japanese WTA final in 22 years, Doi made the better start and twice broke Hibino’s serve in the first set. But Hibino ran off nine straight games to
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11:39 AM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — The ATP says all top 10-ranked players, including Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, have committed to play in the inaugural ATP Cup in Australia in January. The organization said Saturday that the top 18-ranked countries and Australia, as the host-country wild card, will be among the
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