Tennis

8:42 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Trying to become the first Norwegian champion in ATP World Tour history, Casper Ruud beat qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia 7-5, 6-2 on Saturday to reach the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. The 20-year-old Ruud will face Christian Garin of Chile. The 22-year-old Garin beat American Sam
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6:37 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Eighth-seeded Sam Querrey advanced to the semifinals in the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Friday, beating Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4). The American saved two set points in the opening set and one in the second. “My first two matches were pretty clean, but
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10:08 PM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Two-time defending champion Steve Johnson‘s nine-match winning streak at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship ended with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to 241st-ranked qualifier Daniel Elahi Galan of Colombia on Thursday. Johnson was beaten in the second round, but it was his opening match this year at the
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1:52 AM ET Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kings XI Punjab to snap their six-match losing start to the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) season on Saturday. Their winless record was the joint worst start in IPL history (along with Delhi Daredevils) Neither team holds the IPL record for consecutive losses, though, and should take inspiration
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1:08 AM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Christian Garin upset No. 2 seed Jeremy Chardy to advance to the quarterfinals in one of the longest matches in U.S. clay history on Wednesday at the U.S. men’s clay court championship. Garin saved five match points to defeat Chardy 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) in a match
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11:56 AM ET Associated Press WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will lead the United States against Switzerland in the Fed Cup World Group playoffs at San Antonio. Captain Kathy Rinaldi’s roster released Wednesday also includes Sofia Kenin, Jessica Pegula and Jennifer Brady. The matches are April 20-21. The winner will return
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12:21 AM ET Associated Press HOUSTON — Marcel Granollers upset Taylor Fritz 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in the first round of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Monday. Granollers, who won the title in 2008, beat No. 5 seed Fritz, who reached the semifinals last season, for his second tour-level victory this season. Ryan Harrison
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3:46 PM ET Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — American Madison Keys overpowered normally steady Caroline Wozniacki with a 7-6 (5), 6-3 victory in the Volvo Car Open on Sunday. Keys, seeded eighth and ranked 18th in the world, continually hit big serves — she reached 121 mph — and overwhelming forehands to wear down the
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6:51 PM ET Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Caroline Wozniacki and Madison Keys will play for the title in Charleston after posting straight-set wins on Saturday. The fifth-seeded Wozniacki advanced with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over No. 16 seed Petra Martic of Croatia. The eighth-seeded Keys outlasted Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 6-4, 6-0, winning
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