7:19 PM ET Associated Press NEWPORT, R.I. — Third-seeded Steve Johnson beat Marcel Granollers, 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the Hall of Fame Tennis Open final. The 28-year-old American will face Ramkumar Ramanathan in the final Sunday morning. Ramanathan, of India, topped American Tim Smyczek, 6-4, 7-5. The semis were played on Newport’s grass
3:00 PM ET Guido Pella and Marco Cecchinato will meet in the final of the Croatia Open in Umag on Sunday. Novak Djokovic has published an open letter on his website explaining the mental struggles he has overcome in order to claim his fourth Wimbledon title. Overshadowed for most of his career, 2018 Hall of
4:39 PM ET Associated Press NEWPORT, R.I. — When Michael Stich was a teenager, he had to choose a sport — soccer or tennis. Overshadowed for most of his career, 2018 Hall of Fame inductee Michael Stich quietly put together a blueprint for success that could help today’s rising tennis stars reach a new level.
10:34 AM ET No. 1 seed Alize Cornet will play for the Swiss Open title after opponent Eugenie Bouchard retired injured during their semifinal Saturday. France’s Cornet was leading 7-6 (5), 1-0 when Bouchard retired with an upper thigh issue in Gstaad. The Canadian, who reached the Wimbledon final in 2014, has struggled with a
5:38 PM ET Marco Cecchinato saw off Laslo Djere in straight sets to book his place in the Croatia Open semifinals. Italy’s Cecchinato, who shocked Novak Djokovic to reach the French Open semifinals in May, won through 6-4, 6-1 Friday to set up a last-four clash with Argentina’s Marco Trungelliti. Trungelliti, a qualifier in Umag,
1:51 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Eugenie Bouchard made her first semifinal in over a year after defeating Veronika Kudermetova 7-5, 6-0 in the Swiss Open quarterfinals. The 2014 Wimbledon finalist, currently world No. 146, has not been in the final four of a tournament since reaching the semifinals of
6:32 AM ET ESPN staff Novak Djokovic has published an open letter on his website explaining the mental struggles he has overcome in order to claim his fourth Wimbledon title. The former World No.1 has found it difficult to rediscover his form after an injured right elbow that needed surgery and forced him off the
12:45 PM ET Eugenie Bouchard is through to the quarterfinals of the WTA Swiss Open in Gstaad after a close 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (9-7) victory over Viktorija Golubic. The Canadian battled hard, coming from a double-break down in both sets and saving a total of seven set points to reach her first quarterfinal since February.
6:44 AM ET South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has credited mental conditioning for his ability to focus for nearly seven hours during his epic Wimbledon semifinal against American John Isner, and lauds his psychologist for his recent surge in form. Anderson, who has reached a career-high ATP ranking of 5 in the wake of his SW19
6:50 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Two-time US Open runner-up Victoria Azarenka is ranked just below the cutoff for direct entry into the year’s last Grand Slam tournament. Azarenka, a former No. 1 and twice the champion at the Australian Open, is No. 108 this week, seven spots outside of an automatic spot