Tennis

1:48 PM ET Associated Press PARIS — Amelie Mauresmo won’t be captaining France’s Davis Cup team after all, because the two-time major winner is going back to coaching to help Lucas Pouille. The French Tennis Federation announced Thursday it was searching for a new captain, who will also look after the national team at the
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10:04 PM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian Open officials say the world’s top 102 women and top 101 men have confirmed they will compete at the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of 2019. World No. 1 Simona Halep heads up the women’s field and Novak Djokovic, seeking his record seventh Australian Open title,
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4:43 PM ET John Isner is standing by one of his coaches and Tennis Channel analyst Justin Gimelstob, who was arrested on suspicion of felony battery on Oct. 31. According to The Telegraph, Gimelstob, 41, allegedly attacked and beat a male friend of his estranged wife, Cary. Gimelstob will appear in court on Dec. 12
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9:36 AM ET Former tennis world No.1 Andy Murray has hit out at the “unreal” level of sexism in sport after Norwegian footballer Ada Hegerberg was asked if she knew how to twerk moments after winning the Ballon D’Or in Paris on Monday. Hegerberg, who won the inaugural award as the world’s best women’s player
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5:29 PM ET Associated Press WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Patrick Galbraith is the new board chairman and president of the U.S. Tennis Association. The USTA announced the election of Galbraith on Tuesday. He succeeds Katrina Adams, who served an unprecedented two consecutive terms. Adams was the first African-American and first former professional tennis player to
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6:48 AM ET Young guns Ashleigh Barty and Alex de Minaur have been named as joint winners of the Newcombe Medal on a historic night for Australian tennis. Judges were unable to split Barty and de Minaur after both enjoyed stellar seasons, ensuring Australian tennis’ highest individual honour was shared for the first time in
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