Tennis

8:47 AM ET ESPN staff Andy Murray has been handed a tough draw at the Cincinnati Open which could include an early match against Roger Federer. The two-time tournament champion will continue his return from a long-term hip injury when he plays world no. 18 Lucas Pouille in the first round. Murray opted to miss
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LOS CABOS, Mexico — Second-seeded Fabio Fognini upset top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 6-Four, 6-2 on Saturday evening within the Mifel Open remaining. Fognini, a 31-year-old Italian ranked 15th on the earth, received the hard-court occasion for his third victory of the 12 months and eighth total. He additionally received clay-court titles this 12 months
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WASHINGTON — Alexander Zverev is again within the ultimate on the Citi Open. The defending champion beat 10th-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-2, 6-Four within the semifinals on Saturday. The highest-seeded German is trying to develop into the primary back-to-back winner of the hard-court US Open tune-up since Juan Martin del Potro in 2008 and 2009. Zverev
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Victoria Azarenka, a former world No. 1, eased previous lucky-loser Anna Blinkova 6-1, 6-Zero on Wednesday night time within the second spherical of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Traditional. Azarenka broke the Russian teenager’s serve six instances to advance to face American qualifier Danielle Collins, a 6-1, Three-6, 6-1 winner over Vera
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LOS CABOS, Mexico — Juan Martin del Potro opened his summer season hard-court season with a 7-5, 6-Three victory over American Marcos Giron on Wednesday night time within the Mifel Open. Enjoying for the primary time since shedding to Rafael Nadal within the Wimbledon quarterfinals, the top-seeded del Potro arrange a quarterfinal match in opposition
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Serena Williams walked off the court docket providing waves to a supportive Bay Space crowd that actually did not anticipate to see the 23-time Grand Slam champion’s early exit. In essentially the most lopsided defeat of her profession, Williams’ disappointing night time resulted in lower than an hour as she misplaced
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WASHINGTON — Benoit Paire precipitated fairly a racket on the Citi Open, repeatedly spiking and throwing his tools till the group booed him off the court docket. The French tennis participant displayed not even a touch of joie de vivre within the late going of his 6-Three, Three-6, 6-2 loss on Tuesday to Marcos Baghdatis
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WASHINGTON — Three-time main champion Stan Wawrinka made one other fast exit on the Citi Open, dropping 6-Four, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (Three) to Donald Younger within the first spherical of the hard-court event Tuesday evening. This was Wawrinka’s first match since bowing out of Wimbledon within the second spherical, and he fell to 6-11 this
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