Tennis

Nadal advances at Monte Carlo as Djokovic goes out

Rafael Nadal remains on course to retain his Monte Carlo Masters title and won't have Novak Djokovic standing in his way

Nadal doesn't see himself skipping tournaments like Federer

For now, Rafael Nadal doesn't see himself skipping Wimbledon the way Roger Federer has the French Open

Nadal wary of saying he's fully recovered from…

Rafael Nadal is wary of saying he's fully recovered from a troublesome right thigh injury as he defends his Monte Carlo Masters title

Djokovic needs 10 match points to reach 3rd round in Monaco

Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal needed a combined 14 match points to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday

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Venus, Serena Williams join Billie Jean King…

Venus and Serena Williams are adding their names and voices to the push for equal pay championed by the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative

Zverev, Dimitrov, Thiem rusty, reach Monte Carlo 3rd round

Grigor Dimitrov and Dominic Thiem looked a little rusty winning their second-round matches at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday

Pliskova, Kvitova to lead Czechs in Fed Cup semifinals

The Czech Republic will have two top-10 players available for next weekend's Fed Cup semifinals against Germany

Bertens powers past Goerges to win Charleston…

Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands overpowered Germany's Julia Goerges to cap a long Sunday in Charleston with her fourth career WTA title

Donaldson fined 5,000 euros ($6,200) for ranting at umpire

Jared Donaldson has been fined 5,000 euros ($6,200) for unsportsmanlike conduct after angrily ranting at the chair umpire during his first-round loss to Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the Monte Carlo Masters

US Open champ Stephens, runner-up Keys on US Fed Cup team

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, runner-up Madison Keys and semifinalist CoCo Vandeweghe will join former No. 1 doubles player Bethanie Mattek-Sands on the Americans' roster for a Fed Cup semifinal against host France

US now waits after clinching 1st Davis Cup semi…

The United States is off to a perfect start in Davis Cup play this year, and the Americans now have to wait and see if they can continue this momentum when they play in the semifinals for the first time since 2012

Maria Sharapova commits to play in new Bay Area tour event

Maria Sharapova has committed to play in the Bay Area this summer as the former Stanford WTA stop moves to San Jose State University

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Johnson, Sandgren set up all-American final

Defending champion Steve Johnson wore down Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-2, breaking his 20-year-old countryman twice in the third set after letting two match points slip away in the second in the U.S. Men's Clay Court semifinals

Davis Cup: Germany beats Spain in doubles, leads…

Germany pair Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff held off Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez in five sets to take a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup quarterfinals

Djokovic relieved to reach Monte Carlo 2nd round

After easing into the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters, a relieved Novak Djokovic says his troublesome right elbow no longer bothers him

Steve Johnson wins US Men's Clay Court _ again

Steve Johnson shrugged off numerous missed opportunities to beat first-time ATP Tour finalist Tennys Sandgren 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-4 to become the first player to successfully defend the U.S. Men's Clay Court title in 16 years

Davis Cup: Herbert and Mahut give France 2-1 lead…

Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut beat Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 to give France a 2-1 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Saturday

Angry Donaldson rants at umpire at Monte Carlo Masters

Jared Donaldson ranted at the chair umpire over a line call during his 6-3, 6-3 loss to Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters

Davis Cup: Pouille beats racket-throwing Fognini to seal win

Lucas Pouille kept his focus when Italy's Fabio Fognini began throwing his racket in frustration during a 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory that put France into the Davis Cup semifinals Sunday

Davis Cup: Fognini draws Italy level with France…

Fabio Fognini came back from a set down to defeat Jeremy Chardy 6-7 (6), 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 and draw Italy level with France at 1-1 in the Davis Cup quarterfinals

Elise Mertens wins Samsung Open for 3rd career WTA title

Second-seeded Elise Mertens won the Samsung Open on Sunday, beating Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 6-2 to take her third career WTA Tour title

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Davis Cup: Spain beats Germany 3-2 to reach semifinals

With Rafael Nadal nervously cheering courtside, David Ferrer sealed Spain's 3-2 comeback win over Germany in the Davis Cup quarterfinals with a thrilling five-set victory against Philipp Kohlschreiber

Davis Cup: Nadal levels Spain with Germany in…

Rafael Nadal has returned to action after a long injury layoff and comfortably defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 to leave Spain even with Germany in the Davis Cup quarterfinals in Valencia

Khachanov, Zverev and Medvedev reach Monte Carlo 2nd round

Karen Khachanov was clinical on his serve in a 7-5, 6-4 win against Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday