Tennis

All eyes will be on Serena Williams this weekend when she makes her much-anticipated return to competition as part of the United States Fed Cup team. The U.S. will play the Netherlands in Asheville, North Carolina, beginning Saturday. Having spent just over a year off the tour to have her first child, Alexis Olympia, Williams
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8:45 AM ET ESPN staff Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has revealed his sporting predictions for the remainder of 2018. Murray, who had to pull out of this year’s Australia Open to undergo hip surgery, hasn’t played competitive tennis since Wimbledon last year. However, he has kept up-to-date with the sporting world and has even
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LONDON — Ilie Nastase has had two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania’s Fed Cup captain last year. The International Tennis Federation suspended Nastase, 71, from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 and from working in an official capacity in the
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BUCHAREST, Romania — Simona Halep says she will miss Romania’s Fed Cup series against Canada this weekend because of an ankle injury sustained at the Australian Open. “After spending the last week resting and trying to recover from my injury from the Australian Open, unfortunately it has not recovered quickly enough,” Halep said on her
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Americans Ryan Harrison and Steve Johnson won their doubles match against host Serbia on Saturday, ensuring the United States will advance to the Davis Cup quarterfinals. Harrison and Johnson defeated Serbia’s Nikola Milojevic and Miljan Zekic 6-7 (3), 6-2, 7-5, 6-4 in a match that took a little more than three hours on the red
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Fourth-seeded Timea Babos beat Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the final of the Taiwan Open. Babos claimed her first win in three matches against Wang and will face Kateryna Kozlova in Sunday’s final. Twelve-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic says he had a “small medical intervention” on his troublesome right elbow. Nick
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