Canada’s Pospisil docked for verbal abuse in loss

MIAMI — Angry about tennis politics, Vasek Pospisil of Canada staged a tantrum and was docked a key point Wednesday in his opening-round loss at the Miami Open. Pospisil, who has been trying to set up a new group to represent men’s professional players, was beaten by qualifier Mackenzie McDonald 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. During a … Read more Canada’s Pospisil docked for verbal abuse in loss

Federer’s comeback to start vs. victorious Evans

DOHA, Qatar — Roger Federer will face Britain’s Daniel Evans in the second round of the Qatar Open on Wednesday as the Swiss great makes his comeback after a 13-month break. Federer, who has had two operations on his right knee since playing at the Australian Open last year, is a three-time champion at the … Read more Federer’s comeback to start vs. victorious Evans

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards

LONDON — Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020 on Monday. Djokovic was the year-end No. 1 for a record-equaling sixth time after winning four titles including a record eighth Australian Open. US Open champions Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares are the … Read more Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards

LONDON — Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Frances Tiafoe were among the winners of the ATP’s top awards for 2020 on Monday. Djokovic was the year-end No. 1 for a record-equaling sixth time after winning four titles including a record eighth Australian Open. US Open champions Mate Pavic and Bruno Soares are the … Read more Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Tiafoe win ATP awards

Sinner wins maiden ATP title at Sofia Open

Italy’s Jannik Sinner became the youngest first-time winner on the ATP Tour in 12 years on Saturday after edging Canadian Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(3) to claim the Sofia Open. Sinner, contesting his first ATP Tour final, served notice of his intentions early on when he forced Pospisil to save three break points in his … Read more Sinner wins maiden ATP title at Sofia Open

Andy Murray elected to ATP Player Council

1:40 PM ET Reuters Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Former world No. 1 Andy Murray and three others have been elected to the ATP’s Player Council to replace the Novak Djokovic-led group who resigned from the body to form a breakaway union, the governing body of men’s tennis announced on Monday. Murray, Felix … Read more Andy Murray elected to ATP Player Council

Murray won’t back Djokovic-led men’s union plan

Former US Open champion Andy Murray, well-known for his support for gender equality in various aspects of the game, said Saturday at the National Tennis Center that he would not be signing on to support a rebel ATP faction led by top-ranked Novak Djokovic and journeyman Vasek Pospisil. “I’m not totally against a player union, … Read more Murray won’t back Djokovic-led men’s union plan

Djokovic, Pospisil look to form men’s tennis union

NEW YORK — No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic and former top-30 member Vasek Pospisil would be the co-presidents of a new group they are trying to set up to represent men’s professional tennis players. A letter emailed to players — and obtained by The Associated Press on Friday — pushes the formation of a Professional Tennis … Read more Djokovic, Pospisil look to form men’s tennis union