The Latest: No. 2 Medvedev cruises into US Open quarters
(AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (Seth Wenig)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):__3:50 p.mNo. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev cruised into the U.S. Open quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 win over Daniel Evans at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Medvedev next plays Botic van de Zandschulp, the third unseeded player he would face at Flushing Meadows. Schwartzman, friends with actor Ben Stiller, lost in the first round last year at Flushing Meadows. 5 seed Elina Svitolina beat two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.wftv.com
The Latest: Fernandez aims for 2nd straight Open upset
US Open Tennis Leylah Fernandez, of Canada, reacts after defeating Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the third round of the US Open tennis championships, Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (John Minchillo)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):___11:30 a.m. It's another U.S. Open champion for Leylah Fernandez in her first match since she beat Naomi Osaka. 1 seed Ash Barty, who was upset Saturday night by Shelby Rogers, are both out of the women's draw. ___More AP tennis: https://apnews.com/hub/tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
No US men in Top 30 for 1st time in computer tennis rankings
Italy Tennis Open Taylor Fritz of the United States returns the ball to Britain's Daniel Evans during their match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Monday, May 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) (Gregorio Borgia)There are no American men in the ATP's Top 30 for the first time in the nearly half-century of computerized tennis rankings. That was shortly after Roddick won the 2003 U.S. Open, the last time an American man won a Grand Slam singles title. Am I?” 23-time Grand Slam champion and former No. “I don’t even know where I am.”The next Grand Slam tournament is the French Open, which begins main-draw play in Paris on May 30.wftv.com
The Latest: US Open runner-up Zverev wins 1st match in Paris
The French Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that does not use tiebreakers in the final set. 9 seed Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-3 at Court Suzanne Lenglen on Sunday. ___7:30 p.m.Stan Wawrinka made quick work of Andy Murray in their reunion of sorts at the French Open. One of his coaches is Wolfgang Thiem, the father of fellow Austrian Dominic Thiem — the U.S. Open champion, and French Open runner-up the past two years. The 20-year-old Korda beat Andreas Seppi of Italy 6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.