3:31 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Ashleigh Barty had 15 aces and became the 33rd different player to win a title in as many ATP and WTA tournaments this year when she beat Karolina Pliskova 7-6 (1), 6-3 on Saturday in the final of the Miami Open. The 22-year-old Australian, who was
10:35 AM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — John Isner doesn’t like his chances of winning the Miami Open men’s final on Sunday (1 p.m. ET, ESPN2). It’s not that Isner lacks confidence, or ability. His serve is the most dreaded weapon in tennis. It’s just that Isner can do calculations. It’s not for nothing that
4:51 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Defending champion John Isner earned a return trip to the Miami Open final by hitting 21 aces and defeating 18-year-old Canadian qualifier Felix Auger-Aliassime 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) on Friday. Isner won his only ATP Masters title a year ago. His opponent Sunday will be the
9:33 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Roger Federer won a battle of the ages Friday, beating 19-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-2, 6-4 in the semifinals of the Miami Open. Federer, a three-time tournament champion, advanced to the final Sunday against defending champion John Isner. The age gap with Shapovalov was the largest
3:15 PM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Karolina Pliskova stands head and shoulders above Ash Barty, the woman she’ll face in the Miami Open final on Saturday, in a number of critical ways, including the most obvious: At 6-foot-1, she’s a good half-a-foot taller. Of greater concern, perhaps, to the Barty camp is Pliskova has
1:29 AM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Early in the second set of his quarterfinal win at the Miami Open on Thursday, Denis Shapovalov served and rumbled toward the net. Frances Tiafoe returned and immediately sprinted forward as well. Shapovalov brushed his strings across the bottom of the ball, feathering a perfect drop volley over
1:59 AM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Ashleigh Barty waited six hours to get her spot in the Miami Open women’s final. Denis Shapovalov needed to pull off yet another comeback to earn his berth into the semifinals. Roger Federer, meanwhile, made winning seem relatively easy. And Simona Halep‘s chance to return to
3:21 AM ET Associated Press PERTH, Australia — The Hopman Cup international mixed team event is making way for the new ATP Cup at the start of the 2020 tennis season in Australia. The International Tennis Federation on Thursday confirmed an early end to the licensing agreement with Tennis Australia for the Hopman Cup, which
10:10 AM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The gunmetal clouds filtered out the sun, leaving Felix Auger-Aliassime and his opponent, Hubert Hurkacz, bathed in tawny sunlight on Court 1 on a mellow Sunday afternoon at the Miami Open. The palm fronds reaching above the court swayed gently like sea fans. But Auger-Aliassime wasn’t feeling the
9:00 PM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Simona Halep sat in her chair alongside the umpire in Hard Rock Stadium on Wednesday afternoon, leading Qiang Wang 6-4, 6-5 in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open. Halep took deep breaths, her shoulders rhythmically rising and falling. Her arms were sheened with perspiration, her rounded cheeks flushed.
4:38 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Roger Federer is finally through to the quarterfinals of the Miami Open. The fourth-seeded Federer had little trouble defeating 13th-seeded Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-2 in 61 minutes on Wednesday, earning the three-time Miami champion a spot in the quarters against sixth-seeded Kevin Anderson. The Federer-Medvedev match
9:35 AM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Denis Shapovalov worked the late-night shift to reach the quarterfinals at the Miami Open. The 19-year-old Canadian left-hander beat 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) in a match that started following a two-hour rain delay and ended shortly after 1:30 Wednesday morning. The
10:53 PM ET MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Nick Kyrgios was furious. Borna Coric had just broken him in their fourth-round clash on Tuesday in the grandstand at the Miami Open. Coric still trailed, 4-6, 4-2, but now he was back into the match. Kyrgios hurled his racket headfirst into the blue-gray hardcourt. The top splintered
4:21 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, FLa. — Defending champion John Isner advanced to the Miami Open quarterfinals with a 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) win over 19th-seeded Kyle Edmund on Tuesday. Isner pounded 17 aces and lost one service game in the match. He surrendered the ninth game of the first set at love.
6:27 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Roger Federer finished with a flurry of aces and advanced to the fourth round of the Miami Open by beating Filip Krajinovic 7-5, 6-3 Monday. In the final game, Federer smacked aces on the first three points. An ace on the next point was overturned by
5:11 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu retired from her fourth-round match Monday at the Miami Open while trailing Anett Kontaveit 6-1, 2-0 Monday. Andreescu called a medical timeout after the first set to receive treatment on her right shoulder. She received similar treatment during her third-round victory
9:21 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Among the women departing in the fourth round of the Miami Open on Monday were three-time champion Venus Williams and Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu. Williams lost to No. 2-seeded Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3, ending a bid for her first title in the event since 2001.
2:50 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — John Isner was broken in the first game but held thereafter and hit 16 aces to beat Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-5, 7-6 (6) Sunday in the third round of the Miami Open. Isner, now 33, won the biggest title of his career in the tournament a year