Posts Tagged Men’s tennis

2013 champ Nadal out of US Open with wrist injury

In this Sept. 9, 2013, file photo, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, holds up the championship trophy after winning the men's singles final over Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Nadal will not defend his title at the U.S. Open because of an injured right wrist. Nadal and the tournament announced his withdrawal Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, a week before the year's last Grand Slam tournament begins. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year’s last Grand Slam tournament.

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Federer, Serena Williams reach semifinals

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a serve to Andy Murray, of Britain, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Friday Aug. 15, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Roger Federer still has his touch in Cincinnati.

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Benneteau upsets Wawrinka to reach Cincy semis

Julien Benneteau, from France, hits a backhand against Stan Wawrinka, from Switzerland, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Julien Benneteau upset Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka in the Western & Southern Open quarterfinals Friday.

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Israel-Argentina Davis Cup tie moved to Florida

LONDON (AP) — Israel’s Davis Cup tie against Argentina next month has been moved to Sunrise, Florida, because of the conflict in Gaza.

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Djokovic upset by Robredo at Cincy tennis

Tommy Robredo, from Spain, celebrates after upsetting Novak Djokovic, from Serbia, 7-6 (6), 7-5, during a match at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, and second-seeded Roger Federer avoided an upset in the round of 16.

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