• Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova reaches semis in Kremlin Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova beat ninth-seeded Hungarian Timea Babos 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-2 in the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup on Thursday to remain on course to claim the final spot in the WTA Finals.

  • In this Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, file photo, Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts after getting a point against Gael Monfils of France during the semifinal match of Japan Open tennis championships in Tokyo.  The ATP has suspended Nick Kyrgios for at least 3 weeks and fined him extra $25,000 for conduct contrary to 'integrity' of tennis.  (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

    Kyrgios skips tennis event in favor of NBA celebrity game

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Controversial tennis player Nick Kyrgios will be free to participate in an NBA celebrity game in February after being released from his contract with an ATP event in the Netherlands.

  • 4th-seeded Cuevas beats Kovalik to reach European Open QF

    ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Fourth-seeded Pablo Cuevas beat Slovak qualifier Jozef Kovalik 6-4, 7-6 (4) to reach the European Open quarterfinals on Wednesday.

  • Wrist injury ends Suarez Navarro’s bid to reach WTA Finals

    MOSCOW (AP) — A wrist injury killed off Carla Suarez Navarro’s hopes of qualifying for the WTA Finals as the Spanish player retired while facing Australian Daria Gavrilova in the Kremlin Cup on Wednesday.

  • NCSAA delays playoffs due to Hurricane Matthew flooding

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina High School Athletic Association is delaying some playoff events due to lingering flooding from Hurricane Matthew.

  • Moscow results to decide final WTA Finals spot

    MOSCOW (AP) — With Serena Williams’ decision to withdraw from next week’s WTA Finals, the final spot in the year-end tournament will be decided in Moscow.

  • Qualifier Copil beats 6th-seeded Sousa in European Open

    ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Qualifier Marius Copil had nine aces as he upset sixth-seeded Joao Sousa of Portugal 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of the European Open on Tuesday.

  • Mexican tennis player gets 6-month ban in match-fixing case

    LONDON (AP) — Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza has been suspended six months and fined $5,000 after being found guilty of a match-fixing offense.

  • Konjuh upsets Strycova in 3 sets at Kremlin Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh ousted sixth-seeded Barbora Strycova in the first round of the Kremlin Cup on Tuesday, winning 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.

  • Kasatkina powers past Bencic in 1st round in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — Daria Kasatkina of Russia powered into the second round of the Kremlin Cup on Monday, beating Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic 6-4, 6-1.