• Roberta Vinci of Italy returns the ball to Ana Ivanovic of Serbia during the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy-2016 tennis tournament semifinal match in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

    Bencic to play Vinci in St. Petersburg final

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Belinda Bencic of Switzerland beat Daria Kasatkina of Russia 6-4, 6-3 in a battle of 18-year-olds to book a St. Petersburg final against Roberta Vinci of Italy, who earlier in the day downed Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic in straight sets.

  • Williams advances to final of Taiwan Open

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Taiwan Open.

  • Taylor Fritz celebrates after defeating Benjamin Becker, of Germany, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (5)  in a quarterfinal at the Memphis Open tennis tournament Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

    Fritz youngest American in ATP semifinal since Chang in ’89

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Teenager Taylor Fritz beat Benjamin Becker of Germany 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (5) on Friday at the Memphis Open, becoming the youngest American to reach an ATP semifinal since 1989.

  • Tennis leaders announce details of corruption probe

    LONDON (AP) — The independent investigation into allegations of match-fixing and corruption in tennis will take at least a year, the sport’s four governing bodies said Friday.

  • Mahut beats Troicki to reach Rotterdam semifinals

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Martin Klizan of Slovakia saved five match points against sixth-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut to set up a semifinal with French qualifier Nicolas Mahut at the World Tennis Tournament on Friday.

  • Roberta Vinci of Italy returns the ball to Timea Babos of Hungary during the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy-2016 tennis tournament match in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

    Vinci survives scare to beat Babos in St. Petersburg

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Roberta Vinci survived a scare from Timea Babos of Hungary to reach the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy semifinals on Friday.

  • Williams beats Sevastova to reach semifinals of Taiwan Open

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia 7-5, 6-2 to advance to the semifinals of the Taiwan Open on Friday.

  • Rafael Nadal of Spain serves to Juan Monaco of Argentina during the ATP Argentina Open in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Nadal beats Juan Monaco to reach Argentina quarterfinals

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal beat Juan Monaco 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Argentina Open.

  • Taylor Fritz of the U.S. returns the ball against Steve Johnson of the U.S. during the fourth day of the Memphis Open tennis tournament in Memphis, Tenn., Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (Brad Vest/The Commercial Appeal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Donald Young wins second-round match in Memphis Open

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — American teenager Taylor Fritz won the biggest match of his career Thursday night, beating second-seeded Steve Johnson 7-6 (5), 7-6 (7) in the second round of the Memphis Open.

  • Arkansas State women’s tennis in back-to-back contests

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State University women’s tennis team opens the 2016 dual match season this weekend with back-to-back contests.