• Rafael Nadal of Spain, left, and Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, pose for photographers after a press conference for their exhibition tennis match in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015. The event will be held on Oct. 2.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Nadal praises Djokovic for his ‘amazing season’

    BANGKOK (AP) — The text message wasn’t enough, so Rafael Nadal praised rival Novak Djokovic in person Thursday for the top-ranked Serb’s “amazing season” after winning his third major of 2015 at the U.S. Open.

  • In this Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 file photo, Serena Williams can't catch up with a drop shot from Roberta Vinci, of Italy, during a semifinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York. Williams announced on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015  that she is withdrawing from the season-ending WTA Finals and the China Open to take time to heal after playing through injuries all year. Williams, who was two wins from completing a calendar-year Grand Slam at the U.S. Open, says she is "taking a proactive step and withdrawing from tournaments in Beijing and Singapore to properly address my health and take the time to heal."(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

    Serena Williams withdraws from WTA Finals and China Open

    BEIJING (AP) — The 2015 season is over for Serena Williams.

  • Vinci beats Pliskova to reach semifinals of Wuhan Open

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Venus Williams advanced to the semifinals of the Wuhan Open by beating Johanna Konta of Britain 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 Thursday.

  • Becker upsets Chardy at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Benjamin Becker qualified for his first ATP Tour quarterfinals of the season after beating Jeremy Chardy 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 in the second round of Malaysian Open on Wednesday.

  • Jiri Vesely through to Shenzhen Open quarterfinals

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Sixth-seeded Jiri Vesely advanced to the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open by beating Zhizhen Zhang of China 6-2, 6-3 Wednesday.

  • Venus Williams beats Navarro to advance at Wuhan Open

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Johanna Konta of Britain upset top-seeded Simona Halep 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Wuhan Open on Wednesday.

  • Jeremy Chardy advances to 2nd round at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sixth-seeded Jeremy Chardy advanced to the second round of the Malaysian Open by beating German teen Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday.

  • Burgos wins in 3 sets in 1st round of Shenzhen Open

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Eighth-seeded Victor Estrella Burgos was stretched to three sets before beating qualifier Matthew Ebden 4-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 in the first round of Shenzhen Open on Tuesday.

  • Ivanovic advances to 3rd round at Wuhan Open

    WUHAN, China (AP) — Venus Williams earned the 700th victory of her career Tuesday by beating German qualifier Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of Wuhan Open.

  • Krajicek rallies to beat Duckworth in 1st round in Shenzhen

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Austin Krajicek of the United States rallied to beat James Duckworth of Australia in the first round at the Shenzhen Open on Monday.