Lee, ATP’s 1st deaf player, wins in North Carolina

9:23 AM ETAssociated Press WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Duckhee Lee tossed the ball into the air for his first serve in an ATP tournament match and blasted it past his opponent with a loud pop.The 21-year-old South Korean never heard it. He was born deaf.The tour's first deaf professional player says

Chilean player banned 8 years for match-fixing

8:41 AM ETAssociated Press LONDON -- Chilean tennis player Juan Carlos Saez has been banned for eight years for match-fixing.The Tennis Integrity Unit says Saez refused to cooperate with its investigation and also failed to report "a corrupt approach" at a tournament.Saez originally attracted the TIU's attention because of evidence

Murray loses in Winston-Salem Open singles

3:47 AM ETFormer world No. 1 Andy Murray, continuing his comeback from hip surgery, fell 7-6(8), 7-5 to Tennys Sandgren in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open in North Carolina.The match was delayed by rain for several hours before Murray battled hard to save three set points in the

Anisimova out of US Open after father’s death

10:03 PM ETAlyssa RoenigkESPN CloseAlyssa Roenigk is a senior writer for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com whose assignments have taken her to six continents and caused her to commit countless acts of recklessness. (Follow @ESPN_Alyssa on Twitter).Amanda Anisimova has withdrawn from the US Open after her father and longtime coach,

Stephens parts with coach after three months

11:43 AM ETSloane Stephens announced Monday that she has parted with coach Sven Groeneveld after working with him since May.Stephens, 26, ranked No. 11 in the world, made the announcement on Twitter.After much thought, @sventennis & I have decided to go our separate ways. Change is never easy, but I'm

Medvedev caps magic week with 1st Cincy crown

8:03 PM ETESPN News Services Russia's Daniil Medvedev won his first Cincinnati title on Sunday, beating David Goffin 7-6 (3), 6-4 and concluding a tournament that brought more questions than clarity to the upcoming US Open.Will stumbles in the men's bracket at the Western & Southern Open carry over to

Keys rallies past Kuznetsova for Cincinnati title

4:21 PM ETAssociated Press MASON, Ohio -- Madison Keys rallied late in both sets and beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 7-6 (5) for her first Cincinnati championship Sunday, sending her into the US Open on a one-week upswing.By winning her first hard-court final since the 2017 US Open, she'll be No.

Djokovic falls to Medvedev in Cincy semis stunner

9:22 PM ETESPN News Services MASON, Ohio -- Novak Djokovic overcame concerns about his right elbow but couldn't prevail over Daniil Medvedev's 14 aces, as the Russian pulled out a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 stunning victory over the world No. 1 in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open on

Barty fails to reach No. 1 with loss in Cincy semis

2:37 PM ETAssociated Press MASON, Ohio -- Ashleigh Barty was upset by Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2, 6-4 in the Western & Southern Open semifinals, missing her chance to return to the No. 1 ranking ahead of the US Open.Barty dropped an opening set Saturday for the third straight match, but couldn't