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Shapovalov‘s clay-court campaign begins with 1st-round loss

By JEROME PUGMIRE – Associated Press – Monday, April 15, 2019 MONACO (AP) – Denis Shapovalov’s clay-court campaign got off to a poor start as he lost 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 to Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday. The 20-year-old Shapovalov arrived after a […]

King of clay Nadal unsure how Monte Carlo return will go

By JEROME PUGMIRE – Associated Press – Monday, April 15, 2019 MONACO (AP) – is unsure how his latest injury return will go this week, even though it will be on the clay-court king’s favorite surface. The second-ranked Spaniard is coming back at the Monte Carlo Masters, a tournament he […]

New-look Tour Championship approved for world ranking points

By DOUG FERGUSON – Associated Press – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) – The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a […]

Virginia city to dedicate street renamed for Arthur Ashe

By – Associated Press – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Tennis champion will be honored by the city of Richmond, state of Virginia and the of History & Culture with an official dedication of Arthur Ashe Boulevard. A ceremony is planned for June 22 on the museum’s […]

Whistleblower spurned by players for exposing tennis crooks

By JOHN LEICESTER – Associated Press – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 ORDINO, Andorra (AP) – As a brave whistleblower, should be feeling good about himself. The Argentine player exposed match-fixing crooks in tennis, helped the fight against the criminal gambling syndicates that are corroding his sport from within and testified […]

Kei Nishikori loses in 2nd round at Monte Carlo Masters

By JEROME PUGMIRE – Associated Press – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 MONACO (AP) – Kei Nishikori is out of the Monte Carlo Masters after losing to Pierre-Hugues Herbert 7-5, 6-4 Wednesday in the second round. The fifth-seeded Japanese player, who lost to Rafael Nadal in last year’s final, failed to […]

Hernandez leads Blue Jays to 6-5 win over Twins

By TYLER MASON – Associated Press – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Teoscar Hernandez delivered a go-ahead hit for the for the second straight game. But it was a defensive play by Hernandez that had his manager beaming after ’s 6-5 win over the on Tuesday. Hernandez was […]

Giants break out with 3 HRs off Stephen Strasburg in 7-3 win at Nats

By Howard Fendrich – Associated Press – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Evan Longoria, Brandon Belt and Steven Duggar homered off fastballs from Stephen Strasburg, and the light-hitting powered their way to a 7-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. The came in with a grand total of 10 […]

Yanks beat Red Sox 8-0 in matchup of struggling AL East foes

By The Associated Press – Associated Press – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 NEW YORK (AP) – James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball’s biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the three-hit Boston 8-0 on Tuesday night in […]

Minor‘s 3-hitter is 1st career shutout, Rangers top Angels

By STEPHEN HAWKINS – Associated Press – Tuesday, April 16, 2019 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – got to finish what he started, something the lefty never got a chance to do for the last season in his return to a rotation. threw a three-hitter for his first career shutout, limiting the […]