Richard Gasquet - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Richard Gasquet Davis Cup: France completes 4-1 victory over Japan TOKYO (AP) — France completed a 4-1 win over Japan in their Davis Cup World Group first-round tie on Sunday. France secured a quarterfinal berth on Saturday with a win by the doubles pairing of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut that followed singles victories by Richard Gasquet and Gilles Simon. On Sunday, captain Yannick Noah had... Sun, 05 Feb 2017 10:33:00 GMT 2017-02-05T10:33:00Z Serena Williams, Barbora Strycova renew Grand Slam rivalry MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Barbora Strycova meet for the third time on Monday, and once again it's on one of the grandest stages in tennis. Williams, seeking her Open era-record 23rd major title, has beaten the Czech player both previous times. Both were in 2012 and in straight sets at majors — in the second round at the Australian Open, and in the first... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:06:00 GMT 2017-01-22T15:06:00Z The Latest: You snooze, you lose: Dimitrov OK with timing MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 3 a.m. Grigor Dimitrov had his first win on the main court at Melbourne Park, so he didn't mind that the match started two minutes before midnight. "We had matches in the past finishing 4, 5 in the morning. Whatever it is, it's in the game," he said. "I just had to deal with whatev... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:16:00 GMT 2017-01-21T16:16:00Z Nadal holds off Zverev to reach 4th round at Australian Open MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal had a good, hard look at the future before pulling a few tricks from his past to hold it back — for now. The 14-time Grand Slam winner, still recovering from a couple of months off with an injured left wrist, rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-2 win over German teenager Alexander Zverev on Saturday to reach the fourth round of th... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:28:00 GMT 2017-01-21T15:28:00Z Djokovic out in 2nd round, loses to Istomin in Melbourne MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It started badly for Novak Djokovic, who needed 24 serves, six break-point saves and 15 minutes just to hold his first game in the second round. This was not the close-to-invincible Djokovic that fans were used to seeing at the Australian Open, where he has won a record-equaling six titles, including five in the previous six years. ... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:29:00 GMT 2017-01-19T16:29:00Z 6-time champs Djokovic, Williams post Australian Open wins MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The record will show that six-time Australian Open champions Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic each had straight-set wins. It may seem straight-forward, but it was not routine. Newly-engaged Williams, aiming for an Open-era record 23rd major title, and Djokovic, bidding to become the first man to win seven Australian titles, confronted former top... Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:34:00 GMT 2017-01-17T15:34:00Z Roger Federer loses close match to Zverev at Hopman Cup PERTH, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer found himself overmatched — just — by a younger and stronger-serving opponent on Wednesday, losing 7-6 (1), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4) to 19-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany at the Hopman Cup. The 35-year-old Federer was playing his second match since returning from a six-month layoff because of a left knee injury. He led 5... Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:20:00 GMT 2017-01-04T15:20:00Z Federer wins 1st match on return, Switzerland beats Britain PERTH, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer returned from six months on the sidelines with a knee injury to beat Dan Evans 6-3, 6-4 on Monday and lead Switzerland to an opening 3-0 win over Britain at the Hopman Cup mixed teams tournament. The 17-time major winner missed the French Open last year, ending a run of 65 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments, and hadn'... Mon, 02 Jan 2017 15:14:00 GMT 2017-01-02T15:14:00Z