Tennis

Nadal wary of saying he's fully recovered from…

Rafael Nadal is wary of saying he's fully recovered from a troublesome right thigh injury as he defends his Monte Carlo Masters title

Steve Johnson wins US Men's Clay Court _ again

Steve Johnson shrugged off numerous missed opportunities to beat first-time ATP Tour finalist Tennys Sandgren 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-4 to become the first player to successfully defend the U.S. Men's Clay Court title in 16 years

Johnson, Sandgren set up all-American final

Defending champion Steve Johnson wore down Taylor Fritz 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-2, breaking his 20-year-old countryman twice in the third set after letting two match points slip away in the second in the U.S. Men's Clay Court semifinals

Nadal doesn't see himself skipping tournaments like Federer

For now, Rafael Nadal doesn't see himself skipping Wimbledon the way Roger Federer has the French Open

Khachanov, Zverev and Medvedev reach Monte Carlo 2nd round

Karen Khachanov was clinical on his serve in a 7-5, 6-4 win against Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia in the first round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Sunday

Maria Sharapova commits to play in new Bay Area tour event

Maria Sharapova has committed to play in the Bay Area this summer as the former Stanford WTA stop moves to San Jose State University

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Djokovic relieved to reach Monte Carlo 2nd round

After easing into the second round of the Monte Carlo Masters, a relieved Novak Djokovic says his troublesome right elbow no longer bothers him

Zverev, Dimitrov, Thiem rusty, reach Monte Carlo 3rd round

Grigor Dimitrov and Dominic Thiem looked a little rusty winning their second-round matches at the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday

Djokovic needs 10 match points to reach 3rd round in Monaco

Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal needed a combined 14 match points to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Wednesday

Djokovic to play at Barcelona Open next week

Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will play at the Barcelona Open next week

Fed Cup: Japan and Britain 1-1 after opening day

Johanna Konta has leveled Britain's Fed Cup World Group playoff against Japan with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Kurumi Nara

Fed Cup: Kvitova, Pliskova give Czechs 2-0 lead over Germany

Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova have given the Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Germany in their Fed Cup semifinal with dominant displays in their opening rubbers

Kvitova beats Kerber to send Czechs back into Fed Cup final

Petra Kvitova defeated Angelique Kerber 6-2, 6-2 in under an hour to send the Czech Republic to the Fed Cup final with what proved to be a 4-1 win over Germany

Belgium retains World Group status with 4-0 victory in Italy

Belgium has retained its place in the Fed Cup World Group for the first time since 2012 after beating Italy 4-0

Fed Cup: Japan wins decisive doubles to beat Britain 3-2

Miyu Kato and Makoto Ninomiya beat Johanna Konta and Heather Watson 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in doubles on Sunday to give Japan a 3-2 win over Britain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff

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Goffin defeats Granollers in 2nd round of Barcelona Open

David Goffin has saved a match point to defeat Marcel Granollers of Spain in three sets in the second round of the Barcelona Open

Djokovic loses to 140th-ranked Klizan; Nadal advances

Novak Djokovic lost again, this time falling to 140th-ranked Martin Klizan 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 in the second round of the Barcelona Open

Fed Cup: Belgium leads Italy 2-0 in World Group playoffs

Belgium is firmly in control of its Fed Cup World Group playoff against Italy after Elise Mertens and Alison van Uytvanck gave it a 2-0 lead in Genoa

Halep bt Rybarikova (4-6 6-2 6-3)

Simona Halep came from a set and a break down to beat Magdalena Rybarikova at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart.

Kerber bt Kvitova (6-3 6-2)

German Angelique Kerber got her revenge on Czech Petra Kvitova with a 6-3 6-2 victory to reach the Stuttgart Grand Prix second round.

Nadal cruises into Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Rafael Nadal has cruised into the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open by defeating fellow Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-1, 6-3

Pavlyuchenkova bt Muguruza (7-5 ret.)

Garbine Muguruza retired from her second round match at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after the first set against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.