Tennis

Garbine Muguruza quits match in Dubai after suffering Achilles injury

French Open champion Garbine Muguruza retired with a left Achilles injury and US Open finalist Karolina Pliskova was knocked out in the second round at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday.

The seventh-ranked Muguruza drew the trainer on court when trailing Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine 3-0, and quit at 4-1 …

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Kei Nishikori upset by Thomaz Bellucci in 1st round at Rio Open

Thomaz Bellucci upset top-seeded Kei Nishikori 6-4, 6-3 in the first round of the Rio Open, thrilling the home crowd on Carnival week in Rio de Janeiro.

Nishikori, who lost the Argentina Open final on Sunday on clay, smashed his racket on the red clay after losing Tuesday's first set …

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Nicolas Mahut beats Alexander Zverev at Open 13

French veteran Nicolas Mahut beat German teen Alexander Zverev 7-6(5), 7-6(5) to reach the second round of the Open 13 on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, sixth-seeded Richard Gasquet of France won 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-2 against erratic Robin Haase, of the Netherlands, who had 14 aces but dropped serve five …

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