Laver Cup protester delays match after setting arm, court on fire

A protester lit the court and his arm on fire during a match at the Laver Cup tennis event Friday, briefly delaying the start of the second set between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman at the O2 Arena. The activist, carrying a lighter and wearing a white T-shirt with a message about private jets, made … Read more

Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas fined after fiery Wimbledon match

CNN † Nick Kyrgios and Stefanos Tsitsipas have both been fined following their fiery third-round match at Wimbledon on Saturday. world no. 5 Tsitsipas was handed a $10,000 fine for unsportsmanlike conduct – the joint-highest single fine of the tournament so far. After the match, he apologized for hitting a ball into the stands, which … Read more

Carlos Alcaraz upsets world tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

MADRID — After beating Rafael Nadal on Friday, Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz did it again Saturday with an upset of world No. 1 Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open tennis tournament. After defeating Nadal, his idol, in the quarterfinals, the 19-year-old rallied to beat Djokovic 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (5) in a match that lasted … Read more