BEIJING (AP) — Tomas Berdych crashed out in the first round of the China Open on Wednesday, losing to Pablo Cuevas 6-4, 6-4 just two days after winning his first title of the year in the rain-delayed Shenzhen final.
The second-seeded Berdych will now have to wait at least another week to secure a spot in the eight-player field at the ATP Finals in London.
He's currently next in line for a berth, sitting in fifth place in the standings with a more...
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Police in Albania say they have arrested a man who claimed to have flown a drone carrying a nationalist banner over a stadium in Serbia last year during a European qualifier, in an incident that prompted fan violence and a diplomatic spat between the two countries.
Authorities say 33-year-old Ismail Morinaj was arrested with three other men as part of a major security operation on the eve of the return match in Elbasan, Albania.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland says it is within its rights to tax visiting professional athletes based on the number of games they play a year because taxation is a matter of local jurisdiction.
In a filing Tuesday, the city asked the U.S. Supreme Court to back its position after the Ohio Supreme Court struck down Cleveland's system earlier this year.
The state court ruled that Cleveland's method for taxing athletes violates players' due...