Tennis

PARIS — Amelie Mauresmo won’t be captaining France’s Davis Cup team after all, because the two-time major winner is going back to coaching to help Lucas Pouille. The French Tennis Federation announced Thursday it was searching for a new captain, who will also look after the national team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. A statement
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Wimbledon was lavishly praised in mid-October when All-England Club chairman Philip Brook announced that the tournament would become just the second of the four Grand Slam events — the US Open was first — to use a tiebreaker to decide final sets. But lost in all the toasts and praise for famously buttoned-down Wimbledon’s progressive
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Young guns Ashleigh Barty and Alex de Minaur have been named as joint winners of the Newcombe Medal on a historic night for Australian tennis. Judges were unable to split Barty and de Minaur after both enjoyed stellar seasons, ensuring Australian tennis’ highest individual honour was shared for the first time in the award’s nine-year
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