Women's tennis

Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts as she plays Kazakstan's Yulia Putintseva in a Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 01, 2019 - 2:02 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Naomi Osaka's 16-match Grand Slam winning streak has been followed by a two-match losing streak at majors, and as she haltingly discussed her early exit at Wimbledon at barely above a whisper Monday, she suddenly stopped. "Can I leave?" Osaka asked the news conference...
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Britain's Heather Watson celebrates after beating United States' Caty McNally to win their Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 01, 2019 - 1:52 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wimbledon has tinkered with its traditional naming titles for this year's tournament. Spectators at the All England Club and those watching at home will still hear the chair umpire refer to female players as Miss, Mrs. or Ms., but only at certain times — in the same...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal arrives for a training session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 01, 2019 - 1:21 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The chief executive of the All England Club says the formula used to seed players at Wimbledon is not contentious. Rafael Nadal, who is ranked second in world but was seeded third for the grass-court major, complained...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka returns to Kazakstan's Yulia Putintseva in a Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 01, 2019 - 10:40 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — After winning two straight Grand Slam titles, Naomi Osaka has now failed to reach the second week at the last two majors. Osaka, who was ranked No. 1 in the world until last week, lost to Yulia Putinseva 7-6 (4), 6-2 on Monday in the first round at Wimbledon. The second-...
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Britain's Paul Jubb smiles as he arrives for a training session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
June 30, 2019 - 12:06 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Paul Jubb chatted with Andy Murray. He ate in the vicinity of childhood idol Rafael Nadal. So Jubb's first Wimbledon already has been quite a memorable experience for the 19-year-old Englishman who won an NCAA singles championship for South Carolina. "I was like, 'That's...
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Andy Murray of Britain signs a large tennis ball for a young fan after a doubles practice session ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, June 29, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships starts on Monday, July 1 and runs until Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
June 29, 2019 - 1:41 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Clearly, Andy Murray's tearful farewell to tennis was premature. So, too, was tennis' farewell to Murray. About five months since Murray discussed retirement because of pain in his surgically repaired hip — and everyone wished him well in any future endeavors — he is once...
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United States' Serena Williams smiles during a press conference ahead of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, June 29, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships start on Monday, July 1 and run until Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Florian Eisele/Pool Photo via AP)
June 29, 2019 - 12:27 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It's hard to know exactly what Serena Williams will be able to do over the next two weeks at the All England Club. On the one hand, due at least in part to an injured left knee, Williams is short on matches and training time this season, factors she cited after her third-...
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Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland, right, talks to Serena Williams of the United States during a training session at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Thursday, June 27, 2019. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2019 will be held in London from 1 July to 14 July. (Peter Klaunzer/Keystone via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 3:58 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal were set up for a potential semifinal at Wimbledon in Friday's draw, while Serena Williams was placed in what shapes up as by far the toughest quarter of the women's field. With defending champion Novak Djokovic in the top half of the men's...
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June 27, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Coco Gauff, a 15-year-old American, has become the youngest player to reach Wimbledon's main draw for women's singles via qualifying in the Open era. Gauff made it into the tournament with a 6-1, 6-1 victory that lasted just 55 minutes in the final round of qualifying...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2019, file photo, Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after winning her women's final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Marketa Vondrousova, of the Czech Republic, at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris. Barty will be competing in the 2019 Wimbledon tournament.(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
June 27, 2019 - 11:42 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Women to watch at Wimbledon, where play begins Monday: ASH BARTY Seeded: 1 Ranked: 1 Country: Australia Age: 23 2019 Match Record: 36-5 2019 Singles Titles: 3 Career Singles Titles: 6 Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 — French Open (2019) Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-Lost in 3rd...
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