Women's tennis

April 18, 2019 - 6:16 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Samantha Stosur will open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus when singles play begins in a Fed Cup semifinal Saturday on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena. Ninth-ranked Ashleigh Barty of Australia will play often doubles partner Victoria Azarenka in the second singles match...
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Tiger Woods smiles as he wears his green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 16, 2019 - 6:56 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The player who takes the fewest strokes might not win the Tour Championship because of the radical scoring change for the FedEx Cup in which the top seed will start at 10-under par with a two-shot advantage. The PGA Tour will continue to keep a traditional score, even if it won'...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2019, file photo, Novak Djokovic hits during a practice round for the Miami Open tennis tournament at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. As Djokovic begins his preparations for a fourth straight Grand Slam title, he likes to imagine beating Rafael Nadal in the French Open final. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP, File)
April 14, 2019 - 3:15 pm
MONACO (AP) — As Novak Djokovic begins his preparations for a fourth straight Grand Slam title, he likes to imagine beating Rafael Nadal in the French Open final. "That would be the match of the season, yes," Djokovic said Sunday at the Monte Carlo Masters. Djokovic and his longtime rival Nadal are...
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April 10, 2019 - 11:50 am
LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — The season-long streak of having different winners at each WTA tour event will continue for another week after Alison Van Uytvanck lost in the second round of the Samsung Open on Wednesday. Van Uytvanck is among the 16 women who have won a singles title in 2019. She was...
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Sloane Stephens returns a shot from Sara Sorribes Tormo during their match Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Volvo Car Open held in Charleston, South Carolina. Stephens won the match 7-6, 7-6. (Brad Nettles/The Post And Courier via AP)
April 10, 2019 - 8:42 am
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys will lead the United States against Switzerland in the Fed Cup World Group playoffs at San Antonio. Captain Kathy Rinaldi's roster released Wednesday also includes Sofia Kenin, Jessica Pegula and Jennifer Brady. The matches are April 20-21...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, Virginia's Kyle Guy (5) takes a shot as Auburn's Samir Doughty (10) was called for a foul during the second half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, in Minneapolis. Guy sank all three free throws and Virginia defeated Auburn 63-62. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 08, 2019 - 4:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The toilet paper was already flying at Toomer's Corner, the spot where the biggest celebrations go down when Auburn's sports teams win big. Then, the whistle blew. A foul. Three free throws. A comeback win transformed into a devastating loss. And within seconds, the pain and...
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April 08, 2019 - 3:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia, Pauline Parmentier and Alize Cornet have been named in France's Fed Cup team for the semifinals against Romania. France will host the best-of-five series on clay in the Normandy city of Rouen from April 20-21. Romania, which upset defending...
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Nelly Korda hits her tee shot on the 11th hole during the pro-am round of the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration golf tournament at Mission Hills Country Club Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 03, 2019 - 4:04 pm
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — Nelly Korda is ready to take a major step at the ANA Inspiration. She's also trying not to get too far ahead of herself, barely letting herself think about the traditional victory leap into Poppy's Pond. "I'm not going to think about it too much," Korda said Wednesday...
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