Women's tennis

Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, reacts after defeating Elise Mertens, of Belgium, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 04, 2019 - 8:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Steve Nash tweeted about her. So did WNBA player Kia Nurse. Canada is crazy for Bianca Andreescu. "It's really cool having other Canadian athletes shout me out like that," Andreescu said. "I think it gives me extra motivation to just keep striving and keep...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns to Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:46 p.m. Roger Federer gave away a lead against a guy he'd never lost to and was beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 by 78th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov in the U.S. Open quarterfinals before a stunned crowd at Arthur Ashe...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, clenches her fist after defeating Qiang Wang, of China, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. Williams won 6-1, 6-0. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 7:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The numbers associated with Serena Williams' U.S. Open quarterfinal victory were so stark , they bear reading more than once. Winners: 25-0. Points: 50-15. Minutes: 44. Score: 6-1, 6-0. This is the portion of the tournament that is supposed to be where winning a Grand Slam title...
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Gael Monfils, of France, right, watches a match between Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, and Johanna Konta, of the United Kingdom, during the quarterfinals of the US Open tennis championships Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 03, 2019 - 4:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elina Svitolina booked her spot in the U.S. Open semifinals, and then it was Gaël Monfils' turn. The No. 5-seeded Svitolina reached her second consecutive major semifinal Tuesday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Johanna Konta. Monfils, her boyfriend who is the No. 13 seed on the men's...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, warms up prior to facing David Goffin, of Belgium, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 03, 2019 - 8:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Given how well Roger Federer had been playing at the U.S. Open, and given that he went into his quarterfinal with an unbeaten record against the guy he was facing, it's not as if he needed any extra edge. Still, if Federer did want to employ a bit of gamesmanship, he could have...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, serves against Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 02, 2019 - 9:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka's achy left knee didn't let her serve without pain, so she didn't practice that key part of her game leading into the U.S. Open. The knee also prevented her from covering the court and preparing for shots the way she'd like. Those weren't the only reasons that the No. 1-...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, serves to Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 02, 2019 - 7:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Rafael Nadal easily passed his first test of this year's U.S. Open and reached the quarterfinals at a ninth consecutive Grand Slam tournament. With Tiger Woods throwing uppercuts in the stands, Nadal shook...
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Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, bites his shirt after defeating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first man from Italy to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1977 might have an old wrist injury to thank. Matteo Berrettini, who is seeded No. 24, beat Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Monday at Flushing Meadows to move past the fourth round of any major...
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Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, bites his shirt after defeating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first man from Italy to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1977 might have an old wrist injury to thank. Matteo Berrettini, who is seeded No. 24, beat Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Monday at Flushing Meadows to move past the fourth round of any major...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, falls while chasing a return to Petra Martic, of Croatia, during round four of the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 01, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was in pain — "acceptable" pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory. That was the bad news. On a day that defending men's champion Novak Djokovic pulled out of his match because of a problematic left...
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