Tennis

Naomi Osaka of Japan
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October 22, 2018 - 4:57 pm
This topic made headlines after Serena Williams was penalized for on-court coaching during the U.S. Open final.
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Sloane Stephens of the United States waves to the crowd after beating Naomi Osaka of Japan in their women's singles match at the WTA tennis tournament in
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October 22, 2018 - 1:20 pm
In a match between the last two U.S. Open champions, Sloane Stephens came out on top.
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September 11, 2018 - 5:15 pm
When Serena Williams told the umpire at the U.S. Open final that he owed her an apology, that he had stolen something from her, and then she got penalized for her words, Breea Willingham could relate to her frustration and anger.
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September 03, 2018 - 6:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams’ yells of “Come on!” crescendoed right along with the tension in a fourth-round U.S. Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting.
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August 27, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Simona Halep made a quick-as-can-be exit from the U.S. Open on Monday, becoming the first No. 1-seeded woman to lose her opening match at the Grand Slam tournament in the half-century of the professional era.
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August 26, 2018 - 5:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A little more than a year ago, Sloane Stephens was ranked outside of the top 950 as she tried to work her way back toward the top of tennis after foot surgery. By the time the U.S. Open was over, she was a Grand Slam champion for the first time and soaring up the rankings.
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July 13, 2018 - 11:53 am
Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only her fourth tournament since returning to the tour after having a baby.
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July 11, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Roger Federer was a point away from a rather tidy, straight-set victory in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. One lousy point.
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July 06, 2018 - 3:25 pm
By MATTIAS KAREN , Associated Press Eds: Updates with Federer winning. With AP Photos. LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams became the latest former champion to be knocked out at Wimbledon. Her sister Serena is still going strong, though, after overcoming her toughest test so far this week. In the men's...
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May 29, 2018 - 3:38 pm
For all that has changed in the 16 months since Serena Williams last played in a Grand Slam tournament — she is now married and a mother — so much was familiar about her at the French Open on Tuesday.
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