Tennis

Switzerland's Roger Federer answers questions at a press conference following his fourth round loss to Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019
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January 20, 2019 - 11:51 am
"Roger is a legend of our sport. So much respect for him. He showed such good tennis over the years. I've been idolizing him since the age of 6," said Tsitsipas
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Switzerland's Roger Federer
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January 19, 2019 - 9:18 am
Maybe Roger Federer isn't as famous as we thought.
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Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament
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December 26, 2018 - 12:49 pm
Her rapid return to tennis after a health scare following childbirth was a victory in itself, and for that, Williams was voted The Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year for the fifth time.
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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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