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Halep beats Gauff 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach Toronto semifinals

Aug. 13, 2022 00:12 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Two-time champion Simona Halep beat Coco Gauff 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Friday to reach the National Bank Open semifinals. Halep, the 30-year-old from Romania, won the event in Montreal in 2016 and 2018. She will face seventh-seeded Jessica Pegula, a 6-3, 6-3 winner over...

Raducanu into Washington quarterfinals; Fritz stops in heat

Aug. 04, 2022 22:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reigning U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu found herself completely exhausted, physically and mentally, after playing a pair of tiebreakers across nearly three hours on a hot and humid afternoon at the Citi Open on Thursday. “Everything,” the second-seeded...

Federer unranked for 1st time in 25 years; Djokovic to No. 7

Jul. 11, 2022 07:48 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer dropped out of the ATP rankings entirely for the first time in a quarter-century on Monday, while Novak Djokovic slid four spots to No. 7 a day after winning Wimbledon for the seventh time. Federer had appeared in the singles rankings every...

Could Wimbledon champ Rybakina join Swiatek, Osaka at top?

Jul. 10, 2022 08:11 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — With Serena Williams nearing the end of her career and Ash Barty newly in retirement, Elena Rybakina served her way right into the Wimbledon void. With some consistency at the biggest tournaments, tennis might just have a new rival for Iga Swiatek and...

Wimbledon updates | Gauff, Sock into mixed doubles semis

Jul. 04, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:20 p.m. American duo Coco Gauff and Jack Sock are into the semifinals of the mixed doubles tournament. The pair defeated the French team of Edouard...

Swiatek's 37-match win streak ends in Wimbledon's 3rd Rd

Jul. 02, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek was unbeaten since February and sure seemed unbeatable, compiling 37 consecutive match wins and six consecutive tournament titles. She’s never quite been as comfortable on grass courts as other surfaces, though, and a...

Wimbledon updates | Kyrgios ousts Tsitsipas in 3rd round

Jul. 02, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:15 p.m. Nick Kyrgios beat fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas in a wild third-round match at Wimbledon. The Australian won 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (7) on No. 1...

No. 1 Iga Swiatek's 37-match winning streaks ends with loss to Alize Cornet in 3rd round at Wimbledon

Jul. 02, 2022 12:47 PM EDT
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — No. 1 Iga Swiatek's 37-match winning streaks ends with loss to Alize Cornet in 3rd round at Wimbledon.

AP PHOTOS: The 1st week at the Wimbledon tennis tournament

Jul. 02, 2022 06:37 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — There were players who weren’t allowed to enter Wimbledon this year because of the ban on Russians and Belarusians, a trio of top men who tested positive for COVID-19, and one of the biggest stars of tennis, Serena Williams, made a quick exit with a first-round loss. ...

Wimbledon updates | Kyrgios fined $10K for conduct in 1st Rd

Jun. 30, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 10:35 p.m. Nick Kyrgios was fined $10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct in his first-round Wimbledon victory, the largest of the penalties announced so far at the tournament. ...