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George Wein, Newport Jazz Festival co-founder, dies at 95

Sep. 13, 2021 21:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — George Wein, an impresario of 20th century music who helped found the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals and set the template for gatherings everywhere from Woodstock to the south of France, died Monday. Wein, 95, died “peacefully in his sleep” in his...

The Latest: Raducanu sets up all-teenager US Open final

Sep. 09, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Emma Raducanu has set up an all-teenager U.S. Open women's final. The 18-year-old from Britain beat No. 17 seed Maria Sakkari 6-1, 6-4,...

US Open Lookahead: Women's semifinal matches Thursday night

Sep. 09, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY The women's semifinals will feature a teenager in each match and nobody who has won a major title in either. Canadian Leylah Fernandez, 19, faces No. 2-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus in the first match under the lights at Arthur...

The Latest: French Open champ Krejcikova tops Muguruza in NY

Sep. 06, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 1:40 a.m. Garbiñe Muguruza does not like the way her loss to Barbora Krejcikova at the U.S. Open ended. Krejcikova took a...

'Happy-go-lucky' teen Fernandez upsets Kerber at US Open

Sep. 06, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Leylah Fernandez is a self-described “happy-go-lucky girl” having the time of her life at Flushing Meadows, raising her fists, pumping her arms and riling up crowds while beating two past U.S. Open champions to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal. ...

Quality wins: Van de Zandschulp shines in deep US Open run

Sep. 05, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Botic van de Zandschulp wore a New York Yankees hat at the U.S. Open like so many city tourists. He liked America so much on his maiden trip, van de Zandschulp was in no rush to head back to the Netherlands. He's found a home in Flushing Meadows. ...

The Latest: Zverev advances at Open when Sock retires in 4th

Sep. 05, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ Alexander Zverev advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open when Jack Sock was forced to retire in the fourth set because of an injury. ...

The Latest: Tiafoe beats No. 5-seed Rublev in late Open

Sep. 04, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 2:20 a.m am American tennis player Frances Tiafoe had a small, late-night crowd at Arthur Ashe Stadium going wild on every point in an upset...

The Latest: Pliskova saves match point to win at US Open

Sep. 02, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Karolina Pliskova hit 24 aces, saved a match point and edged 75th-ranked American Amanda Anisimova in three sets to reach the...

British teen Raducanu making another Slam run at US Open

Sep. 02, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Emma Raducanu quickly seems to have figured out this Grand Slam thing. The 18-year-old who was born in Canada and represents Britain is into the third round at the U.S. Open after getting to Week 2 of Wimbledon in her major debut at age 18. Ranked 338th...