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Cornet, Pera win in first round of new WTA Bronx Open

Aug. 18, 2019 10:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alizé Cornet beat Kateryna Kozlova 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday night in a weather-delayed match at the Bronx Open. Bernarda Pera was the other winner on the first day of main-draw play at the new WTA tournament, with the American wild-card entrant beating Veronika Kudermetova 6-0, 6-2. The only...

Venus Williams upsets Bertens in Ohio; Serena withdraws

Aug. 13, 2019 10:42 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Going small paid off big for Venus Williams. Tuesday didn't go as well for sister Serena. On a day when back problems forced the younger Williams to withdraw before her second-round match, Venus Williams reached the third round of the Western & Southern Open with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4)...

Serena among 13 Grand Slam champs in US Open women's field

Jul. 17, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams will try again for a record-equaling 24th major title as one of 13 Grand Slam women's champions who gained direct entry into the U.S. Open. The top 98 men and 102 women based on this week's world rankings were automatically entered Wednesday into the field for the final...

The Latest: Williams fined $10K for damaging Wimbledon court

Jul. 8, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Serena Williams has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a court during practice before the Wimbledon tournament started. Fabio Fognini was fined $3,000. The Italian said during his third-round loss that he...

Coco Gauff's captivating Wimbledon ends against former No. 1

Jul. 8, 2019 3:32 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Out of escapes, out of surprises, Coco Gauff knew her captivating Wimbledon ride at age 15 was nearing its conclusion. The thousands of spectators at Court No. 1 on Monday realized it, too, so they made sure to show their appreciation for the youngest qualifier at the All England...

Wimbledon glance: Coco, Serena, Federer, Nadal open Week 2

Jul. 7, 2019 11:00 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY The start of Week 2 at Wimbledon is known as "Manic Monday," because it's the only Grand Slam tournament that traditionally takes the middle Sunday off and, therefore, the only one that schedules all 16 men's and women's fourth-round...

Wimbledon glance: Coco, Serena, Federer, Nadal open Week 2

Jul. 7, 2019 10:55 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY The start of Week 2 at Wimbledon is known as "Manic Monday," because it's the only Grand Slam tournament that traditionally takes the middle Sunday off and, therefore, the only one that schedules all 16 men's and women's fourth-round...

Serena Williams 2 for 2 at Wimbledon; wins in singles, mixed

Jul. 6, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams walked into her news conference at Wimbledon holding her phone, a cold bottle of water and a statistics sheet that reinforced what was clear from watching her third-round singles victory Saturday: She is as close to being back to her best as she's been in a while....

Wimbledon Glance: Wimbledon takes day off for middle Sunday

Jul. 6, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY There is no play on the middle Sunday at Wimbledon. Play will resume Monday with all men's and women's fourth-round matches. The men's match-ups are: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. Ugo Humbert; No. 2 Roger Federer vs. No. 17 Matteo...

The Latest: Williams-Murray win mixed doubles opener

Jul. 6, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Serena Williams-Andy Murray partnership had a winning start at Wimbledon. The two former singles champions easily won their opening mixed doubles match, beating Andreas Mies and Alexa Guarchi 6-4, 6-1 on Centre Court. The...