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Osaka reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open

Sep. 18, 2019 12:04 PM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Top-seeded Naomi Osaka reached the quarterfinals at the Pan Pacific Open by beating qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday. Osaka, who was broken twice early in the match, is looking to win her first title in her hometown after finishing runner-up in 2016 and 2018. She will...

Keys beats Kasatkina in 1st round of Pan Pacific Open

Sep. 17, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Fifth-seeded Madison Keys improved her overall record against Daria Kasatkina to 6-0 by beating the Russian 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the Pan Pacific Open. Keys converted six of her 10 break points in the match. "I feel good. I'm always a little bit nervous ahead of my...

Pavlyuchenkova eases into 2nd round at Pan Pacific Open

Sep. 16, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Former finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova needed less than an hour to beat Dayana Yastremska 6-3, 6-1 on Monday in the first round of the Toray Pan Pacific Open. Pavlyuchenkova, who lost the 2017 final to Caroline Wozniacki, went on a roll early in the second set to win 11 of the first...

Defending champ Hsieh into Japan Women's Open quarterfinals

Sep. 11, 2019 3:39 AM EDT

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Hsieh Su-wei was just a game from defeat three times as she rallied to fend off Priscilla Hon 1-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Women's Open. Hon served for the match twice in the second set and once in the third, but the...

Back at US Open, Serena beats Sharapova for 19th time in row

Aug. 27, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was not about to let Maria Sharapova make a match of this. So facing a break point early in the second set, Williams conjured up a backhand passing shot so good, so powerful, so precise, that Sharapova had no chance to reach it. Williams watched the ball land, and then...

US Open Glance: Osaka, 15-year-old Gauff in action on Day 2

Aug. 27, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Naomi Osaka will try to match what she did at last year's U.S. Open. Coco Gauff would love to duplicate what she did at Wimbledon. The defending champion and the teenage star will be among the featured matches during the day session on the...

The Latest: Federer wins, stays perfect in US Open 1st round

Aug. 26, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Roger Federer bounced back from a shaky start to keep a perfect record. The five-time champion improved to 19-0 in the first round of the U.S. Open by beating Sumit Nagal 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in the last match to...

Serena vs. Sharapova set for prime time on Day 1 of US Open

Aug. 23, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova is, not surprisingly, getting primetime billing at the U.S. Open. The two tennis stars' 22nd career meeting — and first at Flushing Meadows — will be the opening act in Arthur Ashe Stadium for the night session on Monday as the year's last...