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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, holds up the championship trophy while posing for photographs at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Analysis: Naomi Osaka is poised to lead tennis on, off court

Sep. 13, 2020 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka is at the top of tennis right now, poised to lead the way on the court -- and off it -- for years to come. Still just 22, she already owns three Grand Slam titles after winning the U.S. Open. All were claimed in a span of the past seven major tournaments, thanks primarily to her...

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, in the women's singles final of the US Open tennis championships, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Naomi Osaka comes back, beats Azarenka for 2nd US Open title

Sep. 12, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After one errant forehand in the first set of the U.S. Open final, Naomi Osaka looked at her coach in the mostly empty Arthur Ashe Stadium stands with palms up, as if to say, “What the heck is happening?” In response to another wayward forehand against Victoria Azarenka...

Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, right, greets Serena Williams, of the United States, after winning their semifinal match of the US Open tennis championships, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The Latest: Azarenka hopes she, Serena inspire mothers

Sep. 11, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 12:15 a.m. Victoria Azarenka hopes the performance of mothers like herself and Serena Williams will inspire women to chase their dreams. Azarenka rallied to beat Williams 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 and advance to the U.S. Open final,...

Editorial Roundup: US

Aug. 26, 2020 5:19 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Aug. 26 The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on the police shooting of Jacob Blake: Another horrendous shooting by police. Another Black man wounded. Another police department under national scrutiny. With the shooting of Jacob Blake Sunday night,...