Latest Amanda Anisimova News

Barty rallies against Garcia to reach 3rd round in Wuhan

Sep. 24, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

WUHAN, China (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty came from a set down to beat Caroline Garcia of France 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 Tuesday in the second round of the Wuhan Open. Garcia beat Barty in the 2017 Wuhan final, but the Australian No. 1 managed to cut down on her mistakes after making 19 unforced errors in the first...

'Believe!' Melanie Oudin looks back at wild 2009 US Open run

Sep. 5, 2019 10:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yes, Melanie Oudin says with a laugh, she still has the shoes. If you followed tennis at all in 2009 or watched even a bit of that year's U.S. Open, you know the ones: size 9½, pink-and-yellow, with the word "BELIEVE" in all caps on the heel. And you know Oudin (oo-DAN'): a 5-foot-6,...

Gauff, 15, to take on defending champ Osaka next at US Open

Aug. 30, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is still not quite used to hearing her name shouted by thousands of U.S. Open spectators reveling in each booming serve, each "How did she do that?" shot and each victory by a 15-year-old American who is the youngest woman in the U.S. Open's third round since 1996. Imagine what...

US OPEN '19: Coco Gauff, 15, part of crop of young Americans

Aug. 23, 2019 8:41 AM EDT

Just like many tennis fans, Coco Gauff's father expects a lot from his precocious, 15-year-old daughter. Makes sense, given the way she swings a racket on a tennis court and handles herself away from one. "Even after I win a tournament, he'll let me celebrate, but then he's like, 'It's back to work.' And I...

First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open

Aug. 22, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet in the U.S. Open, and they'll do it in their very first match. A long-awaited Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal showdown could come only in the final. Williams and Sharapova, past U.S. Open champions and two of the biggest stars in women's...

American teen Anisimova out of US Open after father's death

Aug. 20, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — American teenager Amanda Anisimova withdrew from the U.S. Open on Tuesday because of the recent death of her father and coach, Konstantin. A statement from family members, released by Anisimova's representatives, said: "We are shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of our father. We...