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Mannarino defeats Djere to win Winston-Salem Open

Aug. 27, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Adrian Mannarino beat Laslo Djere 7-6 (1), 6-4 on Saturday to become the first Frenchman to win the Winston-Salem Open. After beating four straight seeded players to reach the finals, the 34-year-old Mannarino downed the unseeded Djere to become the...

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open; can't travel to States

Aug. 25, 2022 11:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic will not play in the U.S. Open, as expected, because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19 and thus is not allowed to travel to the United States. Djokovic announced his withdrawal from the year’s last Grand Slam tournament on Twitter on Thursday,...

Venus Williams back in US Open after being given wild card

Aug. 17, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams will be back in the U.S. Open this year after being given a wild card on Wednesday into what could be younger sister Serena's final tournament. Venus Williams won back-to-back U.S. Opens in 2000 and 2001, and this year marks 25 years since she reached...

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open tuneup in Cincinnati

Aug. 12, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Novak Djokovic pulled out of next week's hard-court tournament in Cincinnati on Friday because he has not gotten any COVID-19 vaccine shots and so is not allowed to travel to the United States. That is also why Djokovic is not expected to be able to enter the...