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Sabalenka and Djokovic are No. 1 in the rankings. Coco Gauff is No. 3 in singles, No. 1 in doubles

Sep. 11, 2023 13:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Open women's runner-up Aryna Sabalenka and men's champion Novak Djokovic each moved up one spot to No. 1 in the rankings on Monday — Sabalenka's first week atop the WTA, and Djokovic's record-extending 390th atop the ATP — while women's champion Coco Gauff rose to a...

US Open 2023: Novak Djokovic wins his record 24th Grand Slam title by beating Daniil Medvedev

Sep. 10, 2023 22:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic might quickly increase his record total of Grand Slams, because the next major is the one he wins the most. Djokovic won his 24th Slam singles title Sunday by beating Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 in the U.S. Open final. He moved one ahead of...

Coco Gauff wins the US Open for her first Grand Slam title at age 19 by defeating Aryna Sabalenka

Sep. 10, 2023 00:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is still a teenager, after all, and so it should surprise no one that she was on her phone in the locker room, scrolling through social media, right up until 10 minutes before heading out on court for the U.S. Open final. What the 19-year-old from Florida...

US Open finalist Coco Gauff is starting to believe. She faces Aryna Sabalenka for the title

Sep. 08, 2023 14:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ever since Coco Gauff announced her arrival with a remarkable Grand Slam debut at age 15, she’s been in the spotlight. Just about everyone in tennis recognized her talent, her smarts, her drive, her ability to step up on big stages. Just about everyone, it seemed,...

Cancun, Mexico, will host the WTA Finals right before the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Spain

Sep. 07, 2023 14:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The women’s tennis tour will hold the WTA Finals in Cancun, Mexico, from Oct. 29 to Nov. 5, finally finding a site for the season-ending event that has shifted cities repeatedly. The tour has a one-year agreement with Cancun, the WTA announced Thursday, hours...

Coco Gauff reaches her first US Open semifinal at 19. Ben Shelton gets to his first at 20

Sep. 06, 2023 00:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff knows what it takes to reach a Grand Slam final. Been there, done that. What she hasn't experienced is winning a major championship. So her first trip to the semifinals at the U.S. Open does not leave her satisfied at all, no matter how dominant the performance was that...

Aryna Sabalenka is about to be No. 1 in the WTA rankings. She could be the new US Open champ, too

Sep. 05, 2023 02:52 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aryna Sabalenka is going to be the No. 1 player in the WTA rankings next week, replacing Iga Swiatek there. That much is certain. The way Sabalenka is playing at the moment, she might very well supplant Swiatek as the U.S. Open champion, too. In Sabalenka's first...

Iga Swiatek's US Open title defense and stay at No. 1 end with a loss to Jelena Ostapenko

Sep. 04, 2023 01:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Iga Swiatek arrived at the U.S. Open as its reigning champion, as the winner at three of the past six Grand Slam tournaments and as the owner of the No. 1 ranking for nearly 1 1/2 years. None of that mattered on Sunday night against Jelena Ostapenko, whose powerful...

Coco Gauff is the 1st US teen since Serena Williams to reach consecutive US Open quarterfinals

Sep. 04, 2023 00:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is the first American teen since Serena Williams more than two decades ago to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals two years in a row, so the 19-year-old from Florida knows her way out of trouble on a tennis court. As the second set slipped away against...

Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek loses to Jelena Ostapenko at the US Open

Sep. 04, 2023 00:03 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Iga Swiatek loses to Jelena Ostapenko at the US Open.