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US Open Lookahead: Djokovic continues pursuit of Grand Slam

Sep. 03, 2021 22:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Men’s No. 1 Novak Djokovic continues his pursuit of the calendar Grand Slam when he faces Kei Nishikori. Djokovic has won all 23 matches he’s played at the four most important tournaments in tennis in 2021. That means he is five...

The Latest: Schwartzman wins rain-delayed match at US Open

Sep. 02, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:05 a.m. Diego Schwartzman has eliminated 2017 runner-up Kevin Anderson at the U.S. Open in a match that started on one court before 7:30 p.m. and finished on another...

Sabalenka stops compatriot Azarenka to reach Montreal semis

Aug. 13, 2021 22:38 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Top-seeded Aryna Sabalenka beat Victoria Azarenka, 6-2, 6-4 on Friday in a quarterfinal between players from Belarus at the National Bank Open. Sabalenka, ranked No. 3, trailed 4-2 in the second set before winning four games in a row. She had seven aces...

'Out of my body': Osaka sharp in debut at Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 25, 2021 07:29 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka is back playing, still winning, and also talking to the media again. The Japanese superstar who lit the Olympic cauldron defeated 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday in her first match in nearly two months. ...

2018 champion Kerber vs. No. 1 Barty in Wimbledon semifinals

Jul. 06, 2021 13:59 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — When Angelique Kerber grabbed the opening set of her Wimbledon quarterfinal Tuesday, the full-capacity crowd saluted the accomplishment with cheers that bounced off the closed roof at No. 1 Court. Kerber's reaction? Just a matter-of-fact,...

The Latest: No. 1 Barty reaches 1st Wimbledon semifinal

Jul. 06, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Top-ranked Ash Barty has reached her first Wimbledon semifinal. Barty beat Ajla Tomljanovic 6-1, 6-3 in the first all-Australian Grand Slam...

Not just another Manic Monday: Federer, Djokovic, Kerber win

Jul. 05, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Excitement and adoration greeted every point claimed by Roger Federer — “aaahs” and applause for a sliced backhand return or a 94 mph sliding wide ace, an unreachable drop volley or a forehand flicked suddenly and ferociously. It all got...

Barty, 5 other women are 1st-time Wimbledon quarterfinalists

Jul. 05, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY It's the year of the newcomer at Wimbledon, and Angelique Kerber is bucking the trend. Kerber, the 2018 champion, eliminated 17-year-old Coco Gauff in the fourth round and will play Karolina Muchova on Tuesday. Muchova is...

The Latest: Tomljanovic in Wimbledon QF; British teen stops

Jul. 05, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Ajla Tomljanovic has reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at Wimbledon when British teenager Emma Raducanu had to stop playing after a medical timeout in the second set. It...

After last Middle Sunday, Wimbledon resumes with fresh faces

Jul. 04, 2021 10:25 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wimbledon's traditional Middle Sunday of rest will disappear in 2022, as will the Manic Monday that follows it. For one last time, the oldest Grand Slam tournament was quiet as Week 1 of this year's edition ended. And for one last time, Week 2...