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Badosa beats Coco Gauff to reach 4th semifinal of year

Aug. 06, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Second-seeded Paula Badosa beat Coco Gauff 7-6(4), 6-2 on Friday at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic to reach her fourth semifinal of the year. Badosa won nine straight points while Gauff struggled with her serve, and led 2-0 in the second set before...

Coco Gauff beats former No. 1 Naomi Osaka in straight sets

Aug. 05, 2022 07:41 AM EDT

SAN JOSE (AP) — Coco Gauff held off four-time major champion Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Gauff, the No. 6 seed, held all of her serves in the opening set and finished the 45-minute session with three...

AP PHOTOS: Wimbledon ends with 1 new face, 1 familiar face

Jul. 12, 2022 05:33 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A most unusual Wimbledon wrapped up with one new face and one quite familiar face as singles champions. Elena Rybakina’s power-based game overcame Ons Jabeur’s mix of spins and slices in the women’s final. It was the first title match at the All...

Federer unranked for 1st time in 25 years; Djokovic to No. 7

Jul. 11, 2022 07:48 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer dropped out of the ATP rankings entirely for the first time in a quarter-century on Monday, while Novak Djokovic slid four spots to No. 7 a day after winning Wimbledon for the seventh time. Federer had appeared in the singles rankings every...

Djokovic tops Kyrgios for 7th Wimbledon, 21st Slam trophy

Jul. 10, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic waited. He waited for Nick Kyrgios to lose focus and lose his way. Waited to find the proper read on his foe’s big serves. Waited until his own level rose to the occasion. Djokovic is not bothered by a deficit — in a game, a set, a...

Russia claims credit for Elena Rybakina's Wimbledon title

Jul. 10, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Russian Tennis Federation was quick to claim Elena Rybakina as “our product” on her run to the women's title at Wimbledon. They then praised her training program in the country after she won the Venus Rosewater Dish as Wimbledon champion while...

Could Wimbledon champ Rybakina join Swiatek, Osaka at top?

Jul. 10, 2022 08:11 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — With Serena Williams nearing the end of her career and Ash Barty newly in retirement, Elena Rybakina served her way right into the Wimbledon void. With some consistency at the biggest tournaments, tennis might just have a new rival for Iga Swiatek and...

Ebden-Purcell win men's doubles title | Wimbledon updates

Jul. 09, 2022 16:05 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9 p.m. Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell have won the men’s doubles title. The Australian pair beat defending champions Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic of Croatia 7-6...

Jabeur 1 win shy of 1st pro Slam for Arab or African woman

Jul. 09, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Ons Jabeur held up her cellphone for everyone to see her lock-screen photo of the Venus Rosewater Dish, the trophy given to the women's champion at Wimbledon. “I did everything since the beginning of the year,” Jabeur said, “to really focus on this...

Elena Rybakina wins Wimbledon women's final for 1st Slam

Jul. 09, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — As “unexpectable” and “unbelievable” as Elena Rybakina found her Wimbledon championship to be and as “super happy” as she was about winning a Grand Slam title at age 23 and ranked 23rd, her immediate reaction to grabbing the last point of the final Saturday...