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Olympic tennis players return to the red clay of Paris' Roland Garros after Wimbledon's grass

Jul. 16, 2024 06:02 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The competition surface doesn’t change for most Olympic sports. A pool’s a pool. A track’s a track. A wrestling mat’s a mat. And so on. Tennis? That’s a whole other story, with tournaments contested on clay, hard or grass courts — and now there’s a shift for the Paris...

Novak Djokovic's knee is pain-free at Wimbledon but his movement is not quite where he wants it

Jul. 04, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The good news, Novak Djokovic said, was that his surgically repaired right knee was pain-free at Wimbledon on Thursday. The bad news, he knows, is that his movement, such a big part of his success, was not yet back to normal during a 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 victory in the...

Even the biggest stars of tennis feel nerves before first-round matches at Wimbledon and other Slams

Jul. 02, 2024 11:46 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Carlos Alcaraz already owns three Grand Slam titles, including from Wimbledon a year ago, and yet he spoke after his opening victory at this year's edition of the tournament about feeling nervous before setting foot on Centre Court, despite going up against a player who never before...

Raducanu reaches quarterfinals at Eastbourne after saving match point against Pegula

Jun. 26, 2024 14:03 PM EDT

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Emma Raducanu saved a match point before beating second-seeded Jessica Pegula 4-6, 7-6 (6), 7-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the grass-court Eastbourne International on Wednesday. The 2021 U.S. Open champion was 6-5 down in the second-set tiebreaker...

Coco Gauff to lead US tennis team at Paris Olympics after missing Tokyo

Jun. 20, 2024 12:33 PM EDT

Coco Gauff will lead the U.S. tennis team at the Paris Olympics three years after missing the Tokyo Games because she tested positive for COVID-19. The 20-year-old Gauff, ranked No. 2, will be joined by No. 5 Jessica Pegula, Danielle Collins and Emma Navarro in women's singles, along...