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Unseeded Rogers, Kasatkina advance to San Jose final

Aug. 06, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Unseeded American Shelby Rogers defeated No. 9 seed Veronika Kudermetova of Russia 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Rogers will play No. 7 seed Daria Kasatkina of Russia in Sunday's final of the hard-court U.S....

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...

Wimbledon updates | Sinner, Alcaraz advance to 4th round

Jul. 01, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 6:40 p.m. Jannik Sinner withstood the aces and reached the fourth round at Wimbledon by beating John Isner 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-3. The 6-foot-10 Isner hit ace No....

Wimbledon updates | Isner beats Murray in 2nd round

Jun. 29, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:30 p.m. Two-time champion Andy Murray’s second-round loss to John Isner is his earliest exit from Wimbledon. The 6-foot-10 American beat Murray 6-4, 7-6 (4),...

Serena Williams practices on Centre Court; 1st foe No. 113

Jun. 24, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams walked out on Centre Court under a closed retractable roof on Friday afternoon, taking advantage of Wimbledon's new policy of allowing players to practice there and at No. 1 Court before the tournament begins next week. Accompanied by coach...

WIMBLEDON 2022: Serena returns; Swiatek on 35-match streak

Jun. 24, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Some of the women to watch at Wimbledon, which begins Monday at the All England Club: ___ IGA SWIATEK Seeded: 1 Ranked: 1 Country: Poland Age: 21 2022 Record: 44-3 ...

Serena Williams wins 1st match of comeback after year away

Jun. 21, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — As “What A Feeling” boomed around Devonshire Park, Serena Williams strode onto center court at Eastbourne to a standing ovation for her first competitive tennis match in nearly a year. Around 90 minutes later, fans were on their feet again,...

None of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic in ATP top 2; 1st since '03

Jun. 13, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

None of the so-called Big Three of men's tennis — Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic — was in the No. 1 or No. 2 spots in the ATP rankings on Monday, the first time that's been the case in nearly 20 years. Daniil Medvedev rose one place to return to No. 1, where he...

French Open updates | Cornet beats former champion Ostapenko

May. 26, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 11 p.m. Alizé Cornet beat 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 to advance to the third round at the French Open. The 32-year-old French player had...

At surprise-filled French Open, tennis prodigy makes good

May. 26, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Grand Slam losses by high-ranked, well-known and accomplished players to, well, lower-ranked, lesser-known and less-accomplished opponents offer a rare opportunity for those unheralded winners to enjoy the spotlight. And for the first time in nearly a half-century,...