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French Open runner-up Ruud loses in 2nd round at Wimbledon

Jun. 29, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Yet another of the highest-ranked players on the men's tour is out of the tournament at Wimbledon. Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal are not among them. Casper Ruud, the runner-up to Nadal at this year's French Open, became the seventh of the top 11-ranked...

Wimbledon updates | Garcia defeats Raducanu in 2nd round

Jun. 29, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 5:30 p.m. Emma Raducanu is out of Wimbledon in the second round after losing to Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-3 on Centre Court. The 19-year-old Raducanu is the reigning...

Tan's doubles partner angered by Wimbledon withdrawal

Jun. 29, 2022 11:30 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A day after eliminating Serena Williams from Wimbledon in her debut at the grass-court Grand Slam, Harmony Tan surprised and angered her doubles partner by withdrawing from that tournament on Wednesday with a thigh injury. Tan, a Frenchwoman ranked 115th...

Analysis: If this was it for Williams at Wimbledon, it works

Jun. 29, 2022 11:00 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — If this turns out to have been the last time the world gets to watch Serena Williams at Wimbledon — and she says she doesn’t know, so how could the rest of us? — it would not be how she would want to depart, naturally. Yet it still would be, in some...

Mystics make 15 3-pointers in 92-74 victory over Dream

Jun. 29, 2022 08:27 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Natasha Cloud scored 18 points, Ariel Atkins added 15 and the Washington Mystics made 15 3-pointers in a 92-74 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Tuesday night. Washington was 8 of 12 from 3-point range in the first half to help build a 52-32 lead. Atkins and Cloud...

US women beat Colombia 2-0; World Cup qualifying next

Jun. 29, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Kelley O'Hara scored in the 77th minute after a lengthy lightning delay, and the U.S. women beat Colombia 2-0 on Tuesday night in their final tuneup ahead of World Cup qualifying. The United States extended its unbeaten streak to 69 games on home soil. Lightning...

Jefferson has Lynx's first triple-double in win over Wings

Jun. 28, 2022 22:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Moriah Jefferson had the first triple-double in franchise history with 13 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 10 assists, leading the Minnesota Lynx to a 92-64 victory over the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night. Aerial Powers scored 13 of her 20 points in the first...

Trio of Chicago Sky players headline WNBA All-Star reserves

Jun. 28, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot, Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman will get a chance to play before their home fans, as the trio was selected Tuesday as reserves for the WNBA All-Star Game on July 10 in Chicago. The Sky stars will join Candace Parker, who was voted as a...

Storm sign former MVP Tina Charles for the rest of season

Jun. 28, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tina Charles' quest for an elusive WNBA title has brought her to Seattle following a messy end to her brief time in Phoenix. The Storm signed the five-time first-team all-WNBA center for the rest of the season on Tuesday, three days after she was let go by Phoenix in...

At Wimbledon, Serena Williams loses 1st match in a year

Jun. 28, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams began — and ended — her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition looking very much like someone who hadn’t competed in just that long. She missed shots, shook her head, rolled her eyes. In between, there were...