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Grand Slam champions Osaka, Raducanu, Wozniacki and Kerber receive wild cards for Wimbledon

Jun. 19, 2024 08:46 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Former Grand Slam champions Naomi Osaka, Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber and Emma Raducanu have all been awarded wild cards for Wimbledon. The grass-court tournament starts on July 1. Osaka — a four-time major champion and former No....

Jannik Sinner is No. 1 in the rankings for the first time and already is looking ahead to Wimbledon

Jun. 10, 2024 09:16 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — As pleased as Jannik Sinner was to make his debut at No. 1 in the ATP rankings on Monday, he already was looking ahead to what comes next. So no big party to mark the significance of the occasion? “Look, not really,” Sinner said with a chuckle in a...

French Open 2024: Alcaraz and Swiatek won the singles titles. What are the early Wimbledon odds?

Jun. 09, 2024 15:44 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Catch up on the 2024 French Open with a guide that tells you everything you need to know about what happened at the clay-court Grand Slam tennis tournament, what the early Wimbledon betting odds are and more: What Happened on Sunday? Carlos Alcaraz won...

Iga Swiatek reigns at the French Open again with 'The One Where She Wins Her Fifth Grand Slam'

Jun. 09, 2024 07:25 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Iga Swiatek's made clear that she is a big fan of the TV series “Friends.” She even got a chance to hit some tennis balls with actress Courteney Cox — who played Monica Geller on the show — shortly before the start of the French Open. So on Saturday evening, a...

Iga Swiatek wins a third consecutive French Open women's title by overwhelming Jasmine Paolini

Jun. 08, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — For a few minutes, anyway, it seemed as if Iga Swiatek was a bit off in the French Open final against Jasmine Paolini. Swiatek kept making mistakes early Saturday, got broken in the third game and trailed at Court Philippe Chatrier. Might a true surprise be in the...

Paris Olympics: What to know, who to watch during the tennis competition

Jun. 08, 2024 13:27 PM EDT

A roadmap to follow for the tennis competition at the Paris Olympics: Athletes to Watch — Rafael Nadal, Spain: He already owns gold medals in singles (2008) and doubles (2016 with Marc López), to go alongside his 22 Grand Slam titles, and he is dominant on red clay,...

Iga Swiatek has won her third consecutive French Open title by defeating Jasmine Paolini 6-2, 6-1

Jun. 08, 2024 10:31 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Iga Swiatek has won her third consecutive French Open title by defeating Jasmine Paolini 6-2, 6-1.

Jasmine Paolini reaches both the singles and doubles finals at the French Open

Jun. 07, 2024 15:41 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Jasmine Paolini will play in the women's doubles and singles finals at the French Open, after getting to the team event with Sara Errani by defeating Marta Kostyuk and Elena-Gabriela Ruse 1-6, 6-4, 6-1 Friday. On Sunday, Italy's Paolini and Errani will meet Coco Gauff...

Iga Swiatek will face Jasmine Paolini in the French Open women's final

Jun. 07, 2024 11:11 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The contrasts between the French Open finalists are obvious: Iga Swiatek, who turned 23 last week, already owns four Grand Slam titles, including three in Paris. Jasmine Paolini, 28, had never been past the second round at any major tournament until this season. ...

Can tennis, pickleball and padel co-exist? The folks in charge of the French Open think so

Jun. 07, 2024 06:01 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Amélie Mauresmo removed her black blazer and prepared to get into the swing of things on the grounds of the French Open. Tennis, anyone? Nope, not on this day. Instead of a racket, Mauresmo — a two-time major champion and former No. 1-ranked tennis player — was...