Tennis

Serena Williams, of the United States, returns a shot to Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 05, 2019 - 8:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8 p.m. Serena Williams is halfway to a return to the U.S. Open final after winning the first set 6-3 over Elina Svitolina. Williams pulled out a 12-point game while serving to start the match and then broke on the 18th...
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Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, falls to the court after winning the fifth set tie break for victory against Gael Monfils, of France, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 04, 2019 - 9:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Matteo Berrettini describes his mental coach as a big help and a best friend. They've been speaking on the phone before and after every match during Berrettini's run to his first Grand Slam semifinal. They had plenty to chat about when it came to this latest victory. Berrettini, a...
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Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, reacts after defeating Elise Mertens, of Belgium, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 04, 2019 - 9:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Bianca Andreescu became the first teenager to reach the U.S. Open semifinals in a decade, beating Elise Mertens 3-6, 6-2, 6-3. The No. 15 seed dropped a set for the first time in the tournament, but recovered...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, thanks the crowd after a loss to Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. Dimitrov won 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 04, 2019 - 12:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Betrayed by his 38-year-old body, and his forehand, Roger Federer is done at the U.S. Open. Federer's upper back and neck gave him trouble, he kept missing makeable shots and he kept giving away the lead against a guy he'd never lost to. It all added up to getting beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns to Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 11:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Roger Federer and Grigor Dimitrov are headed to a fifth set in their U.S. Open quarterfinal. Federer won the first and third sets. Dimitrov took the second and fourth. They have been playing more than 2½...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, clenches her fist after defeating Qiang Wang, of China, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. Williams won 6-1, 6-0. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The numbers associated with Serena Williams' U.S. Open quarterfinal victory were so stark , they bear reading more than once. Winners: 25-0. Points: 50-15. Minutes: 44. Score: 6-1, 6-0. This is the portion of the tournament that is supposed to be where winning a Grand Slam title...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot to Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 03, 2019 - 9:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Rafael Nadal could make a 33rd career Grand Slam semifinal and three women have a chance at their first. Nadal faces No. 20 Diego Schwartzman in one men's quarterfinal and No. 13 Gael Monfils plays 24th-seeded Matteo Berrettini...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, warms up prior to facing David Goffin, of Belgium, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 11:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Roger Federer's potential path to the U.S. Open final no longer includes nemesis Novak Djokovic — or anyone else who ever has beaten him on a hard court, for that matter. Federer is 26-0 on that surface against the players left on...
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Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, bites his shirt after defeating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first man from Italy to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1977 might have an old wrist injury to thank. Matteo Berrettini, who is seeded No. 24, beat Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Monday at Flushing Meadows to move past the fourth round of any major...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, waves to the crowd after a 7-5, 6-4 loss to Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 02, 2019 - 8:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka's achy left knee didn't let her serve without pain, so she didn't practice that key part of her game leading into the U.S. Open. The knee also prevented her from covering the court and preparing for shots the way she'd like. Those weren't the only reasons that the No. 1-...
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