Tennis

Coco Gauff, left, and Catherine McNally, both of the United States, talk during a first round doubles match against Julia Goerges, of Germany, and Katerina Siniakova, of the Czech Republic, at the US Open tennis championships Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
August 30, 2019 - 9:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — To Coco Gauff, a doubles match Friday was no warmup for a singles showdown against Naomi Osaka. It was a chance for her and Caty McNally to extend a winning streak they want to keep right on going through the U.S. Open. The American teenagers won their first-round match, beating...
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Coco Gauff, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Timea Babos, of Hungary, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2019 - 10:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff pumping her fists and screaming "Come on!" to celebrate a Grand Slam victory is already becoming a regular occurrence. At 15, she's now the youngest player to reach the U.S. Open's third round since 1996, quickly proving her captivating run to Week 2 at Wimbledon last...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after scoring a point against Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 29, 2019 - 9:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Roger Federer won't have to wait long to try and end his string of slow starts at the U.S. Open. Federer plays early and Novak Djokovic goes late — which should help him get his sore left shoulder ready to play — as the two stars...
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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, returns a shot to Antoine Hoang, of France, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2019 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Nick Kyrgios had a relatively easy victory in his first match since saying the ATP was "corrupt," beating Antoine Hoang 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the third round. The No. 28 seed wrapped up the match in just...
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Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, reacts after losing a point to Timea Babos, of Hungary, during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 29, 2019 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest example of a player fined thousands of dollars at a Grand Slam tournament for what tennis officials deem a lack of effort, 28th-seeded Carla Suárez Navarro of Spain was docked $40,000 at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after retiring from her first-round match with...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2002, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, and Shaquille O'Neal celebrate after winning Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs, in Los Angeles. Bryant downplayed talk of a reignited feud with Shaquille O'Neal, saying there is "nothing new" that has been said recently between the former teammates. Bryant had recently said that if O'Neal had worked harder, they could have won 12 rings together with the Los Angeles Lakers. O'Neal fired back on social media that they could have won more if Bryant had passed him the ball more often. But Bryant said Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, during a visit to the U.S. Open tennis tournament that the comments don't mean they are fighting again. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 29, 2019 - 4:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kobe Bryant downplayed talk of a reignited feud with Shaquille O'Neal, saying Thursday there is "nothing new" that has been said lately between the former teammates. Bryant had recently said that if O'Neal had worked harder, they could have won 12 rings together with the Los Angeles...
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Coco Gauff, of the United States, reacts after defeating Anastasia Potapova, of Russia, during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
August 29, 2019 - 1:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Coco Gauff has a match under the lights — and a potential showdown with the defending U.S. Open champion if she wins it. The 15-year-old American plays Timea Babos in the leadoff match of the evening session in Louis Armstrong...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, raises her fist after defeating Caty McNally, of the United States, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Williams won 5-7, 6-3, 6-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2019 - 12:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams flubbed yet another shot and wailed, "I keep missing my forehand!" She was in trouble, if only briefly, against 17-year-old American Caty McNally, who is friends, and doubles partners, with Coco Gauff. Making key adjustments to her serve and straightening out her...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, receives medical treatment during his match against Juan Ignacio Londero, of Argentina, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 28, 2019 - 10:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe, just maybe, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are feeling some lingering after-effects of their historic Wimbledon final last month. For Djokovic, it's in the form of a left shoulder that is hurting right now and probably contributed to slower-than-usual serves in the U.S...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, receives treatment from a trainer during his match against Juan Ignacio Londero, of Argentina, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 28, 2019 - 9:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Novak Djokovic has battled through a left shoulder injury to win the first two sets against Juan Ignacio Londero. The defending champion leads 6-4, 7-6 (3) despite being limited by pain that has required...
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