U.S. Open Tennis Championships

FILE In this July 4, 1959 file photo, Maria Bueno of Brazil holds up the trophy after winning the women's singles final in the All-England Lawn Tennis championships at Wimbledon. The Brazilian "queen" of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four US championship singles titles, died Friday,June 8, 2018, in Sao Paulo. She had been suffering from mouth cancer since last year and was hospitalized in May. (AP Photo,File)
June 09, 2018 - 11:27 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the U.S. Open in the 1950s and 1960s, and helped usher in modern women's tennis, has died after battling mouth cancer. She was 78. Bueno was admitted to the Nove de Julho hospital in Sao Paulo...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro during their semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Friday, June 8, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 08, 2018 - 12:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:20 p.m. Rafael Nadal improved to 11-0 in French Open semifinals as he seeks his 11th title at the clay-court Grand Slam tournament, saving all seven break points he faced and overwhelming 2009 U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del...
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Sloane Stephens of USA celebrates after defeating Pauline Parmentier of France during the Fed Cup semifinal singles tennis match in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 21, 2018 - 11:54 am
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Sloane Stephens fought hard to beat Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (3), 7-5 and give defending champion United States a 1-0 lead against France in the Fed Cup semifinals on Saturday. The U.S. Open champion saved five set points serving at 5-4 down in the first set and rallied...
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From left, France's Team members Amandine Hesse, Pauline Parmentier, Kristina Mladenovic, captain Yannick Noah and United States' Fed Cup team members, captain Kathy Rinaldi, Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys, Coco Vandeweghe, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, pose for photo after the draw ceremony in Aix-en-Provence, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Fed Cup semifinal matches between France and USA will take place Saturday and next Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 20, 2018 - 12:38 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens will open play for the U.S. against Pauline Parmentier of France in the Fed Cup semifinals. France No. 1 Kristina Mladenovic and CoCo Vandeweghe will follow on Saturday in the second singles at the new 6,700-capacity Arena Pays d'Aix...
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Sloane Stephens serves to Jelena Ostapenko, of Latvia, during the final at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 31, 2018 - 3:08 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens won her hometown tournament, beating Jelena Ostapenko 7-6 (5), 6-1 in Saturday's final at the Miami Open. Stephens, a South Florida native who lives in Fort Lauderdale, won the last women's final on Key Biscayne. The tournament will move...
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Sloane Stephens, left, shakes hands with Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, after Stephens' 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 win in their semifinal match in the Miami Open tennis tournament, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
March 30, 2018 - 12:08 am
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Sloane Stephens has a simple approach to her game these days. "Keep fighting," she said. That was Stephens' mantra when her U.S. Open championship last year was followed by eight consecutive losses, a staggering, frustrating and almost inexplicable freefall. And those...
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March 27, 2018 - 1:31 pm
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — American John Isner upset second-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6 (0), 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the Miami Open quarterfinals. The departure of Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, leaves fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany as the highest seed remaining in the draw...
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Venus Williams reacts after defeating Johanna Konta of Germany 5-7, 6-1, 6-2 during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 26, 2018, in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
March 27, 2018 - 9:28 am
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Sloane Stephens' loudest fan kept shouting advice and encouragement from the upper deck Monday, perhaps providing the nudge she needed to shake a post-U.S. Open slump. Stephens earned her biggest victory since winning last year's Open, beating No. 3-ranked Garbine Muguruza...
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March 21, 2018 - 2:47 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lois Goodman was walking out of a hotel on her way to judge a U.S. Open tennis match in New York in 2012 when police swept in to handcuff and arrest her in front of news cameras. The charge was murder and the victim was her husband of a half-century, Alan Goodman, who had been...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after beating Borna Coric, of Croatia, during the semifinals at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 17, 2018 - 6:58 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer was on the ropes, down two breaks in the second set and another one in the third. Borna Coric thought he was close to toppling the world's top-ranked player. Not so fast. Federer rallied for a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory in the BNP Paribas Open semifinals on...
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