Men's tennis

Jessica Pegula returns the ball during a semifinal match against Anna Kalinskaya, of Russia, at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 04, 2019 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessica Pegula won the first WTA title of her career with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Camila Giorgi at the Citi Open on Sunday. Pegula is a 25-year-old American ranked 79th. Her parents own the NFL's Buffalo Bills and NHL's Buffalo Sabres. She had a 4-8 record and hadn't reached the...
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England's Eoin Morgan, right, and teammates celebrate with the trophy at the Oval in London, Monday, July 15, 2019 one day after they won the Cricket World Cup in a final match against New Zealand.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
July 15, 2019 - 4:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — An epic day of sports in London came down to two unprecedented endings a few minutes — and miles — apart. Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon title in a brand new fifth-set tiebreaker just as England played the first Super Over in history to win the Cricket World Cup . Djokovic beat...
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Winner Romania's Simona Halep and second placed United States' Serena Williams, right, pose with their trophies after the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 15, 2019 - 11:45 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep's Wimbledon championship lifted her from No. 7 to No. 4 in the WTA rankings on Monday, while runner-up Serena Williams moved up one spot to No. 9, her best placing since returning to the tour last season after having a baby. Halep beat Williams in Saturday's...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer receives the runner up trophy from Kate, Duchess of Cambridge after losing to Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 14, 2019 - 4:21 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer won more points than Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon final. Federer was the first of the pair to come within a point of taking the championship Sunday, too. Had two such chances in the fifth set, even. Indeed, Federer dominated the historic match in nearly...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy during the presentation after he defeated Switzerland's Roger Federer during the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Laurence Griffiths/Pool Photo via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 3:49 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final. In the end, it was Djokovic who emerged...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Serbia's Novak Djokovicduring the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Adrian Dennis/Pool Photo via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 1:11 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic is 6-6 in the fifth set. For the first time this year, Wimbledon will have tiebreakers in deciding sets if the score reaches 12-12. ___ 5:05 p.m. The Wimbledon...
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Romania's Simona Halep hugs United States' Serena Williams after defeating her in the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019.(Laurence Griffiths/Pool Photo via AP)
July 13, 2019 - 5:38 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Simona Halep figures her past problems in Grand Slam finals allowed her to come through against Serena Williams at Wimbledon. Halep lost the first three times she appeared in a major final, twice at the French Open and...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after beating Spain's Rafael Nadal in a Men's singles semifinal match on day eleven of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 12, 2019 - 2:53 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer waited 11 years to get another shot at Rafael Nadal on Centre Court. This one was a semifinal, not a final. It was settled in four sets, not five. Felt like just as much of a classic contest, though, one that anyone present is not likely to forget. That, of...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 11, 2019 - 10:30 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Serena Williams has won the first set 6-1 in her Wimbledon semifinal match against Barbora Strycova. Williams converted both break points she earned, taking a 3-1 lead and then a 5-1 lead. She saved three break points...
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El serbio Novak Djokovic celebra tras vencer al belga David Goffin durante el partido de cuartos de final de Wimbledon, en Londres, el miércoles 10 de julio de 2019. (AP Foto/Tim Ireland)
July 10, 2019 - 4:27 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic only has to look back a few months to remind himself that he shouldn't underestimate his next opponent at Wimbledon. The top-ranked Serb will be facing Roberto Bautista Agut, a player who beat him in both of their meetings in 2019 — on hard courts in Doha...
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