Tennis

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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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, points out distractions in the crowd during his match against Steve Johnson, of the United States, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, early Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 28, 2019 - 2:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:50 a.m. Nick Kyrgios says the ATP is "corrupt" for fining him more than $100,000 this month for his behavior during a match. Asked if that recent punishment from the men's tour — only the latest in a long series that...
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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 28, 2019 - 1:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Here's how new all of this is to Coco Gauff: She didn't quite realize she only has to play every other day at the U.S. Open. "I'm still used to playing juniors," the American said with a chuckle, "so I forgot about the day off." She's still just 15. She's competing in just her...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns a shot to Anna Blinkova, of Russia, during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)
August 27, 2019 - 10:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka put her right hand in the shape of a gun and pointed two fingers at her temple. She had just dropped the second set, moments after wasting a match point, as her U.S. Open title defense got off to a shaky start Tuesday. Her body language told the story: the eye rolls, the...
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Serena Williams returns to Maria Sharapova during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 27, 2019 - 12:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was not about to let Maria Sharapova make a match of this. So facing a break point early in the second set, Williams conjured up a backhand passing shot so good, so powerful, so precise, that Sharapova had no chance to reach it. Williams watched the ball land, and...
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Roger Federer stretches for a return against Sumit Nagal during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 27, 2019 - 12:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer dropped the first set he played at this year's U.S. Open — against someone named Nagal. No, not Nadal. Nagal. Federer shrugged off that slow start and came back for a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 victory Monday night against Sumit Nagal, a qualifier from India ranked 190th. How...
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Sumit Nagal returns to Roger Federer during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Roger Federer will have to climb out of a hole to maintain his perfect record in the first round of the U.S. Open. Federer lost the first set 6-4 to qualifier Sumit Nagal of India, who is 0-4 in ATP Tour...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, practices for the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 25, 2019 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — At first glance, this U.S. Open might appear as unpredictable as any. From recent injuries to players such as Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep, to a bit of pre-tournament shakiness from Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, to Rafael Nadal's issues on hard courts, to the...
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Hubert Hurkacz, of Poland, holds his trophy after winning the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament over Benoit Paire, of France, in Winston-Salem, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
August 24, 2019 - 9:22 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Hubert Hurkacz claimed his first ATP World Tour title Saturday night, holding off top-seeded Benoit Paire for a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory. The 22-year-old Hurkacz became the 14th first-time champion on the tour this year and the first Polish player to win a tour-level...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns the ball as he practices for the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 24, 2019 - 6:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — During a break in practice two days before opening his U.S. Open title defense, Novak Djokovic pulled off his blue shoe and white sock so a trainer could look at his right foot. Did it again a little while later. And then, toward the end of Saturday's training session in Louis...
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