Tennis

Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, walks off the court as he retires during his match against Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
September 01, 2019 - 11:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic's left shoulder was aching, his chances were fading in the fourth round against Stan Wawrinka and, soon enough, the U.S. Open's defending champion and No. 1 seed was out of the tournament, leaving to a chorus of boos. Djokovic shook his head as he walked over to the...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after losing a point to Hyeon Chung, of South Korea, during round three of the US Open tennis championships Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
September 01, 2019 - 11:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY Two former U.S. Open men's champions meet for the second straight night as the remaining quarterfinal spots are filled. Rafael Nadal, the No. 2 seed who has won three titles at Flushing Meadows, faces Marin Cilic, whose only Grand Slam title came at the 2014 U.S...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after losing a point against Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, during the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
September 01, 2019 - 10:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Novak Djokovic has ended his U.S. Open title defense by retiring from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka. Djokovic was seeded No. 1 and seeking a fourth championship in New York. But he's been...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, falls while chasing a return to Petra Martic, of Croatia, during round four of the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 01, 2019 - 7:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was in pain — "acceptable" pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory. That was the bad news. The good news for Williams as she pursues a seventh championship at Flushing Meadows and 24th Grand Slam singles...
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Coco Gauff, right, of the United States, wipes away tears while talking to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, after Osaka defeated Gauff during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 31, 2019 - 11:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka looked across the net after ending Coco Gauff's U.S. Open in the third round Saturday night and saw the tears welling in the 15-year-old's eyes. Osaka also saw a bit of herself in the kid she'd just beaten 6-3, 6-0. So the tournament's defending champion and No. 1 seed,...
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Coco Gauff, of the United States, reacts during a match against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 31, 2019 - 10:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Coco Gauff will be right back on the court Sunday in doubles action. She's probably done for the year in singles. Gauff's father, Corey, says his 15-year-old daughter's next action will probably be in...
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El suizo Roger Federer devuelve ante el británico Daniel Evans en la tercera ronda del Abierto de Estados Unidos, el viernes 30 de agosto de 2019, en Nueva York. (AP Foto/Sarah Stier)
August 30, 2019 - 11:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There was no slow start to this U.S. Open outing for Roger Federer, who bristled at the suggestion that he might have played a role in some favorable scheduling. After dropping the opening set in each of his initial two matches for the first time in 19 appearances at Flushing...
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Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, argues with the chair umpire during his match against Feliciano Lopez, of Spain, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 30, 2019 - 10:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Daniil Medvedev angrily snatched a towel from a ballperson's hands. He threw his racket toward the chair umpire. And he was captured on the big screens giving his middle finger. All that in the first set of...
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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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