U.S. Open Tennis Championships

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 - 7:49 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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August 27, 2019 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Two nights after beating a fellow Grand Slam champion, Serena Williams faces a young American player who hopes to someday be one. Williams faces 17-year-old Caty McNally in Arthur Ashe Stadium, where the 23-time Grand Slam...
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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 27, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is quickly becoming the Comeback Kid. Just 15, she doesn't seem to find any deficit too daunting. She demonstrated that in her U.S. Open debut Tuesday night, much like she did at Wimbledon last month. With her parents jumping out of their front-row seats and a raucous...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, reacts after losing a point 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 - 11:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Naomi Osaka's U.S. Open title defense is off to a shaky start. Back in Arthur Ashe Stadium, where she beat Serena Williams in last year's chaotic final, the No. 1-seeded Osaka trailed 3-0 at the outset...
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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 26, 2019 - 9:39 pm
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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Serena Williams, of the United States, returns the ball as she practices for the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 26, 2019 - 8:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Play has begun at the U.S. Open, with third-seeded woman Karolina Pliskova and seventh-seeded man Kei Nishikori among the first to take the courts. That's a prelude to a big opening-day lineup that includes...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, returns the ball as she practices for the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 25, 2019 - 11:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started with quite a matchup: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are scheduled to face each other at the U.S. Open for the first time. The two stars meet in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night. Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles...
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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 - 2:06 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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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2018, file photo, Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns a shot to Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, during the men's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, which he won last year for the third time. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger, File)
August 24, 2019 - 2:25 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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August 24, 2019 - 9:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff and Caty McNally will get a chance to play doubles at the U.S. Open and add to their winning streak as a team. Gauff, the 15-year-old based in Florida who announced herself to the world at Wimbledon, and McNally, a 17-year-old from Ohio, were granted a doubles wild card...
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