U.S. Open Tennis Championships

Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, reacts against Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the men's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 09, 2018 - 8:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Martin del Potro stood with his hands on his knees, exhausted from taking the mightiest swings he could with his ferocious forehand. Novak Djokovic kept getting the ball back, so del Potro would take a bigger whack, trying to find some spot in the corner of the court that would...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, kisses the trophy after defeating Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, in the men's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 09, 2018 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan Martin del Potro. He was, in short, out of sorts. And then came Sunday's pivotal game, a 20-minute, 22-...
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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, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 09, 2018 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Novak Djokovic won his second straight major title and 14th overall, beating Juan Martin del Potro 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 in the U.S. Open. With his third championship at Flushing Meadows, Djokovic matched Pete...
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Serena Williams argues with the chair umpire during a match against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the women's finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
September 09, 2018 - 9:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final. On Sunday, a day after the match, the tournament referee's office docked Williams $10,000 for "verbal abuse" of chair umpire Carlos Ramos, $4,000 for being...
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Chair umpire Carlos Ramos, second from left, is lead off the court by referee Brian Earley after Naomi Osaka, of Japan, defeated Serena Williams in the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 09, 2018 - 3:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Billie Jean King says there's a double standard in tennis when it comes to rules applied to women compared to men. Serena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended...
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Serena Williams talks with referee Brian Earley during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 08, 2018 - 8:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams thought she was treated more harshly by the chair umpire in the U.S. Open final than a man would have been. Williams was cited by official Carlos Ramos for three code violations during her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka on Saturday: for getting coaching signals; for...
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Serena Williams looks at her box during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 08, 2018 - 7:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams' dispute with the chair umpire during the 2018 U.S. Open final is the latest issue she's had with match officials at the Grand Slam tournament. Williams thought back to others while arguing in her 6-2, 6-4 loss to Naomi Osaka on Saturday, saying on court at one point...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, holds the trophy after defeating Serena Williams in the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 08, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka walked to the net, the excitement of being a Grand Slam champion mixed with a bit of sadness. She grew up rooting for Serena Williams, even did a report on her way back in third grade. Her dream was to play her idol at the U.S. Open. So when she had actually done it,...
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Serena Williams takes a break during a changeover against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 08, 2018 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended argument as the U.S. Open women's final descended into chaos, with fans booing and play delayed before Naomi Osaka wrapped up a 6-2, 6-4 victory for her first Grand Slam title. The biggest...
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Serena Williams smiles after defeating Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 08, 2018 - 8:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — For Serena Williams, there was no "wait until next year" during the last U.S. Open. In the past, whenever a Grand Slam tournament ended without Williams holding the trophy, there was always the belief she could simply win the next one. She was the best player in the game, maybe the...
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