Women's sports

The UCLA dugout celebrates in the sixth inning of the first game of the best-of-three championship series against Oklahoma in the NCAA softball Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City, Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
June 04, 2019 - 9:08 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After rolling past Oklahoma in record fashion, the UCLA Bruins now have to forget about it. Rachel Garcia hit a two-run homer and gave up one run in five innings, and UCLA routed Oklahoma 16-3 Monday night to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three championship series. The Bruins...
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Britain's Johanna Konta plays a shot against Sloane Stephens of the U.S. during their quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
June 04, 2019 - 6:28 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:20 p.m. Johanna Konta has reached the French Open semifinals for the first time after beating last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-4. It was the 26th-seeded Briton's third win in three meetings against the 2017 U.S. Open...
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FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Australia's Samantha Kerr, left, fights for control of the ball against Japan's Nana Ichise , bottom right, during the AFC Jordan 2018 Women's Asian Cup final in Amman, Jordan. The Women’s World Cup kicks off Friday, June 7, 2019, in Paris. Twenty-four teams will traverse France for the next month in pursuit of soccer’s most prestigious trophy. (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File)
June 04, 2019 - 2:54 am
The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament. Professional Footballers Australia launched a website to bring the campaign to light. "FIFA should reward female and male players equally because it is...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer plays a shot against Argentina's Leonardo Mayer during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 03, 2019 - 11:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer has a chance to take a measure of revenge against friend and fellow Swiss player Stan Wawrinka in the French Open quarterfinals. Wawrinka beat Federer in straight sets in their last Roland Garros meeting at the same stage four years ago. Until last week, that 2015 match...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2019, file photo, South Africa's Caster Semenya crosses the line to win gold in the women's 800-meter final during the Diamond League in Doha, Qatar. Semenya's lawyers say the Swiss supreme court has ordered track's governing body to suspend its testosterone regulations. The lawyers say Monday's, June 3, 2019, ruling allows Semenya to compete unrestricted in all female events. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
June 03, 2019 - 9:59 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya won an interim ruling in her battle against the IAAF and its testosterone regulations when the Swiss supreme court ordered athletics' governing body to suspend the rules on Monday. The freezing of the rules allows the two-time Olympic champion from South...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 03, 2019 - 5:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 2:40 p.m. Novak Djokovic has become the first man to reach the French Open quarterfinals 10 years in a row. Even Rafael Nadal never accomplished that. Djokovic moved into the round of eight with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory over 45th-...
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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. celebrates winning her third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serena Williams of the U.S. in two sets 6-2, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
June 02, 2019 - 11:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — Sofia Kenin will try to follow up her upset of Serena Williams at the French Open by reaching her first Grand Slam quarterfinal. The 20-year-old American takes on No. 8 seed Ash Barty of Australia in the fourth round Monday. Two other U.S. women also will be aiming to join Sloane...
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Jeongeun Lee6 of South Korea, leaves the 18th green during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
June 02, 2019 - 4:22 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeongeun Lee6 is No. 1 at the U.S. Women's Open. The 23-year-old South Korean shot a 1-under 70 on Sunday, enduring some shaky moments after opening up a three-stroke lead with three to play to hold off third-round co-leader Celine Boutier. Lee6 was ahead by three after a...
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates winning her fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Garbine Muguruza in two sets, 6-4, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 02, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PARIS (AP) — Sloane Stephens has no other Grand Slam winners — or even finalists — left in her side of the draw at the French Open after beating 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday. The seventh-seeded American clinched victory on her fifth match point, setting up an intriguing...
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Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in two sets 6-2, 6-0, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 02, 2019 - 3:33 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova has reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal without dropping a set. The 19-year-old Vondrousova beat 12th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-0 in just 59 minutes. The only two games that...
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