Women's sports

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 - 8:03 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...
Read More
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2017, file photo, tennis fans move in and out of Arthur Ashe Stadium during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. How much does each first-round loser in singles at the U.S. Open take home in prize money? Who holds the women's record for most aces in the tournament? See how much you know about the year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament by taking the AP's U.S. Open quiz. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
September 01, 2019 - 5:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Mike Bryan has been fined $10,000 at the U.S. Open for pointing his racket as if it were a gun during a doubles match. Bryan, whose twin brother is his partner, was called for a code violation for...
Read More
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 - 4:52 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...
Read More
Coco Gauff, right, and her partner Catherine McNally celebrate after winning their women's doubles second round match, against Nicole Melichar and Kveta Peschjka, at the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
September 01, 2019 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff and Caty McNally have aced doubles tennis together. Like many teenagers, they are still learning their history. They won their U.S. Open women's doubles match Sunday on Louis Armstrong Stadium, then were later asked what they knew about the man the stadium was named for...
Read More
August 31, 2019 - 5:35 pm
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Alysa Liu became the first American woman to land a quad in competition when she hit her signature quadruple lutz during a dominant free skate to win the Junior Grand Prix on Saturday. Liu opened her program with the tough triple axel, landed a triple lutz-triple toe...
Read More
Elise Mertens, of Belgium, reacts after scoring a point against Andrea Petkovic, of Germany, during round three of the US Open tennis championships Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)
August 31, 2019 - 9:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Elise Mertens has advanced to the U.S. Open round of 16 for the second year in a row, beating Andrea Petkovic 6-3, 6-3. Mertens, the No. 25 seed from Belgium who was a semifinalist at last year's Australian...
Read More
Coco Gauff, of the United States, pumps her fist after winning a point against 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 31, 2019 - 12:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff is on another captivating run at a Grand Slam tournament. Now she has get through defending champion Naomi Osaka to continue it. The 15-year-old Gauff and the top-ranked Osaka meet in the U.S. Open's latest version of a Super Saturday, a third-round match that is the most...
Read More
Coco Gauff, left, and Catherine McNally, both of the United States, talk during a first round doubles match against Julia Goerges, of Germany, and Katerina Siniakova, of the Czech Republic, at the US Open tennis championships Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
August 30, 2019 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — To Coco Gauff, a doubles match Friday was no warmup for a singles showdown against Naomi Osaka. It was a chance for her and Caty McNally to extend a winning streak they want to keep right on going through the U.S. Open. The American teenagers won their first-round match, beating...
Read More
Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Daniel Evans, of the United Kingdom, during round three of the US Open tennis championships Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
August 30, 2019 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer didn't change much, outside of where his team was sitting. He certainly wasn't going to overreact to a couple of poor starts after all these years and do anything different with his tennis. Federer rolled into the fourth round with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 victory over Dan...
Read More
This combination photo shows performers, from left, Meghan Trainor, Meek Mill and Rapsody, who will perform in a free pregame concert on Sept. 5 in Chicago's Grant Park before the Bears face off against the Green Bay Packers. (AP Photo)
August 30, 2019 - 11:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meek Mill and Meghan Trainor are helping kick off the new social change partnership between the NFL and Jay-Z before the season-opening game in Chicago next week. The NFL and Roc Nation announced Friday that Mill, Trainor and Rapsody will perform in a free pregame concert Sept. 5...
Read More

Pages