Women's tennis

September 22, 2019 - 1:49 am
WUHAN, China (AP) — American Danielle Collins beat seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams 7-5, 7-6 (5) in the opening round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday. Williams controlled the match early, going up 5-3 in the first set before dropping nine games in a row. A major turning point occurred when...
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A woman holds a paper lantern over the light on her smartphone during a demonstration at the Times Square shopping mall in Hong Kong, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Thousands of people belted out a new protest song at Hong Kong's shopping malls in an act of resistance that highlighted the creativity of demonstrators in their months-long fight for democratic freedoms in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 12, 2019 - 11:11 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — A tennis tournament and a London musical are the latest events postponed in Hong Kong out of concerns over safety and disruptions from more pro-democracy protests. K-pop concerts, Chanel fashion shows and international conferences have been cancelled, postponed or moved out of the...
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People eat and watch football at a Buffalo Wild Wings, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in Las Vegas. MGM Resorts International and Buffalo Wild Wings are launching a mobile football game app for customers to pick favorite NFL teams, choose weekly fantasy performers and make proposition picks. Officials said the goal is to expand later at Buffalo Wild Wings in states where sports betting is legal through a mobile app called BetMGM. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 10, 2019 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Television networks will be happy to know that ratings will go up for many of their programs next year, simply because the Nielsen company will count more people. The company whose numbers provide the currency for the TV industry says its change will begin next September, when it...
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Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, holds up the championship trophy after defeating Serena Williams, of the United States, in the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 08, 2019 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bianca Andreescu had the U.S. Open trophy in her hands and one thought going through her mind. Don't mess it up. For the first time in two weeks in Flushing Meadows, the 19-year-old looked confused on the court. "I was so clueless out there," she recalled with a laugh. This moment,...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after defeating Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, in the men's singles semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 08, 2019 - 11:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tournament (all times local): 3 p.m. Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka have won the U.S. Open women's doubles championship. The duo defeated Victoria Azarenka and Ash Barty 7-5, 7-5 on Sunday at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Mertens and Sabalenka lost only one set...
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Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, kisses the championship trophy after defeating Serena Williams, of the United States, in the women's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 07, 2019 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bianca Andreescu displayed the same brand of big-serving, big-hitting, in-your-face tennis that Serena Williams usually does. And now the 19-year-old from Canada is a Grand Slam champion, earning her first such title while preventing Williams from collecting a record-tying 24th...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after scoring a point against Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 07, 2019 - 11:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jamie Murray have successfully defended their U.S. Open mixed doubles championships. Mattek-Sands and Murray beat the top-seeded team of Hao-Ching Chan and Michael Venus 6-2,-6-3...
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Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, reacts during the men's singles semifinals against Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, at the U.S. Open tennis championships Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 06, 2019 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Daniil Medvedev won the first set of his semifinal against Grigor Dimitrov in a tiebreaker. The fifth-seeded Medvedev won the final two points and has a 7-6 (5) lead despite five double-faults and 18 unforced...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, serves to Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 05, 2019 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams used a strong performance to return to the U.S. Open final and give herself another shot at winning a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title. Williams got past a slightly shaky start and quickly took control for a 6-3, 6-1 victory over No. 5-seeded Elina Svitolina of...
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Coco Gauff 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)
September 05, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The way Naomi Osaka consoled Coco Gauff after beating the 15-year-old American in the U.S. Open's third round was admired by many. On Thursday, Osaka was given the women's 2019 U.S. Open Sportsmanship Award...
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