Tennis

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, thanks the crowd after a loss to Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis championships Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. Dimitrov won 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 04, 2019 - 12:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Betrayed by his 38-year-old body, and his forehand, Roger Federer is done at the U.S. Open. Federer's upper back and neck gave him trouble, he kept missing makeable shots and he kept giving away the lead against a guy he'd never lost to. It all added up to getting beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, clenches her fist after defeating Qiang Wang, of China, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in New York. Williams won 6-1, 6-0. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 03, 2019 - 10:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The numbers associated with Serena Williams' U.S. Open quarterfinal victory were so stark , they bear reading more than once. Winners: 25-0. Points: 50-15. Minutes: 44. Score: 6-1, 6-0. This is the portion of the tournament that is supposed to be where winning a Grand Slam title...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot to Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 03, 2019 - 9:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Rafael Nadal could make a 33rd career Grand Slam semifinal and three women have a chance at their first. Nadal faces No. 20 Diego Schwartzman in one men's quarterfinal and No. 13 Gael Monfils plays 24th-seeded Matteo Berrettini...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, warms up prior to facing David Goffin, of Belgium, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 11:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Roger Federer's potential path to the U.S. Open final no longer includes nemesis Novak Djokovic — or anyone else who ever has beaten him on a hard court, for that matter. Federer is 26-0 on that surface against the players left on...
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Matteo Berrettini, of Italy, bites his shirt after defeating Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first man from Italy to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since 1977 might have an old wrist injury to thank. Matteo Berrettini, who is seeded No. 24, beat Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-1, 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Monday at Flushing Meadows to move past the fourth round of any major...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, waves to the crowd after a 7-5, 6-4 loss to Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 02, 2019 - 8:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka's achy left knee didn't let her serve without pain, so she didn't practice that key part of her game leading into the U.S. Open. The knee also prevented her from covering the court and preparing for shots the way she'd like. Those weren't the only reasons that the No. 1-...
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Donna Vekic, of Croatia, reacts after winning a points against Julia Goerges, of Germany, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
September 02, 2019 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2 p.m. Donna Vekic survived a match point to beat Julia Goerges 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-3 and advance to the U.S. Open quarterfinals, her deepest run in any Grand Slam. Vekic, the No. 23 seed from Croatia who lost to Goerges...
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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 - 11:03 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...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after losing a point against Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, during the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
September 01, 2019 - 10:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Novak Djokovic has ended his U.S. Open title defense by retiring from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka. Djokovic was seeded No. 1 and seeking a fourth championship in New York. But he's been...
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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 - 7:32 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...
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