Tennis

Tiger Woods of the United States looks on during a hot afternoon in the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink Golf Club, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Newtown Square, Pa. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 5:04 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods endorsed Nike's latest "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick with a message nearly as succinct. "It's a beautiful spot ," Woods said. The two-minute ad, which debuted during the NFL opener, highlights superstar athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams and...
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Tiger Woods realiza su tiro de salida en el hoyo tres durante la primera ronda de BMW Championship en el Club de Golf Aroniminck el jueves 6 de septiembre de 2018 en Newtown Square, Pensilvania. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 4:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 4 p.m. Top-seeded American Cori Gauff has been eliminated in the junior girls' singles quarterfinals. Gauff, 14, was beaten by Dasha Lopatetskaya, a qualifier from Ukraine, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Gauff won the French Open...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, reacts after holding serve against Madison Keys during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 06, 2018 - 11:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11 p.m. The 13th-seeded pair of CoCo Vandeweghe and Ashleigh Barty upset the top-seeded duo of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova 6-4, 7-6 (6) to reach the U.S. Open women's doubles final. Krejcikova and...
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Serena Williams returns a shot to Anastasija Sevastova, of Latvia, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 06, 2018 - 9:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was a bit shaky at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal. For all of six minutes. That's how long it took her to drop the opening two games. Williams spent the next hour playing flawlessly, particularly up at the net, grabbing 12 of 13 games to beat No. 19 seed...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns a shot to Lesia Tsurenko, of Ukraine, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 06, 2018 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Kei Nishikori looked around Arthur Ashe Stadium and noticed the crowd. With Nishikori playing immediately after Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, the U.S. Open became must-see viewing for Japanese tennis fans. "It's good to have, you know, home support outside of Japan," he said. "Yeah, it'...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, smiles as John Millman, of Australia, goes to change clothes during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 06, 2018 - 1:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic put aside all of it, from his opponent's unheard-of, middle-of-a-set chance to change out of sweat-soaked clothes and shoes, to consecutive time violations because he let the serve clock expire, to the 16 break points he wasted. All that mattered, really, was that...
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A large billboard stands on top of a Nike store showing former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick at Union Square, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in San Francisco. An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick prompted a flood of debate Tuesday as sports fans reacted to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests among NFL players of police brutality, racial inequality and other social issues. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 05, 2018 - 4:55 pm
Nike has unveiled its first "Just Do It" ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener on Thursday night as well as during the U.S. Open tennis tournament and other major sporting events. The two-minute spot released Wednesday highlights superstar athletes...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after defeating Dominic Thiem, of Austria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, early Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 05, 2018 - 3:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal began his U.S. Open quarterfinal as poorly as possible, shut out in a set by a 6-0 score for only the fourth time in 282 career Grand Slam matches. On the previous three such occasions, he'd lost. On this one, he managed to come back to win, although it took 4 hours, 49...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reaches to hit a backhand to Dominic Thiem, of Austria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 05, 2018 - 12:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Defending champion Rafael Nadal and Dominic Thiem are heading to a fifth set in their U.S. Open quarterfinal. Nadal was shockingly shut out in the first set by a 6-0 score, before coming back to take the...
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John Isner, of the United States, returns a shot to Milos Raonic, of Canada, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 04, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With his top singles player unavailable, U.S. captain Jim Courier brought doubles stalwart Mike Bryan out of Davis Cup retirement for the semifinals. Bryan was part of the lineup Courier selected Tuesday for the matches in Croatia from Sept. 14-16. John Isner, playing in the U.S...
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