Tennis

September 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:30 a.m. It's another scorching hot day in New York and that means the extreme heat policy is back in effect for the third consecutive day at the U.S. Open. The policy allows a 10-minute break between the second and...
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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 - 1:59 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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Serena Williams, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 04, 2018 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams began her U.S. Open quarterfinal tentatively. Her shots lacked their usual sting, her attitude its usual conviction. She was facing the last player she lost to at Flushing Meadows. She kept looking up her coach, as if seeking solutions. After just 20 minutes Tuesday...
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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 - 2:11 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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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to John Millman, of Australia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 03, 2018 - 11:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12 a.m. Roger Federer is in some trouble at the U.S. Open, trailing two sets to one against 55th-ranked John Millman in the fourth round. Federer won the opening set 6-3 on a humid night in Arthur Ashe Stadium, but he...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, puts an ice towel around his head during a changeover against Joao Sousa, of Portugal, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 03, 2018 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facing much more resistance from the 90-degree heat and 50-percent humidity than from his outclassed opponent, Novak Djokovic figured he can count on cooler conditions during a night match at the U.S. Open his next time out. The next foe? That could be Roger Federer. Djokovic left...
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Serena Williams reacts after defeating Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 02, 2018 - 8:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams' yells of "Come on!" crescendoed right along with the tension in a fourth-round U.S. Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting. When she ripped a backhand winner to claim the third set's opening game Sunday, Williams let out her loudest shout of...
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Marin Cilic, of Croatia, returns a shot against Alex de Minaur, of Australia, in a third-round tennis at the U.S. Open tennis championship, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 02, 2018 - 1:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Marin Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, needed eight match points to recover from a two-set deficit and eventually edge 19-year-old Alex de Minaur 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 at 2:22 a.m., four minutes shy of the latest finish in the tournament's history. "This is a moment to remember...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, poses with a fan after defeating Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 02, 2018 - 1:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The most pivotal part of Roger Federer's U.S. Open victory over Nick Kyrgios, both men agreed, came all of 17 minutes in, when the 20-time major champion was serving at 3-all, love-40 and got out of the jam. The most spectacular part? That came, anyone who saw it surely would agree...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, hits tennis balls to fans after defeating Aliaksandra Sasnovich, of Belarus, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
September 01, 2018 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Naomi Osaka swept her way into the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time, beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-0, 6-0. The No. 20 seed from Japan needed just 50 minutes, 25 per set, to eliminate the...
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