Women's sports

United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 12, 2019 - 4:12 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY Serena Williams goes for her 24th Grand Slam title when she faces Simona Halep in the Wimbledon final. Williams is already a seven-time champion at the All England Club. Halep is appearing in her first final at Centre Court...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates defeating Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova during a women's singles semifinal match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 11, 2019 - 10:37 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Serena Williams made it look easy in the Wimbledon semifinals. What she really cares about, of course, is what comes next. That's why she puts in all the work. Why she keeps at it with everything she's already won, everything she's already accomplished. Williams is once...
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United States' Serena Williams returns to Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova in a Women's semifinal singles match on day ten of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday, July 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 11, 2019 - 9:30 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Serena Williams has won the first set 6-1 in her Wimbledon semifinal match against Barbora Strycova. Williams converted both break points she earned, taking a 3-1 lead and then a 5-1 lead. She saved three break points...
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U.S. women's soccer player Megan Rapinoe celebrates with the FIFA Women's World Cup trophy at City Hall after a ticker tape parade, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in New York. The U.S. national team beat the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Women's World Cup title. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 10, 2019 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Adoring fans packed New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as leaders on the field and advocates for pay equity off it. Crowds chanted "USA! USA!" and workers sounded air horns from...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point against United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2019 - 3:08 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Still looking for that 24th Grand Slam title, Serena Williams will first have to get through the semifinals at Wimbledon. The seven-time champion will be second on Centre Court against Barbora Strycova. Former No. 1 Simona...
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From left, U.S. Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. women's soccer players Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan joins teammates and others as the U.S. women's soccer team is celebrated with a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in New York. The U.S. national team beat the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Women's World Cup title. Player at right is unidentified. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
July 10, 2019 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a New York City parade and ceremony honoring the U.S. women's national soccer team (all times local): 12:35 p.m. U.S. Soccer Federation President Carlos Cordeiro says female athletes "deserve fair and equal pay." Fans of the World Cup champion U.S. women's national...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after winning a point against United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 10, 2019 - 7:03 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — One of the Wimbledon semifinalists has won 23 major titles. The other three women playing Thursday have combined to win one. If experience and accomplishments count for anything, Serena Williams has the clear advantage. "I definitely feel a lot more pressure as I got older...
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July 09, 2019 - 4:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A ticker tape parade to shower the U.S. women's national soccer team with praise and paper confetti will start at 9:30 a.m. EDT in New York City on Wednesday. It will be the city's first ticker tape parade since the team's Women's World Cup win in 2015. The procession will move up...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates defeating United States' Alison Riske during a women's quarterfinal match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 09, 2019 - 3:30 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Slowed by a balky ankle, trailing by a service break in the third set of her Wimbledon quarterfinal, Serena Williams appeared to be in trouble Tuesday against an opponent playing the tournament of her life. Williams was down, yes. But out? No way. And now she is two...
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United States' Serena Williams and playing partner Britain's Andy Murray, top, in action against Fabrice Martin of France and Raquel Atawo of the United States in a mixed doubles match on day eight of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 09, 2019 - 2:35 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Andy Murray was asked and asked and asked, but he just wouldn't — or just couldn't — give the British media the answer they wanted to hear. Murray, who reached the third round in mixed doubles at Wimbledon with partner...
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