French Open Tennis Championships

Sloane Stephens, of the United States, serves to Anna Kalinskaya, of Russia, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 28, 2019 - 12:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Sloane Stephens says it's "a little inappropriate" that Monica Puig complained to reporters about the coaching switch affecting both players. Rio Olympics gold medalist Puig said she was bothered by the way...
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Monica Puig, of Puerto Rico, returns a shot to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)
August 26, 2019 - 11:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Olympic champion Monica Puig was distraught after her first-round loss at the U.S. Open — and what bothered her the most, she said, was the way she found out that her former coach, Kamau Murray, had left her...
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Sumit Nagal returns to Roger Federer during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Roger Federer will have to climb out of a hole to maintain his perfect record in the first round of the U.S. Open. Federer lost the first set 6-4 to qualifier Sumit Nagal of India, who is 0-4 in ATP Tour...
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Serena Williams returns to Maria Sharapova during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Serena Williams' first U.S. Open meeting with Maria Sharapova turned out like every other matchup they've had in the last 14 years. Williams rolled into the second round with a 6-1, 6-1 victory, beating...
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Serena Williams returns to Maria Sharapova during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 26, 2019 - 8:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Serena Williams is making quick work of her first U.S. Open matchup with Maria Sharapova. Williams took the first set 6-1 in just 24 minutes, winning the final five games after Sharapova held the first time...
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Billie Jean King, second from left, and Angela Buxton, third from left, applaud after the unveiling of a statue of Althea Gibson before the start of the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 26, 2019 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because of an injury to her right elbow. Tsurenko, ranked No. 40, will be replaced in the draw by 131st-ranked Xiyu Wang of China, a "lucky loser"...
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Angelique Kerber of Germany, right, shakes hands with Simona Halep of Romania, after defeating her at the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley International tennis tournament, at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Kerber won 6-4, 6-3. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 3:37 pm
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep for the first time since 2016, winning their quarterfinal at Eastbourne 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday. Kerber converted five of seven break points to reach the semifinals for the second straight tournament following...
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Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates after defeating Simona Halep of Romania at the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley International tennis tournament, at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Thursday, June 27, 2019. Kerber won 6-4, 6-3. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 12:29 pm
EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Defending Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber beat Simona Halep for the first time since 2016, winning their quarterfinal at Eastbourne 6-4, 6-3 on Thursday. Kerber converted five of seven break points to reach the semifinals for the second straight tournament following...
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June 23, 2019 - 10:07 am
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ashleigh Barty defeated Julia Goerges 6-3, 7-5 to win the Birmingham Classic title on Sunday, a victory that ensures the Australian will be No. 1 in the rankings on Monday. The 23-year-old Barty, who lost the final to Petra Kvitova in 2017, did not drop a set all week at...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates his record 12th French Open tennis tournament title after winning his men's final match against Austria's Dominic Thiem in four sets, 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 09, 2019 - 3:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him in the final for the second consecutive year. A poor game from Nadal allowed Thiem to break him and even things at a set...
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