Women's tennis

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, Danielle Kang of the United States, walks to the practice green before her foursome match in the Solheim Cup golf tournament, in West Des Moines, Iowa. Danielle Kang recovered from a bizarre mishap that left her nursing a broken tooth to charge up the leaderboard on the opening day of the LPGA Singapore tournament on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The reigning Women’s PGA Championship title holder, Kang said she fell asleep while exercising ahead of her opening round, and woke up feeling pain in her mouth.(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
March 02, 2018 - 2:51 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — The distraction of a chipped tooth proved to be no problem for Danielle Kang as she shot an 8-under 64 to take a four-stroke lead at the halfway stage of the Women's World Championship on Friday. Kang, who won last year's Women's PGA Championship for her first major title, equaled...
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February 26, 2018 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — The French Tennis Federation has opted for a clay court when it hosts the United States in the Fed Cup semifinals in April. The federation says in a statement on Monday that the southern city of Aix-en-Provence will stage the tie from April 21-22 at the new 6,700-capacity Arena Pays d'...
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Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 30k cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 25, 2018 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: GRAND FINALE: There's a moment in NBC's terrific documentary about the social forces surrounding the 1968 Mexico City Olympics where the late sportscaster Howard Cosell appears, declaring that "to pretend the Olympic games...
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Marit Bjoergen, of Norway, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 30k cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 25, 2018 - 5:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: FINAL RACE: Marit Bjoergen striding across the finish line in the 30-kilometer cross-country ski race holding a Norwegian flag, with no competitor near her, may be a defining image coming in Pyeongchang's final competition...
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United States' Matt Hamilton prepares for their turn during the men's curling finals match against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. United States won gold. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 24, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: CURLING GOLD: "Two days ago it was unlikely," NBC's Jason Knapp said as the American men's curling team clinched a gold medal . "Now it is undeniable." How unlikely? The team had lost four of its first six games in South...
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Driver Justin Olsen, Christopher Fogt, Carlo Valdes and Nathan Weber of the United States take a curve in the second heat of the four-man bobsled competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 24, 2018 - 12:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: LEFT UNSAID: NBC aired a touching tribute to the late American bobsledder Steve Holcomb, and the impact he had on his sport's tight-knit community. The failure to mention how an Olympic athlete died at only 37 years old (he...
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March 03, 2017 - 1:41 am
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Australia's Nick Kyrgios used a barrage of 25 aces to defeat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 early Friday morning and reach the semifinals of the Mexican Open. Kyrgios blasted 16 aces in the first set to beat Djokovic in his first match against the second-best player...
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