Women's tennis

Petra Kvitova, of the Czech Republic, returns a volley to Caroline Garcia, of France, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)
March 27, 2019 - 1:39 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A man who stabbed two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home was sentenced to eight years in prison on Tuesday. Radim Zondra, 33, was convicted of causing Kvitova serious bodily harm by a regional court in Brno. The state prosecutor requested 12 years for Zondra, who...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, returns to Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. John (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 27, 2019 - 1:35 am
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Novak Djokovic has had a rough couple of weeks on the court. The top-seeded Djokovic was upset by Roberto Bautista Agut 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the fourth round of the Miami Open Tuesday. He also made an early exit from Indian Wells earlier in the month. Djokovic was looking to...
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Bianca Andreescu, left, of Canada, receives medical treatment from Lisa Pataky, of the WTA, during her match against Anett Kontaveit, of Estonia, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Monday, March 25, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Andreescu retired from the match. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 25, 2019 - 4:36 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu retired from her fourth-round match at the Miami Open while trailing Anett Kontaveit 6-1, 2-0 Monday. Andreescu called a medical timeout after the first set to receive treatment on her right shoulder. She received similar treatment...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, kneels on the court during her match against Hsieh Su-Wei, of Taiwan, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 23, 2019 - 11:21 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The new site for the Miami Open suddenly is missing a lot of star power. Serena Williams withdrew Saturday, blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury. Less than two hours later, top-ranked Naomi Osaka lost in the third round to tour veteran Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, kneels on the court during her match against Hsieh Su-Wei, of Taiwan, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 23, 2019 - 5:58 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Top-ranked Naomi Osaka lost Saturday to tour veteran Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan in the third round of the Miami Open, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3. The upset came shortly after eight-time champion Serena Williams withdrew, blaming a left knee injury. Osaka's departure matched the...
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Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 23, 2019 - 4:55 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams made another sudden tournament exit, this time blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury. Williams withdrew Saturday from the Miami Open, an unexpected move because she showed no signs of injury while winning her opening match a day earlier against...
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Serena Williams returns to Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 23, 2019 - 4:26 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open, blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury. Williams showed no signs of injury while winning her opening match against Rebecca Peterson, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1. Williams didn't mention any problems with the knee during a...
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Serena Williams reacts as a ball hit by Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, is out of bounds during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 22, 2019 - 9:32 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Facing the setting sun, Serena Williams tried to shield her eyes with her left hand as she hit a shot, lost the point and then waved in frustration at the bothersome glare. Later, after a seesaw victory in her first match at the Miami Open's new site, she was able to joke...
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Serena Williams reacts as a ball hit by Rebecca Peterson, of Sweden, is out of bounds during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 22, 2019 - 8:13 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Facing the setting sun, Serena Williams tried to shield her eyes with her left hand as she hit a shot, lost the point and then waved in frustration at the bothersome glare. Later, after a seesaw victory in her first match at the Miami Open's new site, she was able to joke...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns to Yanina Wickmayer, of Belgium, during the Miami Open tennis tournament, Friday, March 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 22, 2019 - 4:46 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — No. 1-ranked Naomi Osaka won her opening match Friday at the new site of the Miami Open by beating qualifier Yanina Wickmayer 6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-1. Osaka hit 14 aces and overcame a ragged stretch in the second set, when she became so frustrated she threw her racket. She...
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