Women's tennis

Alize Cornet of France reacts during the final game against Mandy Minella of Luxembourg, during the final game at the WTA Ladies Championship tennis tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 10:41 am
GSTAAD, Switzerland (AP) — Top-seeded Alize Cornet of France won her sixth career title by beating Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-4, 7-6 (6) in the Ladies' Championship Gstaad final on Sunday. Minella, playing in her first final on tour at age 32, was seeking to become the third mother to win a WTA...
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Snowboarder Chloe Kim accepts the award for best female athlete, at the ESPY Awards at Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
July 18, 2018 - 11:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together...
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Serena Williams of the United States is dejected after losing a point to Germany's Angelique Kerber during their women's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams climbed 153 spots in the WTA rankings after her runner-up finish at Wimbledon, putting her back in the top 30. Williams is ranked 28th in the list published Monday. At Wimbledon, the former No. 1 was playing only her fourth tournament after returning from childbirth,...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the men's singles final match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Sunday July 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 16, 2018 - 2:22 am
LONDON (AP) — From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts. When Djokovic won his fourth title at the All England Club and first at a Grand Slam tournament in more than two years by beating Kevin...
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Stewards carry off the field a person who invaded the pitch during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
July 15, 2018 - 6:50 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:43 a.m. Authorities in Moscow have charged members of the punk protest group Pussy Riot with "violation of spectators' rights" and illegally wearing police symbols when they ran onto the field during the World Cup final. The...
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Iga Swiatek of Poland holds up the trophy after defeating Leonie Kung of Switzerland in their girls' singles final at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 14, 2018 - 5:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Iga Swiatek defeated Leonie Kung 6-4, 6-2 to win the Wimbledon girls' title. Swiatek, a 17-year-old from Poland, hit 33 winners to 13 unforced errors as she overcame Swiss qualifier Kung. Swiatek, who missed seven months of 2017...
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Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates defeating Serena Williams of the US in the women's singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018. (Nic Bothma, Pool via AP)
July 14, 2018 - 3:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do — against Serena Williams. Two years after losing to Williams with a title on the line at Centre Court , Kerber came through. So...
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Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning a point during her women's singles final match against Germany's Angelique Kerber at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 14, 2018 - 2:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — For someone who already owns 23 Grand Slam titles, seven at Wimbledon, Serena Williams sure sounds like a tennis player who is just starting her career. After losing the final at the All England Club to Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday , Williams was ready to look ahead. "I didn'...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain leaves the court after play was suspended in his men's singles semifinals match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 13, 2018 - 7:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — It was the kind of tennis that Wimbledon's Centre Court crowd would gladly have watched all night long. The show being put on by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was so good it could have been an instant classic had they been able to finish their semifinal before the tournament's 11 p...
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Spectators applaud as the scoreboard displays the final score in the men's singles semifinals match in which John Isner of the United States was defeated by South Africa's Kevin Anderson, at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Friday July 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 13, 2018 - 6:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn't really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway. They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a...
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