Women's tennis

Serena Williams of the U.S., right, and her sister Venus Williams plays Slovenia's Andreja Klepac and Spain's Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez during their double match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 3, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 04, 2018 - 9:41 am
PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams has called off her Grand Slam comeback, pulling out of the French Open because of a chest injury before she was supposed to play Maria Sharapova. Williams announced her withdrawal at a news conference at Roland Garros on Monday. Williams' voice quivered as she said she...
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Madison Keys of the U.S. celebrates as she defeats Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 3, 2018 in Paris. Keys won 6-1, 6-4. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 03, 2018 - 3:35 pm
PARIS (AP) — Madison Keys was keeping an eye on a TV while getting treatment at Roland Garros the other day, watching her pal Sloane Stephens pull out a tight three-set victory. "Living and dying on every point in the end," Keys said. "I saw her in the locker room, and I was like, 'God, you made me...
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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki returns a shot against Russia's Daria Kasatkina during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 03, 2018 - 3:30 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:25 p.m. The French Open fourth-round match between No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki and No. 14 Daria Kasatkina has been suspended for the day in the second set because of darkness. Kasatkina won the opening set 7-6 (5) against reigning...
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Germany's Alexander Zverev celebrates winning his fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Russia's Karen Khachanov in five sets 4-6, 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, June 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 03, 2018 - 2:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — Second-seeded Alexander Zverev reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal the hard way, beating Karen Khachanov 4-6, 7-6 (4), 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday for his third straight comeback win in five sets at the tournament. The gritty victory came with the usual temper flare-ups from Zverev...
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In this Saturday July 3, 2004 file image Russia's Maria Sharapova, left, holds the winner's trophy with Serena Williams holding the runners up trophy after the presentation of the Women's Singles final on the Centre Court at Wimbledon. The fourth-round French Open match between Sunday June 3, 2018, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will be their 22nd head-to-head meeting. Williams has won 19 of 21 so far, including 18 in a row. Both of Sharapova's victories came 14 years ago, including in the 2004 Wimbledon final. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus) ** EDITORIAL USE ONLY **
June 03, 2018 - 1:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — Through 14 years and 21 matches, Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova has evolved into one of the most enduring and multi-faceted, if also lopsided, rivalries in women's sport. The next episode comes Monday, in their fourth-round match at the French Open. They speak with respect for...
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June 02, 2018 - 4:58 pm
PARIS (AP) — A quick look at the French Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY The men's and women's second-seeded players are in fourth-round action at the French Open. No. 2 Alexander Zverev of Germany faces big-hitting Russian Karen Khachanov, a familiar face from back in their junior days. "We know each...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates winning a point as she plays Germany's Julia Georges during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 02, 2018 - 4:24 pm
PARIS (AP) — There was no rust evident. No comeback needed. Serena Williams quite simply produced the best performance so far in her return to Grand Slam tennis and easily reached the French Open's fourth round. Williams dominated for stretches against 11th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany, playing...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates as she defeats Germany's Julia Georges during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 2, 2018 in Paris. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
June 02, 2018 - 4:12 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 10 p.m. Even though Serena Williams has won her last 18 matches against Maria Sharapova, she still considers Sharapova the favorite for their eagerly anticipated fourth-round clash at the French Open. Overall, Williams has won 19 of...
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Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro serves against France's Julien Benneteau during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
June 01, 2018 - 12:30 pm
PARIS (AP) — Alexander Zverev is climbing the short-list of players who could thwart Rafael Nadal's quest for a record-extending 11th French Open title. Despite having never played a five-set match at Roland Garros before this year, the second-seeded German has shown mettle and a cool head to win...
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Germany's Alexander Zverev returns a shot against Bosnia and Herzegovina's Damir Dzumhur during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, June 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 01, 2018 - 9:38 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:25 p.m. Second-seeded Alexander Zverev is into the fourth round of the French Open for the first time, saving match point to win 6-2, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5 against Damir Dzumhur, who collided with a ball boy in the fourth set...
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