Women's tennis

July 03, 2019 - 4:46 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Roger Federer will be up against a player who wasn't even 1 year old when the eight-time champion made his debut at Wimbledon in 1999. The 37-year-old Federer faces Jay Clarke, a 20-year-old Briton who is playing in his...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff celebrates after beating Slovakia's Magdalena Rybaikova in a Women's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 03, 2019 - 4:30 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 9:20 p.m. American teenager Coco Gauff just keeps winning at Wimbledon. After coming through qualifying and then upsetting five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round, the 15-year-old Gauff extended her stay at the All...
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United States' Reilly Opelka celebrates after beating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in a Men's singles match during day three of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Reilly Opelka still is getting used to some aspects of visiting Britain. The bed frame where he stayed during a Wimbledon tuneup tournament that wasn't quite big enough for the 6-foot-11 (2.11-meter) American, for example. The lack of air conditioning compared to back home...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates winning a point against Italy's Giulia Gatto-Monticone in a Women's singles match during day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 02, 2019 - 6:07 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Used to be that players would dread the prospect of facing Serena Williams, especially at Wimbledon. Nowadays, they seem to be eager to go up against her — not because they think they can beat Williams, mind you, but because, well, she's Serena Williams, and what better...
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The roof on Court number one is closed for the Women's singles match between United States' Alison Riske, left, who serves to Croatia's Donna Vekic during day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 02, 2019 - 5:42 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 10:35 p.m. In her ninth appearance at the All England Club, Alison Riske finally has a piece of Wimbledon history. The unseeded American became the first player to win a match under the new roof on No. 1 Court after rallying to...
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July 02, 2019 - 5:02 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Coco Gauff tries to follow up her upset win over Venus Williams when the 15-year-old American takes on former semifinalist Magdalena Rybarikova in the second round at Wimbledon. Gauff would break inside the top 200 in the...
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United States' Serena Williams serves to Italy's Giulia Gatto-Monticone in a Women's singles match during day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 02, 2019 - 4:44 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — This is quite a pair: Serena Williams is teaming up with Andy Murray for mixed doubles at Wimbledon. Murray's agent, Matt Gentry, said Tuesday night that the two Grand Slam champions and former No. 1-ranked players will be partners at the All England Club. The deadline for...
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July 01, 2019 - 6:01 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Ash Barty will play her first match as the women's No. 1 when the French Open champion takes on Zheng Saisai of China in the first round at Wimbledon. Barty enters a Grand Slam tournament as the No. 1 seed for the first time...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff, right, greets the United States's Venus Williams at the net after winning their Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 01, 2019 - 5:57 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little girl because of them. And on Monday at Wimbledon, still just 15, Gauff beat one of them. Gauff, the youngest competitor to qualify at the All England Club in the professional era,...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts as she plays Kazakstan's Yulia Putintseva in a Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 01, 2019 - 5:02 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Naomi Osaka's 16-match Grand Slam winning streak has been followed by a two-match losing streak at majors, and as she haltingly discussed her early exit at Wimbledon at barely above a whisper Monday, she suddenly stopped. "Can I leave?" Osaka asked the news conference...
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