Women's tennis

Japan's Kei Nishikori plays a shot against France's Benoit Paire during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Monday, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 03, 2019 - 12:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — When it comes to the deciding set, count on Kei Nishikori. The Japanese player won his eighth consecutive five-set match on Monday to defeat Benoit Paire 6-2, 6-7 (8), 6-2, 6-7 (8), 7-5 over two days and set up a quarterfinal against defending champion Rafael Nadal at the French Open...
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates winning her fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Spain's Garbine Muguruza in two sets, 6-4, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
June 02, 2019 - 4:41 pm
PARIS (AP) — Sloane Stephens has no other Grand Slam winners — or even finalists — left in her side of the draw at the French Open after beating 2016 champion Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday. The seventh-seeded American clinched victory on her fifth match point, setting up an intriguing...
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France's Benoit Paire reacts after winning the seance set against Japan's Kei Nishikori during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
June 02, 2019 - 3:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:40 p.m. The French Open fourth-round match between seventh-seeded Kei Nishikori and unseeded Benoit Paire has been suspended due to darkness, with Nishikori leading two sets to one. Nishikori took the first set by a 6-2 score...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. screams during her third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
June 02, 2019 - 8:59 am
PARIS (AP) — Maybe it was the daunting deficit Serena Williams faced in the French Open's third round. Maybe it was the way her 20-year-old American opponent, Sofia Kenin, was questioning line calls. Either way, as Williams attempted to start a comeback Saturday with a three-ace game, she followed...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts after missing a shot against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )
June 01, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Serena Williams has been handed her earliest loss at a major in five years. The 23-time Grand Slam champion was beaten 6-2, 7-5 in the third round at Roland Garros by 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin. The last time Williams was...
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates winning her their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Slovenia's Polona Hercog in three sets 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 31, 2019 - 4:29 pm
PARIS (AP) — Mulling over what might have been is never a great tactic in tennis. Just ask Sloane Stephens, who managed to regroup from four wasted match points in the second set of a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win over 71st-ranked Polona Hercog on Friday to reach the fourth round of the French Open. "Honestly...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer's shoes, one adorned with the Eiffel Tower, kick up clay as he serves in his third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Norway's Casper Ruud at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday, May 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 31, 2019 - 4:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — Roger Federer's return to Roland Garros feels a bit like what happens when a wildly popular rock star goes back on tour after years away. He plays his greatest hits: the no-look, back-to-the-net, over-the-shoulder volley winner; the sliced backhand returns; the aces to erase break...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka screams after scoring a point against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
May 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka screamed "Oh, my God!" after one shanked shot. Mouthed something and clasped her hands together, as if praying, after another. There were plenty of deep sighs and exaggerated eyerolls, too. The No. 1-seeded Osaka got off to a terrible start at the French Open again, never...
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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Poland's Magda Linette in three sets 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Thursday, May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
May 30, 2019 - 2:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Defending champion Simona Halep looked headed for a relatively straightforward, straight-set victory in the French Open's second round — until everything started to fall apart for her. Halep dropped four games in a row to blow...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2019, file photo, Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, kisses her trophy after defeating Angelique Kerber, of Germany, in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, Calif. Andreescu, 18, is seeded at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time at the 2019 French Open, where play begins Sunday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
May 29, 2019 - 1:18 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Bianca Andreescu, the No. 22 seed from Canada, has withdrawn ahead of her second-round match against Sofia Kenin at the French Open due to a right shoulder injury. Andreescu, who won the Indian Wells title in March, also missed...
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