Tag: Women’s tennis

‘The greatest honor’: Osaka lights Olympic cauldron

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TOKYO — What a moment for Naomi Osaka. For the new Japan. For racial injustice. For female athletes. For tennis. ...

‘The greatest honor’: Osaka lights Olympic cauldron

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TOKYO — What a moment for Naomi Osaka. For the new Japan. For racial injustice. For female athletes. For tennis. ...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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July 26 1859 — The first intercollegiate Regatta is held in...

Slow starts for No. 1 Korda, No. 2 Ko at Evian Championship

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EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France — World No. 1 Nelly Korda made a poor start to her bid for a second major title when she posted a...

Charleston’s clay-court women’s event gets new sponsor

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston's WTA event will have a renovated stadium and a new sponsor for 2022. ...

Netflix’s ‘UNTOLD’ to dive deep into epic sports moments

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LOS ANGELES — Caitlyn Jenner’s reflections about winning an Olympic gold medal, boxer Christy Martin's fight for her life outside the ring and the...

Coco Gauff to miss Olympics after testing positive for virus

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U.S. tennis player Coco Gauff has tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing her to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics. ...

Tennis player de Minaur has COVID-19, out of Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Australian tennis player Alex de Minaur has tested positive for COVID-19 and has withdrawn from the Tokyo Olympics. ...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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July 16 1920 — Babe Ruth breaks his season record of...

Tennis Hall of Famer Shirley Fry Irvin dies at 94

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NAPLES, Fla. — Tennis Hall of Famer Shirley Fry Irvin, who won three consecutive major titles in the 1950s to complete a career Grand...