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  • King Sep 11, 2019

    Tennis Court to Runway: Serena Williams Hits Fashion Week

    Talk about a quick recovery. Only three days after her shocking loss in the U.S. Open final, Serena Williams went from the court to the runway to present the latest collection of her fashion label, S by Serena. And she brought her baby daughter along for the ride: As she made her traditional post-show bow, wearing a snakeskin-style miniskirt that...

  • United States Sep 2, 2019

    Serena Turns Ankle in US Open Win; Djokovic Quits His Match

    Serena Williams was in pain — “acceptable” pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory. That was the bad news. On a day that defending men’s champion Novak Djokovic pulled out of his match because of a problematic left shoulder, the good news for Williams as she pursues...

  • injuries Sep 1, 2019

    Coco Gauff Loses to 2018 Champ Osaka at US Open

    First, the tears came from Coco Gauff, as the 15-year-old American’s U.S. Open came to an end against defending champion and No. 1 seed Naomi Osaka. Then it was Osaka’s turn to cry, moments after comforting Gauff with a hug and some words of encouragement Saturday night. Gauff has generated all sorts of attention already by becoming the youngest woman...

  • United States Aug 26, 2019

    Williams Vs. Sharapova Highlights Day 1 as US Open Starts

    The year’s last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started with quite a matchup: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are scheduled to face each other at the U.S. Open for the first time.

  • player Jun 17, 2019

    Woodland Captures US Open Title for First Major

    Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history and made U.S. Open memories of his own Sunday with two clutch shots, a birdie putt on the final hole and that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Yeah, he’s got this. Koepka, trying to match a 114-year-old record with his third straight U.S. Open, kept the pressure on...

  • California Jun 15, 2019

    Woodland Sets Himself Up for the Weekend at US Open

    An impossible par from the rough. An improbable birdie from a divot. If Gary Woodland can handle whatever comes his way this weekend as well as he did Friday, he might be holding a trophy at the end of the U.S. Open. Woodland brought his power game to the majors once again, shooting 6-under 65 to head into the weekend...

  • Emilie Mutert Jun 13, 2019

    A Beautiful Course, a Beast of a US Open at Pebble Beach

    Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth began the final day of U.S. Open preparation with a walk along the beach. No other U.S. Open has such a calming effect, especially the seven-hole stretch along the Pacific coast with sweeping views of sea lions basking on the rocks below the sixth green and people walking dogs on the seashore below the 10th...

  • CEO Jun 10, 2019

    USGA Hoping to Get Back to Old-Style US Open at Pebble Beach

    The stage is set for what should be the ideal U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, perhaps the most popular of all U.S. Open courses with its magnificent Pacific coastline and small greens, with its history of high drama and great champions. The fairways are roughly the same width as always at Pebble. The rough is lush and penal. The forecast...

  • Japan Jun 1, 2019

    Serena Williams Joins No. 1 Osaka on Way Out of French Open

    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 those big serves with some serious staredowns. Whether it was meant to get herself...

  • Florida Apr 15, 2019

    Timeline: Tiger Woods' Career

    Here is a timeline of memorable events in Tiger Woods’ career.

  • United States Sep 14, 2018

    Umpire in Serena Williams US Open Final Controversy Returns to Work

    The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final is pleased to be getting back to work. Carlos Ramos is assigned to the Davis Cup semifinal between Croatia and the United States this weekend in Zadar. “I’m just focusing on this tie and working again. That’s all I can say,” Ramos told The Associated Press before the...

  • Twitter Sep 12, 2018

    Newspaper Reprints Controversial Cartoon of Serena Williams

    A cartoon of Serena Williams that has been widely condemned as a racist depiction of the tennis great has been partially reprinted on the front page of the Melbourne-based newspaper that initially published it. The Herald Sun newspaper printed an edited portion of the cartoon — featuring 23-time Grand Slam winner Williams jumping on a broken racket during her dispute...

  • United States Sep 10, 2018

    Boos at US Open Final Left Winner Naomi Osaka ‘a Little Bit Sad'

    Naomi Osaka didn’t see what caused the uproar during the U.S. Open final she was playing against her idol, Serena Williams, so she was confused when it left the crowd booing — apparently for her. Williams’ argument with the match umpire over a coaching violation turned into a point for Osaka, then a game, in a much-maligned coaching decision that...

  • United States Sep 10, 2018

    Serena Williams Fined Total of $17K at US Open

    Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final. On Sunday, a day after the match, the tournament referee’s office docked Williams $10,000 for “verbal abuse” of chair umpire Carlos Ramos, $4,000 for being warned for coaching, and $3,000 for breaking her racket. The money comes...

  • New York Sep 9, 2018

    Serena Williams Loses Game for Arguing During US Open Loss to Osaka

    The events and the arguing and the booing that would make this a U.S. Open final unlike any other began when Serena Williams’ coach made what she insisted was an innocent thumbs-up, but the chair umpire interpreted as a helpful signal. It was the second game of the second set Saturday, in a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium, and Williams’ bid...

  • NFL Sep 4, 2018

    Colin Kaepernick Featured in Nike's 30th Anniversary ‘Just Do It' Campaign

    Colin Kaepernick will be one of the athletes featured by Nike as the athletic apparel company marks its 30th anniversary of the famous “Just Do It” ad campaign. The former 49ers quarterback on Monday tweeted an image from the campaign, saying: “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.”

  • United States Sep 4, 2018

    Federer Stunned by 55th-Ranked Millman in US Open 4th Round

    Roger Federer served poorly. Closed poorly, too. And now he’s gone, beaten at the U.S. Open by an opponent ranked outside the top 50 for the first time in his career. Looking slow and tired on a sweltering night in Arthur Ashe Stadium, the No. 2-seeded Federer double-faulted 10 times, failed to convert a trio of set points and lost...

  • South Carolina Sep 1, 2018

    Serena Matches Her Easiest Win Over Venus in US Open Rout

    Serena Williams kept booming big shots for winners, never allowing herself to feel sorry for the overmatched player on the other side. So what if it happened to be her big sister? On Friday, it was perhaps the best she’s ever done against Venus.

  • NBC Aug 24, 2018

    Preparing for US Open Return, Serena Williams Talks Motherhood and Returning to Work

    After missing the 2017 U.S. Open to give birth to her first child, Serena Williams is ready to return to the court next week — as a working mom. “I never wanted to hang up my racket,” Williams said in a “Today” show interview that aired Wednesday. “This is the beginning for a new career for me. It’s just gonna...

  • California Aug 21, 2018

    Surf's Up in California, Where It's Now the Official Sport

    Surf’s up in California, where it’s now the official state sport. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he has signed a bill making it so.

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