• King September 11, 2019 4:22 pm

    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 September 2, 2019 3:49 am

    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 September 1, 2019 1:24 am

    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 August 26, 2019 10:21 am

    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.

  • Connecticut August 7, 2019 11:02 pm

    Tennis Legend Ivan Lendl Brings Adaptive Sports Camp to Berlin

    For nearly 30 years, athletes have participated in the Hospital for Special Care Ivan Lendl Adaptive Sports Camp. During the week, campers learn the basics of several types of sports including: track and field, tennis and wheelchair basketball.

  • United States June 23, 2019 2:04 am

    Chez Reavie Shoots 63, Takes a 6-Stroke Lead at Travelers

    Chez Reavie shot a 7-under 63 and took advantage of second-round leader Zach Sucher’s problems to take a six-stroke lead into the final round of the Travelers Championship.

  • PGA Tour June 21, 2019 12:41 am

    6-Way Tie for First-Round Lead at Travelers Championship

    Zack Sucher made a 9-foot birdie putt in the last group of the day on the par-4 18th for a 6-under 64 and a share of the first-round lead on a rainy Thursday at the Travelers Championship.

  • Hartford June 20, 2019 12:42 am

    Mickelson, Watson and Keopka Look Forward to Round 1 of Travelers Championship

    Phil Mickelson is back to compete in Cromwell for the first time since winning the event in back to back years in 2001 and 2002.

  • player June 16, 2019 11:49 pm

    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 June 15, 2019 11:00 am

    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...

  • golf June 13, 2019 8:17 am

    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 June 10, 2019 6:03 pm

    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...

  • Connecticut June 6, 2019 8:54 pm

    Connecticut Tennis Center to Host Lower-Tier Event

    The Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale will host professional tennis this summer, despite losing the WTA event that had served as a tuneup for the U.S. Open.

  • Japan June 1, 2019 8:15 pm

    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 April 15, 2019 12:46 pm

    Timeline: Tiger Woods' Career

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

  • United States September 14, 2018 2:19 pm

    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 September 12, 2018 11:38 am

    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 September 10, 2018 3:39 pm

    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 September 10, 2018 1:15 pm

    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 September 9, 2018 12:26 pm

    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...

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