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October 14, 2019 - 2:24 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Roger Federer says he plans to play at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Swiss great, a four-time Olympian, says "at the end of the day my heart decided I would love to play at the Olympic Games again." Federer made the announcement in Tokyo during at an exhibition event for his Japanese...
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October 09, 2019 - 3:14 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — Novak Djokovic opened his title defense at the Shanghai Masters by beating Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the third round. Djokovic, who had a bye into the second round, improved his career record against the Canadian to 3-0 and has now won 22 straight sets in Asia...
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Robert Deutsch
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September 06, 2019 - 6:31 am
Williams turned in an increasingly impressive performance for a 6-3, 6-1 victory over No. 5-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday night, reaching her fourth final in the past six major tournaments.
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Geoff Burke
AP
September 04, 2019 - 6:08 am
Federer's upper back and neck gave him trouble, he kept missing makeable shots and he kept giving away the lead against a guy he'd never lost to. It all added up to getting beaten 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 by 78th-ranked Grigor Dimitrov in the quarterfinals before a stunned crowd at Arthur Ashe...
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August 29, 2019 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Carla Suárez Navarro has been fined $40,000 at the U.S. Open after retiring from her first-round match with a lower-back injury. The Spaniard had been seeded 28th at the tournament. Suárez Navarro stopped...
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Robert Deutsch
AP
August 29, 2019 - 6:18 am
Making key adjustments to her serve and straightening out her other strokes, Williams avoided what would have been her earliest loss in 19 appearances at the U.S. Open, coming back to beat McNally 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 in a match that ended as Wednesday turned to Thursday.
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Geoff Burke
AP
August 27, 2019 - 6:16 am
So facing a break point early in the second set, Williams conjured up a backhand passing shot so good, so powerful, so precise, that Sharapova had no chance to reach it. Williams watched the ball land, and then raised a clenched left fist toward the night sky.
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