Tennis

Two-time Grand Slam champion Li Na smiles while talking to the media at the Sutton East Tennis Club Thursday, July 18, 2019, in New York. Li Na will be inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 20. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
July 19, 2019 - 12:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Li Na remembers first watching a tennis match on TV, drawn to the unforgettable style of one of the players. Andre Agassi had long hair, an earring and wore denim shorts, and made an instant fan in China. "Andre Agassi is my role model," Li said. Li went on to become one herself...
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England's Eoin Morgan, right, and teammates celebrate with the trophy at the Oval in London, Monday, July 15, 2019 one day after they won the Cricket World Cup in a final match against New Zealand.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
July 15, 2019 - 3:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — An epic day of sports in London came down to two unprecedented endings a few minutes — and miles — apart. Novak Djokovic won the Wimbledon title in a brand new fifth-set tiebreaker just as England played the first Super Over in history to win the Cricket World Cup . Djokovic beat...
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Winner Romania's Simona Halep and second placed United States' Serena Williams, right, pose with their trophies after the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 15, 2019 - 10:45 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep's Wimbledon championship lifted her from No. 7 to No. 4 in the WTA rankings on Monday, while runner-up Serena Williams moved up one spot to No. 9, her best placing since returning to the tour last season after having a baby. Halep beat Williams in Saturday's...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, right, and Switzerland's Roger Federer leave the court holding their trophies after the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
July 14, 2019 - 3:50 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A quick look at Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker. By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3),...
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Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova, right, and Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh celebrate defeating Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski and China's Yifan Xu in the women's doubles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 14, 2019 - 3:37 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Three days after losing in her first major semifinal in singles, Barbora Strycova won her first major title in doubles. Strycova and Hsieh Su-wei won the women's doubles at Wimbledon on Sunday by beating Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Xu Yifan of China 6-2, 6-4 on Centre...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic lifts his trophy after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer during the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 14, 2019 - 1:24 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic became the first man in 71 years to win Wimbledon after facing match points in the final, coming back to beat Roger Federer in an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker Sunday. By barely emerging to win 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3) after nearly five...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Serbia's Novak Djokovicduring the men's singles final match of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (Adrian Dennis/Pool Photo via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 12:59 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 6:58 p.m. The Wimbledon final between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic is going to a fifth-set tiebreaker with the score even at 12-12. This is the first year Wimbledon is using deciding-set tiebreakers, and only when the score...
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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates defeating United States' Serena Williams in the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019.(Laurence Griffiths/Pool Photo via AP)
July 14, 2019 - 7:15 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The newest champion at Wimbledon is a big fan of the All England Club's oldest traditions. The tennis whites, the strict rules, even the green grass. And the flowers. Don't forget the thousands of blooming petals dotted around the grounds in the very Wimbledon shades of...
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Colombia's Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, bottom, in action against France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin during the men's doubles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 13, 2019 - 2:20 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The Wimbledon women's doubles final has been postponed because the men's doubles final has stretched to a fifth set. The women's match pitting Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strycova against Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan...
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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Pippa Matthews, foreground from left to right, stand together during the women's singles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
July 13, 2019 - 11:58 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon on Saturday, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing. Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, watched from the front row of the Royal Box on Centre Court as Halep beat...
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