Tennis

Serena Williams, of the United States, reaches for a shot from Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 04, 2018 - 7:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Serena Williams shook off a slow start to grab eight consecutive games and beat 2016 runner-up Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 for a spot in the U.S. Open semifinals. Williams delivered 13 aces, part of a 35-12...
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This image taken from the Twitter account of the former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick shows a Nike advertisement featuring him that was posted Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. Kaepernick already had a deal with Nike that was set to expire, but it was renegotiated into a multi-year deal to make him one of the faces of Nike's 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign, according to a person familiar with the contract. (Twitter via AP)
September 04, 2018 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Why do it? Nike has touched off a furor by wading into football's national anthem debate with an ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who was the first athlete to kneel during "The Star-Spangled Banner" to protest police brutality against blacks and hasn't...
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John Isner, of the United States, returns a shot to Milos Raonic, of Canada, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 04, 2018 - 10:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. will be without its top player when the team visits Croatia in the Davis Cup semifinals. John Isner is playing in the U.S. Open quarterfinals on Tuesday and won't travel with the Americans next week because his wife is due to give this month. Captain Jim Courier announced...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, sits in front of a fan during a changeover in his match against John Millman, of Australia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament early Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 04, 2018 - 1:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer served poorly. He volleyed poorly. Closed out sets 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 illustrious career. Looking slow and tired on a sweltering night in Arthur Ashe Stadium, the No...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to John Millman, of Australia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 03, 2018 - 11:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 12:55 a.m. Roger Federer has been stunned in the U.S. Open's fourth round by 55th-ranked John Millman of Australia 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7), 7-6 (3). It's the first time in Federer's career that he has lost to a man ranked...
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Serena Williams reacts after defeating Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 02, 2018 - 7:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams' yells of "Come on!" crescendoed right along with the tension in a fourth-round U.S. Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting. When she ripped a backhand winner to claim the third set's opening game Sunday, Williams let out her loudest shout of...
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John Isner, of the United States, returns a shot to Milos Raonic, of Canada, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 7:15 p.m. John Isner used a booming serve to reach the quarterfinals by beating Milos Raonic 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Isner, seeded 11th, also defeated Raonic at Wimbledon on the way to a semfinals appearance, his best...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot to Nikoloz Basilashvili, of Georgia, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
September 02, 2018 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Rafael Nadal is back in the U.S. Open quarterfinals after beating Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-3, 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4. The defending champion will next face No. 9 seed Dominic Thiem. That will be a rematch of Nadal's...
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Marin Cilic, of Croatia, returns a shot against Alex de Minaur, of Australia, in a third-round tennis at the U.S. Open tennis championship, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 02, 2018 - 1:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Marin Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, needed eight match points to recover from a two-set deficit and eventually edge 19-year-old Alex de Minaur 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 at 2:22 a.m., four minutes shy of the latest finish in the tournament's history. "This is a moment to remember...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, poses with a fan after defeating Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 02, 2018 - 1:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The most pivotal part of Roger Federer's U.S. Open victory over Nick Kyrgios, both men agreed, came all of 17 minutes in, when the 20-time major champion was serving at 3-all, love-40 and got out of the jam. The most spectacular part? That came, anyone who saw it surely would agree...
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