Update: US teen Anisimova into 3rd round at French Open

Sports 05/30/19, 06:27

The Latest on the French Open (all times local):___1:20 p.m.Japan's Naomi Osaka reacts after missing a shot during her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, ...

Osaka plays Azaranka in matchup of current and former No. 1s

Tennis 05/30/19, 01:29

Naomi Osaka plays Victoria Azaranka in a matchup of current and former No. 1 players in the second round of the French Open.Also Thursday, Serena Williams is back on Court Philippe Chatrier against Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara.In men's action, top-ranked ...

Update: Serena Williams storms back after losing 1st set

Sports 05/27/19, 12:42

The Latest on the French Open (all times local):7:30 p.m.Serena Williams overcame a slow start for a 2-6, 6-1, 6-0 win over 83rd-ranked Vitalia Diatchenko of Russia in her opener.Serena Williams of the U.S. plays a shot against Vitalia Diatchenko ...

Fendrich on Tennis: ‘Bienvenue a Paris,’ Serena Williams

Tennis 05/20/19, 10:52

Welcome back to Paris, Serena Williams. The tennis world can't wait to find out exactly how that bothersome left knee is holding up. Williams practiced at the French Open's redesigned main stadium on Monday — alas, Court Philippe Chatrier's retractable roof ...

Serena Williams withdraws from Rome with injured knee

Tennis 05/14/19, 10:43

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Italian Open ahead of her second-round match against sister Venus due to an old left knee injury.Tournament organizers made the announcement on Tuesday, a day after Serena opened her clay-court season with a straight-sets ...

Serena Williams set to return from injury at Italian Open

Tennis 05/03/19, 09:12

Serena Williams is set to return from injury at the upcoming Italian Open.Tournament director Sergio Palmieri told The Associated Press on Friday that he spoke with Williams' agent and that Williams "has already reserved her rooms and should be here ...

Twitter buzz: The world reacts to Woods’ fifth Masters win

Sports 04/14/19, 17:10

Tiger Woods won the Masters and nearly stopped the Twitterverse in its tracks. There were shout-outs from two presidents who have played with the five-time champion, congrats from a cavalcade of actors and musicians and most fitting, perhaps, were the celebratory ...

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open due to knee injury

Sports 03/23/19, 15:26

Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open, blaming a previously undisclosed left knee injury.Williams showed no signs of injury while winning her opening match against Rebecca Peterson, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1. Williams didn't mention any problems with the knee during ...

Williams, Duggan weigh in on US soccer discrimination suit

Soccer 03/10/19, 15:03

While Serena Williams admittedly doesn't follow soccer, the U.S. women's national team caught her attention with its lawsuit seeking equitable pay.The players accuse the U.S. Soccer Federation of "institutionalized gender discrimination" that includes unequal pay with their counterparts on the ...

Media watchdog says Williams cartoon didn’t breach standards

Tennis 02/25/19, 01:50

A media watchdog has ruled that a cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams which attracted global condemnation after being published by Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper was not in breach of the Australian Press Council's standards of practice.The depiction of Williams ...

Reddit co-founder pushes hard for paternity leave

Tech 02/20/19, 19:39

Alexis Ohanian wants other guys to be jealous of him. Not because he's a multimillionaire venture capitalist. Or because he's married to tennis pro Serena Williams. The Reddit co-founder wants men to covet the time he gets to spend with his ...

Shiffrin, the new face of skiing, cites Osaka as inspiration

Sports 02/12/19, 12:24

During her inexorable rise to someday becoming the most successful Alpine skier in history, Mikaela Shiffrin has been shooting some admiring glances at another young female athlete excelling at her chosen sport.And she, too, is emerging from the shadow of ...

Update: Osaka edges Kvitova for Australian Open title

Tennis 01/26/19, 06:17

The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Naomi Osaka has won the Australian Open for her second consecutive Grand Slam title by beating Petra Kvitova 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-4 in the final. The 21-year-old Osaka also becomes ...

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