The Latest: Anderson takes another long road for US Open win
US Open Tennis Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, returns a shot to Danielle Collins, of the United States, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (John Minchillo)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):___5:35 p.m.Kevin Anderson took a long route to the second round. Anderson, who lost to Rafael Nadal in Flushing Meadows in his first Grand Slam final, is no stranger to long matches. Ostapenko, the 2017 French Open champion, also pulled out Monday for medical reasons. ___More AP tennis: https://apnews.com/hub/tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
The Latest: Suárez Navarro loses in return after lymphoma
US Open Tennis Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, returns a shot to Danielle Collins, of the United States, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (John Minchillo)NEW YORK — (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):___3:55 p.m.Carla Suárez Navarro has been eliminated from the U.S. Open, a year after revealing she had been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Ostapenko, the 2017 French Open champion, also pulled out Monday for medical reasons. Play has started at the U.S. Open, with fans back in the stands for the final Grand Slam tournament of the season. ___More AP tennis: https://apnews.com/hub/tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_SportsCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo Olympics Tennis Naomi Osaka, of Japan, plays against Saisai Zheng, of China, during the first round of the tennis competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (Seth Wenig)TOKYO — (AP) — Naomi Osaka is back and still winning. Osaka hadn't played since she withdrew from the French Open in May to take a mental health break, revealing that she has dealt with depression. For other top players in the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Games, it wasn't so straightforward. ___More AP Olympics: https://apnews.com/hub/2020-tokyo-olympics and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports___Andrew Dampf is at https://twitter.com/AndrewDampfCopyright 2021 The Associated Press.wftv.com
The Latest: No. 1 Barty needs 3 sets to advance at Wimbledon
Britain Wimbledon Tennis Australia's Ashleigh Barty plays a return to Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro during the women's singles first round match on day two of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday June 29, 2021. 1-ranked Ash Barty overcame a wobbly stretch to reach the second round at Wimbledon. ___3:20 p.m.Alexander Zverev had 20 aces and only 18 unforced errors as he swept qualifier Tallon Griekspoor in the first round at Wimbledon, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1. Rain interrupted play for the second day in a row but matches continued on the two courts with retractable roofs. ___1:30 p.m.Alison Riske of the United States lost in the first round at Wimbledon to Tereza Martincová 6-2, 4-6, 6-1.wftv.com
Spanish player, 32, plays again at French Open after cancer
France Tennis French Open Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro plays a return to United States's Sloane Stephens during their first round match on day three of the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris, France, Tuesday, June 1, 2021. “Maybe with time, I (will) see this different, but now I’m not too happy,” Suárez Navarro said. When it ended after nearly 2 1/2 hours, Stephens embraced Suárez Navarro at the net. But she had not played professionally since February 2020, making a promise to herself that she would make it back to play at the French Open. Tough months,” Suárez Navarro said Tuesday.wftv.com
The Latest: A 1st for Venus: She loses in 1st round of Open
___7:10 p.m.Serena Williams began her latest attempt to win a 24th Grand Slam singles trophy by beating Kristie Ahn in the first round at the U.S. Open. 3 and hoping to tie Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles. Pella reached the third round of the U.S. Open in 2018 and the third round of the Australian Open earlier this year. She is a seven-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist, including at the U.S. Open in 2013 and 2018. He's the first unranked player to win a Grand Slam match since Nicolas Kiefer at Wimbledon in 2007.
With pros in the stands, Murray saves match point at US Open
Andy Murray, of Great Britain, reacts after defeating Yoshihito Nishioka, of Japan, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in New York. The Murray match provided the most entertainment in the afternoon of Day 2 at Flushing Meadows, where his lengthy victory was followed in Ashe by a straight-set win for Serena Williams. Three-time champion Kim Clijsters, mounting a career comeback and playing her first match at a major in eight years, lost to Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-1Its rare that you have lots of, like, players watching your match, Murray said. But he had surgery on his right hip in January 2018, then again in January 2019, shortly after a first-round loss at the Australian Open. I think at the beginning of the match, I was apprehensive about playing a long match because I havent done one for a while, Murray said.