French Open

MONTREAL  | Sloane Stephens reaches Rogers Cup semifinals

MONTREAL  — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens romped into the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday, beating Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-2. The 25-year-old Stephens, ranked No. 3 in the world, won a hard-court title in Miami in March and lost the French Open final to top-ranked Simona Halep. In the semifinals, the American will face fifth-seeded … Continue reading MONTREAL  | Sloane Stephens reaches Rogers Cup semifinals

LONDON | The Latest: Ostapenko in Wimbledon semifinal debut vs Kerber

LONDON— The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Jelena Ostapenko has started her first Wimbledon semifinal. The 2017 French Open champion hasn’t lost a set en route to her last-four meeting with two-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber. The youngest remaining player in the draw, 21-year-old Ostapenko was a junior champion at Wimbledon … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Ostapenko in Wimbledon semifinal debut vs Kerber

LONDON  | Williams looks to extend Slam finals streak at Wimbledon

LONDON  — Serena Williams will attempt to reach a Grand Slam final for the 12th straight season as she faces Julia Goerges in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday. When Williams took a leave of absence to have her first child soon after claiming her 23rd Grand Slam at the 2017 Australian Open, it appeared her … Continue reading LONDON  | Williams looks to extend Slam finals streak at Wimbledon

PARIS | The Latest: Gauff wins all-American girls final in Paris

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6 p.m. Cori Gauff has defeated Caty McNally 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1) in an all-American final to win the girls’ title at the French Open. Aged 14, Gauff was the youngest player in the singles draw. “It was a tough fight, but … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Gauff wins all-American girls final in Paris

PARIS | Djokovic falters, Ceccchinato soars in French Open stunner

PARIS (AP) — It was difficult to discern which was less likely: that 12-time major champion Novak Djokovic would falter in his French Open quarterfinal or that Marco Cecchinato, who never won a Grand Slam match until last week and once faced a possible ban for losing on purpose, would rise to the occasion. Either … Continue reading PARIS | Djokovic falters, Ceccchinato soars in French Open stunner

PARIS | The Latest: Djokovic reduces deficit against Cecchinato

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 6:10 p.m. Novak Djokovic has won the third set against Marco Cecchinato as he tries to stage a comeback against the 72nd-ranked Italian. The former top-ranked player has raised his level and sealed the set 6-1 after dropping the first two 6-3, … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Djokovic reduces deficit against Cecchinato

PARIS  | Zverev vs. Thiem at French Open; 2 Americans in women’s QF

PARIS  — The French Open quarterfinals are scheduled to get started with second-seeded Alexander Zverev facing No. 7 Dominic Thiem in a matchup between rising stars of men’s tennis seeking a first Grand Slam title. There already has been rain at Roland Garros on Tuesday, and there is more in the forecast, so it could … Continue reading PARIS  | Zverev vs. Thiem at French Open; 2 Americans in women’s QF