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NEW YORK | Defending champ Stephens knocked out in US Open quarters

NEW YORK — First, there were four break points squandered, along with an early chance for the lead. Next, three more wasted. Pretty soon, Sloane Stephens’ run at a U.S. Open repeat was lost too. The defending champion was eliminated Tuesday, beaten by Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals. “I didn’t play the big … Continue reading NEW YORK | Defending champ Stephens knocked out in US Open quarters

LONDON | Kerber beats Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win 1st Wimbledon title

LONDON — Angelique Kerber won her first Wimbledon championship by stopping Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title. Kerber played cleanly as can be, covering the court so well and picking her spots for big shots, in a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Williams in Saturday’s final. It is the 30-year-old Kerber’s third … Continue reading LONDON | Kerber beats Williams 6-3, 6-3 to win 1st Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic, Struggling Djokovic announces splits with Agassi, Stepanek

April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Novak Djokovic is done working with Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek after the latest in a series of coaching changes for the 12-time major champion who has gone nearly two full years without winning a Grand Slam title. Djokovic announced Wednesday on his website that he has split from Agassi after … Continue reading Novak Djokovic, Struggling Djokovic announces splits with Agassi, Stepanek