Julia Goerges

WUHAN, China | Kasatkina advances to 2nd round of Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China— Daria Kasatkina recorded her first victory over Lesia Tsurenko in three attempts in the first round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday as US Open champion Naomi Osaka was forced to pull out of the tournament due to a viral illness. Kasatkina, the No. 13 seeded Russian, defeated her Ukrainian opponent 6-4, 7-5 … Continue reading WUHAN, China | Kasatkina advances to 2nd round of Wuhan Open

NEW YORK | The Latest: Serena wins, sets up US Open match against Venus

NEW YORK — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Jack Sock’s rough year continued with a second-round loss as the No. 18 seed at the U.S. Open, beaten 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (3) by Nikoloz Basilashvili. Sock, a 25-year-old American, ended a seven-match main-draw losing streak by winning … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Serena wins, sets up US Open match against Venus

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: Williams wins 1st set vs. 11th-seeded Goerges

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 7:45 p.m. Serena Williams has won the first set 6-3 against 11th-seeded Julia Goerges of Germany in their third-round match at the French Open. In warm evening sunshine on court Suzanne Lenglen, Williams clenched her fist after breaking for a 3-1 lead … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Williams wins 1st set vs. 11th-seeded Goerges