Naomi Osaka ready for defense of U.S. Open title

Tennis Aug 24, 2019

Naomi Osaka ready for defense of U.S. Open title

Serena Williams has the U.S. Open spotlight as she chases tennis history, but a host of Grand Slam winners and high-ranked rivals are also taking aim at the title. The 37-year-old American will be the focus of attention when the Flushing Meadows fortnight begins Monday ...

Simona Halep books spot in Wimbledon semifinals

Tennis Jul 9, 2019

Simona Halep books spot in Wimbledon semifinals

Simona Halep reached her second Wimbledon semifinal on Tuesday with a 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 victory over China's Zhang Shuai. Halep, the seventh seeded former world No. 1, will face either Elina Svitolina, the eighth seed from Ukraine, or Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic for ...

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

Tennis Jun 1, 2019

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

A ruthlessly efficient Simona Halep marched into the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday, dropping just three games against Lesia Tsurenko. Halep, the defending champion from Romania, had been forced to go the distance in the first two rounds. Playing her best match ...