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Rafael Nadal has become only the fourth man to reach 1,000 career wins after beating fellow Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters.
WARSAW, Poland – Polish President Andrzej Duda says he feels well despite testing positive for the coronavirus, and he apologized Saturday to everyone who must quarantine because they had contact with him.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • My entire life I’ve loved October. My birthday month, sure, but more importantly the month is filled with baseball games that mean everything. It’s also filled with heroes and goats, with lifelong reputations built on one pitch, one game or one series. One of those heroes died Monday, joining a long list of baseball’s best that will not be with us when this year’s World Series ends.
Now that the 2020 Grand Slam season is done and Rafael Nadal is tied with Roger Federer at 20 major championships, the most for a man in tennis history, followed by Novak Djokovic at 17, some might be tempted to rekindle the conversation about which is the “Greatest of All-Time.”
Adding to his own French Open record trophy with No. 13 on its red clay, Rafael Nadal delivered a remarkably dominant 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 victory over the No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic.
NEW YORK — After one errant forehand in the first set of the U.S. Open final, Naomi Osaka looked at her coach in the mostly empty Arthur Ashe Stadium stands with palms up, as if to say, “What the heck is happening?”
Ash Barty has prioritized her health over her status as women's tennis No. 1 by opting out of a second Grand Slam event during the coronavirus pandemic, this time skipping a title defense at the French Open.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A Monday morning to end a holiday weekend. What does one write about? It’s a conundrum all right. So why not a little of this and a little of that? Yep, that’s the plan.
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was defaulted from his fourth-round match at the U.S. Open after he accidentally hit a line judge with a tennis ball Sunday.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It ain’t fair, I tell ya. No way it’s already September. Nope, not going to listen to that crud. Summer wasn’t summer, ya know? No way school should be starting and the nights should be growing colder. We need a do-over on June, July and August. Deserve one. Heck, even the sports world seems to agree.
NEW YORK – The first time Kim Clijsters entered the U.S. Open, all the way back in 1999, she faced a certain someone by the name of Serena Williams.
Naomi Osaka overcame a faulty first serve and reached the finals of the Western & Southern Open on Friday following a one-day break in the tournament prompted by her call for racial justice.
Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has decided to play in the Western & Southern Open semifinals, after all.
There seem to be fewer players fishing at Walt Disney World these days. Getting a tee time or streaming video games might not be as much of a priority as it was a few weeks ago, either.
The West Coast Conference on Thursday joined several leagues nationwide in announcing the postponement of fall sports competition due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Now what? Now that the Pac-12 and Big Ten have postponed their football seasons until next year, what happens? Do the other Power 5 conferences follow suit? Does anyone really play a spring season? Do athletic departments find a way to not close due to financial losses? Does anyone have the answers?
It was 20 years ago this summer that a rising tennis star from Colbert was poised to either make history or be a part of history.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the U.S. Open because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Top-ranked Ash Barty has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because she's not comfortable with traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.
The WCC’s decision impacts volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country, as well as traditional springs sports such as tennis, rowing and golf that also compete in the fall. The announcement doesn’t pertain to men’s and women’s basketball, which can open as early as Nov. 10.