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Osaka’s streak ends in Miami; Medvedev also out

MIAMI -- As Naomi Osaka's 23-match winning streak neared an end Wednesday, she paused before serving to crane her neck and study the...

Barty finishes off Sabalenka to reach Miami semis

MIAMI -- The heat and humidity this time of year in South Florida remind Ash Barty of what conditions can be like in...

Kvitova defeats Muguruza to seal Qatar title

DOHA, Qatar -- Petra Kvitova won her first title since 2019 as she swept past Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 6-1 to win the Qatar...

Naomi Osaka leaves no doubt: She’s the best player in the world

Naomi Osaka paused for a moment when asked about her perfect record in major finals. She had just defeated Serena Williams in the...

‘I have earned the right to be sitting here’: Jennifer Brady’s path to the Australian Open final

Jennifer Brady prepared for the Australian Open in a 355-square-foot hotel room.Following a positive test for coronavirus from a passenger on her charter...

Serena mum on future, leaves presser in tears

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Twenty-three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams walked out of her postmatch news conference in tears Thursday after her loss to...

Anticipation, reaction to Naomi Osaka’s dominating Australian Open win

Excitement generated by the showdown between Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams in the semifinals of the Australian Open could not be overstated. The...

How Rafael Nadal’s loss could reshape the career Slams race for the Big Three

For most of tennis's existence, winning even a single Grand Slam tournament meant career affirmation.From 1990 to '98, 16 different players won a...

Experts’ take: Key factors in much-hyped Serena-Osaka semifinal clash at Australian Open

9:37 AM ISTESPN staffSerena Williams is two wins away from capturing the Australian Open to tie Margaret Court for the most Grand Slam...

Crowds to return to Aussie Open after lockdown

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Tennis fans will be able to return to the Australian Open starting Thursday after the Victorian government announced the easing...

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