The talk of tennis — and beyond — for most of the past three weeks has been about Serena Williams and her announcement that she is planning to stop playing professional tennis.
Serena Williams’ first opponent at what she has indicated will be her last U.S. Open is unseeded Danka Kovinic of Montenegro.
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are on the official U.S. Open entry lists but that doesn’t mean they’ll necessarily play in the tournament.
Simona Halep’s serve was working, her returns were landing, and the points were piling up fast.
Nick Kyrgios has reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal in 7 1/2 years with a five-set victory at Wimbledon over Brandon Nakashima of the United States.
Rafael Nadal converted his fourth match point to beat Botic van de Zandschulp 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (6) on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals.
Top-ranked Iga Swiatek's 37-match winning streak has ended with a straight-set loss to Alize Cornet in the third round at Wimbledon.
Katie Boulter was back on the grass at Wimbledon two days after the death of her grandmother.
There will be eight American men in the third round of Wimbledon for the first time since 1995.
Harmony Tan surprised and angered her Wimbledon doubles partner by withdrawing from that tournament with a thigh injury a day after eliminating Serena Williams in her debut at the grass-court Grand Slam.
Fifth-seeded Carlos Alcaraz advanced to the third round at Wimbledon with a 6-4, 7-6 (0), 6-3 victory over Tallon Griekspoor of the Netherlands.
Sixth-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime is out of Wimbledon in the first round.
Serena Williams has put her non-tennis interests on hold for a bit while she returns to her job as a tennis player at Wimbledon.
Serena Williams has held a practice session on Centre Court and will begin her Wimbledon comeback by facing Harmony Tan.
Defending champion Naomi Osaka has advanced to the third round at the Australian Open by beating Madison Brengle 6-0, 6-4.
Serena Williams had her serve back in good working order and that helped her get back to the third round of the French Open.