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Andrew Kramer
July 13, 2019 - 2:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It became a popular in Europe, and now padel has come to Philadelphia. When you think of this sport, think tennis meets racquetball with a side of squash ... and throw in a pickle — pickle ball that is. Went to check out Padel this morning, a new racquet sport that...
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Cori "Coco" Gauff
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP
July 08, 2019 - 2:56 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Out of escapes, out of surprises, Coco Gauff knew her captivating Wimbledon ride at age 15 was nearing its conclusion. The thousands of spectators at Court No. 1 on Monday realized it, too, so they made sure to show their appreciation for the youngest qualifier at the All...
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United States' Cori "Coco" Gauff, right, greets the United States's Venus Williams at the net after winning their Women's singles match during day one of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Monday, July 1, 2019
Tim Ireland / AP Photo
July 01, 2019 - 2:58 pm
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — In a matchup of youth vs. experience, the youngest woman in the draw beat the oldest at Wimbledon. Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff beat five-time champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 in a first-round meeting between two players with a 24-year age gap on Court 1. The 39-year-old...
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Cori Gauff
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July 01, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Ryan Prior, CNN (CNN) -- American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff, 15, just became the youngest player in the Open era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw where she will play compatriot Venus Williams. The Delray Beach, Florida, resident, who's been touted as the next...
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Caroline Wozniacki
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May 27, 2019 - 9:37 am
PARIS (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki went from playing a perfect set to start her French Open campaign to quickly fading away against an opponent who had never previously won a Grand Slam match. In a performance emblematic of a difficult season, Wozniacki, a former No. 1 and last year's Australian Open...
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In this May 28, 2016 file photo, a player's shadow is pictured as he returns the ball during the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris.
Alastair Grant/AP Photo, File
March 21, 2019 - 9:34 am
By John Leicester, AP Sports Writer PARIS (AP) — Judicial officials say French police have questioned another batch of tennis players in a growing investigation into a match-fixing syndicate suspected of paying out hundreds of thousands of euros to fix and then gamble on low-level matches. The...
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Jul 8, 2015; London, United Kingdom; Judy Murray in attendance for the Andy Murray (GBR) and Vasek Pospisil (CAN) match on day nine of The Championships Wimbledon at the AELTC.
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Ian Bush
March 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — She's mom to two grand slam tennis champions (and also a great player in her own right). But this summer, Judy Murray is leaving Scotland behind to help grow the game in Philadelphia. Judy Murray didn't get to see much of Philadelphia while her son, Andy, was...
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A widely criticized Australian newspaper cartoon showing tennis legend Serena Williams jumping up and down next to a broken racket and a pacifier which she had spat out was not racist, according to the country's media watchdog.
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February 25, 2019 - 8:46 am
By Euan McKirdy, CNN (CNN) -- A widely criticized Australian newspaper cartoon showing tennis legend Serena Williams jumping up and down next to a broken racket and a pacifier which she had spat out was not racist, according to the country's media watchdog. The Australian Press Council ruled that...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka, left, is congratulated by Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic after winning their women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.
Mark Schiefelbein/AP Photo
January 26, 2019 - 10:17 am
By Howard Fendrich, AP Tennis Writer MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — So close to victory, Naomi Osaka suddenly was letting the Australian Open final slip away. Three championship points? Gone. A sizable lead? Soon all gone, too. She was playing poorly. She yelled at herself. Slammed a ball. Tugged at...
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Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, left, is congratulated by United States' Serena Williams after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019.
Andy Brownbill/AP Photo
January 23, 2019 - 11:14 am
By Howard Fendrich, AP Tennis Writer MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four times, Serena Williams was only one point — a single point — from closing out a victory in the Australian Open quarterfinals. On the first such chance, at 5-1, 40-30 in the third set, she turned her left ankle awkwardly. The...
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