'Miss,' 'Mrs.' dropped from Wimbledon champion honor board

This is the latest in a series of moves toward gender equity in recent years at the oldest Grand Slam tournament

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Osaka upset in first round of French Open

Osaka was unable to summon the serving or court coverage on which her game is based, in part because her practice time and recent match play have been limited.

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Osaka ousted in French Open's first round

She also says she may skip Wimbledon.

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Thiem out of French Open with 10th loss in row

His quick departure was not the only noteworthy development on a cloudy, occasionally drizzly Day 1 at the year's second major tennis tournament.

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Wimbledon's Russia ban prompts tours to cut ranking points

PARIS — The women's and men’s professional tennis tours will not award ranking points...

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Naomi Osaka gets rematch as she returns to French Open

PARIS — Naomi Osaka’s return to the French Open will be a tough test against...

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Nadal on same half of French Open bracket as Djokovic, Alcaraz

PARIS  — Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz all were placed on the...

Swiatek asserts No. 1 status with win over Andreescu

She's into the Italian Open semifinals and extended her winning streak to 26 matches.

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Swiatek tops Azarenka at Italian Open for 25th straight win

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek was tested before pulling out a 6-4, 6-1 victory to reach the quarterfinals.

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Nadal bounces back to beat Isner in Rome

Nadal has never lost consecutive matches on his favorite surface

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19-year-old Alcaraz wins Madrid Open

His comfortable win over Zverev followed victories over his idol Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals and top-ranked Novak Djokovic in the semifinals.

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Nadal likens his body to 'an old machine' at Italian Open

Nadal is 35 and has spent nearly two decades at or near the top of tennis

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Alcaraz overpowers Nadal at Madrid Open

MADRID (AP) — This time, the Spanish player being celebrated on center court wasn’t Rafael...

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Nadal saves 4 match points at Madrid Open

Nadal needed more than three hours to win in only his second match after an injury layoff

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Halep defeats Gauff to reach Madrid Open quarters

The 21st-ranked Halep converted three of her five break opportunities to close out the center-court match.

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Collins and Osaka win to reach 2nd round at Madrid Open

MADRID — Being more positive is paying off for former No. 1 Naomi Osaka early...

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Djokovic can play at Wimbledon; no vaccination required

Djokovic will be allowed to defend his title at Wimbledon because the shots are not required to enter Britain.

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Federer plans tournament return

Roger Federer intends to return to tournament tennis after what will have been more than a year away

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Maria Sharapova expecting her first child

The tennis great and her fiance, Alexander Gilkes, got engaged in December.

Wimbledon bans players from Russia, Belarus over Ukraine war

Among the prominent players affected are Daniil Medvedev and Victoria Azarenka.

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Kim Clijsters retires from pro tennis again

LONDON — Four-time Grand Slam singles champion Kim Clijsters has retired from professional tennis...

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Djokovic is motivated to compete again for biggest titles

MONACO — Novak Djokovic is ready to move on from the controversy surrounding his...

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Boris Becker found guilty over bankruptcy, could face jail

LONDON — Tennis great Boris Becker could face a jail sentence after being found guilty...

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Russian tennis player Medvedev denied No. 1 rank

Loss to Hurkacz in Miami will cost Medvedev from earning the No. 1 world ranking after event.

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Naomi Osaka tops Kerber in Miami as 11 seeds fall

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Two days, two wins and making it look easy. Naomi...

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Top-ranked Barty retires at 25, goes out on her own terms

BRISBANE, Australia — Ash Barty did things on her own terms as she won...

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Naomi Osaka has two goals for 2022: Have fun, don't cry

Naomi Osaka said her main target for 2022 is to feel like she is "having fun" on the court following her winning return to action at the Melbourne Summer Set in Australia.

Newsday's All-Long Island girls tennis team

Who earned our top honors in girls tennis this fall?

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How losing led Commack's Tannenbaum to winning a state title

"I saw a shift in mental toughness from her when she lost in the county final," Commack coach Jackie Clark said. 

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Port Wash's Ross, Perfiliev show grit in winning state doubles crown

"They're both competitors and they always believe they'll find a way," coach Shane Helfner said.

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Trailer: 'King Richard' shows the rise of Venus & Serena

How Venus and Serena Williams became tennis superstars after the coaching from their father Richard Williams. Starring Will Smith, Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton. In theaters and HBO Max on Nov. 19, 2021.

Syosset falls to Scarsdale in girls tennis state finals

Syosset (19-1) won three doubles matches, but was edged, 4-3, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

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Syosset at state girls tennis team championships

See the scenes from Syosset's trip to Flushing Meadows.

Friends Academy girls tennis' Cinderella run ends in final

The team won its semifinal match, 3-2, over previously undefeated Oneida but lost to Bryam Hills, which finished the season 22-0.

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Syosset girls tennis captures LI large schools championship

Syosset (18-0) extended its winning streak to 22 and gave the program its first Long Island team title since 2012 and a regional crown. Next up is states on Friday in Queens.

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Malik lifts Hills East girls to Suffolk large schools team title

Sophomore's 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 victory over Westhampton's Emmay Way in fourth singles gives East the crown.

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Sha stars as Friends Academy takes LI Division II crown

The Quakers advance to the state semifinals on Friday  at the National Tennis Center in Queens.

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Photos: Long Island Division II girls tennis final

Scenes from the Long Island Division II girls tennis championship between Friends Academy and Bayport-Blue Point on Monday.

Commack's Tannenbaum wins state girls tennis title

The No. 5 seed won five matches to take the crown, and topped Marion Central's Larisa Kotok, 6-4, 6-0, in the final.

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7 LI tennis teams grapple with vaccination restrictions at state tourney

At least one team in contention for the girls team championships in Queens said it will not be able to send its regular lineup because of the city's partial vaccination requirements.

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NYC vaccine mandate will apply to state girls tennis team championships

Long Island will have two teams in the event, which will take place at the National Tennis Center in Queens on Nov. 5.

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St. Anthony's girls soccer joined by boys squad in latest Big 10

The top ranking continues to be held by St. Anthony's girls soccer, but the boys team found its way into the top 10 this week.

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Athlete of the Week is Nicolina Giannola of St. Anthony's tennis

The junior won the CHSAA singles state qualifier on Monday and will represent the CHSAA at the state girls tennis individual championship.

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High School Spotlight: Plainedge football, Floyd girls tennis, LI's top plays

Newsday's Gregg Sarra looks at Plainedge's dominant victory over Bethpage in football, Floyd's talented girls tennis team and the top plays of the week across Long Island.

St. Anthony's girls soccer stays atop Newsday's fall Big 10

Newsday's Gregg Sarra ranks the 10 best teams on Long Island across all fall sports.

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Gregg Sarra's fall Big 10

Newsday's Gregg Sarra ranks the 10 best teams on Long Island across all fall sports.

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Morton-Kelly a winning combination for Manhasset tennis

Morton and Kelly won their doubles match, 6-2, 6-0, to remain undefeated on the season and lead Manhasset to a 6-1 win against Cold Spring Harbor.

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Photos: Cold Spring Harbor vs. Manhasset girls tennis

Scenes from a Nassau Conference I girls tennis match between Cold Spring Harbor snd host Manhasset on Friday.

Top 30 Long Island girls tennis players

A look at the top singles and doubles players in high school girls tennis for the fall of 2021.

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Athletes at the 2021 Met Gala

Athletes attend the The Met Gala Costume Ball at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan on Sept. 13, 2021.

Celebrities at the 2021 U.S. Open

A look at the famous faces in the crowd watching famous athletes compete in the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York.

Barker: In losing biggest match, Djokovic finally beloved by NY

He cried in his towel before the final game of a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 loss to Daniil Medvedev and later said: "I felt something I never felt in my life here in New York. The crowd made me feel special."

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Medvedev wins U.S. Open final, denying Djokovic's bid for Slam

Novak Djokovic's bid for the first calendar-year Grand Slam in men's tennis since 1969 ended one victory short.

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Fernandez applauds New Yorkers for their resiliency, support

"Obviously I don't know much about what really happened, but with the few information that I do have, I know that New York has suffered a lot the past years when it did happen."

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Raducanu wins U.S. Open women's title in historic fashion

Raducanu, already the first player in the professional era to come through the qualifying rounds to reach the final of a major, didn't drop a set in the entire tournament.

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Albanese: A new beginning for women's tennis

Emma Raducanu's U.S. Open victory over Leylah Fernandez in all-teen Final could signal the changing of the guard.

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Photos: U.S. Open women's final

Scenes from the U.S. Open women's final between Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez on Saturday.

Djokovic makes his historic serve in U.S. Open final

He is aiming for a 'Calendar Slam,' and the all-time record for major victories.

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