Women's tennis

United States' Sloane Stephens, left, and Coco Vandeweghe celebrate after their teammate Madison Keys won her Fed Cup semifinal singles tennis match against France's Pauline Parmentier, in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 22, 2018 - 1:12 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Defending champion United States will play in a second consecutive Fed Cup final after defeating France 3-2 on Sunday. Madison Keys secured the decisive point for the visiting team by beating Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the second reverse singles. Keys' victory...
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France's Kristina Mladenovic celebrates after winning her Fed Cup semifinal singles tennis match against United States' Coco Vandeweghe, in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 21, 2018 - 1:40 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic rallied to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 and draw France level with defending champion United States in their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday. The 20th-ranked Mladenovic dropped serve five times but broke No. 16 Vandeweghe's serve six times...
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From left, France's Team members Amandine Hesse, Pauline Parmentier, Kristina Mladenovic, captain Yannick Noah and United States' Fed Cup team members, captain Kathy Rinaldi, Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys, Coco Vandeweghe, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, pose for photo after the draw ceremony in Aix-en-Provence, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Fed Cup semifinal matches between France and USA will take place Saturday and next Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
April 20, 2018 - 12:38 pm
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens will open play for the U.S. against Pauline Parmentier of France in the Fed Cup semifinals. France No. 1 Kristina Mladenovic and CoCo Vandeweghe will follow on Saturday in the second singles at the new 6,700-capacity Arena Pays d'Aix...
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April 16, 2018 - 5:13 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Maria Sharapova has committed to play in the Bay Area this summer as the former Stanford WTA stop moves to San Jose State University. The five-time Grand Slam champion will play in the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic from July 30 to. Aug. 5, the tournament announced Monday...
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April 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
April 15 1918 — Babe Ruth pitched a four-hitter for Boston in the season opener and drove in two runs in a 7-1 win over Philadelphia. 1937 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-0 to take the Stanley Cup in the fifth and final game. 1947 — Jackie Robinson plays his first major league...
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April 11, 2018 - 8:37 pm
MLB-SCHEDULE Twins beat Astros...Rockies brawl selves to victory UNDATED (AP) — The Minnesota Twins were able to win a series against the defending World Series champs despite blowing an 8-1 lead. Max Kepler launched a solo homer with two out in the bottom of the ninth to give the Twins a 9-8...
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April 10, 2018 - 2:15 pm
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FILE - In this March 2, 2009, file photo, Billie Jean King is flanked by Venus, left, and Serena Williams after Serena defeated Venus in the championship match of the Billie Jean King Cup tennis exhibition, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Venus and Serena Williams are adding their names and voices to the push for equal pay championed by the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative. The two current tennis stars are joining the advisory board of the group founded by the former player. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
April 10, 2018 - 2:38 am
A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players. "I said: 'All of our hearts beat the same. When your eyes are closed, you really can't tell...
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April 10, 2018 - 2:01 am
The supervisor is Jake Seiner, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at [email protected]
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April 09, 2018 - 11:13 am
HORSE RACING Through April 8 National Thoroughbred Racing Association Jockeys Sts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Florent Geroux 271 60 47 31 $9,751,126 Javier Castellano 268 61 46 36 $7,568,295 Christophe Soumillon 3 2 0 0 $6,720,000 Luis Saez 480 106 75 80 $5,632,822 Jose Ortiz 408 71 58 61 $5,586,614 Irad...
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