In her acceptance speech at the CFDA awards, she spoke fondly about how she’d learned to express her creativity on the court.
“For so long, all I was focused on was winning, and I never sat down to look back and reflect on my life and career,” Williams said in a statement.
Djokovic got past Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 in a match that was more closely contested than the straight-set score indicated.
Gauff rallied to defeat Aryna Sabalenka 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 on Saturday to the delight of a raucous crowd that was loud from start to finish.
The NAACP announced Thursday that Williams will receive the Jackie Robinson Sports Award during the ceremony, which will air live Saturday on BET.
The retired center teamed with Gabby Williams of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm to beat former Detroit Pistons guard Richard Hamilton and Spanish tennis player David Ferrer in a basketball game on the famed clay of Court Philippe-Chatrier.
The former No. 1 player plans to return to competition in 2024.
In a statement released by her representative, the 18-time Grand Slam singles champion and Hall of Famer said her prognosis is good and she will start treatment this month.
Bollettieri helped no fewer than 10 players who went on to be No. 1 in the world rankings. That group includes sisters Serena and Venus Williams, Jim Courier, Maria Sharapova, Andre Agassi and Monica Seles.
The story is based on Osaka’s organization Play Academy, which provides grants and training for community sports organizations.
Federer has not competed since Wimbledon in July 2021 — he has had a series of knee operations — and so in that sense, the news is not surprising.
Alcaraz used his combination of moxie and maturity to beat Casper Ruud 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (1), 6-3.
The Polish star beat Tunisian Ons Jabeur to capture her third Grand Slam title.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion is likely done with tennis after her 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1 loss to Ajla Tomljanovic at the U.S. Open.
The Williams sisters were eliminated by the Czech pair of Lucie Hradecka and Linda Noskova 7-6 (5), 6-4 at Flushing Meadows.
The autobiographical film looks back at his tutelage under a relentless father, his domination of tennis in the ’80s and his regrets about his personal life.
She will play Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia in the third round.
Emma Raducanu became only the third defending U.S. Open champion to lose in the first round, eliminated by Alizé Cornet 6-3, 6-3.
Williams overcame a shaky start to overpower Danka Kovinic 6-3, 6-3 amid an atmosphere more akin to a festival than a farewell.
“I’m turning 41 this month, and something’s got to give,” Williams wrote in an essay released Tuesday by Vogue magazine.