Women's tennis

FILE - In this Friday, March 15, 2019 file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal hits a return to Russia's Karen Khachanov at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, Calif. Rafael Nadal is expected to make his return from a knee injury at the Monte Carlo Masters after being included in the official list of players on Thursday, March 21. Nadal has won Monte Carlo a record 11 times and held a 46-match winning streak from 2005-13 - the most consecutive tournament wins by any man or woman. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)
March 21, 2019 - 12:08 pm
PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal is expected to make his return from a knee injury at the Monte Carlo Masters, after being included in the official list of players on Thursday. Tournament organizers announced the line-up for the clay-court tournament in Paris. Nadal has won it a record 11 times and held a...
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March 21, 2019 - 8:53 am
PARIS (AP) — French Open prize money will increase by 8 percent at this year's tournament to 42.661 million euros ($48.6 million). The French Tennis Federation says the men's and women's champions will receive 2.3 million euros ($2.62 million), an increase of 4.55 percent from last year. Runners-up...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 17, 2019, file photo, Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, smiles as she hugs her trophy after defeating Angelique Kerber, of Germany, in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, Calif. Roger Federer has won one trophy so far in 2019, which puts him in a tie for the ATP lead, with 18 other players. That same sort of unprecedented parity is going on in the WTA, with 13 different champions from 13 tournaments. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 20, 2019 - 4:49 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer has won one trophy so far in 2019, which puts him in a tie for the ATP lead — with 18 other players. That same type of unprecedented parity is happening in the WTA, too, with 13 different champions from 13 tournaments. No tennis season in the Open era's 50...
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Novak Djokovic practices for the Miami Open tennis tournament at Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 18, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Miami Open has moved north from its home since 1987, the picturesque island of Key Biscayne, and will begin Tuesday at the home of the Miami Dolphins and the Miami Hurricanes. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
March 18, 2019 - 6:07 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — At the main entrance to the Miami Dolphins' stadium stands a statue of Dan Marino as a witness to a game-changing completion. A remarkable transformation is done, and the complex is ready for tennis. The Miami Open has moved 18 miles north from its location since 1987,...
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Dominic Thiem, of Austria, celebrates after defeating Roger Federer, of Switzerland, in the men's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. Thiem won 3-6, 6-3, 7-5. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 17, 2019 - 10:53 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer came out playing like his legendary self. Dominic Thiem needed a set to adjust to what he was seeing across the net. Thiem went on to beat Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 and win the BNP Paribas Open on Sunday, denying Federer a record sixth title in the desert. "It...
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Dominic Thiem, of Austria, celebrates winning a game against Milos Raonic, of Canada, during their semifinal match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 16, 2019 - 6:27 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Dominic Thiem outlasted Milos Raonic 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-4 on Saturday to reach the BNP Paribas Open final after Roger Federer advanced when Rafael Nadal withdrew because of a knee injury. A somber Nadal announced his withdrawal a couple hours before he was scheduled to...
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Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, returns a shot to Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Friday, March 15, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 16, 2019 - 1:55 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — It's Federer vs. Nadal again, only this time it'll be in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open. Roger Federer beat Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-4 and Rafael Nadal got by Karen Khachanov 7-6 (2), 7-6 (2) on Friday to set up the old rivals' 39th career meeting and first in 16...
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Milos Raonic, of Canada, serves to Miomir Kecmanovic, of Serbia, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 15, 2019 - 9:27 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Milos Raonic made sure Miomir Kecmanovic's good luck finally ran out at the BNP Paribas Open. Raonic beat the 19-year-old Serb 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday to reach the semifinals and improve to 19-4 at Indian Wells since 2014. Raonic fired 13 aces against no double faults in...
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Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, celebrates a point against Garbine Muguruza, of Spain, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 14, 2019 - 9:24 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — A couple of teenagers are shaking things up at the BNP Paribas Open. Bianca Andreescu, an 18-year-old Canadian, routed two-time major champion Garbine Muguruza 6-0, 6-1 in 52 minutes Wednesday to reach the semifinals. Miomir Kecmanovic, a 19-year-old Serb ranked 130th in...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, reacts after losing a game to Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 13, 2019 - 10:43 am
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — It was a tough day for seeded players at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday, with Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka, the world's top-ranked players, ushered out in the desert. Djokovic and Philipp Kohlschreiber resumed their third-round match that was suspended because of rain...
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