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Tennis star Naomi Osaka invests in NC Courage soccer club

Three-time Grand Slam singles champion Naomi Osaka has invested in the North Carolina Courage of the National Women’s Soccer League, citing a desire to support women as role models and leaders.

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep tests positive for COVID-19

The 29-year-old Romanian player says on Twitter that she is self-isolating at home and “recovering well from mild symptoms.”

Lucky 13 in Paris lets Nadal tie Federer with 20 Slam titles

Nadal won his 13th trophy at Roland Garros and improved his career mark at the clay-court tournament to 100-2. That includes a combined 26-0 in semifinals and finals.

Just 19, ranked 54th, Swiatek wins French Open for 1st Slam

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will be facing each other for the 56th time when they play in the men's French Open final.

Djokovic out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Top-seeded Novak Djokovic has been defaulted from his fourth-round match at the U.S. Open after he accidentally hit a line judge with a tennis ball.

Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

Novak Djokovic has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in a tennis exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia.

Serena Williams stunned by Wang Qiang at Australian Open

Serena Williams has been upset in the third round of the Australian Open by Wang Qiang of China in three sets.

Lenny Simpson to be inducted into Southern Tennis Hall of Fame

The Southern Tennis Foundation and USTA Southern announced today three tennis luminaries are scheduled for induction into the 2020 class of the Southern Tennis Hall of Fame.

Legends of Tennis hit courts at Landfall this weekend

The Legends of Tennis is back in Wilmington again this year! Starting Friday the former number one ranked American player Mardy Fish is in town with legends Luke Jenson, Bret Garnett, Bobby Reynolds and many others.

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3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.