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Djokovic hands Nadal 3rd loss in 108 French Open matches

Djokovic won their four-hour thriller of a semifinal in four sets by taking the last half-dozen games.

Coco Gauff reaches French Open quarterfinals with win in straight sets

A day after Serena Williams was eliminated from the French Open, 17-year-old Coco Gauff showed the future in tennis for American women is bright.

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.

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Simone Biles withdraws from women’s team gymnastics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Simone Biles had to withdraw from the women's team gymnastic final on Tuesday as the Russia Olympic Committee (ROC) took gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Jan. 6 hearing opens as police detail violence, injuries

The new House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection has opened its first hearing. Democrats are starting with a focus on the law enforcement officers who were attacked and beaten as the rioters broke into the building.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.