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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.

NC historic marker to honor African American tennis club

A tennis club for African American players that hosted International Tennis Hall of Famers Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe is being honored with a historic marker.

History repeats itself: Lenny Simpson

Cori "Coco" Gauff took the tennis world by storm at Wimbledon and it began by beating her idol Venus Williams. There's a similar story right here in our own backyard.

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Young UNCW Women’s Basketball team facing challenges head on

It's been a summer and fall full of challenges for the UNCW Women's Basketball team. Two weeks ago practice was shut down due to a covid-19 cluster, cutting off-season workouts short.

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networks

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers.

Local experts weigh in ahead of second and final presidential debate

The stage is set for the second and final presidential debate Thursday night.

State urges New Hanover County to further enforce Covid restrictions

Governor Cooper sent a letter to County Commissioners Wednesday, classifying New Hanover County as "an area of concern," and asking leaders to consider additional local action.