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Amanda Anisimova Pulls Out of U.S. Open After Death of Her Father

By The Associated Press

The 17-year-old American, who reached the semifinals of the French Open in June, would have been seeded at the Open, which begins Monday.

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What to Do This Week at the U.S. Open (Yes, There’s Stuff to Do)

By Naila-Jean Meyers

The main draw of the tournament doesn’t start until next Monday, but there is plenty to see in Flushing Meadows right now.

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Madison Keys Wins Western & Southern, but Keeps Eyes on U.S. Open

By Ben Rothenberg

The 24-year-old Keys went through a series of big names to earn the title in Cincinnati. Daniil Medvedev won the men’s final.

Umpire Who Clashed With Serena Williams Won’t Work Her Matches

By Christopher Clarey

Carlos Ramos, who issued penalties against Williams during last year’s U.S. Open final, will not be assigned to her matches, or her sister’s, this year.

Six EU countries ready to take in migrants stranded off Italy

By Alexandra Brzozowski

A 'coalition of the willing' of six EU member states have agreed to take some of the 147 migrants stranded on a rescue ship near the Italian island of Lampedusa, Rome announced Thursday (15 August), amid an immigration row between Italy's interior minister and premier.

Migrant rescue NGOs defy European states

By Beatriz Rios

A Spanish charity that saved 121 migrants in the Mediterranean last week vowed Monday (5 August) to continue sea rescue operations, the latest NGO to defy moves by European nations to shut down a route exploited by trafficking gangs. Proactiva...

Take 2: 15-year-old Coco Gauff gets US Open wild-card entry

Coco Gauff will get a chance to try for an encore: The 15-year-old from Florida received a wild-card entry Tuesday for the U.S. Open's main draw.

Coco Gauff Will Play in the U.S. Open as a Wild Card

By Ben Rothenberg

Gauff, the 15-year-old who starred at Wimbledon last month, will play in her second Grand Slam main draw.

Teenager Andreescu hailed for play, poise ahead of US Open

Current and former players are praising teenager Bianca Andreescu of Canada — not only for winning her third title of the year and first on home soil, but for the gracious way she handled a surprise retirement by Serena Williams.

Andy Murray Returns to Singles Tennis With a Loss and Some Sweet Flashbacks

By Ben Rothenberg

After his straight-sets defeat against Richard Gasquet in the Cincinnati Masters, Murray announced that he would not play singles in the United States Open.

'Smiling Cinderella' wins Women's British Open

Hinako Shibuno of Japan won the Women's British Open on Sunday in her major championship debut, holing an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory over Lizette Salas.

Hinako Shibuno Wins Women’s British Open

By The Associated Press

The 20-year-old Shibuno, who was making her debut in a major championship, birdied five of the final nine holes to close out a four-under-par 68.

Coco Gauff Wins First WTA Title at Citi Open

By Ben Rothenberg

Gauff, 15, teamed with Caty McNally, 17, to claim the doubles crown at an event in Washington. Gauff said they want to win together again at the U.S. Open.

Hinako Shibuno on Cusp of Dream Debut at Women’s British Open

By The Associated Press

In her major championship debut, the 20-year-old shot a 67 to seize a two-shot lead going into Sunday’s final round.

Ashleigh Buhai Expands Her Lead on Day 2 of the British Open

By The Associated Press

The 30-year-old Buhai, who has never won on the L.P.G.A. tour, shot 67 on Friday to take a three-shot lead into the weekend.

Naomi Osaka Tries to Put the β€˜Worst Months’ of Her Life Behind Her

By Ben Rothenberg

She returns to tennis next week in Toronto, hoping to revive a difficult season with a return to hardcourts, her favorite surface.