NEW YORK (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY
Two teenagers can earn semifinal spots at the U.S. Open, as both Leylah Fernandez and Carlos Alcaraz are in action. Another spot can be filled by a qualifier, if Botic Van de Zandschulp of the Netherlands upsets No.
NEW YORK (AP) — Garbiñe Muguruza did not like how her topsy-turvy fourth-round match at the U.S. Open against Barbora Krejcikova ended. And that was not just because Muguruza lost.
It also had to do with what Krejcikova did toward the end of her 6-3, 7-6 (4) victory that finished after 1 a.m.
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CLEVELAND (AP) — Olympic doubles champion Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic cruised into the quarterfinals at Tennis in the Land with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Nagi Hanatani of Japan on Wednesday.
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Top-ranked Ash Barty beat Barbora Krejcikova 6-2, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open.
Barty will face two-time Cincinnati finalist Angelique Kerber, who won her quarterfinal when two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova retired during the second set because of a stomach problem.
TOKYO (AP) — A Swiss tennis player won gold in singles at the Olympics and it’s not Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka.
Belinda Bencic accomplished something Saturday that her better-known fellow Swiss players never managed.
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PRAGUE (AP) — Second-seeded Barbora Krejcikova advanced to the quarterfinals of the Prague Open by defeating Ysaline Bonaventure of Belgium 7-6 (2), 6-4 on Thursday.
The French Open champion will next face her doubles partner and Czech compatriot Katerina Siniakova.
PRAGUE (AP) — French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova advanced to the second round of the Prague Open by beating qualifier Isabella Shinikova 6-2, 6-3 on Tuesday.
The second-seeded Krejcikova, who is warming up for the Tokyo Olympics at this hard-court tournament in her home country, will next face unseeded Ysaline Bonaventure after the Belgian eliminated Naiktha Bains 6-3, 6-2.
PRAGUE (AP) — Slovak qualifier Rebecca Sramkova upset top-seeded Petra Kvitova 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-4 to advance to the second round of the Prague Open on Monday.
It was another early exit for Kvitova after she was defeated by Sloane Stephens in the first round of Wimbledon, the Grand Slam she had won twice.
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Second-seeded Daniil Medvedev came from two sets down to beat former Wimbledon finalist Marin Cilic and reach the fourth round of the grass-court Grand Slam for the first time.
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY
The French Open men's final pits Novak Djokovic against Stefanos Tsitsipas. Djokovic will be trying to win 19th Grand Slam title in his 29th appearance in a major final.
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French Open (all times local):
French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert have won the French Open doubles title for the second time.
PARIS (AP) — Thinking of her late coach the whole time, Barbora Krejcikova went from unseeded player to Grand Slam champion at a French Open full of surprises.
Krejcikova beat 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the final at Roland Garros on Saturday to win the title in just her fifth major tournament as a singles player.
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY
The French Open women’s final will feature Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova against Barbora Krejcikova. Saturday's winner will become a first-time Grand Slam champion.
Success seemed to come so quickly and easily for Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova as a junior, including three Grand Slam girls' titles and a No. 1 ranking by her early teens.
PARIS (AP) — The ball landing at Barbora Krejcikova's feet on match point appeared to come down behind the baseline.
The linesman thought so and called the shot long. A TV replay confirmed as much, and the unseeded Krejcikova was so sure she raised her arms in triumph to celebrate a berth in her first Grand Slam final at the French Open.
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PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY
There will be a new Grand Slam women’s champion at the end of the French Open. That much is known. All four women left in the field in Paris will be participating in the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time on Thursday.
PARIS (AP) — When one last forehand from defending champion Iga Swiatek landed wide in the French Open quarterfinals, Maria Sakkari crouched on Court Philippe Chatrier and bowed her head, relishing the moment.
PARIS (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY
Coco Gauff looks to take the next step in her rapid rise when she faces Barbora Krejcikova in the first Grand Slam quarterfinal for both. Gauff, a 17-year-old American, can become the youngest woman in the semifinals at any major tournament since 2006 with a victory.
PARIS (AP) — If Coco Gauff keeps playing like this, she’s going to go from teenage prodigy to Grand Slam champion in a hurry.
The 17-year-old American completely overwhelmed Ons Jabeur in a 6-3, 6-1 victory at the French Open on Monday to become the youngest woman to reach the quarterfinals at any Grand Slam tournament since 2006.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local):
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — First-time partners Rajeev Ram and Barbora Krejcikova are Grand Slam mixed doubles champions.
The U.S.-Czech combination beat Australian wildcards John-Patrick Smith and Astra Sharma 7-6 (3), 6-1 to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title on Saturday...