Ukraine’s Kostyuk booed at French Open after no handshake with Belarus’ Sabalenka because of warMay 28, 2023 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Unable to sleep the night before her first-round match at the French Open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus, the Grand Slam tournament's No.
Ukraine’s Kostyuk beats Russia’s Gracheva for 1st WTA titleMarch 5, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marta Kostyuk won her first career WTA title at age 20 by beating Varvara Gracheva 6-3, 7-5 in the ATX Open final on Sunday, then dedicated the victory to her home country of Ukraine.
Kostyuk, Gracheva beat Americans in Austin for 1st WTA finalMarch 5, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Marta Kostyuk and Varvara Gracheva each reached her first WTA final by beating an American at the ATX Open on Saturday.
The eighth-seeded Kostyuk took five of the last six games to eliminate 2022 Australian Open runner-up Danielle Collins 6-4, 6-3 in the day's first semifinal.
Collins, Kalinskaya, Kostyuk, Friedsam reach Austin quartersMarch 3, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Fourth-seeded Danielle Collins needed barely more than an hour to overpower Caty McNally 6-1, 6-1 and reach the quarterfinals at the ATX Open on Thursday.
Collins, an American who was the runner-up at the 2022 Australian Open, saved both break points she faced while claiming five of McNally's service games.
Top-seeded Linette loses to Gracheva in Austin’s 1st roundMarch 1, 2023 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Top-seeded Magda Linette was eliminated from the ATX Open in the first round with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 loss to 88th-ranked Varvara Gracheva on Tuesday.
No handshake after Ukraine, Belarus players meet at US OpenSeptember 1, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A Ukrainian player declined to shake hands with Victoria Azarenka after the three-time U.S. Open runner-up from Belarus beat her at Flushing Meadows on Thursday.
Gauff, Nadal play in US Open exhibition to benefit UkraineAugust 25, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff's shoes carried the message “Play for Peace” as she joined Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek and other tennis stars in a pre-U.S. Open exhibition event Wednesday night that helped generate more than $1 million for humanitarian assistance in Ukraine.
Halep, Kontaveit ease into final in RomaniaOctober 30, 2021 GMT
CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania (AP) — Simona Halep reached a WTA final for the 12th straight season after routing Ukrainian teenager Marta Kostyuk 6-0, 6-1 Saturday and setting up a title match against Anett Kontaveit of Estonia at the Transylvania Open.
Halep, Kontaveit reach semis; Raducanu falters in RomaniaOctober 29, 2021 GMT
CLUJ-NAPOCA, Romania (AP) — Top-seeded Simona Halep cruised into the semifinals of the Transylvania Open on Friday, but U.S. Open champion Emma Raducanu lost to a fellow teenager in less than an hour.
Ons Jabeur edges Canada’s Leylah Fernandez at BirminghamJune 17, 2021 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Second-seeded Ons Jabeur of Tunisia rallied past 18-year-old left-hander Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (3) on Thursday at the Birmingham grass-court tournament.
Tomljanovic outlasts top-seeded Elise Mertens at BirminghamJune 15, 2021 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia outlasted top-seeded and 17th-ranked Elise Mertens of Belgium 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 7-6 (4) in a marathon match on Tuesday at the Birmingham grass-court tournament.
The Latest: Defending champion Swiatek into quarterfinalsJune 7, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local):
Nadal, Djokovic face Italian teenagers Monday at French OpenJune 6, 2021 GMT
PARIS (AP) — A quick look at the French Open:
LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY
Two teenagers have reached the men's fourth round at the French Open for the first time since 2006. For 19-year-old Italians Jannik Sinner and Lorenzo Musetti, the reward will be matches against Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.