Sloane Stephens
HOBART, Australia (AP) — American Lauren Davis has claimed a second WTA title six years after her first, beating Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto 7-6 (0), 6-2 on Saturday in the Hobart International final.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Top-seeded Coco Gauff has beaten Zhu Lin of China 6-3, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the ASB Tennis Classic in a tournament which has been dogged by bleak weather and diminished by waning star power.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens and Karolina Pliskova, a one-time U.S. Open runner-up, won their opening matches at the San Diego Open WTA 500 on Tuesday.
PARMA, Italy (AP) — Top-seeded Maria Sakkari rallied past Arantxa Rus 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Parma Ladies Open.
PARMA, Italy (AP) — Sara Sorribes Tormo beat second-seeded Martina Trevisan 7-5, 6-0 in the opening round of the Parma Ladies Open on Tuesday — marking the third consecutive first-round loss for this year’s French Open semifinalist.
PARMA, Italy (AP) — Top-seeded Maria Sakkari rallied past Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Baindl 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-3 in the opening round of the Parma Ladies Open on Monday.
PRAGUE (AP) — Eighth-seeded Marie Bouzkova cruised past seventh-seeded Anastasia Potapova 6-0, 6-3 on Sunday to win the Prague Open for her first WTA title.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. national team forward Jozy Altidore will be loaned to Mexico’s Puebla for the rest of the year by Major League Soccer’s New England Revolution.

Top-ranked Iga Swiatek takes a 32-match winning streak into her quarterfinal against 11th-seeded Jessica Pegula of the United States.
Coco Gauff has reached her first Grand Slam semifinal at age 18 after eliminating 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens at the French Open.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A portion of ticket revenue from the Billie Jean King Cup matches between Ukraine and the United States next month will go to a relief fund to help those affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Black members of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet came together Thursday for a Black History Month event highlighting their roles in the administration, some of which are historic firsts.
Emma Raducanu beat Sloane Stephens 6-0, 2-6, 6-1 in a seesawing first-round match between U.S. Open champions.

The high-profile women’s match on Day 2 features current and former U.S.
Tennis star Sloane Stephens and soccer player Jozy Altidore have gotten married.

Stephens and Altidore posted a wedding photo Tuesday on their Instagram accounts.
PRAGUE (AP) — Russia won the decisive doubles match Friday to beat the United States 2-1 and reach the final of the Billie Jean King Cup.
Shelby Rogers beat Anhelina Kalinina 7-6 (2), 6-2 and Sloane Stephens outlasted Heather Watson 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-1 in opening matches at the BNP Paribas Open.
LONDON (AP) — Grand Slam champions Garbiñe Muguruza, Sloane Stephens, Victoria Azarenka, Angelique Kerber and Barbora Krejcikova and U.S.
Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep no longer will be coached by Darren Cahill.

Halep announced the split “after six wonderful years working together” via a Twitter post on Wednesday, saying that she and Cahill “have decided that it’s time to end our working relationship.”
Sloane Stephens has used her big forehand to take eight of the last 10 games and eliminate 17-year-old Coco Gauff in an all-American matchup at the U.S. Open.

Coco Gauff was routed by Naomi Osaka in her first time playing under the lights in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys are close friends who were supposed to be practice partners. Those plans were scrapped once the U.S. Open draw was unveiled.
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.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Asked about his connection with the Centre Court crowd after his second victory there this week, Novak Djokovic joked: “I seem to be having a really nice connection with the grass.”

Venus Williams is into the second round at Wimbledon for the 20th time, and her opponent Wednesday will be No. 21-seeded Ons Jabeur, who lost only three games in her first-round win.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Frances Tiafoe had no doubts about his friend Sloane Stephens’ chances on Centre Court against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on Monday.
Former U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens wants more discussions about mental health to help people both inside and outside of tennis talk freely about what is troubling them.
PARMA, Italy (AP) — Coco Gauff reached her first clay-court final by beating Katerina Siniakova 7-5, 1-6, 6-2 on Friday at the Emilia-Romagna Open.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Third-ranked Simona Halep withdrew from the French Open on Friday because of a calf injury.
PARMA, Italy (AP) — Coco Gauff advanced to the semifinals of the Emilia-Romagna Open after beating Amanda Anisimova 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday in a match between two American teenagers.