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Coco Gauff, left, and Catherine McNally, both of the United States, talk during a first round doubles match against Julia Goerges, of Germany, and Katerina Siniakova, of the Czech Republic, at the US Open tennis championships Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
August 30, 2019 - 9:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — To Coco Gauff, a doubles match Friday was no warmup for a singles showdown against Naomi Osaka. It was a chance for her and Caty McNally to extend a winning streak they want to keep right on going through the U.S. Open. The American teenagers won their first-round match, beating...
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This combination photo shows performers, from left, Meghan Trainor, Meek Mill and Rapsody, who will perform in a free pregame concert on Sept. 5 in Chicago's Grant Park before the Bears face off against the Green Bay Packers. (AP Photo)
August 30, 2019 - 2:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meek Mill and Meghan Trainor are helping kick off the new social change partnership between the NFL and Jay-Z before the season-opening game in Chicago next week. The NFL and Roc Nation announced Friday that Mill, Trainor and Rapsody will perform in a free pregame concert Sept. 5...
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United States' Morgan Brian (6), Carli Lloyd (10) and Lindsey Horan (9) celebrate after a goal by Brian during the first half of the team's international friendly soccer match against Portugal, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 29, 2019 - 10:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carli Lloyd had a goal and an assist in front of her hometown fans, and the U.S. women's national team continued its post-World Cup victory tour with a 4-0 win over Portugal in front of a record crowd on Thursday night. The announced attendance of 49,504 at Lincoln Financial...
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Coco Gauff, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Timea Babos, of Hungary, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2019 - 10:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Coco Gauff pumping her fists and screaming "Come on!" to celebrate a Grand Slam victory is already becoming a regular occurrence. At 15, she's now the youngest player to reach the U.S. Open's third round since 1996, quickly proving her captivating run to Week 2 at Wimbledon last...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after scoring a point against Damir Dzumhur, of Bosnia, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 29, 2019 - 9:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY Roger Federer won't have to wait long to try and end his string of slow starts at the U.S. Open. Federer plays early and Novak Djokovic goes late — which should help him get his sore left shoulder ready to play — as the two stars...
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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, returns a shot to Antoine Hoang, of France, during the second round of the US Open tennis championships Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2019 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Nick Kyrgios had a relatively easy victory in his first match since saying the ATP was "corrupt," beating Antoine Hoang 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the third round. The No. 28 seed wrapped up the match in just...
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Coco Gauff, of the United States, reacts after defeating Anastasia Potapova, of Russia, during the first round of the US Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
August 29, 2019 - 1:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A quick look at the U.S. Open: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Coco Gauff has a match under the lights — and a potential showdown with the defending U.S. Open champion if she wins it. The 15-year-old American plays Timea Babos in the leadoff match of the evening session in Louis Armstrong...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, raises her fist after defeating Caty McNally, of the United States, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Williams won 5-7, 6-3, 6-1. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2019 - 12:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams flubbed yet another shot and wailed, "I keep missing my forehand!" She was in trouble, if only briefly, against 17-year-old American Caty McNally, who is friends, and doubles partners, with Coco Gauff. Making key adjustments to her serve and straightening out her...
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Reilly Opelka, of the United States, returns a shot to Dominik Koepfer, of Germany, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 29, 2019 - 12:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): ___ 12:25 a.m. Reilly Opelka's winning streak in New York is over — and on his birthday, no less. The American was beaten 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (2) by qualifier Dominik Koepfer in the last match completed at the U.S. Open on a...
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Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, receives medical treatment during his match against Juan Ignacio Londero, of Argentina, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 28, 2019 - 10:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe, just maybe, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer are feeling some lingering after-effects of their historic Wimbledon final last month. For Djokovic, it's in the form of a left shoulder that is hurting right now and probably contributed to slower-than-usual serves in the U.S...
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