Serena Williams served against Kurumi Nara during the French Open last year.The change puts the French Open after the United States Open, which had been the last Grand Slam tournament scheduled for 2020.
“My right knee has been bothering me for a little while,” Roger Federer said.ETRoger Federer announced on Thursday that he had undergone surgery on his right knee and would miss a series of tournaments, including the French Open in May.
Sports|Adam Scott Emerges From Crowded Field to Win Genesis OpenScott finished at 11-under 273, holding off a tight group of contenders, for his first PGA Tour title since 2016.He earned every bit of this victory, his 14th on the PGA Tour and 29th worldwide.
Baseball|As Mets Open Camp, the Astros’ Shadow Looms Largeon baseballThey lost their newly hired manager because of his role in Houston’s sign-stealing scandal.Carlos Beltran was supposed to be here for his first spring training as the Mets’ manager.
Novak Djokovic won his 17th Grand Slam title on Sunday by winning his eighth Australian Open men’s singles championship.“I’ve been watching videos of Kobe and his family every single day since that happened, and it’s devastating,” Djokovic said.
Organizers of the Australian Open have struggled with how to honor Margaret Court, whose views on sexuality have alienated many of her former fans.Then, as this year’s two-week tournament entered its final week, tennis officials feted Court once again.
Sports|Australian Open: Matches to Watch on Saturday Night (Into Sunday)Dominic Thiem looks to unseat Novak Djokovic, and two Australian wild cards look to cap a Cinderella story.Novak Djokovic plays in the men’s final of the Australian Open against Dominic Thiem on Sunday.
Asanka Brendon Ratnayake for The New York TimesMELBOURNE, Australia — Sofia Kenin became the youngest Australian Open champion in 12 years on Saturday night, beating Garbiñe Muguruza 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 to claim her first Grand Slam title.Her coach and father, Alex Kenin, said that he expected his daughter to rise to the occasion, but that even he was staggered by what she produced.
Sofia Kenin after her semifinal victory over top-seeded Ashleigh Barty at the Australian Open on Thursday.But for now Kenin, a fiery and driven Floridian, is one match away from her first Grand Slam singles title.
Tennis|Australian Open 2020: Matches to Watch on Friday Night (Into Saturday)Sofia Kenin and Garbiñe Muguruza will meet in the women’s final in the early hours of the morning, followed by the mixed doubles final.1 and homegrown favorite at the Australian Open.
Tennis|Australian Open 2020: Matches to Watch on Thursday Night (Into Friday)The women’s doubles final will take place Thursday evening for fans in the United States, and Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem will meet in the men’s semifinal in the early hours of the morning.He is closer than ever, but to get to the final he will need to beat the winner of the 2019 ATP Finals, Dominic Thiem.
Sports|Dominic Thiem Earns an Australian Open Final With DjokovicThiem beat Alexander Zverev in four taut sets.It will be first time the two have met in the last match of a Grand Slam event.
Sofia Kenin after taking the first set from Ashleigh Barty, the world No.Saturday’s final will be the fourth consecutive women’s Grand Slam final without a player that was seeded in the top five.
Spectators wearing Australia flags on their heads watched Australia’s Ashleigh Barty beat Petra Kvitova in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open.m.
The second day of quarterfinals, starting on Wednesday in Australia, will be live for United States audiences starting Tuesday evening.1, won his first Grand Slam tournament at the French Open in 2005.
Dominic Thiem beat top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open quarterfinals on Wednesday.1 Rafael Nadal in four taut sets on Wednesday night, closing out Nadal by winning three tiebreakers.
Tennis|No Australian Has Won an Australian Open Singles Title Since the ’70s.Ashleigh Barty of Australia, the top seed in the Australian Open, beat Petra Kvitova in a quarterfinal on Tuesday.
You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer.He looked odds on to be broken in game two, fending off three break points, and now it's Thiem who has the break.
Tennys SandgrenOn his way to Monday night’s quarterfinal match at this Australian Open, third-seeded Roger Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam tournament winner, did not play a seeded player.Sandgren’s only other quarterfinal appearance in a Grand Slam event was at the Australian Open in 2018.
“It’s a day to remember and give thanks for being Australian,” one fan told me.There, tens of thousands of protesters came together in a clamorous gathering to make very clear that they believe Australia Day should be abolished.