Barty’s next opponent beat her at Wimbledon

World No.1 Ashleigh Barty knows she will need to build on her "best performance of the summer" to defeat her fourth-round opponent Alison Riske as she prepares for Sunday's showdown. Riske defeated Barty at Wimbledon last year in their only match with the top seed wary of the world No. 19 after Barty watched her account for her doubles partner […]

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Serena shocked by Wang in three sets in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Down to what sure felt like her last chance, Serena Williams came through with a cross-court forehand winner to close a 24-stroke point, then raised her arms, held that celebratory pose and looked over toward her guest box. Finally, on her sixth try, after 1½ hours of action, she had managed to convert a break point against […]

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