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Naomi Osaka withdraws from Italian Open with Achilles injury

Naomi Osaka withdraws from Italian Open with Achilles injury

ROME — Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Italian Open on Monday with a left Achilles injury. Osaka injured herself in…

With Serena Williams sidelined, Patrick Mouratoglou to coach Simona Halep on full-time basis

With Serena Williams sidelined, Patrick Mouratoglou to coach Simona Halep on full-time basis

Patrick Mouratoglou, the longtime coach of Serena Williams, announced in a tweet Thursday that he will be working with former…

Iga Swiatek, citing need for rest, withdraws from Charleston Open

Iga Swiatek, citing need for rest, withdraws from Charleston Open

CHARLESTON, S.C. — New No. 1 Iga Swiatek withdrew from next week’s Credit One Charleston Open just hours after defeating…

Jennifer Kupcho carries 6-shot lead into final round at Mission Hills

Jennifer Kupcho carries 6-shot lead into final round at Mission Hills

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Jennifer Kupcho started fast and kept on going Saturday in The Chevron Championship to take a…

Anna Davis, 16, ‘just out there having fun,’ wins Augusta National Women’s Amateur in debut entry

Anna Davis, 16, ‘just out there having fun,’ wins Augusta National Women’s Amateur in debut entry

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Anna Davis didn’t know many of the players when the 16-year-old arrived for her first Augusta National…

Iga Swiatek, citing need for rest, withdraws from Charleston Open

Iga Swiatek downs Naomi Osaka in Miami Open final to take No. 1 ranking

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Iga Swiatek ended her journey to the women’s No. 1 ranking in fitting fashion. Swiatek continued…

Hinako Shibuno shoots 66 to take 1-shot lead at Mission Hills

Hinako Shibuno shoots 66 to take 1-shot lead at Mission Hills

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Hinako Shibuno’s first impression of Mission Hills Country Club was far from confidence-inspiring — and, in…

Current, former Canadian gymnasts pen letter on mistreatment in their sport, spurring roundtable

Current, former Canadian gymnasts pen letter on mistreatment in their sport, spurring roundtable

TORONTO — Brittany Rogers is an adult and three years removed from her athletic career, yet the cutting words of…

Top amateur Rose Zhang rallies, reaches final round of Augusta National Women’s Amateur

Top amateur Rose Zhang rallies, reaches final round of Augusta National Women’s Amateur

AUGUSTA, Ga. — After falling one shot below the cut line, Rose Zhang, the No. 1 amateur in women’s golf,…

Lea Maurer becomes first woman to lead both men’s, women’s swim programs at USC

Lea Maurer becomes first woman to lead both men’s, women’s swim programs at USC

LOS ANGELES — Two-time Olympic medalist Lea Maurer was named head coach of Southern California’s men’s and women’s swimming teams…