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16  septembre     09h27
The day Roger Federer couldn’t stop laughing at CNN correspondent’s Spanish phrases
   Roger Federer has had an illustrious career in tennis, filled with elegant play and love from around the world. But on one day in , the time grand slam winner couldn’t stop laughing at former CNN Sport correspondent Pedro Pinto’s Spanish.
See Roger Federer share tears and laughter with CNN
   Twenty time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has announced he will retire from professional tennis. CNN’s Patrick Snell looks back at the career of one of tennis’ all time greats.
12  septembre     09h18
Carlos Alcaraz speaks with CNN after US Open win
   After defeating Norwegian Casper Ruud in four sets to win the US Open title, Spain’s year old Carlos Alcaraz earned his first grand slam title with the win and will become the youngest world No. in the history of the ATP rankings with the victory. CNN’s Carolyn Manno speaks to Alcaraz...
World No. 1 and US Open champion Iga Swiatek speaks to CNN
   Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek defeated Ons Jabeur in straight sets in the US Open women’s singles final at Arthur Ashe Stadium. It is her third career grand slam title, and her first outside of the French Open, which she won in and . Carolyn Manno speaks to the year old phenom on her...
15  août     13h11
CNN interviewed Serena Williams when she was 9. Here’s what she said
   Already being called a sports prodigy, Serena Williams spoke to CNN about her tennis ambitions when she was just years old. Here’s what she had to say about her goal to be .
10  août     03h41
See how Serena Williams became one of the all-time greats
   Serena Williams has announced she will be retiring from tennis after the US Open. CNN’s Christina MacFarlane looks at her journey from teen sensation to being one of the sport’s all time greats.
25  août     11h20
Everything you need to know (and more ) about pickleball
   Ben Johns, the world’s best pickleball player, walks CNN Sport’s Carolyn Manno through the ins and outs of the growing sport, which has roots in tennis, ping pong and badminton.
27  juin     09h50
Elina Svitolina is on a ’mission’ to help war-torn Ukraine
   This month, Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina became an ambassador of UNITED . ï Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky launched U in the wake of the Russian invasion. ï The foundation is the main avenue for collecting charitable donations in support of Ukraine’s defense.
21  mai     07h15
How Serena Williams’ former coach brought Simona Halep back from the brink of tennis retirement
   Two time grand slam winner Simona Halep and Serena Williams’ long time coach Patrick Mouratoglou joined forces in April in a bid to resurrect the Romanian’s career after an injury hit took the year old to the brink of retirement. CNN has been speaking exclusively to the duo on how Halep’s...
18  mai     10h33
Carlos Alcaraz to CNN: ’I’m playing unbelievable tennis’
   Madrid Open champion Carlos Alcaraz talks to Don Riddell about winning the Masters event and having a lot of nerves during his winning run.
US Open women’s final: American Coco Gauff rallies to defeat Aryna Sabalenka in dramatic finish
   Fifty years ago, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a historic Battle of the Sexes tennis match.
Novak Djokovic beats Daniil Medvedev to win US Open men’s final, extending his record grand slam titles to 24
   Coco Gauff, the world No. women’s singles player, has defeated Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka with a dramatic comeback in the women’s US Open final.
US Open: Novak Djokovic cruises to final after comfortable win against American Ben Shelton
   Novak Djokovic won the US Open on Sunday, defeating Daniil Medvedev in the men’s final to extend his record grand slam singles titles to .
Coco Gauff ’can’t really get upset’ at climate protesters who caused 45-minute delay in her US Open semifinal
   Coco Gauff won her first career grand slam Saturday with a dramatic , , victory over Aryna Sabalenka in the US Open women’s singles final.
How to watch US Open men’s semifinals as American Ben Shelton bids to upset Novak Djokovic
   Novak Djokovic cruised through to the US Open final after a dominant win against American youngster Ben Shelton.
How putting her life ’into perspective’ helped Coco Gauff handle the pressure during US Open run
   Coco Gauff said she couldn’t really get upset with the climate protestors who caused a minute delay in the middle of her US Open semifinal against Karolà na Muchov on Thursday.
US Open women’s semifinals: Coco Gauff and Madison Keys lead American quest for home glory
   Before a ball was even hit at this year’s US Open, many would have predicted three of the four semifinalists in the men’s draw.
Naomi Osaka announces return to professional tennis in 2024
   Coco Gauff was ruthless and totally dominant in her US Open quarterfinal against Jelena Ostapenko, dropping just two games in a match that could have really troubled the young American.
Daniil Medvedev through to US Open semifinals but issues warning after suffering in ’brutal’ heat
   It began with contenders, but now the women’s draw at the US Open is down to just four.
Aryna Sabalenka breezes past Zheng Qinwen to reach US Open semifinals
   Former world No. Naomi Osaka intends to return to professional tennis in , the year old said in an interview with ESPN on Wednesday.
Coco Gauff dominates Jelena Ostapenko to reach her first US Open semifinal
   Daniil Medvedev beat compatriot Andrey Rublev to reach the US Open semifinals on Wednesday, but warned that a player might die in what he called brutal conditions at the tournament.
20-year-old Ben Shelton upsets Frances Tiafoe to advance to US Open semifinal
   Aryna Sabalenka showed why she’s one of the favorites to win this year’s US Open after producing a dominant performance against Zheng Qinwen on Wednesday to reach the semifinals.
The American men aiming to upset the odds at this year’s US Open
   Coco Gauff continued her run of emphatic victories at the US Open on Tuesday, breezing past Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets.
Tiafoe and Shelton make history in the first US Open quarterfinal between 2 Black men
   Ben Shelton pulled off an upset against fellow American and world No. Frances Tiafoe in four sets in the US Open quarterfinals early Wednesday.
Novak Djokovic into US Open semifinals with victory over American star Taylor Fritz
   For quite some time, American men have been threatening to break through tennis’ elite and, at this year’s US Open, it appears that time has finally come.
Madison Keys breezes past fellow US star Jessica Pegula to reach US Open quarterfinals
   History was made as Ben Shelton faced Frances Tiafoe in Tuesday’s US Open quarterfinal.
US Open: Defending champion Iga ÅswiÄ tek stunned by Jelena Ostapenko
   Novak Djokovic booked his spot in the US Open semifinals with an emphatic victory over American Taylor Fritz on Tuesday.
World No. 1 Iga ÅswiÄ tek breezes past Kaja Juvan in less than 50 minutes to reach fourth round
   Madison Keys comfortably beat Jessica Pegula in straight sets on Monday to earn a spot in the US Open quarterfinals.
ESPN tennis analyst John McEnroe will miss some of US Open after positive Covid-19 test
   JeÄ ena Ostapenko extended her impressive unbeaten record over world No. Iga swiÄ tek on Sunday, eliminating the defending US Open champion in the round of at Flushing Meadows.
US Open provides the scene for the latest chapter in rivalry between Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz
   World No. Iga swiÄ tek was utterly dominant in her straight sets victory against Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan, winning in a mere minutes to reach the fourth round of the US Open.
Novak Djokovic edges past Carlos Alcaraz to capture first tournament title in return to US soil
   ESPN’s lead tennis analyst John McEnroe said he tested positive for the virus that causes Covid and will miss some time covering the US Open tennis championships.
Venus Williams picks up first win against top-20 opponent in four years
   The stage is set for another epic showdown between Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz at the US Open which starts on Monday.
Novak Djokovic reaches ninth Wimbledon final after brushing aside Jannik Sinner; will face Carlos Alcaraz
   Novak Djokovic defeated Carlos Alcaraz, , , on Sunday to avenge his Wimbledon final loss and capture the Western Southern Open title in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Christopher Eubanks’ Wimbledon dream run ends with loss to No. 3 Daniil Medvedev in quarterfinals
   Venus Williams rolled back the years with a vintage performance to secure her first win against a top player in four years.
Novak Djokovic battles past Andrey Rublev to reach Wimbledon semifinals
   Age is clearly just a number to Novak Djokovic, who is now just one match away from securing a record equaling eighth Wimbledon title after the Serb beat Italy’s Jannik Sinner in straight sets, winning in Friday’s first men’s semifinal.
How marathon running stopped former tennis player Monica Puig from descending into a ’big black hole of depression and sadness’
   Christopher Eubanks’ run at Wimbledon has ended, with the year old American losing to world No. Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the quarterfinals.
Novak Djokovic on cusp of historic 23rd grand slam as he faces Casper Ruud in French Open men’s final
   Novak Djokovic had to be at his very best to get past Andrey Rublev on Tuesday, winning in a thrilling clash to reach the Wimbledon semifinals.
Iga ÅswiÄ tek wins women’s French Open with thrilling victory over Karolà na Muchová
   Monica Puig won more than matches during her tennis career and the feeling afterwards was often the same: relief, excitement, and satisfaction that the weeks and months of sacrifice and preparation had paid off.
Iga ÅswiÄ tek continues defense of French Open title with straight sets victory over American Coco Gauff
   For years, the ’Big Three’ of men’s tennis Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have hoovered up grand slams, each providing their own reasons to be crowned as the greatest men’s player of all time.
Aryna Sabalenka exacerbated handshake snub by waiting at the net, says Elina Svitolina
   Iga swiÄ tek won her third French Open in four years with a victory against the unseeded Karolà na Muchov in the women’s final on Saturday.
Tennis star in tears as she struggles to answer questions about disqualification
   Iga swiÄ tek remains on course to retain her French Open title after easing past Coco Gauff to reach the semifinals at Roland Garros.
Ukrainian star Elina Svitolina calls Russian opponent ’brave’ following French Open win
   Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina said that she was unsure why Belarusian opponent Aryna Sabalenka waited at the net for a handshake after their French Open match.
Novak Djokovic progresses to a record 17th French Open quarterfinal
   A day after being controversially disqualified from the French Open for inadvertently hitting a ball girl with a ball, an emotional Miyu Kato struggled to answer questions about the incident.
Doubles pair disqualified from French Open after ball hits ball girl
   Tennis player Elina Svitolina called her opponent, Russian Daria Kasatkina, a brave one following the Ukrainian’s upset win on Sunday.
Coco Gauff defeats Mirra Andreeva in the battle of the teenagers at French Open
   On a sun kissed but windy Parisian afternoon Novak Djokovic broke one of Rafael Nadal’s French Open records as he progressed to the quarterfinals at Roland Garros.
Belarusian star opts out of French Open press conference, saying she ’did not feel safe’ at last press conference
   A French Open doubles match ended controversially on Sunday as No. seeds Miyu Kato and Aldila Sutjiadi were disqualified from the tournament after a ball girl was hit by a ball.
Tennis star in heated exchange with umpire over a toilet break
   It wasn’t too long ago that Coco Gauff exploded onto the scene as a year old, defeating Venus Williams at Wimbledon in .
Mirra Andreeva, 16, continues meteoric rise by advancing to French Open third round
   World No. Aryna Sabalenka did not participate in a customary post match press conference after her third round win at the French Open on Friday, saying she didn’t feel safe when participating in a press conference held earlier this week.
Novak Djokovic stands by Kosovo comments at the French Open
   When nature calls, sometimes you just have to answer.
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has impacted tennis
   Russian teenager Mirra Andreeva has continued her meteoric rise by reaching the third round of the French Open with an emphatic win over France’s Diane Parry.