Women's Sports

The Latest: Dimitrov outlasts Cilic in 5-set marathon

May 29, 2019

The Latest from the French Open: Grigor Dimitrov outlasts 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in a 6-7 (3), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 marathon that went nearly 4 ½ hours _ the longest match so far at this year's tournament

1, not done: Osaka avoids French Open upset; Halep wins, too

May 28, 2019

Top-seeded Naomi Osaka was two points from losing her first-round match at the French Open before coming back to win; Simona Halep also needed 3 sets to advance

ESPN+ streaming service to broadcast Copa America

May 28, 2019

ESPN+ streaming service obtains US English-language television rights for Copa America, South America's soccer championship

Brazil's Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training

May 25, 2019

The Brazilian Football Federation says star forward Marta Vieira da Silva has a light left thigh muscle injury and will be in physical therapy for a week

Small blast in French city of Lyon wounds 7; cause unclear

May 24, 2019

French local officials say an explosion on a busy street in the city of Lyon has injured seven people

Unfamiliar, but nice: Halep back in Paris to defend title

May 24, 2019

Simona Halep is experiencing something new at the French Open this year, coming to Paris as the defending champion

Petkovic progresses at rain-soaked Nuremberg Cup

May 21, 2019

Rain again played havoc with play on the third day of the Nuremberg Cup, with home favorite Andrea Petkovic among just four players to progress from a packed first-round schedule on Wednesday

Race jury give van Garderen lead back in Tour of California

May 16, 2019

Tejay van Garderen thought he had lost his overall race lead in the Tour of California, only for the race jury to intervene

AP Source: WNBA hires Deloitte CEO Engelbert as president

May 15, 2019

A person familiar with the decision says Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert will be the new WNBA president

Nadal loses to Tsitsipas in Madrid as clay slump continues

May 11, 2019

Rafael Nadal's slump on clay continued with a 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 loss to ninth-ranked Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in the semifinals of the Madrid Open on Saturday

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