Tags: Australian Open (Tennis)

After Breakthrough Season, What’s Next for Coco Gauff?

Coco Gauff ended her 2019 season on Saturday by winning the doubles title at the Luxembourg Open with Caty McNally. It was a triumphant finish to a year in which the 15-year-old Gauff broke onto the tennis scene with exhilarating runs at Wimbledon and the United States Open. Last week she won her first WTA…

In Tennis, Another Battle Over Prize Money Looms

Professional tennis players are up in arms again about prize money, and a large group of them, including Novak Djokovic and Sloane Stephens, are attempting to push the four Grand Slam tournaments to commit a greater percentage of their revenue to the players. The group, led by the veteran Vasek Pospisil of Canada but lacking…

On Tennis: Serena Williams’s Absence Gave Her Foes the Chance to Improve

MELBOURNE, Australia — Time did not freeze, like a televised sporting event placed on pause, during the 13 months Serena Williams spent away from tennis. The absence of Williams, who has averaged one title in every three majors played, allowed younger players to wade deeper into the draws and grow their games and their confidence.…