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Serena ousted by No. 116 Rogers; Gauff rallies

Serena Williams fell to Shelby Rogers 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the Top Seed Open quarterfinals, while Coco Gauff stormed back in her match to advance to the semifinals.

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Venus vs. Serena is a wonderful welcome back for women's tennis

It's not a major or an established event, but when Venus and Serena Williams square off in Lexington, Kentucky, on Thursday, their 31st meeting is just what women's tennis needs after the layoff caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Serena: Bible holds key to address racial injustice

Serena Williams said on Tuesday that she has become a student of the Bible during the long lockdown triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and believes that the book holds the key to achieving racial justice.

CLIJSTERS' COMEBACK

Kim Clijsters still has 'good tennis left' in second retirement comeback

At 37 years old, former US Open and Australian Open champion Kim Clijsters couldn't fight the urge to return to tennis after seven years away.

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WTA players adjust to new normal after layoff

Marie Bouzkova expected some adjustment to her first tennis tournament in nearly six months.

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US OPEN

Nadal won't play in US Open over virus concerns

Defending champion Rafael Nadal will skip the US Open because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting on hold his bid to equal Roger Federer's men's record for Grand Slam titles.

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Nadal explains decision to drop out of the US Open

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