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Associated Press Jun 5, 2024, 01:37 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PARIS — Mirra Andreeva, an unseeded 17-year-old from Russia, surprised No. 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-4 at the French Open on Wednesday to become the youngest Grand Slam semifinalist since Martina Hingis at age 16 in 1997. “I tried to play
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D’Arcy Maine, ESPN.com Jun 5, 2024, 11:31 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The WTA has hired Portia Archer as its new CEO to replace Steve Simon, who will remain in his role as WTA chairman, the association announced Wednesday. Archer, who most recently served as chief operating officer of the NBA’s G League and previously
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Tom Hamilton, Senior WriterJun 5, 2024, 07:31 AM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Open Extended Reactions PARIS — Marketa Vondrousova was bewildered after her quarterfinal loss to No. 1 Iga Swiatek.
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Associated Press Jun 5, 2024, 09:44 AM ET Open Extended Reactions PARIS — Coco Gauff reached the French Open semifinals in doubles on Wednesday, a day after getting that far in singles. Gauff, the reigning US Open champion in singles, and Katerina Siniakova won their doubles quarterfinal 6-0, 6-2 against Miyu Kato and Nadiia Kichenok.
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Tom Hamilton, Senior WriterJun 5, 2024, 05:56 AM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Open Extended Reactions Novak Djokovic will undergo surgery on his torn meniscus in Paris on Wednesday, a source
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ESPN News Services Jun 4, 2024, 05:36 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PARIS — Carlos Alcaraz halted a mid-match comeback by ninth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas to secure a 6-3 7-6(3) 6-4 win on Tuesday and set up a blockbuster French Open semifinal with incoming world number one Jannik Sinner. The third seed, who came into
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Tom Hamilton, Senior WriterJun 4, 2024, 10:59 AM ET Close • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Open Extended Reactions PARIS — Novak Djokovic has been forced to withdraw from his French Open quarterfinal against
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Jeff Wagenheim Mar 24, 2024, 01:45 AM ET Open Extended Reactions Rose Namajunas took her first step in a quest to reach the top of the flyweight division, outpointing Amanda Ribas (13-5) by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Namajunas (12-6), a two-time UFC champion at strawweight, ended
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Mike Coppinger, ESPNMar 22, 2024, 01:20 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Deontay Wilder and Zhilei Zhang are in the process of finalizing a deal for a June 1 fight in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, sources told ESPN. The heavyweight clash between two of boxing’s most dangerous punchers will take place on the undercard of the Artur
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Andrea Adelson, ESPN Senior WriterMar 20, 2024, 07:10 PM ET Close ACC reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2010. Graduate of the University of Florida. Open Extended Reactions The ACC countersued Clemson on Wednesday in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, arguing that the school is subject to the grant of rights and withdrawal penalty it agreed to as
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Tisha Thompson, ESPNMar 20, 2024, 05:51 PM ET Close Tisha Thompson is an investigative reporter for ESPN based in Washington, D.C. Her work appears on all platforms, both domestically and internationally. The Los Angeles Dodgers interpreter for Shohei Ohtani was fired Wednesday afternoon after questions surrounding at least $4.5 million in wire transfers sent from
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ESPN News Services Mar 18, 2024, 06:21 PM ET Open Extended Reactions United States captain Tyler Adams thinks he can play at least 45 minutes when he returns to the national team for the first time since the 2022 World Cup for a Concacaf Nations League semifinal against Jamaica on Thursday. Adams tore his right
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Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff WriterMar 16, 2024, 10:08 PM ET Close MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Open Extended Reactions Marcin Tybura picked up one of the fastest wins of his UFC career on Saturday as he submitted Tai Tuivasa in the first round of their heavyweight
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterMar 16, 2024, 08:48 PM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Wyndham Clark had just regained a share of the third-round lead at the 50th Players Championship on Saturday when
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Associated Press Mar 16, 2024, 10:34 AM ET Open Extended Reactions MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Top-ranked Novak Djokovic will skip the Miami Open, saying less than a week after a surprise loss at Indian Wells that he needs to balance his “private and professional schedule.” Djokovic’s announcement Saturday on his social media accounts follows his
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Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterMar 15, 2024, 06:41 PM ET Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Open Extended Reactions EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — There is still a month remaining in the regular
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Brooke Pryor, ESPN Staff WriterMar 15, 2024, 02:58 PM ET Close Previously covered the Kansas City Chiefs for the Kansas City Star and Oklahoma University for the Oklahoman. Open Extended Reactions PITTSBURGH — Hours after quarterback Russell Wilson officially signed his contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team traded 2022 first-round pick Kenny Pickett to
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Associated Press Mar 15, 2024, 12:23 AM ET Open Extended Reactions ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A new plan to rebuild Baltimore’s storied but deteriorating Pimlico Race Course and transfer the track to state control is making a late charge down the stretch of Maryland’s legislative session. The measure, released Thursday with less than a month to
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