United States Open (Tennis)

Djokovic Willing to Miss Grand Slam Tournaments to Stay Unvaccinated

It should not come as a revelation at this stage, but Novak Djokovic is not backing down. Not after all the drains on his energy and blows to his image. Not after twice being detained in Melbourne, Australia, last month. Not after his deportation from that country on the eve of the year’s first Grand […]

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Carlos Alcaraz Plays Matteo Berrettini at the Australian Open

VILLENA, Spain — The rowdy tennis academy Christmas party was underway in the adjoining room. But Carlos Alcaraz was sitting calmly at a table surrounded by trophies and talking about the beauty of training in this place that was remote, relaxed and “tranquilo.” It was hard not to detect a metaphor as the dance music […]

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The Sports World’s Most Memorable and Human Moments of 2021

One of the beautiful things about sports is the raw emotion. Perhaps more than in any other walk of life, athletes in the heat of the moment, endorphins flowing, let loose. After the wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock won the women’s freestyle 150 pounds competition at the Tokyo Olympics, she formed a heart sign with her hands […]

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18 Sports Highlights From 2021 Worth Watching Again

The sports world is entering another period of uncertainty, with a surge in coronavirus cases, more game postponements and questions about the Beijing Olympics. But 2021 was also a great year in sports. There were challenges and disruptions, but there were also plenty of memorable moments. Take a minute or two and scroll through this […]

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