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With defeat to Raducanu, Serena running out of time to find form for the US Open

With defeat to Raducanu, Serena running out of time to find form for the US Open

Aug 16 (Reuters) – Serena Williams’ farewell tour suffered another bump in the road on Tuesday with a 6-4 6-0 opening round loss to Emma Raducanu at the Cincinnati Open, one of the last tune-up events before the final Grand Slam of the American great’s career. Williams has just one professional tournament remaining before the …

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Haddad Maia hoping to inspire the next generation of Brazilian tennis players

Aug 13, 2022; Toronto, ON, Canada; Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) watches her return to Karolina Pliskova (not pictured) in the semi-finals of the National Bank Open at Sobeys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 15 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia said she …

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Serena ‘can’t wait’ to reach the light at the end of the tennis tunnel

Aug 8, 2022; Toronto, ON, Canada; Serena Williams (USA) reacts after defeating Nuria Parrizas Diaz (ESP) in first round play in the National Bank Open at Sobeys Stadium. / Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TORONTO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Serena Williams delivered an impressive physical performance …

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Australia beat India for T20 cricket gold but the big winner was the sport

BIRMINGHAM, England, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Australia beat India by nine runs to claim the Commonwealth Games women’s T20 cricket gold medal on Sunday but the real winner was the sport which delivered compelling competition and boosted its case to be included in the Olympics. A part of the Commonwealth Games program for the first …

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England’s Rugby Union and Rugby League ban transgender players from the women’s game

July 29 (Reuters) – England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Rugby Football League (RFL) will restrict transgender participation in the domestic game, with the governing bodies recommending that only players recorded as female at birth be allowed to play in the women’s category . The RFU said last week that it began a review of …

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Basketball star Griner back in court as Russian drugs trial nears its end

Griner faces 10 years in prison Case comes amid fraught Russia-US relations The US has made Russia a swap offering Lawyer says swap legally possible after verdict This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. KHIMKI, Russia, Aug 4 (Reuters) – US basketball star Brittney Griner …

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