American teenager Coco Gauff reaches her first Grand Slam final at the French Open

PARIS – Coco Gauff sat expressionless in her French Open change chair after pulling a set away from her first Grand Slam final at 18 – just 18! – and she calmly ate some pieces of pineapple and other fruits, apparently without worrying about anything. Her opponent in Thursday’s semi-finals at Roland Garros, Martina Trevisan, … Read more

Stanford freshman Rose Zhang wins NCAA women’s national golf championship

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rose Zhang has felt the energy, the pressure in the big championships. The Stanford freshman has been successful at every level she has played, overcoming stress to win prestigious amateur events. So when Zhang had a couple of bad chances at the NCAA Women’s Championship, including a brutal one on the fifth … Read more

Kylie McKenzie sues USTA, says organization failed to protect her from abusive tennis coach

TEMPE, Ariz. – A tennis player alleges in a lawsuit against the US Tennis Association that the sport’s governing body failed to protect her from a coach who she says sexually abused her at one of her training centers when she was 19 years. Kylie McKenzie alleged that coach Anibal Aranda touched her vagina after … Read more