Coco Gauff defeats Aryna Sabalenka, wins US Open at 19

Coco Gauff of the United States holds the champion's trophy after defeating Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus to win the women's singles final match during the US Open Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, 09 September 2023. EFE-EPA/CJ GUNTHER

By David Villafranca New York, Sep 9 (EFE).- American Coco Gauff, the great promise of women’s tennis aged only 19, defeated Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka and was crowned United States Open champion Saturday to win her first Grand Slam. The No. 6 seed had a magnificent comeback against Sabalenka, who next week will be the new … Read more

Alcaraz tops Djokovic in 5 sets to lift Wimbledon trophy

Carlos Alcaraz holds up the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic in the men's final at the Wimbledon Championships in London on 16 July 2023. EFE/EPA/NEIL HALL/EDITORIAL USE ONLY

London, Jul 16 (EFE).- Carlos Alcaraz said Sunday was going to be the best day of his young life and it was. The 20-year-old Spaniard prevailed 1-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 over reigning champion Novak Djokovic to claim his first Wimbledon title. Since his father first put a racket in his hand, Alcaraz had … Read more

Tears and triumph as 20-time grand slam champ Federer retires

London, Sep 24 (EFE).- Swiss tennis great Roger Federer said an emotional goodbye to professional tennis at the Laver Cup in London’s O2 arena early Saturday. Federer entered retirement after he and Spanish doubles partner, friend and longtime rival Rafael Nadal were defeated by American pair Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe 4-6 7-6 (7-2) 11-9 … Read more