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May 12, 2024 at 12:33 AM

Novak Djokovic hit with water bottle at Italian Open

Tennis fans were left holding their breath when Novak Djokovic was hit in the head with a water bottle while he was signing autographs at the Italian Open.
May 12, 2024 at 12:33 AM
VIDEO: Novak Djokovic hit with water bottle at Italian Open
May 11, 2024 at 1:45 AM

Tennis icon Stan Smith and director Danny Lee discuss new documentary

ABC News’ Phil Lipof spoke with director Danny Lee and tennis hall-of-famer Stan Smith about their new documentary unpacking the story of the man behind the infamous sneaker, “Who is Stan Smith?”
May 11, 2024 at 1:45 AM
VIDEO: Tennis icon Stan Smith and director Danny Lee discuss new documentary
1 month ago

Tennis pro retiring after major wins due to endometriosis, arthritis complications

Danielle Collins is now the 15th-ranked player in the world.
1 month ago
Danielle Collins reacts after winning a point against Elena Rybakina  in the women's singles final of the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium, Mar 30, 2024 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
2 months ago

Tennis legend on what he's learned after 'fall from grace' and prison sentence

Boris Becker talks about a new documentary on his tennis stardom, personal life and the case that sent him to prison in the U.K. in 2022
2 months ago
Boris Becker attends the 73rd Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin, Feb. 19, 2023 in Berlin, Germany.
2 months ago

Zendaya and Tom Holland spotted at BNP Paribas Tennis Open

The pair was spotted singing together on the sidelines.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Zendaya and Tom Holland spotted at BNP Paribas Tennis Open
2 months ago

Bees invade tennis tournament

Play was suspended after thousands of bees swarmed the court at the Indian Wells Open in California. ABC News’ Lionel Moise reports.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Bees invade tennis tournament
2 months ago

From the battlefield to the tennis court

World War II Veterans reflect on 50 years of friendship and their bond for tennis.
2 months ago
VIDEO: From the battlefield to the tennis court
2 months ago

'Bee invasion' leads to suspended tennis match at BNP Paribas Open

Bees swarmed the primary showcourt during the quarter-final match between Spain's Carlos Alcaraz and Germany's Alexander Zverev.
2 months ago
Carlos Alcaraz of Spain gets attacked by a swarm of bees at the BNP Paribas Open, at Indian Wells Tennis Garden, Calif., on March 14, 2024.
4 months ago

Coco Gauff advances to Australian Open semifinals

The American phenom scored a dramatic three-set victory over Ukraine’s Marta Kostuk in an exhausting 3-hour, 8-minute match.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Coco Gauff advances to Australian Open semi-finals
4 months ago

Americans advance in Australian Open

Coco Gauff defeated fellow American Alycia Parks in straight sets to advance to the round of 16 while on the men’s side, Taylor Fritz will face off against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the third round.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Americans advance in Australian Open
5 months ago

Naomi Osaka opens up about postpartum journey, being a new mom

Tennis star Naomi Osaka opens up in a new interview about becoming a mom to daughter Shai and her postpartum experience.
5 months ago
Naomi Osaka of Japan is photographed during a Tennis Channel player profile video and still photography session March 7, 2022 in Indian Wells, California.
7 months ago

Serena Williams announces 2 books: What she plans to write about

Serena Williams, 42, stepped away from professional tennis in 2022.
7 months ago
Serena Williams reacts during the Leagues Cup 2023 match between Cruz Azul and Inter Miami CF at DRV PNK Stadium on July 21, 2023 in Fort Lauderdale.
8 months ago

Like mother, like daughter: See Serena’s daughter playing tennis

Another Williams family tennis prodigy appears ready to take on the sport.
8 months ago
Serena Williams talks with her daughter Olympia and husband Alexis Ohanian after playing a match during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Aug. 29, 2022, in New York.
9 months ago

U.S. Open champion Coco Gauff thanks those who didn't believe in her

"Those who thought you were putting water on my fire, you're really adding gas to it."
9 months ago
VIDEO: U.S. Open champion Coco Gauff thanks those who didn't believe in her
9 months ago

Coco Gauff opens up about historic US Open victory

The 19-year-old American tennis phenom talks to ABC News about her win against Aryna Sabalenka on Saturday night and becoming the youngest American to win the U.S. Open since Serena Williams in 1999.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Coco Gauff opens up about historic US Open victory
9 months ago

Novak Djokovic wins 2023 US Open

Novak Djokovic won the U.S. Open on Sunday, beating Russian Daniil Medvedev in straight sets.
9 months ago
In this Sept. 12, 2021 file photo Novak Djokovic plays during the men's singles final of the Open tennis championships in New York.
9 months ago

'Brought to tears': Coco Gauff describes the moments after her US Open win

Coco Gauff's victory enshrined the 19-year-old in the history books for being one of the few Black women to win the U.S. Open title.
9 months ago
Coco Gauff of the United States reacts after defeating Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus in their Women's Singles Final match on Day Thirteen of the 2023 US Open on Sept. 9, 2023 in Queens, New York.
9 months ago

Coco Gauff's message to young girls: 'Never give up on your dreams'

Gauff made history at 19 on Saturday when she became only the third American teen to win the U.S. Open.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Coco Gauff's message to young girls: 'Never give up on your dreams'
9 months ago

Billie Jean King talks the future of American tennis

Whit Johnson speaks with legendary tennis star Billie Jean King about how her efforts helped lead the way to equal prize money for men and women at the U.S. Open.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Billie Jean King talks the future of American tennis
9 months ago

Coco Gauff wins first Grand Slam title

Former President Barack Obama, tennis legend Billie Jean King and more celebrate Gauff’s win across social media.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Coco Gauff wins first Grand Slam title
9 months ago

Coco Gauff makes history in a thrilling 3-set match

All eyes were on tennis phenom Coco Gauff as the 19-year-old faced off against Aryna Sabalenka in the U.S. Open final.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Coco Gauff makes history in a thrilling 3-set match
9 months ago

Ben Shelton takes on Novak Djokovich in US Open semifinal

Novak Djokovic is on his way to a tenth appearance in the finals and Coco Gauff is hoping for her first grand slam singles title.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Ben Shelton takes on Novak Djokovich in US Open semifinal
9 months ago

Former US Open champ Andy Roddick shares advice for last-standing Americans

Tennis star Andy Roddick, the last American to win the U.S. Open in 2003, discussed Coco Gauff and Ben Shelton making the finals and semi-finals.
9 months ago
Andy Roddick of the United States hugs the trophy after defeating Juan Carlos Ferrero of Spain in the men's finals, Sept. 7, 2003, at the US Open tennis championships in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
9 months ago

Protesters arrested after delaying US Open match

Play at the U.S. Open was interrupted on Thursday night when climate change protesters began shouting during a match.
9 months ago
Sep 7, 2023; Flushing, NY, USA; Police work to remove a climate change protester during the women's singles semifinal between Coco Gauff of the United States and Karolina Muchova of Czech Republic on day eleven of the 2023 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports
9 months ago

Andy Roddick shares advice for Coco Gauff, Ben Shelton in US Open

Roddick, who was the last American to win at the U.S. Open in 2003, talks about Gauff’s performance ahead of the women’s final and Shelton’s matchup against Novak Djokavic in the men’s semis.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Andy Roddick shares advice for Coco Gauff, Ben Shelton in US Open
9 months ago

American tennis star Coco Gauff is headed to the final of the US Open

Gauff overcame nearly an hour-long delay caused by a climate protest to win in straight sets.
9 months ago
VIDEO: American tennis star Coco Gauff is headed to the final of the US Open
9 months ago

Chef James Kent shares US Open-inspired recipes

The Michelin Star chef of Crown Shy cooks up a crispy chicken sandwich.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Chef James Kent shares US Open-inspired recipes
9 months ago

Coco Gauff heads to US Open final

The American, 19, who is ranked No. 4, will face off against No. 1 Aryna Sabalenka, 25, on Saturday at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Coco Gauff heads to US Open final
9 months ago

US Open interrupted by climate change protesters

One of the protesters glued his feet to a concrete floor, according to The Associated Press.
9 months ago
One of the protesters glued his feet to a concrete floor, according to The Associated Press.
9 months ago

Tennis star Frances Tiafoe talks US Open run

Tiafoe, a tennis sensation, sits down with ABC News' LZ Granderson to discuss his career on the court.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Tennis star Frances Tiafoe talks US Open run
9 months ago

The rise of America's young Black tennis stars takes center stage at US Open

Three Black American tennis stars are playing in the semifinals of the U.S. Open this year.
9 months ago
Coco Gauff, Frances Tiafoe, Madison Keys and Ben Shelton at the U.S. Open in New York City.
9 months ago

American stars head to US Open semifinals

Madison Keys beat Marketa Vondrousova on Wednesday night to earn her place alongside fellow Americans Coco Gauff and Ben Shelton in the semis at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
9 months ago
VIDEO: American stars head to US Open semifinals
9 months ago

By the Numbers: Too many tennis balls?

A look at how many tennis balls are used every year, and the environmental impact that may have.
9 months ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Too many tennis balls?
9 months ago

Rennae Stubbs and Billie Jean King surprise young tennis fans

The host of "Racquets Ambush Tennis with Rennae Stubbs" introduced the tennis legend to some rising stars.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Rennae Stubbs and Billie Jean King surprise young tennis fans
9 months ago

Americans shine bright at US Open

Ben Shelton beat Frances Tiafoe in an all-American quarterfinals matchup to advance to the semis, while Coco Gauff swept Jelena Ostapenko to advance to the semis for the women.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Americans shine bright at US Open
9 months ago

Tennis star on losing US Open prize money: ‘It is a little bit of an identity crisis'

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with the highest-ranked college tennis star Fiona Crawley about having to forfeit her U.S. Open winnings as a result of NCAA eligibility rules.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Tennis star on losing US Open prize money: ‘It is a little bit of an identity crisis’
9 months ago

Coco Gauff reaches US Open semifinals

The 19-year-old becomes the first American teen to reach the tournament's semifinals in over 20 years.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Coco Gauff reaches US Open semifinals
9 months ago

Fan ejected from US Open over allegedly quoting Hitler

A spectator was ejected from a tennis match at the U.S. Open after German player Alexander Zverev accused the man of quoting a phrase from Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Fan ejected from US Open over allegedly quoting Hitler
9 months ago

American players headed to US Open quarterfinals

Madison Keys, Coco Gauff, Ben Shelton, Frances Tiafoe and Taylor Fritz will continue playing in the tournament.
9 months ago
VIDEO: American players headed to US Open quarterfinals
9 months ago

US Open fan ejected after allegedly quoting 'most famous Hitler phrase'

A spectator was ejected from a U.S. Open tennis match early Tuesday after German player Alexander Zverev accused the man of quoting Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
9 months ago
Alexander Zverev, of Germany, returns a shot to Jannik Sinner, of Italy, during the fourth round of the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York, New York, on Sept. 4, 2023.
9 months ago

American tennis stars dominate at US Open

Four American players, including Coco Gauff and Frances Tiafoe, are already through to the U.S. Open quarterfinals.
9 months ago
VIDEO: American tennis stars dominate at US Open
9 months ago

Young Americans look to advance to the 4th round of US Open

Americans are racking up victories at the U.S. Open as both the women and men are moving ahead to the round of 16.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Young Americans look to advance to the 4th round of US Open
9 months ago

American hopefuls Gauff, Tiafoe, Fritz head to next round of US Open

Coco Gauff, Francis Taifoe and Taylor Fritz head into the next round of the prestigious tennis tournament.
9 months ago
VIDEO: American hopefuls Gauff, Tiafoe, Fritz head to next round of US Open
9 months ago

Hall of Fame tennis coach Rick Macci talks US Open

The legendary coach of several players, including Serena and Venus Williams, weighs in on how American players are faring so far in the tournament and talks about his favorite drills.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hall of Fame tennis coach Rick Macci talks US Open
9 months ago

Venus Williams suffers defeat in straight sets at US Open

Although Williams lost to Belgian Greet Minnen, American Jessica Pegula knocked off Camila Giorgi in straight sets.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Venus Williams suffers defeat in straight sets at US Open
9 months ago

Players to watch in the US Open

“GMA” takes a look at some American tennis players hoping to bring home the big win during the tournament.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Players to watch in the US Open
9 months ago

Americans to watch at US Open

The U.S. Open kicks off today in New York and all eyes are on Jess Pegula and Coco Gauff.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Americans to watch at US Open
9 months ago

US Open set to get underway

The world's best tennis players descend on the National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens. You can catch all the U.S. Open action starting Monday on ESPN.
9 months ago
VIDEO: US Open set to get underway
9 months ago

Frances Tiafoe talks US Open on 'GMA'

Ahead of the tournament, the tennis sensation talks about his career thus far and the competition that lies ahead.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Frances Tiafoe talks US Open on 'GMA'
9 months ago

Ethan Quinn’s road to the US Open

"GMA" sponsor Prudential spotlights the rising star's journey to competing in America’s biggest tennis tournament.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Ethan Quinn’s road to the US Open