Amid Musk Twitter chaos, athletes & celebs cope just like us
Much like many of Twitter's hundreds of millions of users, professional sports stars and celebrities from the entertainment world are dealing with the chaos and uncertainty surrounding the microblogging app since Elon Musk took it over and began trimming the staff and making other changes.
Pegula, Gauff 1st 2 US women in Top 4 since Serena, Venus
Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff are the first pair of U.S. women both in the top four spots of the WTA rankings since sisters Serena and Venus Williams were up there a dozen years ago. Gauff, who lost in the quarterfinals at that tournament, moved up from No. 7 to No. 4. The last time two Americans were that high in the women’s tennis rankings was the week of Oct. 18, 2010, when Serena Williams was No. 2 and Venus Williams was No. 4.news.yahoo.com
American Tiafoe upsets No. 2 Nadal | US Open updates
Frances Tiafoe pulled off the biggest win of his career when the 22nd-ranked American beat second-seeded Rafael Nadal 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals. Tiafoe buried his head in his hands and cried on the court after he shook hands with Nadal. Nadal, a four-time U.S. Open champion, was the highest-seeded player left after No. 1 Daniil Medvedev lost Sunday.news.yahoo.com
Serena's gone, Open must go on: Kvitova, Pegula set rematch
Much like for so many other folks, Serena Williams’ last match at the U.S. Open was must-see TV for players still in the tournament, so Jessica Pegula and Petra Kvitova tuned in from their hotel rooms the night before their victories led off Saturday’s schedule and set up a fourth-round showdown.
French Open updates | Nadal says Wimbledon, future in doubt
French Open champion Rafael Nadal says he needed multiple injections to dull the pain in his left foot before matches in the tournament and unless he can find another solution for the chronic problem he won’t be able to play at Wimbledon and isn’t sure about his future in tennis.
French Open updates | Cilic eliminates No. 2 seed Medvedev
It took until the fourth round, but now it's the high-seeded men who are exiting the French Open. No. 2 Daniil Medvedev bowed out with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 loss to No. 20 Marin Cilic in a matchup between two past U.S. Open champions at Court Philippe Chatrier on Monday night. Medvedev joins No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas, last year's runner-up, on the way out of the bracket.news.yahoo.com
French Open updates | Rune, 19, rare Danish man in 4th Rd
Teenager Holger Rune has given a Denmark a man in the fourth round at Roland Garros for the first time in 63 years. The 19-year-old Rune, who won the French Open junior title three years ago, closed out the third round of the main draw by beating Hugo Gaston of France 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 at Court Philippe Chatrier on Saturday night. Rune will take on 2021 French Open runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas in the fourth round.news.yahoo.com
Another quick day for Pegula, who makes Miami Open semis
Forget three-setters. The No. 16 seed has made the semifinals at the Miami Open, benefiting from a second consecutive abrupt ending. Pegula has played four matches so far in this tournament, needing only 5 1/2 sets to record those victories.news.yahoo.com
Pegula's sports align ahead of Australian Open quarterfinals
The timing for Jessica Pegula's run to the Australian Open quarterfinals has even accommodated another of her sporting passions. Pegula has been able to plan preparation around watching the Buffalo Bills in an NFL divisional play-off game in Kansas City. The Bills, owned by Pegula’s parents, play the Chiefs mid-morning local time in Melbourne, and she'll settle in with her sister to watch it on TV.news.yahoo.com