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Tennis: Serena Williams fined $17,000 for U.S. open code violations

During Saturday’s match, which she lost 6-2 6-4 to Japan’s Naomi Osaka, Williams, was handed a coaching violation and a point penalty for breaking her racquet before a heated argument with umpire Carlos Ramos ended with her losing a game. The tournament referee’s office fined the former world number one ... Read More »

Tennis clocks get good reviews but cut into tune time 

The serve clock gives players 25 seconds to begin their service motion from the time the chair umpire announces the score. The warm-up clock allows one minute from on-court arrival to get to the net, five minutes for warming up and another minute to get ready to play. “It’s a ... Read More »

Unified Korea lose in historic table tennis world championship semis

The decision to allow North and South Korea to field a unified team for the semi-finals in Halmstad, Sweden was announced on Thursday. It was a tripartite agreement between the leaders of the North and South Korean Table Tennis teams and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). The last time that a unified Korea ... Read More »