"I thought Cynthia [Erivo, the star of 'Harriet'] was going to do it last year. I thought Ruth [Negga, nominated for 2016's 'Loving'] had a really good shot at it too," Berry said. "I thought there were women that rightfully, arguably, could have, should have. I hoped they would have, but why it hasn't gone that way, I don't have the answer." … [Read more...] about Halle Berry calls historic Oscar win ‘one of my biggest heartbreaks’
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"For me personally, it never mattered. I just always tried to focus on my next match," said the Austrian. "My focus or my concentration, it's the same. It doesn't matter if I play one of the Big Three members or if I play somebody else. … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic’s default opens the door for young stars to win a grand slam, but will success come with an asterisk?
"From the moment Novak was out of the tournament, it was clear that there's going to be a new Grand Slam champion," said Thiem, who topped Zverev in Melbourne in five sets. "From that moment on, that was also out of my mind. I was just focusing on the remaining guys left in the draw. … [Read more...] about Zverev reaches first Grand Slam final after comeback win at US Open, will face Thiem
The sport returned in June following a three-month hiatus and fans are still not permitted to attend events. This will certainly be a detriment to Johnson at the upcoming US Open, the tournament he clinched back in 2016 for his only major to date and somewhere he could usually rely on home support. … [Read more...] about Dustin Johnson wins Tour Championship to clinch FedEx Cup and pocket $15 million prize
But with qualifying scrapped to limit the numbers on site at Flushing Meadows as part of the US Open's bubble and other players withdrawing -- mostly due to coronavirus concerns -- the 32-year-old snuck into the 128-player singles field. There are no fans at this year's tournament, too. … [Read more...] about Serena Williams reaches US Open semifinals after rallying against fellow mom