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the latest: defending champion federer wins in 1st round


melbourne, australia — the latest on tuesday at the australian open (all times local):9 p.m.defending champion roger federer had an easy run in his first-round match at the australian open, beating aljaz bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 as he began his quest here for his 20th grand slam singles title.some of the best entertainment came after the match ended when john mcenroe and then actor and comedian will ferrell conducted the post-match tv interviews with the five-time australian champion on rod laver arena.____8:40 p.m.wimbledon champion and third-seeded garbine muguruza started her quest for the no. 1 ranking with a 6-4, 6-3 win over jessika ponchet, a player ranked 253 spots below her.muguruza, who lost in the quarterfinals to coco vandeweghe at melbourne park last year, can overtake simona hale






the latest: svitolina off to fast start in us open 1st round


new york — the latest on the u.s. open, the last grand slam tournament of the year (all times local):___11:42 a.m.elina svitolina is into the second set before many fans have even entered the grounds.the fourth-seeded ukrainian won the first set 6-0 against katerina siniakova from the czech republic in less than a half-hour.svitolina has a wta tour-leading five titles in 2017 and her 45 match victories rank second to caroline wozniacki.svitolina then won the first game of the second set before siniakova finally got on the board.___11:03 a.m.roger federer and rafael nadal will play their opening-round matches, while women's no. 1 seed karolina pliskova is also in action on the second day of the u.s. open.nadal, who has returned to no. 1, faces serbia's dusan lajovic in an afternoon match in






past champs djokovic, federer, nadal win at indian wells


indian wells, calif. — novak djokovic, roger federer and rafael nadal — owners of a combined 44 grand slam titles and 12 of the past 13 trophies at indian wells — all earned straight-set victories sunday to get started at the bnp paribas open.a day after no. 1 andy murray was upset by 129th-ranked qualifier vasek pospisil, the other members of the so-called "big 4" of men's tennis moved into the third round after first-round byes.and the entire distinguished trio — federer has a record 18 major titles, nadal 14, djokovic 12 — is packed into the same section of the draw.federer and longtime rival nadal could meet in the fourth round, with the winner possibly advancing to face djokovic in the quarterfinals.on sunday, the no. 2-seeded djokovic was a bit shaky at times while winning 6-4, 7-6 (






the latest: cilic wins 2nd set in wimbledon semifinals


london — the latest from wimbledon (all times local):___2:35 p.m.marin cilic has won the second set 6-4 against sam querrey in the men's semifinals at wimbledon.querrey won the first set 7-6 (6).___2 p.m.sam querrey has won the first set 7-6 (6) against marin cilic in the men's semifinals at wimbledon.a female spectator needed assistance in the stands during the tiebreaker. the score was 6-6 with cilic on a second serve.after the woman was helped out of the stadium, cilic was given a first serve. but querrey won that point and the next one to take the set.___1:10 p.m.play in the men's semifinals at wimbledon has started.marin cilic is serving to sam querrey in the opening game on centre court.the winner of the match will face either roger federer or tomas berdych in sunday's final. federer






men's quarterfinals on the schedule for day 9 at wimbledon


london — if the rain holds off, the four men's semifinalists will be decided at wimbledon on day 9 of the grass-court major.defending champion andy murray will open play on centre court against sam querrey. seven-time champion roger federer will follow against milos raonic, the man that beat federer in last year's semifinals.on no. 1 court, gilles muller will be first against marin cilic. muller advanced to the quarterfinals at wimbledon for the first time by beating nadal in five sets in the fourth round.in the other match in the second biggest stadium at the all england club, three-time champion novak djokovic will take on 2010 finalist tomas berdych.centre court has a roof, but no. 1 court does not.






querrey tops murray at wimbledon; djokovic out; federer wins


london — limping between points and fading down the stretch, defending champion andy murray was stunned by 24th-seeded sam querrey of the u.s. 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 in the wimbledon quarterfinals wednesday.the no. 1-seeded murray came into the tournament dealing with a sore left hip and it clearly impeded him at centre court. he grimaced as he stumbled or landed awkwardly while attempting shots.querrey took full advantage to reach the first grand slam semifinal of his career — and the first for any american man anywhere since andy roddick was the runner-up at wimbledon in 2009."i am still in a little bit of shock myself," querrey said.there was another quarterfinal surprise later wednesday, when three-time wimbledon champion novak djokovic stopped playing because of a right arm injur






federer faces berdych, querrey against cilic at wimbledon


london — in search of an eighth wimbledon title, roger federer will play for a place in his 11th final at the all england club.the 18-time grand slam champion will face 2010 finalist tomas berdych in the semifinals friday on centre court.federer is 18-6 against berdych, but the 11th-seeded czech beat federer in the quarterfinals during his run to the final seven years ago.in the first semifinal match, seventh-seeded marin cilic of croatia will face sam querrey. the 24th-seeded american eliminated defending champion andy murray in the quarterfinals.






wimbledon: sam querrey stuns andy murray; novak djokovic out; roger federer wins


limping between points and fading down the stretch, defending champion andy murray was stunned by 24th-seeded sam querrey of the u.s. 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-1 in the wimbledon quarterfinals wednesday.the no. 1-seeded murray came into the tournament dealing with a sore left hip and it clearly impeded him at centre court. he grimaced as he stumbled or landed awkwardly while attempting shots.querrey took full advantage to reach the first grand slam semifinal of his career — and the first for any american man anywhere since andy roddick was the runner-up at wimbledon in 2009."i am still in a little bit of shock myself," querrey said.there was another quarterfinal surprise later wednesday, when three-time wimbledon champion novak djokovic stopped playing because of a right arm injury while t






federer, nadal drawn for wimbledon final, 11 years after 1st


london — like a couple of old friends gathering for a reunion, roger federer and rafael nadal could face each other in the wimbledon final more than a decade after their first such meeting.the draw at the all england club on friday established plenty of intriguing matchups along the way, too, including what appears to be a particularly tricky path for three-time champion novak djokovic, who's been struggling for much of the past 12 months or so.djokovic will start against big-hitting martin klizan, and then could face another power player in the third round: 2009 u.s. open champion juan martin del potro, who stunned the serb at the rio olympics last year. get past that, and djokovic might play the mercurial gael monfils or fernando lopez, who is coming off a grass-court title at queen's cl






federer, djokovic drawn in same half for australian open


melbourne, australia — roger federer found himself in a slightly awkward position before the australian open draw.just being there.a few minutes later when the formalities were completed, federer found out how difficult defending his title could be after landing in the same half as six-time champion novak djokovic."this is not normal," federer told a crowd of hundreds of fans before the draw on thursday at margaret court arena. "i don't like usually going to draws because they freak me out — i don't want to know who i play other than just seeing the sheet at the end and knowing who my first-round opponent is."first up, the 36-year-old swiss will play ajaz bedene of slovenia. he also has no. 7-ranked david goffin, juan martin del potro, sam querrey, and milos raonic in his quarter.there's a






the latest: federer needs 5 sets to edge us teen at open


new york — the latest on the u.s. open, the last grand slam tournament of the year (all times local):___11:52 p.m.roger federer overcame a slow start, then a late lapse, and needed five sets to win a topsy-turvy first-round match at the u.s. open against 19-year-old american frances tiafoe.the no. 3-seeded federer got broken in the first game and dropped the opening set, and then appeared to take control before letting a lead slip away. eventually, he edged the 70th-ranked tiafoe 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4 by breaking serve in the last game.it was federer's 79th career victory at the u.s. open, equaling andre agassi for second-most. only jimmy connors has more, with 98.federer played under the closed roof at arthur ashe stadium for the first time. he missed last year's tournament, when the re






the latest: thiem advances to 4th round at wimbledon


london — the latest from wimbledon (all times local):___8:20 p.m.dominic thiem has now reached the fourth round in a fourth consecutive grand slam tournament, defeating jared donaldson of the united states 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 at wimbledon.the eighth-seeded thiem won despite trailing by two games in each of the first two sets.thiem won the first four games of the third set, then won at love in the last game, finishing donaldson off with a forehand volley at the net.the 23-year-old austrian reached the semifinals of the french open last month, losing to eventual champion rafael nadal, and the fourth round of the australian open in january.he had not advanced beyond the third round in three previous appearances at the all england club.donaldson, ranked no. 67, was making his first appearance in the






querrey tops murray at wimbledon; djokovic out; federer wins


defending champion andy murray was stunned in the wimbledon quarterfinals by sam querrey of the united states        






federer, del potro, cilic advance to basel quarterfinals


basel, switzerland — roger federer and juan martin del potro both eased into the swiss indoors quarterfinals by beating french opponents in straight sets on thursday.the top-seeded federer cruised to a 6-1, 6-3 win over 40th-ranked benoit paire in 57 minutes.federer took his second match-point chance on paire's serve, approaching the net to hit a forehand crosscourt winner.federer has not faced a break point this week in two matches at his hometown event in basel.fourth-seeded del potro, a two-time basel champion, beat julien benneteau 6-4, 6-4 and stayed on course to qualify for the atp world tour finals lineup in london next month.also thursday, marin cilic, the second-seeded defending champion, beat 54th-ranked borna coric 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 to improve to 5-0 against his croatian compatriot.






the latest: djokovic wins second set against schwartzman


paris — the latest from the french open (all times local):___4:45 p.m.defending champion novak djokovic has leveled his third-round match against diego schwartzman at the french open by winning the second set 6-3.schwartzman, who is ranked 41st, clinched the first set 7-5.___4:20 p.m.steve johnson, still grieving the recent death of his father, lost to sixth-seeded dominic thiem 6-1, 6-7 (4), 6-3 in the third round of the french open.the 25th-seeded american had burst into tears after his second-round victory over borna coric on wednesday.there was no such display of emotion after he lost to thiem, who spoke to johnson at the net and gave him a consoling hug.___4:05 p.m.defending champion novak djokovic has lost the opening set of his third-round match against diego schwartzman at the fren






i quit! federer, djokovic benefit from wimbledon retirements


london — novak djokovic's first-round match at wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes tuesday. roger federer's, which was next in the all england club's main stadium, went 43.when two of tennis' biggest stars crossed paths after both advanced when opponents stopped playing because of pre-existing injuries, they kidded each other about a way to try to make it up to the fans."we had a little joke about it in the locker room," djokovic recounted, "saying we should maybe play a practice set on the centre court, have the crowd stay."the short workdays for the two were quite similar. djokovic led 6-3, 2-0 when martin klizan retired with a left leg problem that has bothered him for about two months; federer was ahead 6-3, 3-0 when alexandr dolgopolov quit because of a painful right ankle he first twi






i quit! federer, djokovic benefit from wimbledon retirements


london — novak djokovic's first-round match at wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes tuesday. roger federer's, which was next in the all england club's main stadium, went 43.when two of tennis' biggest stars crossed paths after both advanced when opponents stopped playing because of pre-existing injuries, they kidded each other about a way to try to make it up to the fans."we had a little joke about it in the locker room," djokovic recounted, "saying we should maybe play a practice set on the centre court, have the crowd stay."the short workdays for the two were quite similar. djokovic led 6-3, 2-0 when martin klizan retired with a left leg problem that has bothered him for about two months; federer was ahead 6-3, 3-0 when alexandr dolgopolov quit because of a painful right ankle he first twi






roger federer, novak djokovic benefit from wimbledon retirements – the denver po


london — novak djokovic’s first-round match at wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes tuesday. roger federer’s, which was next in the all england club’s main stadium, went 43.when two of tennis’ biggest stars crossed paths after both advanced when opponents stopped playing because of pre-existing injuries, they kidded each other about a way to try to make it up to the fans.“we had a little joke about it in the locker room,” djokovic recounted, “saying we should maybe play a practice set on the centre court, have the crowd stay.”the short workdays for the two were quite similar. djokovic led 6-3, 2-0 when martin klizan retired with a left leg problem that has bothered him for about two months; federer was ahead 6-3, 3-0 when alexandr dolgopolov quit because of a painful right ankle he first twi






roger federer, novak djokovic benefit from opponents' withdrawals at wimbledon


novak djokovic's first-round match at wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes tuesday. roger federer's, which was next in the all england club's main stadium, went 43.when two of tennis' biggest stars crossed paths after both advanced when opponents stopped playing because of pre-existing injuries, they kidded each other about a way to try to make it up to the fans."we had a little joke about it in the locker room," djokovic recounted, "saying we should maybe play a practice set on the centre court, have the crowd stay."the short workdays for the two were quite similar. djokovic led 6-3, 2-0 when martin klizan retired with a left leg problem that has bothered him for about two months; federer was ahead 6-3, 3-0 when alexandr dolgopolov quit because of a painful right ankle he first twisted last






roger federer wins opening match at atp finals


london — one break of serve, and a mini-break, was all roger federer needed to win his opening match at the season-ending atp finals on sunday.the 19-time grand slam champion broke jack sock in the first game of the 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory at the o2 arena. both then held serve the rest of the way.the 36-year-old federer, who is ranked no. 2 in the world and won the australian open and wimbledon this season, is the oldest player ever to qualify for the season-ending tournament, which started in 1970.in the late match, alexander zverev will face marin cilic.federer broke sock, who was making his debut at the tournament, in the very first game, hitting a backhand winner to take the 1-0 lead."i missed one first serve in the first game," sock said. "i had my chances. he put me in some awkward posi






8-time champ federer beats zverev for halle quarterfinal


halle, germany — eight-time champion roger federer defeated germany's mischa zverev 7-6 (4), 6-4 to book his quarterfinal place at the gerry weber open on thursday.federer, who is bidding for his 16th grass-court title, hit five aces and converted three of his four break opportunities to win the second-round match in an hour and a half. he did not face a break point.the 35-year-old swiss next plays defending champion florian mayer, another german, who upset the sixth-seeded lucas pouille 6-7 (6), 6-4, 6-3.third-seeded kei nishikori was forced to retire earlier with an injury during his match against karen khachanov.the japanese player was trailing 3-2 when he withdrew with a left hip problem.khachanov will next face andrey rublev in the quarterfinals. rublev, who received a wild-card for t






federer joins djokovic, sharapova in 2nd round in australia


melbourne, australia — roger federer picked up where he left off at the last australian open on a day when maria sharapova, angelique kerber and novak djokovic ensured there were all kinds of successful comebacks.defending champion federer beating aljaz bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in a night match, his first on rod laver arena since clinching a career-reviving title here last year. he's been met on court after wins here previously by tennis greats laver, john mcenroe and jim courier.on tuesday night, he got something different. comedian will ferrell stepped out of the crowd and, slipping into character as ron burgundy from the movie anchorman, conducted the post-match interview.six-time champion djokovic and 2014 australian open winner stan wawrinka stuck to business, returning from long injury l






sun is out at wimbledon; federer and kerber on the schedule


london — the sun is out and the temperatures are high so far on day 4 at wimbledon, with roger federer and angelique kerber scheduled to play.there has been only one brief rain delay so far at wimbledon, though thunderstorms are possible on thursday with temperatures already around 28 degrees c (82 degrees f).federer, a seven-time champion at the all england club, will play on centre court against dusan lajovic in the second round. the top-ranked kerber will face kirsten flipkens on no. 1 court.novak djokovic and juan martin del potro are also on the schedule. if both players win on thursday, they will meet in the third round.






top men’s players get tough quarterfinal draws at wimbledon


london (ap) — the “big 4” got a tough draw at wimbledon.roger federer, rafael nadal, novak djokovic and andy murray, the only four men to win the wimbledon title over the last 14 years and the top four seeded players this year, all could face difficult opponents in the quarterfinals.federer, who is looking for a record eighth title at the all england club, could meet 2016 finalist milos raonic in the quarterfinals before facing either djokovic or dominic thiem in the semifinals. defending champion murray could have to beat stan wawrinka before possibly facing nadal. the french open champion will have to beat marin cilic in the quarterfinals.the toughest draw might have been given to djokovic, a three-time champion at the all england club. struggling since winning last year’s french open, t






roger federer makes wimbledon semifinals for 12th time – the denver post


london — seven-time champion roger federer moved into his 12th semifinal at the all england club with a straightforward 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (4) victory over 2016 runner-up milos raonic. that left federer as the only member of the sport’s so-called big 4 still standing: in addition to the exits for murray and djokovic, rafael nadal lost in the fourth round. that quartet has combined to win each of the past 14 wimbledon titles.federer beat milos raonic 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (4) on centre court.federer will next face tomas berdych on friday in the semifinals. berdych advanced when novak djokovic retired from their match with an injury.raonic beat federer in the semifinals last year, and then lost to andy murray in the final.






top men's players get tough quarterfinal draws at wimbledon


london — the "big 4" got a tough draw at wimbledon.roger federer, rafael nadal, novak djokovic and andy murray, the only four men to win the wimbledon title over the last 14 years and the top four seeded players this year, all could face difficult opponents in the quarterfinals.federer, who is looking for a record eighth title at the all england club, could meet 2016 finalist milos raonic in the quarterfinals before facing either djokovic or dominic thiem in the semifinals. defending champion murray could have to beat stan wawrinka before possibly facing nadal. the french open champion will have to beat marin cilic in the quarterfinals.the toughest draw might have been given to djokovic, a three-time champion at the all england club. struggling since winning last year's french open, the se






the latest: former no. 1 pliskova advances at aussie open


melbourne, australia — the latest on tuesday at the australian open (all times local):12:45 p.m.former no. 1-ranked karolina pliskova has advanced to the second round at the australian open, beating veronica cepede royg 6-3, 6-4 at rod laver arena.pliskova, who held the top ranking in july of last year, is among six players who could return to no. 1 depending on results at the season-opening major.she played the brisbane international two weeks ago with her new coach, thomas krupa. the defending champion lost to eventual winner elina svitolina in the semifinals._____12:20 p.m.johanna konta has continued her strong recent form at melbourne park, easily winning her first-round match and eliminating another american player.konta beat madison brengle 6-3, 6-1, the 10th loss in 11 first-round m






federer beats nadal 6-3, 6-4 in miami open final


key biscayne, fla. — roger federer is playing so well this year he's even dominating his longtime nemesis, rafael nadal.federer beat nadal for the third time this year sunday, 6-3, 6-4, to win the miami open and become the tournament's oldest men's champion.playing some of the best tennis of his career at age 35, federer also beat his longtime nemesis in the australian open final in january, and two weeks ago en route to the indian wells title.his latest win turned back the clock — federer also won key biscayne in 2005 and 2006. nadal fell to 0-5 in key biscayne finals, including in 2005 against federer.federer was coming off a thrilling three-hour semifinal win over nick kyrgios but nonetheless looked fresh against nadal and erased all four break points he faced. federer failed to take ad






federer wins first match since winning australian open


dubai, united arab emirates — back on court, roger federer won his first match since claiming his 18th grand slam title at the australian open.the third-seeded federer beat benoit paire 6-1, 6-3 on monday to move into the second round of the dubai tennis championships. federer, a seven-time dubai champion who holds a 48-5 record in 13 appearances, missed last year's tournament with a knee injury."it's incredible to be back after the knee," federer said. "i'm standing and i'm here."federer was cheered as he walked on court. he maintains a home in dubai and is viewed as a part-time local in the city."it's nice as you're warming up you hear the crowd as they're getting pumped up," federer said. "you hear music and hear the roars."and when you walk out, i don't know, it's a nice feeling to hav






federer rolls into fourth round at miami open


key biscayne, fla. — roger federer took a look around as he entered the stadium court at the miami open, already feeling the energy of the crowd.he gave them quite the show.federer advanced to the fourth round at key biscayne on monday, the no. 4 seed beating juan martin del potro 6-3, 6-4 on monday. federer, who was facing the 29th-seeded del potro for the first time since 2013, never lost serve and improved to 15-1 this year.he broke del potro twice, once in each set, and that was all he needed."i feel like i earned it more," said federer, the 2005 and 2006 champion on key biscayne. "i was more the aggressor. it was more my racket, and i like it that way."the first break put him up 5-3 in the first set, and federer then fought off four break points in the ensuing game before closing out






federer, djokovic highlight wimbledon's 3rd-round schedule


london — roger federer and novak djokovic are among the players whose wimbledon third-round matches are scheduled to be completed before the tournament heads to its traditional break on the middle sunday.for the first time in 33 years, a pair of brothers will both be competing in the third round at the all england club. back in 1984, it was tim and tom gullickson. this time, it's 10th-seeded alexander zverev and his older sibling, 27th-seeded mischa.mischa plays seven-time champion federer on centre court on saturday. alexander faces sebastian ofner, a 21-year-old austrian qualifier who is ranked only 217th.the past two wimbledon women's runners-up, no. 1-ranked angelique kerber and garbine muguruza, also will be trying to reach the second week.






federer rolls into fourth round at miami open


key biscayne, fla. — roger federer took a look around as he entered the stadium court at the miami open, immediately feeling the energy of the crowd.he gave them quite a show.federer advanced to the fourth round at key biscayne on monday, beating juan martin del potro 6-3, 6-4. federer, who was facing del potro for the first time since 2013, never lost serve and improved to 15-1 this year.he broke del potro twice, once in each set, and that was all he needed."i feel like i earned it more," said federer, the 2005 and 2006 champion on key biscayne. "i was more the aggressor. it was more my racket, and i like it that way."the first break put him up 5-3 in the first set, and the fourth-seeded federer then fought off four break points in the ensuing game before closing out the set.another break






roger federer beats rafael nadal for third time this year to win miami open titl


roger federer is playing so well this year he's even dominating his longtime nemesis, rafael nadal. federer beat nadal for the third time this year sunday, 6-3, 6-4, to win the miami open and become the tournament's oldest men's champion. playing some of the best tennis of his career at age 35, federer also beat his longtime nemesis in the australian open final in january, and two weeks ago en route to the indian wells title. his latest win turned back the clock — federer also won key biscayne in 2005 and 2006. nadal fell to 0-5 in key biscayne finals, including in 2005 against federer. federer was coming off a thrilling three-hour semifinal win over nick kyrgios but nonetheless looked fresh against nadal and erased all four break points he faced. federer failed to take advantage of five e






juan martin del potro beats roger federer in u.s. open quarterfinal


so much for the first u.s. open matchup between roger federer and rafael nadal.federer failed to live up to his end of the bargain.hours after nadal did his part with an easy-as-can-be victory to get to the semifinals at flushing meadows, federer was unable to join him for what would have been the most-anticipated showdown of the entire two weeks, wasting chances to take control and missing shots he normally makes in a 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 loss to 2009 champion juan martin del potro on wednesday night.“he came up with the goods when he needed to,” federer said, “and i helped him a little bit sometimes, too, maybe.”federer described himself as too “edgy” and said “that little magic was missing.”he also insisted that, unlike just about everyone else, he did not spend any time at all ponder






federer beats wawrinka for trying 5th indian wells title


indian wells, calif. — roger federer defeated stan wawrinka 6-4, 7-5 to win a record-tying fifth bnp paribas open title in the all-swiss final.at 35 years and seven months, federer became the oldest champion in the desert tournament's history on sunday, surpassing jimmy connors, who was 31 years and five months when he won in 1981.federer tied the tourney record of novak djokovic, who lost in the fourth round, while winning his 90th career title, keeping him third behind connors and ivan lendl on the all-time list in the open era.federer dropped serve just once in five matches, losing the first game of the second set against wawrinka. federer advanced to the semifinals via walkover when nick kyrgios withdrew.in an all-russian women's final, elena vesnina defeated svetlana kuznetsova 6-7 (6






no federer vs. nadal at u.s. open, thanks to missing magic


juan martin del potro, right, and roger federer meet at the net after their 2017 us open quarter finals match. (don emmert, afp getty) by howard fendrichnew york (ap) — so much for the first u.s. open matchup between roger federer and rafael nadal.federer failed to live up to his end of the bargain.hours after nadal did his part with an easy-as-can-be victory to get to the semifinals at flushing meadows, federer was unable to join him for what would have been the most-anticipated showdown of the entire two weeks, wasting chances to take control and missing shots he normally makes in a 7-5, 3-6, 7-6 (8), 6-4 loss to 2009 champion juan martin del potro on wednesday night.“he came up with the goods when he needed to,” federer said, “and i helped him a little bit sometimes, too, maybe.”federer






actors slam trump's immigration order


the 23rd screen actors guild awards telecast on sunday quickly turned into a forum for hollywood celebrities to vent their frustrations with president donald trump’s immigration order.when ashton kutcher took the stage to open the show, he welcomed the crowd “and everyone in airports that belong in my america! you are part of the fabric of who we are, and we welcome you and we love you.” just moments later, “veep” star julia louis-dreyfus won the award for best actress in a television comedy and used much of her acceptance speech to slam trump’s policy.“i am the daughter of an immigrant. my father fled religious persecution in nazi-occupied france,” she said. “i’m an american patriot and i love this country and because i love this country, i am horrified by its blemishes. this immigrant ba