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  • Sloane Stephens upset at U.S. Open

    Sloane Stephens upset at U.S. Open
    Sloane Stephens was ousted in three sets at the U.S. Open by Johanna Larsson, while Peng Shuai upset No. 4 seed Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets to reach the third round. Stephens, the No. 21 seed at the tennis season’s final Grand Slam...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Blake, Courier Give Connecticut Open Crowd Money's Worth

    Jeff Jacobs: Blake, Courier Give Connecticut Open Crowd Money's Worth
    NEW HAVEN — They were not afraid to whiz some vicious shots at each other's head. Yes, it was much more dangerous off the court Wednesday than on it for James Blake and Jim Courier at the Connecticut Tennis Center. "Wow, that is a horrendous...
  • James Blake And Jim Courier Square Off In Press Conference

    NEW HAVEN – Jim Courier and James Blake squared off Wednesday afternoon in a press conference before the two retired players hit the court for a Legends exhibition match at night at the Connecticut Open. Blake poked fun at Courier’s tennis...
  • Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau

    Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau
    For nearly 30 years, the star-studded, two-week tennis tournament held on Key Biscayne every March was referred to as the Winter Wimbledon or fifth Grand Slam, one of the crown jewels of elite pro tennis. The problem was nobody knew its name. On...
  • Sunrise tennis facility to host Israel-Argentina Davis Cup event

    Game, set, match goes to the city of Sunrise, which beat out Delray Beach and a few other sites to host the upcoming Davis Cup event between Israel and Argentina. The International Tennis Federation, the ruling body over Davis Cup, wouldn't allow Israel...
  • Tomic awarded U.S. Open wild card

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been awarded a wild card for the U.S. Open by Tennis Australia after his drop down the world rankings had threatened to send him back to qualifying for the last grand slam tournament of the year. The 21-year-old,...
  • ITF tells Israel Davis Cup tie cannot be played at home

    (Reuters) - The International Tennis Federation (ITF) told Israel on Thursday it could not host its Davis Cup World Group playoff against Argentina in Tel Aviv next month because of safety concerns caused by the conflict in the Gaza Strip. The ruling...
  • Israel will not get to host Davis Cup match because of Gaza conflict

    Israel will not get to host Davis Cup match because of Gaza conflict
    The governing body of the Davis Cup tennis event will not allow Israel to host Argentina in a world group playoff because of "concerns arising from the military conflict between Israel and Hamas" in the Gaza Strip. The International Tennis Assn. said...
  • Raonic beats compatriot Pospisil in Washington

    (Reuters) - Milos Raonic won the first all-Canadian final of the professional era when he beat Vasek Pospisil 6-1 6-4 in the final of the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday. Second seed Raonic took barely an hour to dispose of Pospisil on the hardcourt at...
  • Lisicki fires fastest ever serve in Stanford defeat

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - German Sabine Lisicki fired the fastest serve ever recorded at a WTA event on Tuesday, unleashing a 210.8 kph (131 mph) bomb in her first round loss to Ana Ivanovic at the Stanford Classic. Lisicki, who lost 7-6(2) 6-1,...
  • Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships

    Tennis players compete at USTA National Clay Court Championships
    Junior tennis players from across the nation came to Delray Beach on their summer breaks from high school to compete with 400 of their peers in the USTA Boys' 18 & 16 National Clay Court Championships held at Delray Beach Tennis Center. Even though...
  • Tennis stars Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych pose nude for ESPN Magazine Body Issue

    Tennis stars Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych pose nude for ESPN Magazine Body Issue
    Tennis stars Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych are posing nude for ESPN Magazine's 2014 Body Issue. Williams, who is photographed naked while posing next to a sand dune, talks about her battle with autoimmune disorder Sjorgren's syndrome in an...