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  • Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

    Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect
    NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round. The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
  • Simona Halep Anxious To Defend Connecticut Open Title

    Simona Halep Anxious To Defend Connecticut Open Title
    When Simona Halep came to New Haven last year for the New Haven Open tennis tournament, she was unseeded and ranked 23rd in the world. But she was also on a roll, having won 24 of her past 29 matches. She went 5-for-5 at New Haven, winning her fourth WTA...
  • Petra Kvitova Looking Forward To Return To Connecticut Open

       Things are going well for Petra Kvitova. She won Wimbledon for the second time in July. She just signed a contract with IMG Worldwide, joining the likes of Maria Sharapova and Li Na. And she's gearing up to play in the U.S. Open next month. But...
  • Tennis: Fearless U.S. Open prediction: Roger can get at least one more major -- this one

    Tennis: Fearless U.S. Open prediction: Roger can get at least one more major -- this one
    About a year ago, wasn't Roger Federer supposed to be washed up? No way. ... Here's how I see the U.S. Open, starting with the round of 16. Happy watching! MEN Round of 16: (1) Novak Djokovic over (22) Phillip Kohlschreiber; (9) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
  • The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win

    The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win
    This year, tennis fans have watched three major tournaments, seen six different champions in the men's and women's singles, and known full well that was just the warmup. Monday, the U.S. Open begins its 14-day run of terror, torture and testosterone....
  • Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated

    Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated
    NEW HAVEN — On Monday, Caroline Wozniacki said she felt like she was in great shape. She's training to run in the Nov. 2 New York City Marathon and her fitness is the best it's ever been on the tennis court. But even top marathoners get tired. And...
  • Maria Sharapova, CFDA celebrate Fashion Targets Breast Cancer

    Maria Sharapova, CFDA celebrate Fashion Targets Breast Cancer
      Tennis star Maria Sharapova (clad in a pink dress by Marc Jacobs), the Council of Fashion Designers of America and Porsche co-hosted a cocktail party Wednesday night celebrating the 20th anniversary of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. Many fashion...
  • Djokovic, Federer favoured for grand slam sequel

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are favoured to wage another title showdown in the last grand slam of 2014, although some emerging young guns have other ideas for the U.S. Open starting on Monday. Djokovic and...
  • Williams looking to wave American flag again

    (Reuters) - Serena Williams will once again be counted on to wave the Stars and Stripes at the U.S. Open as she takes centre stage at New York's Flushing Meadows with the next generation of American tennis hopefuls waiting in the wings. The world...
  • Djokovic faces difficult draw at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the U.S. Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam. Djokovic, who has advanced to...
  • 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...
  • Defending champion Serena Williams top seed for U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has been top-seeded for the U.S. Open where she will be seeking to win the women's singles title for a third consecutive year, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday. Williams has...