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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...
  • Sharapova rallies to avoid U.S. Open upset

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Russian fifth seed Maria Sharapova avoided adding her name to a growing list of U.S. Open upsets by rallying to a 4-6 6-3 6-2 win over Alexandra Dulgheru on Wednesday and into the third round of the year's final grand slam....
  • Serena Williams beats back challenge at Bank of the West

    STANFORD, Calif. So much for any rust, nerve or health factors regarding Serena Williams' return to the tennis court Wednesday night at the Bank of the West Classic. For openers, she looked pretty smashing. Playing her first singles match since her eerie...
  • 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,...
  • Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships

    Fast facts about 2014 Wimbledon Championships
    What you need to know about the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. When: Play begins Monday. The women’s singles final is scheduled for July 5; the men’s singles final is July 6. There are no matches scheduled for the two-week tournament’...
  • Rafael Nadal has shaky Wimbledon start, then wins convincingly

    WIMBLEDON, England — Three of tennis' marquee players cruised down the road in first-round matches at Wimbledon on Tuesday, and Rafael Nadal, perhaps the brightest star of all, traveled a bumpy path. That's relatively speaking. Nadal lost a set....
  • Serena suffers earliest Wimbledon exit since 2005

    Serena suffers earliest Wimbledon exit since 2005
    LONDON -- It was not quite a Jill Craybas moment for Serena Williams at a soggy Wimbledon on Saturday but her third round defeat by Frenchwoman Alize Cornet was shocking all the same. Just as when she was beaten by obscure fellow American Craybas at the...
  • Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis

    Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis
    LONDON - Rising stars Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the semifinals at Wimbledon after winning quarterfinal matches in straight sets Wednesday. The third-seeded French Open runner-up Halep won the last 11 games to beat last year's...
  • Simona Halep, Eugenie Bouchard reach Wimbledon semifinal

    Thursday's women's semifinals at Wimbledon will not trigger great name recognition from the general fan. Maybe even the ardent tennis fan. Newcomers are beginning to emerge in tennis, and this year's women's bracket is no exception. Two barely twenty-...
  • Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance to Sony Open final in walkovers

    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal and No. 2 Novak Djokovic advanced to the Sony Open final without playing a point Friday. Both received walkovers when their semifinal opponents withdrew for health reasons. That left Nadal and Djokovic...
  • Andrea Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup tennis title

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday. Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
  • Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part. She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment. Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...