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Varvara Lepchenko

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  • Ellicott City's Capra loses in Citi Open final-round qualifier

    COLLEGE PARK — Madison Brengle defeated Ellicott City native Beatrice Capra, 7-6 (4), 6-7, 6-1, in final-round qualifying Monday at the Citi Open. Rain delayed the match for nearly two hours midway through the first set. Capra burst onto the pro...
  • Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open

    Upper Macungie's Lepchenko advances in U.S. Open
    Through the years, Varvara Lepchenko feels like she's learned to embrace her excitement over playing in the U.S. Open. The nerves and anxiety still come, Lepchenko said, but as an experienced professional who's enjoyed some successes, she's better...
  • Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend

    Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years. This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open. Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
  • Connecticut Open Tennis Qualifying Field Announced

    NEW HAVEN — The Connecticut Open tennis tournament on Wednesday released its qualifying field of players who will compete for one of the six spots up for grabs in the main draw of the August event. Included in the field of 42 is a mix of...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Rafael Nadal sets up showdown with Andy Murray at Italian Open

    Rafael Nadal was pushed to three sets for the second consecutive match before ultimately prevailing to set up an Italian Open quarterfinal against Andy Murray. The top-ranked Nadal dropped behind a set and a break against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, then...
  • U.S. tennis players wilting in the Indian Wells desert

    U.S. tennis players wilting in the Indian Wells desert
    With the star of the day, second-seeded Novak Djokovic, advancing as expected Sunday, it seemed timely to survey the results of tennis players from the United States. This BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells is, after all, one of the country's bigger...
  • Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles

    Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles
    Who knew Lehigh County was such a hotbed of world-class tennis players? A recent sports story about tennis star Varvara Lepchenko and the Australian Open, noted, "… Lepchenko, the world's 50th-ranked women's tennis player who lives in Upper...
  • Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results

    No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Murray ...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18
    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
  • Friday afternoon update: Lehigh, Moravian softball win; Lepchenko loses

     
    Just updating some stories I blogged about last night. First of all, the Lehigh and Moravian softball teams have won today. For Lehigh, a 4-0 win over Army puts them one win away from another Patriot League title and NCAA Tournament berth. Rebecca Bliss...