| Jul 26, 2011
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:28 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:18 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2014
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
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....
| May 15, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 10:10 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:18 AM
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:03 PM
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.
| May 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
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...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:23 PM
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...